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FYI: The image above is a “Late 19th Century Austro-Hungarian Silver Yom Kippur Belt Buckle”, available here.

What is a “Yom Kippur Belt Buckle”? “Traditionally, Orthodox Jewish worshippers have worn a white gown on this day to symbolize purity and the hope of their sins being absolved. The only adornment of such gowns could be belts with special silver belt buckles, which are engraved with either biblical quotes or names”. (Source)

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