This is a plain brass buckle with rounded corners. In The Pennsylvania Gazette of 1775 "Run away . . . an Irish servant Girl . . . had on, and took with her . . . a pair of calfskin shoes, with plain metal buckles." This is cited in Wenches, Wives and Servant Girls. This shoe buckle will accommodate a latchet of up to 1 1/8". The overall dimensions are 1 3/4" x 1 7/8".
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 03 November, 2010.