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GU-342 WWI German "Hate Belt" Souvenir belt

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Item #19666

WWI German "Hate Belts" Souvenir belt. So there is a lot of folklore with these belts that they made as collections of items from soldiers that you killed or considered "kills."  As with most things the simplest answer is usually the most likely.  While yes this probably did happen most of these belts should be considered souvenir belts.  Especially considering that many of these belts were being collected by Allied soldiers and with many of these belts there are both German and Allied buttons on them.  So unless they killed fellow Allied soldiers I think they were souvenirs.  This particular belt is a dark brown and has 22 buttons or corcades.  The belt is a size 31" to 36" with a custom made belt buckle.  This belt is in nice condition but is a little stiff.  Interesting piece and the first hate belt we have had in several years.  

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