CHISHOLM’S TRAIL IS NOW ONE OF THE LAST BUCKLE MAKER’S IN AMERICA
This month we celebrate our 67th buckle. Who knew that when we decided to make our first one because we could not find a cowboy buckle that said “Made in USA” that we would now offer almost 70 buckles. That is a lot to keep in stock. If they say “in stock” they are. If they do not say that then we are in the process of making a new mold because they do not last forever. We are going to try to put one style of buckle on sale each month to encourage folks to see the really good quality that our foundry produces. Our buckle this month will be the
This buckle will be discounted to $39.95. If a belt is purchased the buckle price will drop to $29.95. Each buckle is “thick” hand cast in the USA from virgin brass not melted down artillery shells like so many are. The original was hand engraved by a gunsmith and deeply relieved. It has an ergonomic tongue, curved to sit better on the belt. Currently they are available in yellow brass or are commercially nickel plated.
Below are five of our new buckles:
A certified 1816 Militia buckle that scholars feel was of the style worn in the battle of the Alamo for Texas Independence. See page 69 in the ultimate buckle study “American Military & Naval Belts,” by Dorsey. Large, brass, castle cornered militia buckle. (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt tongue). ~ 49.95.
Oval Texas cowboy buckle engraved in the Old West L.D. Nimschke style. Large swirls deeply relieved~ $59.95 each .
Solid Brass, clip cornered, traditional cowboy buckle. Gunsmith engraved High Chaparral with Saguaro and other cactus deeply engraved on the front. Also a TV series from 1967–1971 starring many of the great western actors of the day. Will fit up to 1 1/2″ belt. ~ $49.95
The Man With No Name wore this style western belt buckles in all of his Italian westerns. Correct hammered Andy Anderson style buckle cast from an original. $49.95 each .
DEAD OR ALIVE
DEAD OR ALIVE
The only 3 1/2″ buckle being made in the USA. Now those of you who want to make an authentic Josh Randall “Wanted Dead or Alive” rig to carry your Mare’s Leg cut off 1892 Winchester – here is your buckle. This is not a thin tinny buckle, but a hand cast heavy duty American made solid brass buckle. Available in brass ~ $59.95
Let us know you saw them here and you can get an additional $5 off of the list price.