We are delighted to offer this hand made Veg-tan Goat Leather belt as part of our updated range.
The buckle is based on the Morning Thorpe 269 but similar examples hade been found else where.
The strap is made from Veg-tan Goat Leather, is 2cm wide, Mahogany in colour and is finished to suit your length requirements. This belt is 59″ long, Please add your total length and the fit size range you require as a note on the order, for example: Total length to fit 40 – 42″ waist.
**** We finish these to order so please allow 4-5 days for dispatch.****
Please allow some variation in colour due to differences in monitors.
Suitable for portrayal of a 10th C ‘Scandinavian’ persona.
This belt is accepted for use within:
The Vikings (NFPS)
Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know.
Buckle- Various period examples
Strap construction follows examples from the period finds from the 9th – 11th C.
Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York – Q.Mould, I.Carlisle & E.Cameron, page 3396, find reference 15697 Type 4 subcategory a1.
Schleswig Assemblage – Schnack 1998, abb.24, no.3