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    A Button & A Buckle

    Got out on Sunday with Frank. Got these 2 items. Any idea how old the buckle is & what it was used for?

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    Nice finds!! No idea on the buckle, but it sure looks old to me.
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    That buckle is a beauty!

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    Roger, that buckle looks old. Looks close to #28 in Dan's buckle resource, which dates it at late 1600s, and has an "English context."
    http://www.ukdfd.co.uk/ceejays_site/...cklepage16.htm
    What do you think?

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    Thanks Drew! I have a hard time using that guide for some reason. IDK perhaps #8?


    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    Roger, that buckle looks old. Looks close to #28 in Dan's buckle resource, which dates it at late 1600s, and has an "English context."
    http://www.ukdfd.co.uk/ceejays_site/...cklepage16.htm
    What do you think?
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    SPECTRA V3i, BH 505, Pro-Pointer II. Lesche Digger.
    Oldest Copper: 1694 William & Mary Halfpenny. Oldest Silver: 1663 1-Reale
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    Love the buckle!
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    Congrats on the buckle Roger , its an oldie

    Quote Originally Posted by The Rebel View Post
    Thanks Drew! I have a hard time using that guide for some reason. IDK perhaps #8?
    I believe your correct sir .
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    OOOO I like that one Rebel! Congrats.
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    never seen one like that. nice find!
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