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Georgia rectangle buckle, Confederate plates 246 to 247
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Original was prewar manufacture, finely stamped on heavy sheet, not lead filled
Georgia rectangle buckle
"BRASS BUCKLE HAS GEORGIA STATE SEAL ON THE FRONT AND 1864 STAMPED INTO THE BACK SIDE. VERY LOW STARTING BID AND NO RESERVE. 3 IN. WIDE X 2 IN. TALL."
Source: ebay auction by shenandoah1862, 7/29/06, "GEORGIA BUCKLE Item number: 290010911936"
Editor note: This seller sells on ebay auction under "Private Auction". This plate should not fool collectors, it is a heavy casting, the original was die cast. It is highly doubtful this piece can be shown to be authentic.
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