It is the tradition for trained nurses to wear a buckle on their belt. This is usually silver and is often Victorian. This is the only bit of individuality that was allowed in a nurse's uniform. The buckles are normally worn with a black petersham belt.
(petersham being a kind of material). This is an ornate sterling silver belt buckle fob with. Large open cartouche suitable for. Each side mirrows the other in.Belt Findings Fully Intact and Functional! Maker's Mark: P P Ld (Payton, Pepper & Sons Ltd).
Four and 3/8 Inches x Two and 1/4 Inches. 114 mm x 56 mm. Weight: 46.4 Grams / 29.8 dwt / 1.490 ozt. Be sure to add me to your favorites list.
Check out my other items. The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Nurses' Belt Buckle Flowers & Scrollwork 1899" is in sale since Saturday, March 21, 2015. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Belt Buckles".
The seller is "margaford" and is located in Columbia, South Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.