According to Stephen Dorsey's book "American Military Belts and Related Equipments", P. 113:
"Materials: A high quality woven belt body and clip pockets. Though not bearing any maker's name, especially the typical Mills 'advertising' patent list, this belt is probably of Mills manufacture. All grommets, belt retainers, and other fittings - except the pocket finials - are brass. The pocket finials, to curb the formation of verdigris through leather-to-brass contact, are japanned iron. The black leather pocket covers are an artificially pebble-grained collar leather."
This description is for the Navy Web and Leather Cartridge Belt for the 6mm Lee "Straight Pull" Magazine Rifle, Model 1895.
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