Choose fontsize:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
News
nobby
August 20, 2018, 03:34:04 PM
 Been too busy mate....i could do with a day out soon though
Neil
August 20, 2018, 03:27:41 PM
 Hey Nobby - been swinging of late?
StripeyTiger
August 17, 2018, 11:27:24 PM
 OK I'll look out for them with RARE
Phil Penderyn
August 16, 2018, 06:42:28 PM
 Thats detecting for you, next time you,ll fine 63 coins and buttons, and no lead or bullets lol 
Phil Penderyn
August 16, 2018, 06:40:32 PM
 It was raining heavy when i was leaving so when out on my Cycle instead, 
matthewbullingham123
August 16, 2018, 08:38:40 AM
 63 bullets and 6 lead weights in four hours for me ! not a single coin or button
matthewbullingham123
August 16, 2018, 08:38:10 AM
 goodluck if going out today phil!

View All

 

Currently there is 1 User in the Chatroom!





Click here if you
need van signs


Or here if you
need magnetic signs


Or here if you
need a
Corporate Video Production Company in Milton Keynes

See our
privacy policy here


Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Possible buckle fragment  (Read 649 times)
Radnor Bandit (Ian)
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 670


Keep banging them rocks together


« on: January 09, 2018, 09:51:19 PM »

Any ideas on the date for this piece please.
I initially thought it to be a 18th century  buckle fragment,  but on closer examination it's hand made with a coarse cast back and roughish shaped filing to the contours. Found quite close to Offas dyke.
Thank you Ian
Here you go Val , better photos  Wink


* P1120618.JPG (221.51 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 348 times.)

* P1120619.JPG (219.73 KB, 1280x960 - viewed 343 times.)
« Last Edit: January 12, 2018, 10:58:57 PM by Radnor Bandit (Ian) » Logged
Val Beechey
Superhero Member
******
Offline Offline

Posts: 5758



« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2018, 11:08:37 PM »

Seems to be the week for tiny buckles, if that’s what it is. Pics aren’t too clear. It only looks to be broken on one side so not totally convinced.
It’s a lovely little find Ian. Maybe it’s a what not!
« Last Edit: January 13, 2018, 09:15:04 AM by Val Beechey » Logged

Ever Optimistic, it's out there somewhere - And I Found it
Val Beechey
Superhero Member
******
Offline Offline

Posts: 5758



« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 10:53:59 AM »

Thanks for the pics Ian, much more clear.
Passed a pleasant couple of hours looking and reading on this dreary wet morning.
I’ve now come to the conclusion that it is part of a buckle with the bar and tang missing. It is broadly similar to some illustrated in Chris Marshall’s ‘Buckles Through the Ages’ part 5 Medieval 1200 - 1250 and also some on ‘Colchester Treasure’ for the same period. None have the same pattern but the shape and design are a good match.
Yours seems to be in good condition, bet it cleaned up nicely.
Logged

Ever Optimistic, it's out there somewhere - And I Found it
Radnor Bandit (Ian)
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 670


Keep banging them rocks together


« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 08:08:24 PM »

Thank you  Val . Looks like its definitely one for the FLO.
I'll have a look at your references.  👍
Logged
Val Beechey
Superhero Member
******
Offline Offline

Posts: 5758



« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2018, 04:07:41 PM »

Only spotted the ‘Sun Face’ on the centre bulge later. Wonder if it’s significant !
Logged

Ever Optimistic, it's out there somewhere - And I Found it
Radnor Bandit (Ian)
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 670


Keep banging them rocks together


« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2018, 06:11:51 PM »

Maybe Val, Its certainly a bit of a puzzle. I will update the post when Ive shown it to the FLO.
Logged

Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  


Home
SimplePortal 2.3.3 © 2008-2010, SimplePortal