The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives

Object Record

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Title First World War German Belt Buckle
Description Curved metal belt buckle from a First World War era German uniform. Painted a green/grey. Image on front is a crown surrounded by a braided circle with the words "Gott Mit Uns" (God with Us) while a bunch of leaves arc on the bottom half of the circle beneath. All are encircled by a second braided circle. The emblem protrudes from the surface of the buckle. the reverse has loops and prongs that would allow the buckle to be affixed to a belt.
Catalog Number 01035
Object Name Buckle, Belt
Material Metal
Made Germany
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1918
Dimensions H-0.591 W-1.772 L-2.559 inches
Search Terms Belt Buckle
German
Uniforms
World War, 1914-1918
Uniform
Condition Good
Condition Notes Paint slightly abraded on embossed crown. Some rust on metal bar on verso.
Event World War, 1914-1918