Aug 12, 2012, 08:25 PM
The only reason I found them is because it broke when I was pulling it out of the hole. Although cast, it was very thinly constructed and the pieces snapped like toothpicks when I was pulling it out of the hole. The back of the disc was the only thing exposed and i honestly thought it was a large cent oh well, what can you do.. Thanks to all for replies and banners
Originally Posted by kuger
Aug 13, 2012, 12:08 AM
Beautiful!! Absolutely beautiful!!!! I dream of finding a CS buckle. Congrats!
Aug 13, 2012, 07:52 AM
That's a beautiful buckle, I would keep it just as it is, without repairing it. Are you sure you broke it? HH
Aug 13, 2012, 08:34 AM
Originally Posted by MKnTenn
There's no reason not to repair it because you can do something very simple from the back, and it doesn't even have to be permanent, just enough to hold everything in place. I would not have a repair done that involved altering the patina for the entire piece to have the break points blend in. In this case less is definitely more.
Aug 13, 2012, 08:44 AM
Awesome find indeed that's definitely banner material in my book
Aug 13, 2012, 09:29 AM
Aug 13, 2012, 03:33 PM
Congrats on a rare one Jeff! Thats going to be tough to beat.
Aug 13, 2012, 07:22 PM
Real Nice Jeff.....Banner for sure!!
Aug 14, 2012, 06:11 AM
When the going gets wierd, the wierd turn pro...I am a wealth of mostly trivial information.....
Wow, just.....Wow! That'll be hard to top, I hope you luck out and find the wreath, but that's an amazing find!
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Aug 14, 2012, 07:58 AM
Yesssssssssss! Congrats on making it up top Jeff!! It is very deserving to be up there!!!!
Aug 14, 2012, 09:38 AM
DIG, RECOVER, PRESERVE...THE SCOURGE OF THE DIRT!
Aug 14, 2012, 09:41 AM
I am new to treasure hunting. But I know beauty when I see it! Very exceptional indeed!!
Great piece of history. Congratulations on your beautiful find.
Aug 14, 2012, 10:20 AM
Aug 14, 2012, 02:44 PM
fantastic find! congratulations! I hope mine is still patiently waiting out there for me!
Aug 14, 2012, 05:09 PM
Congrats on the banner!
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