Made for the 17th/21st Lancers.
The 17th/21st Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.
It was formed in England by the amalgamation of the 17th Lancers and the 21st Lancers in 1922.
The regiment saw active service in the Second World War, most notably in Tunisia and Italy.
Subsequently, it has also seen active service in Northern Ireland, Suez, Palestine and The Gulf War in 1990.
The regiment amalgamated with the 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers to form the Queen's Royal Lancers in 1993.
The belt has been designed with the help of former officers of the 17th/21st Lancers and is blue and white with the motto (slightly different to the Queen's Royal Lancers) at intervals around the belt.
All of our belts are hand beaded in Kenya by the Maasai, using an average of 6000 beads.
We use the highest quality leather to ensure our belts are extremely long lasting and durable.
This belt is 1.5 inches wide.
The old 17th/21st Lancers tie is not a tie at all. It’s a Manyatta belt.
IMPORTANT - HOW TO MEASURE A BELT:
We believe in being totally honest with our customers. Like a bespoke suit or pair of shoes, outstanding craftsmanship takes time. When the order is placed, the mamas in Kenya start beading your belt, utilising their cultural and ancestral skills. Once this is complete, the belt is sent to us in the UK. For this reason, please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery. Trust us - it is utterly worth the wait!