Which Engine Turned Belt Buckle

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Brianpore, May 28, 2012.

  1. Brianpore

    Brianpore B&S (BS) ambassador-in-chief

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    There are significant differences. Some manufacturers like RL appear to be cutting corners to reduce the amount of metal i.e. silver in their buckles. See here.
     
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    Equus Leather Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    I have recent experience of the RL and Tiffany buckles having made straps for both of them and the Tiffanies buckles are far, far better quality. Given the price difference I wouldn't hesitate to go Tiffanies. No experience of Trafalgar but I suspect the price tells a story given the price of silver at the moment.

    Hope this helps

    Charlie
     
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    I had a RL buckle and got a strap at BB - both on sale - and wound up passing them along on B&S.

    The buckle was very lightweight - no heft to it at all - and didn't really clamp well. I think Tiffany's is the call...
     

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