UNION OFFICER LEATHER SABER BELT RIG HS7729 SZCO
Officers belt set for an Officer in the American Civil War. This Union Sword Belt by Szco Supplies is constructed of black leather and equipped with multiple riveted brass fittings and adjustable straps for shoulder and waist. This sword rig waist belt is adjustable up to 50". The waist belt is equipped with a large Union buckle plate. The Belt Plate is made of duo-tone brass and bears an embossed Union Eagle on the face of the buckle in high relief. This plate was worn by the Union army and measures 3.5" long and 2" wide.
This belt rig was also issued to the US Cavalry troopers of all ranks to carry their Cavalry sabers and pistols etc. The Officers sword belt was a leather belt which had two hanging straps, one on the left side and a longer strap towards the back. These two hanging straps have brass clips on the ends which clip onto the hanging loops on the swords or sabers. To help support the weight a cross strap is fitted which goes over the shoulder. The officers sword belt would also carry the pistol holster, cartridge pouch and cap pouch when required.
A great accessory to top off your authentic Civil War outfit. Ideal for re-enactments, weddings, LARPing, costumes for film and theatre.
• Shoulder strap and side straps
• Made of leather
• Brass Union buckle plate
• Adjustable to 50"
• Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds