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  1. #1
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    strange buckle

    Hey people,
    I've been detectin' for @ twenty years and have dug alot of buckles but I've never seen one like this,have you?I know it's nothin' fancy
    and is probably of little value but i'm curios as to what it was used
    for,horse tack?Shackles buckle?Found at an old foundation in north
    Waterboro Me..It's not concurve like most buckles,it's concave.Any
    info would be much appreciated!!!
    Thanx,
    Bootstrap Vinn
    P.S.
    2-7/8 long 2-3/4 wide loop & all
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    Ya never know what ya gonna pull out-the ground!!

  2. #2

    Mar 2006
    Idaho
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    Re: strange buckle

    The only thing I can think of, is that it is a purse buckle with the "loop" being for a key ring.

    Will try to google it.

    Tony


  3. #3

    Oct 2005
    Charleston S.C.
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    Re: strange buckle

    BOOT, Welcome To The Forum, Since You Are From The Great State Of, Colonel J.L. Chamberlain And The 20th Maine, I Will Give You My Best Guess's. Could Be A Buckle Off A Pair Of Old Ice Skate Blades, Or Tree Climbing Spikes. Best Of Luck & Good Hunting. trk5capt...
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  4. #4
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    DG

    Mar 2006
    Deep in the swamps of Louisiana..
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    Re: strange buckle

    I think it some type of buckle for a harness or saddle, but the it could also be a spur buckle..
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  5. #5

    Aug 2005
    Eastern UP, Michigan
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    Re: strange buckle

    Too big for a spur buckle.
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  6. #6
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    Mechelle

    May 2006
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    Re: strange buckle

    wasnt there a hangy down thing on soldiers belts to attach something?
    So many tangles in life are so ultimately hopeless that there is no appropriate sword,other than laughter.......

  7. #7
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    Mechelle

    May 2006
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    Re: strange buckle

    Doc, now I remember why I have you blocked!
    So many tangles in life are so ultimately hopeless that there is no appropriate sword,other than laughter.......

  8. #8
    us
    Dec 2004
    Troy X5
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    Re: strange buckle

    HORSE HALTER .........sorry dont mean to yell
    All animals are equal, but some are more equal then others. -George Orwell

  9. #9
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    Dec 2004
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    Re: strange buckle

    NO ONE take this the wrong way ,y do things like this pop up and they are HISTORICAL,SIGNIFICANT,REMARKABLE...
    if it barks like a dog well.....
    "this post is not to be misconstrued as negative" (SWR).....
    All animals are equal, but some are more equal then others. -George Orwell

  10. #10

    Mar 2006
    Idaho
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    Re: strange buckle

    A sword belt buckle would have to slide.

    Tony

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  11. #11
    99*

    Re: strange buckle

    not a buckle but for tethering straps down, found one in 60 feet of water will look for a pic, dont expect it soon though, but sure its for tethering/tightening, ahahha whatever, 99*

 

 

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