Looks like a real hammerhead and it once had the slightly rarer catch. Here is my example for comparison.
I don't really understand what you are asking. Personally I would leave the buckle as is. It would be very difficult to find proper brass hardware in the right condition. It is a very nice ground dug box. I would leave it alone.
I would also agree on a hammer head SS buckle
The rarer variant of the Hammerhead SS buckle
I'm happy and leave as it is? What do you think?
There is not much really you can do with it, it is what it is, just leave IMO
OK, with mother earth adds to the charm of the I'm curious what hides stories?