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Walnut, walnut veneer, elm, oak, ebony
Original Owner:Beekman Family
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Brass belt buckle; rectangular frame with fragment of iron tongue.
This belt buckle was in a box with material found by the Field Exploration Committee at Forts George and Erie in Ontario, Canada, Fort Haldimand at Cape Vincent, New York, and Fort Lennox at Isle aux Noix in New York. It is unclear which site the belt buckle comes from.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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