This East German grey field uniform belt has a grey-painted metal buckle. This is technically a combat belt, but now-a-days most people use it as a "cool and unique" trouser as a trouser belt. It closes by one end of the belt clipping onto the other end. This is a 2" combat belt.
The German Democratic Republic (GDR), German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), often known in English as East Germany, existed from 1949 to 1990. It covered the area of the present-day German states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Berlin (excluding West Berlin), Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, and Thüringen.