WASHINGTON RIFLES BELT AND BUCKLE, CIRCA 1870

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Item Code: 801-238

Leather belt is in overall good condition, with some light crazing. Edges have some slight cracks. Belt has a heavy cotton interior with the leather wrapped around, with a hand-sewn horizontal seam on the reverse. Stitching is tight except for about 2” at the end of belt where it has come loose.

Brass buckle and keeper have a light patina. Buckle is stamped with, “WASHINGTON RIFLES”. There is no maker’s mark.

Entire belt measures 34 ¾” long x 1 ½” wide.

Washington Rifles were a District of Columbia Army National Guard militia unit.

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