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Old 05-01-2019, 06:28 PM
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Default 1871 suspender clip

Found near my favorite spot.
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Old 05-01-2019, 09:43 PM
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Seems like hardware from leather tack/harness for horses, yet small enough for a watch fob missing it's cloth tail????????????????????
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Old 05-01-2019, 10:08 PM
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general grouping of suspender clip. For some clothing purpose. I love finding those. They're always in the context to 1800's sites , it seems.
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Old 05-01-2019, 10:11 PM
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You could move your thread to the "help to ID my finds" forum here and possibly get more input. That said, I agree with shuvelrider…….

Edit: Well, I posted and then seen Tom's reply....lol. Pretty cool find!

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Old 05-01-2019, 10:48 PM
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We need something in the pic for size reference but I’m on board with Tom. Strap goes through one end,the hoop on the other end gets a spring clip of some kind...

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Old 05-01-2019, 10:55 PM
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That is an old suspender clip. Yours has a patent date, which is very faint, but will read : PAT'D JUL 10, 88 or such. Probably from the 1880s to 1900 era
Here is one I found a while back.
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Old 08-23-2022, 08:59 PM
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http://https://patentimages.storage....c/USRE6474.pdf

I have a match to your buckle, but the tab is broken off of mine. I just dug mine up 3 weeks ago in South Central Iowa on a farm that’s been in the family since the early 1800s. (Now if I could only figure out how to upload photos!)

The above hyperlink will take you to the patent with schematics I found trying to match mine up.
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