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Help needed identifying buckle and confirming authenticity

Article about: Hi all. I just acquired this unusual buckle over the weekend.Spent several hours on net trying to find out more, sadly no luck.I think it my be similar to a Postschuts buckle Any ideas I've

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    Hi all.
    I just acquired this unusual buckle over the weekend.Spent several hours on net trying to find out more, sadly no luck.I think it my be similar to a Postschuts buckle
    Any ideas
    I've got a feeling that it's a wrong un.Your thoughts and comments please
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    Unfortunately, you're right to be suspicious. This is a fantasy buckles produced some time in the 1960s or '70s. The design is based on the Prussian-style eagle, which was never used on a buckle of this type.

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    For the record, the only rectangular box buckle to use this style eagle was the one used for the mining bureau, like the one seen here:

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    Many thanks guys for the quick response and definitive answers.I can now return this item without a heavy heart.

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    Indeed a fake buckle, if you have a look through the rouges gallery you will find a few in there
    Ben

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