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I've never seen prices like these before.
I have tried to sell belts and got no interest at much lower prices.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/363922538456 sold for $280
https://www.ebay.com/itm/354202773907?hash=item5278216993:g:n6UAAOSw~Uti6tzb up to $228.50 so far
It is the metal version of the beret badge for the 1st Parachute Battalion, 44th Parachute Brigade, South African Defense Force. However they apparently have never worn a metal beret badge so this is considered a fantasy/fake piece that someone came up with to make money. Normally they wear a cloth version of this beret badge like the one in the photo below.