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#147465 08/25/2008 03:50 AM
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Can any one please help with an identification and value on the following three items? I have been told that the third item is known as a 'Thousand Stitch Belt' but I'm not sure what it was to signify or used for.

In advance, Thanks Very Much.

John

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#147468 08/25/2008 12:34 PM
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That bottom one does not look like the few belts that I have seen. More like a 1000 stitch good luck emblem of some kind.

Dave

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Thousand stitch belts were bought by family members for soldiers heading off to war. Relatives, friends etc added a stitch until there were a thousand. Some were home made others were manufactured.It was a good luck belt & a type of talisman for protection going in battle.There were many different styles of thousand stitch belts. This is one variation.


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