Honson & Brooks 1863 Patent Buckle
These are a unique buckle that feature the Honson & Brooks 1863 patent wire keeper. The patent was for the formed wire keeper itself and not the actual buckle shape. Becasue of this, the patent extended to an array of various buckle styles inclduing ones like the reproduction. These are made of solid brass and have an interior mesurement of 1 1/16 of an inch. They will vary in color/darkness as these are vintage buckles.