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Belt buckle

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Title:
Belt buckle
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Brass
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 7 cm )
Date End: 
1 783
Description: 
Brass belt buckle excavated at Fort Haldimand; rectangular frame with two iron tongues.
Object Number: 
INV.5940.5
Gallery Label: 
This buckle was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse pit at Fort Haldimand, a British fort on Carleton Island in the St. Lawrence River in New York, just below the Canadian border. Built in 1779, the fort commanded passage of the river and was retained by the British until its destruction by American forces in 1812. It was worn on the uniform of a British or Loyalist soldier.
Date Begin: 
1760
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group