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World War Two838 of 1401Swiss Medals VIALL METAL 8th AAF Collection w/Trench Art
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Posted 5 years ago


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I've found these while exploring the beaches of the old Alameda Naval Station. I've never understood exactly what they were used for or how old they are. Can anyone shed some light on them? I have some other really interesting things i've found around those beaches which i'll post soon. Around where i found these buckles, i've found lots of old navy dishes and silverware too. The base was built between WWI & WWII.

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    Lot of those could be for cargo straps.
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    Belt buckles, & adjustable sliders, ammunition belts etc.
  3. walksoftly walksoftly, 5 years ago
    The Triglide with its traditional three bar slide configuration is based on buckle designs dating back to Roman Times.
  4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
    thanks walksoftly. i thought there was something 'ancient' about them.

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