A Victorian sterling silver belt buckle; Birmingham, 1896/97. Stamped with the maker's mark L E for L. Emmanuel, lion passant, anchor (for Birmingham), and date letter for 1896/7. Rectangular shape with scrolled open-work border design. Fitted with a three prong swivel belt attachment (also hallmarked). In fine condition. Measures 3 5/8 inches in height by 2 1/8 inches in width. The border design measures 5/8ths inches in width.