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#1 triplecanopy

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Posted 31 October 2018 - 09:49 AM

I am told that this is an Afrika Corps belt and buckle. This buckle is made of steel and has a J.F.S. marking that is hard to see. Both the belt and buckle are in excellent condition. The tab is dated 1941.

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#2 triplecanopy

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Posted 31 October 2018 - 09:53 AM

Here are the last two photos of the Afrika Corps Belt and Buckle. From the condition, I don't believe that this set saw much use.

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Posted 04 November 2018 - 11:10 PM

A tropical set and commonly called AK.

 

Great item and condition is super.



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Posted 05 November 2018 - 04:39 PM

Very nice condition

 

Thanks for sharing!

 

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#5 RRA227

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Posted 19 November 2018 - 03:40 PM

Nice belt. Rich A. in Pa.



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Posted 19 November 2018 - 05:08 PM

Outstanding condition! Great addition to any DAK collection.



#7 RRA227

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Posted 19 November 2018 - 06:21 PM

This belt is size 88 and dated 1942 and the buckle is 1942 and CTD marked. Other has cloth tab.  Rich A. in Pa.

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Posted 19 November 2018 - 06:27 PM

The photo of OPs buckle looks standard feldgrau to me, but I cannot tell if it is just the way the color is coming out on my computer screen. With the leather tab, I would just consider that a standard buckle on a tropical belt, but of course the standard buckles with leather tabs were used in Africa, the Mediterranean, and Southern Russia on tropical belts. The web tabs that are on Rich A's buckles is something I would more closely associate with a true tropical buckle.



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Posted 20 November 2018 - 02:16 PM

tripplecanopy,Different colour buckles with leather tabs like yours. Rich A. in Pa.

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#10 triplecanopy

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 06:39 PM

Glad to see others. Very nice examples. Thanks for sharing.

#11 ponyradish

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Posted 04 December 2018 - 04:18 PM

Unissued. Great piece. Pony.



#12 Baron Krimmling

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 11:48 AM

Great Item !




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