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Belt plates

Scope note

Metal devices, generally flat and rectangular or oval in shape, that usually bear insignia of rank or unit; includes those worn on waist belts, shoulder belts, and sword belts.

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<costume accessories worn>

Equivalent Terms used

belt plate


11yrs ago

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