The belt is undoubtably well made, but the buckle is unimpressive, imo. Â For me, it is the unique buckle and keeper of the EG belt that makes it special. It *is* a fair bit cheaper.
Yeah, that's why I'm interested in sourcing some interesting buckles. One thing that struck me about the EG belt is that the buckle is sewn on, whereas the Morgan bridle belts have snaps so one can change buckles. I have no interesting buckles as of yet, and I don't like most that I find (I don't think I can really pull off the big peg-type ones anyway) but I'd be happy to run across a good solid ... uh, regular type one. Especially a real vintage example of the EG type.