This fancy stock buckle is copied from an original that is of English descent. It is made of white bronze and will accommodate a strap of 1 1/4". The overall dimensions are 15/16" by 1 1/2". This is probably a common style for mid to late 18th century. Cited in Wenches, Wives and Servant Girls in The Pennsylvania Gazette of 1779 "Was stolen . . . 16 miles from Philadelphia, the following articles, viz . . . a silver stock buckle, and several other articles. The above articles were stole by a woman".
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 24 August, 2019.