Belt buckle with cricket themed design, c1870s

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Belt/Belt Buckle
Date Used
Circa 1875
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Brass-coloured metal rectangular buckle with scalloped edges and a spiral design. Attached to the body of the buckle is another piece of metal which features a raised design of a crest. The crest contains cricket bats crossed over stumps with a crown positioned above. Balls, stumps and flowing drapery are incorporated into the decorative border. The piece is attached to the body of the buckle via hidden metal pins at each side that pierce the buckle and are bent and fastened on the reverse. Both belt hook and loop are missing from reverse.
0 - Whole: H: 49 W: 64 D: 3mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 2 1/2 D: 1/8")
Date Used
Circa 1875
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