BCS128 buckles is copied from one found along the Sandusky River, Rathfelder Farms, Fremont, Ohio but a fairly similar buckle may be found on page 36 of Gentlemen on the Frontier: A pictorial Record of the Culture of Michilimackinac by E. Petersen. It will accommodate a normal man's shoe latchet width of 1". The overall dimensions are 2" by 2 5/8". In The Virginia Gazette in 1775, "RUN away from the subscriber . . . a Dutch servant man . . . a baker by trade . . . Had on, and took with him . . . with a pair of brass carved shoe buckles".
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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 05 May, 2007.