Buckles and buttons. Old!!

Hvactech19

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Good 2.5 hr hunt.

Any idea on age of shoe buckle would be great πŸ‘
 

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Silvermonkey

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Looks like a great hunt to me! I'm thinking the larger buckle dates to the mid-late 1700's. The smaller buckle looks older to me. Congrats. Gotta love the old stuff...especially when you can pull an intact shoe buckle out of the ground!
 

Almy

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Agreed with Agmonkey. Two of the buttons look like large coat buttons popular in the latter part of the 18th century. I've found quite a few shoe and knee buckle parts, but only one with an intact chape like your.
 

ANTIQUARIAN

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Talk about early buckle finds... amazing saves right there! :hello2:
Love to see a pic of those early buckles all cleaned up.

Dave
 

Hoagie

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Nice saves. This might help with age of shoe buckle.
 

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