Western Belt Buckles, Historic Buckles, Jewelry
Western belt buckles custom cast by Chisholm’s Trail Leather- MADE IN THE USA
SPECIAL NOTE: At the bottom of the page see our new Indian Collection including American Indian chokers and ear rings.
Indian replicas not made by Native Americans as defined by 2.5 USC & 305 ET SEQ.
Index for Western Belt Buckles, Historic Belt Buckles, Western Jewelry, Conchos, Ladies belt buckles:
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Western Belt Buckles 1 (main buckle page (you are already there))
Historic Belt Buckles page 2
Western Jewelry, concho necklaces, conchos page 3
Coming soon: ladies belt buckles page 4 (not yet active)
CONTINUE BELOW FOR WESTERN BELT BUCKLES:
Authentic finishes available on our Western belt buckles
# BJ-1 ~ DOC HOLLIDAY BUCKLE
#BJ-2 ~ JOSEY WALES
(In Stock) This western movie buckle is Solid Brass and cast from the original used in the “Outlaw Josey Wales.” The original buckle belongs to a friend of ours in Arizona. It is a large impressive buckle. $49.95 each . When ordered with one of our belts, the buckle price reduced to $39.95. (Buckle opening slightly less than 1 3/4 “)
#BJ-3 ~ HONDO
#BJ-4 ~ GUS McCRAE Solid Brass
#BJ-5 ~ TEXAS RANGER JAKE SPOON
BJ-6 ~ BUCKLE RED RIVER
#BJ-7 ~ OUTLAW
# BJ-8 ~ WILD BILL HICKOK
(In Stock) Solid Brass with white bronze wreath. Cast from an original Civil War Western belt buckles. Designed without clasp. Style worn on Hickok s last cartridge belt on display in the Adams Museum in Deadwood, South Dakota. $49.95 each . When ordered with a belt, the buckle price reduced to $39.95. (Fits up to 1 3/4″ belt)
# BJ-9 ~ JESSE CHISHOLM
#BJ-10 ~ GOLD RUSH
# BJ-11 ~ SABER RIVER
#BJ-12 ~ GUNFIGHTER
#BJ- 12A ~ GUNSLINGER
(In Stock) Beautiful center bar buckle that looks like a heel bar style. The keeper is part of the buckle. Often found in many of the Spaghetti Western movies in the 1960′s. Deeply floral engraved and cast in white bronze (silver look). Works great on a gun belt or a pant belt. Fits up to 1 1/2″) ~ $49.95 (When ordered with a belt, this buckle price reduced to $39.95)
BJ-12B ~ ORIGINAL GUNFIGHTER
Same as BJ-12 Gunfighter except a much larger, heavier buckle cast off a real original. $49.95 each .When ordered with a belt, the buckle price reduced to $39.95 (Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt) This is the real deal for those of you who are Clint Eastwood purists in replicating his gun leather.
# BJ-13A ~ RANGER WOODROW CALL
#BJ-13B ~ RIO BRAVO
# BJ-13 C ~RIO BRAVO II
# BJ-14 ~PALE RIDER
# BJ-15 ~DURANGO
#BJ-16 ~ SANTA FE
# BJ-17 ~ AMARILLO
(Now in Stock) OUR NEWLY ENGRAVED & THICKER BUCKLE is finally done! -Solid Brass or Nickel. This buckle is in stock now. Oval Texas cowboy buckle engraved in the Old West L.D. Nimschke style. Large swirls deeply relieved~ $59.95 each . When ordered with a belt, this western belt buckles price reduced to $49.95. (Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt) NOTICE: THIS BUCKLE IS NOW ALSO AVAILABLE IN SOLID STERLING SILVER. Due to silver cost changes you must call for this day’s cost ~ P.O.R.
#BJ-18 ~ CATTLE BRAND (CB-01)
# BJ-19 ~ EARLY RANGER
#BJ-20 ~ QUIGLEY PANT BELT BUCKLE
# BJ-21 ~TOM HORN
(In Stock) Solid Brass or Nickel. Tom Horn served as a Rough Rider with Teddy Roosevelt, was a cowboy, Cavalry scout that brought in Geronimo, lawman, and Wyoming regulator. Wrongly accused of murder he was hanged and the rumor has it that he survived. Steve McQueen played Horn in his famous movie with the big Winchester 1876 rifle. $49.95 each.When ordered with a belt, this buckle price reduced to $39.95 (Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt)
#BJ-22 ~PAT GARRETT
# BJ-23 ~ DESPERADO
# BJ-24 ~ DIE BEFORE I RUN
During John Wesley Hardin s gunfighting days in the Sutton Taylor feud he wore his famous holster with six bullets sewn to the outside. This very early style Texas buckle was dug up near the Hardin homestead. Hardin also shot and killed Jack Helm, Captain of the Texas State Police ~ $49.95 (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt)
# BJ-25 ~ DARK ANGEL
# BJ-26 ~ PISTOLERO
#BJ-27 ~ CONAGHER
# BJ-28 ~ STONE-QUICK & DEAD
#BJ-29 ~ THE KID QUICK & DEAD
# BJ-30 ~ GENERAL CROOK & FRANK JAMES
# BJ-31 ~ GERONIMO
# BJ-32 ~ LONESOME DOVE
#BJ-33 ~ SHANE
#BJ-34 ~ INDIAN
Native craftsmen often made their own buckles. Designs were as varied as each tribe and often were geometric in pattern. Available in white bronze (silver tone) or solid brass $49.95. NOTICE: THIS BUCKLE IS NOW ALSO AVAILABLE IN SOLID STERLING SILVER FOR $174.95 P.O.R (fits up to 1 1/2″ belt tongue). If you have ideas for Western buckles we don t currently make, please call us. We may be able to make them for you.
#BJ-35 ~ JAYHAWKER
#BJ-36 ~ ALAMO BUCKLE
(New Buckle In Stock) A certified 1816 Militia buckle that many scholars feel was of the style often worn in the battle of the Alamo for Texas Independence. See page 69 in the ultimate buckle study “American Military & Naval Belts,” by Dorsey. Original found near the Alamo. Large, solid brass, castle cornered militia buckle. Soon in white bronze also. (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt tongue). ~ 49.95. When ordered with a belt, the buckle price is reduced to $39.95 .
# BJ-37 ~ MARAUDER
#BJ-38 QUANTRILL’S RAIDERS
#BJ-39 ~ REBEL
BJ-40 ~ NATCHEZ
#BJ-42 ~ CHRIS MADSEN U.S. MARSHAL
(Photo Pending) One of the most colorful Marshals of the old west. Born in Denmark, former member of the French Foreign Legion, and Sargent in the U.S. 5th Cavalry. Finally serving in Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders. He was called the “Trigger Marshal.” Buckle is heavy weight and takes up to a 1 1/2″ belt. ~ $49.95. Price is reduced to $39.95 when ordered with a belt.
#BJ-43 ~ HECK THOMAS U.S. MARSHAL
(Photo Pending) One of the three Guardsmen of Oklahoma operating out of “Hanging” Judge Parker’s court in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Buckle is heavy weight and takes up to a 1 1/2″ belt. ~ $49.95. Price is reduced to $39.95 when ordered with a belt.
#BJ-44 ~ BILL TILGHMAN OKLAHOMA MARSHAL
BJ- 45 JESSE JAMES
Harold Peterson shows a color photo of Jesse James famous holster and gun belt on page 222 of his well researched book “Treasury of the Gun,” in 1962. This photo shows Jesse’s California style, round corner, heavy weight rectangular buckle. Buckle takes up to a 1 1/2″ belt. ~ $49.95. Price is reduced to $39.95 when ordered with a belt.
#BJ-45 A ~ JESSE JAMES WITH QUANTRILL
#BJ-46 ~ SEDONA
(New in stock now) Cast from an original large, rectangular, hand engraved old west buckle with flowers and vines. Original made totally by Indian craftsmen in the Southwest. Buckle is slightly curved toward the body and wears well. Fits up to a 1 1/2″ tongue and either a 2 1/2″ or 3″ billeted belt. Nickel ~ $59.95 (Available in Sterling Silver- check for daily price)
#BJ-47 ~ TEXAS RANGER Pant Belt Buckle
(In Stock) Adapted from the style worn by past and present Texas Rangers. Each one is slightly different and hand crafted from Nickel Silver by our jeweler. The actual Rangers buckles are hand crafted by prisoners in the Texas Penal system. This style can be seen worn by Texas Ranger Jack Benteen in the movie “Extreme Prejudice.” Set includes buckle, two keepers, and tip to fit 3/4″ tongue on the 1 1/2″ belt ~ $124.95
#BJ-48 ~ TEXAS RANGER gun belt buckle
Four piece buckle set identical to the above one to fit a 1″ belt tongue on the 1 3/4″ gun belt ~ $139.95
#BJ-49 ~ TEXAS RANGER heel bar buckle
Smaller nickle silver heel bar buckle with Ranger Star. Each one hand made and engraved. Set includes buckle, two keepers, and tip to fit 3/4″ tongue on a 1 1/2″ pant belt ~ $124.95
#BJ- 50 ~ FIELD BUCKLE
(In Stock) Often used when hard conditions in the back country would ruin a dress buckle. Fits up to a 1 1/2″ belt. Solid brass then heavy nickel plated. Don’t be fooled by cheaper foreign copies ~ $29.95
#BJ- 51 ~ TEXAS RANGER CAPTAIN WILLIAM MILTON BANTA
(In Stock) Texas Ranger Banta was an early Ranger serving in the 1850′s with a lengthy career including service in the Civil War. When he retired he wrote a book titled “Twenty Seven Years on the Texas Frontier.” This factual book traces his career as a Texas Ranger and Indian fighter. Ranger Banta is my direct ancestor and as a result we are being inducted into the “Former Texas Ranger Assoc.” We have developed an early ranger rig which will carry this Texas Star two piece buckle with leaf wreath fitting a 1 1/2″ – 1 5/8″ belt. ~ $49.95
BJ – 52 ~ GENERAL GEORGE PATTON
(In Stock) During General George Patton’s military career he wore two styles of military buckles. The enlisted U.S. marked two piece buckle and the officer’s eagle two piece buckle. Great for “Wild Bunch” matches or normal wear. Your choice in solid brass made in the USA. ~ $49.95
BJ – 53 ~ BELLE STARR BANDIT QUEEN
(In Stock) Nice size buckle found near Belle Starr’s home. Cast from the original in solid yellow brass or silver looking white bronze. Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt. ~ 49.95 Price reduced to $39.95 when ordered with a belt. (Check the historical button to see the new Belle Star holster and gun belt rig.)
BJ – 54 ~ LAWMAN BUCKLE
(In Stock) Historical badge shaped buckle often worn by early lawmen. Cast from the museum original in solid yellow brass or silver looking white bronze. Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt. ~ $49.95, price is reduced to $39.95 when ordered with a belt.
BJ- 55 ~ VINTAGE TEXAS RANGER
(In Stock) Copy of an early rectangular clipped corner buckle. Deep hand gunsmith relief, L. D. Nimschke style carving and raised “Texas Ranger” logo. Style of buckle worn during the Frank Hamer period. Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt. Available in solid American yellow brass ~ $49.95, commercially nickel plated ~ $54.95. Also available in solid Sterling Silver- $174.95 P.O.R. depending on the increasing price of silver. You are gonna like this one – a lot.
BJ- 56 ~Terry’s Texas Rangers
(In Stock) Terry’s Texas Rangers was a group of Texas volunteers fighting for the Confederacy. In just four years they fought in some 275 engagements in seven states. This reputation placed it as one of the most effective mounted regiments in the war. Our ancestor George Cheeseman (Chisholm) served in B Company as personal escort to General Wharton’s 8th Texas Cavalry. ~ $49.95. (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt tongue).
BJ- 57 ~ MOSBY’S RAIDERS
(In Stock) Nicknamed the “Gray Ghost,” Colonel Mosby was the commander of a partisan ranger unit noted for its lightning fast raids and ability to elude Union pursuers and disappear. His unit had the skill of blending in with the local townsmen and farmers. The area he operated in is still known to this day as Mosby’s Confederacy ~ $49.95. (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt tongue).
BJ-58 ~ LOGAN RAIDERS
During the Civil War, DEVIL ANSE HATFIELD, formed the Confederate Logan Wildcats to patrol the Tug Valley against thieves and Union raiders. This patrol, and its first Union victim, Harmon McCoy, younger brother of RANDALL McCOY, begin the HATFIELD & McCOY feud between the two families. Our buckle is cast from a battlefield dug up relic from the Logan Raiders . Antiqued ~ $49.95. (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt tongue).
BJ-59 ~ SHARPSHOOTERS
(In Stock) On November 30, 1861, the Yankee 1st Regiment of U.S. Sharpshooters formed up. They were dressed in normal army uniforms, but in forest green. These carefully chosen soldiers put on tremendous long distance shooting exhibitions. The green color was chosen as some of the first camouflage to make these snipers less visible. At this early period many buckles were used such as this early militia buckle. Antiqued ~ $49.95. (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt tongue).
BJ-60 ~ CHISUM’S 2nd TEXAS MOUNTED RIFLES
(In Stock) During the Civil War, Colonel Isham Chisum led the 2nd Texas Partisan Rangers. They fought in many battles and emerged victorious. This circular plate wtih the Texas star in a circle was modified for a buckle and worn by our ancestor Uncle Isham and by many members of his cavalry. Solid Brass buckle comes antiqued ~ $49.95. (fits up to 1 3/4″ belt tongue).
BJ- 61 ~ MAG SEVEN- VINTANER
(In Stock) This large heavy, horseshoe shaped, solid brass buckle was the standard for TV and movie gun rigs in the 1960′s. Standing up to the banditos – Vin wore this style on his gunfighter stitched, toe forward 5 1/2″ rig, while the man in black stood at his side, guns blazing. This movie was the first one that the world famous toe forward holster was worn to such great effect. Ours is cast in the USA. Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt. ~ 39.95 Price reduced to $29.95 when ordered with a belt.
BJ-62 NEW DRESS BUCKLE ONE
(In Stock) Many folks, especially law enforcement, are ordering lined and unlined belts and requesting a tough heavy weight buckle. This solid brass buckle has a strong tongue and will last many years without bending. Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt. ~ 49.95 Price reduced to $39.95 when ordered with a belt.
BJ-63 ~ STRAP BUCKLE ONE
(Now Casting) Nice heavyweight 1/2″ buckle to use for straps, hat bands, or “Fast Draw” holster tie down straps. Cast in white bronze (silver look). Pair $24.95.
BJ-64 ~ LOBED 1″ BUCKLE
(Now Casting) Heavyweight 1″ buckle to use for straps, bands, or saddle bag tie down straps. Cast in solid American brass. Pair $24.95.
BJ- 65 ~ RECTANGULAR 3/4″ STRAP BUCKLE
(Now Casting) Heavyweight 3/4″ buckle to use for straps, bands, or saddle bag tie down straps. As used by Quigley on his single strap saddle bags. Cast in solid American brass. Pair $24.95.
BJ- 66 ~ HIGH CHAPARRAL CACTUS
(Now Casting) 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.
BJ- 67 ~ WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE
(Now Casting) 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
This buckle has also been used while making a reproduction of Buffalo Bill’s wide show belt. It is also sought after when making a SANTA CLAUS belt.
We are getting pre-orders on this new buckle now. Order yours soon…
BJ-68A ~ BORDER CONCHO BUCKLE / BJ-68B ~ BORDER CONCHO
The original of this set obtained on the border and taken off of a gun belt. Both of these are thicker than the normal “Shane” look and are cast in white bronze. Size 2 3/4″ x 3 1/4″. Solid Sterling silver is available depending on the cost of silver when ordered. White Bronze (silver look) Concho or buckle ~ $49.95 each.
BJ-69 ~ MOUNTED TEXAS RANGER
Rectangular, clip cornered buckle. Solid brass or white bronze (silver look). Hand relief engraved words and correct vine and leaf motif from an original Texas Ranger badge. Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt ~ $49.95
BJ- 70 ~ BBQ TEXAS RANGER BUCKLE
Circular buckle with cut out five point star. Original- hand engraved, replicating an original Texas Ranger buckle. Perfect for wearing with your fully engraved Colt 1911 to the weekend barbecue. Solid Brass- Fits up to 1 1/2″ belt ~ $49.95
BJ- 71 ~ THE COLORADO
Clipped corner buckle with deep Colorado style engraving. Strong tongue with attachments to keep tongue in the middle of the buckle. Available in yellow brass or white bronze. Fits up to 1 3/4″ belt ~ $49.95 (Available in Sterling Silver -P.O.R.)
BJ- 72 ~ BUFFALO BILL
William F. Cody was a real showman who often wore belts and buckles from 2 1/2″ to 3 1/2″ wide in both brass and nickel. This one is our replica of the one in the museum in Cody, Wyoming. Notice how large the buckle looks next to the black powder Colt next to it. It will fit up to a 2 1/2″ leather belt in solid American yellow brass ~ $49.95
The Buffalo Bill hand engraved lace on concho in the photo is also for sale.
BJ-73 ~ COWBOY ERA POLICE BUCKLE
Kansas and many other state cow towns had to have a strong police department to deal with the rough and rowdy cattle drovers. After months on the trail eating dust and drought they were ready for drinking, gambling and women. The police were called on nightly to “keep the peace.” Great, heavy duty, two piece brass buckle ~ $49.95
GFHS – GUNFIGHTER HOLSTER SWIVEL
Same as used in the toe forward fast draw holsters from the 1960′s on. Worn by Manolito on the Chaparral, Yuma the Rebel, and many others. This is the real deal cast from one of the last originals. The swivels are 1″ in diameter with a 3/16″ wide stud, 5/8″ long, including a matching washer for the back. Now in yellow brass (gold look) and white bronze (silver look) We are the only source. ~ $19.95 each.
#KJ-1 ~POCKET KNIFE
#WF-1 ~ BULLET WATCH FOB
#JJ-1 ~ ARROW HEAD
New Standard Production Buckle Choices
The buckle choices below are standard with our belts and are not made by us. They can be purchased for $10. each. Please review our custom, American, hand cast buckles above for a better choice. The bottom buckle on the left comes standard with each belt unless specified. Choice of one of our custom USA buckles above with a belt results in a $10 reduction in price.
Standard Concho choices- not made by us
CHISHOLMS TRAIL CUSTOM CONCHOS
#CJ-1 ~ CONCHO, WYATT EARP
#CJ-2 ~ INDIAN HEAD # 63
Very early cast of an original concho used on gun belts, holsters, knife sheaths, spur straps, and belt bags. $19.95 each or $34.95 for a pair. Another Chisholm s Trail Original. (Available in Sterling Silver- check for daily price). Attached using screw rivets and can be removed. Size between a quarter and silver dollar.
#CJ-3 & 4 ~ L.D. Nimschke Engraved Conchos
#CJ-5 & 6 ~ Buffalo Skull Indian Conchos
#CJ-7 ~ TEXAS RANGER CONCHO
CJ-8 ~ VINTAGE MEXICAN COIN CONCHOS
(In Stock) We were fortunate to find a source for original vintage coins. They are domed and have a Chicago screw post on the reverse side. These are actual antique coins with the grooved coin edge and an eagle with a snake in his beak on the front. Placing these on a gun belt or holster drop loop really add the authentic touch. Small 1″ nickel size is $19.95 each or $34.95 for a pair. The larger 1 1/4″ coins have more silver in them and are $49.95 each. Limited supply ~ order soon.
CJ- 8 A ~ EARLY MEXICAN COIN CONCHO
(In Stock) During our research for recreating Mexican bandito rigs we came across this concho to attach to pant or gun belts like the originals. This is the 2nd largest antique single wing concho coin we can get. Each one is hand cast in white bronze, giving them a sterling silver look. They are domed and have a Chicago screw post on the reverse side. These are not actual coins, however they have a grooved coin edge and an eagle with the snake in his beak on the front. Placing these on a gun belt or holster really adds the authentic touch. These are almost 1 3/4″ wide~ $19.95 each or $34.95 for a pair.
CJ -8 B ~ COWBOY ERA MEXICAN PESO
While on one of our research trips we came across this authentic “Cowboy Era” antique Mexican Peso coin. This is the largest coin concho we can get. It is about the same size as an American silver dollar with a serrated coin edge. The old style rampant Mexican eagle holds a snake in its beak while it perches on a cactus. Each one is hand cast in white bronze, giving them a sterling silver look. Cowboys and Bandidos of the period would often use these coins to buy what they needed when out of cash. This was a convenient way to both decorate their gear and have a back money. These large conchos are $24.95 each, or a pair for $44.95.
CJ-9 ~ FREEDOM CONCHO
(In Stock) Solid brass only depicting the early American shield with a rampant eagle above. Originally vintage tokens, these antique conchos are domed and have a short screw post on the reverse side. They are thick and have a serrated coin edge. Several of these look great on a gun belt, holster, or pant belt. Show your patriotism. 1″ size are $19.95 each or $34.95 for a pair. Attached using screw rivets.
CJ-10 ~ GOOD LUCK HORSESHOE CONCHO
(In Stock) Solid brass with a coin scalloped edge. Center has a Good Luck horseshoe with a center American or Texas star. Originally vintage tokens, these antique conchos are domed and have a short screw post on the reverse side. They are thick and have a serrated coin edge. Several of these look great on a gun belt, holster, or pant belt. 1″ size are $19.95 each or $34.95 for a pair. Attached using screw rivets.
CJ-11 ~ VICTORY EAGLE
(In Stock) Solid copper with coin edge. Antique Mexican coin concho with single wing eagle. Twisting snake in the Eagle’s beak representing victory. these antique conchos are domed and have a short screw post on the reverse side. They are thick and look great on a gun belt,holster, or pant belt. 3/4″ size are $19.95 each or $34.95 for a pair. Attached using screw rivets.
CJ-12 ~ LARGE SOUTHWESTERN CONCHO
Oval concho approximately 2 1/2″ x 3″ in antique silver look. Attaches with one screw rivet in the rear. Really nice hand made look.
CJ-13 PALADIN STERLING SILVER CHESS KNIGHT
The series ran from 1957 to 1963. Boone chose the Chess Knight because of its ability to make so many moves. One original is in the National Cowboy Museum, another is in the Cody Museum. We are friends with the curator in both museums and have been able to source sizes and designs. In addition we have another friend who has an exact replica. Many other copies are very poor and do not look anything like the original or have any way of attaching to leather. Ours is hand crafted of Solid Sterling Silver and has the original style of leather attachment. These must be used with lined holsters or other applications. This is not a thin or tinny concho. It is 2 1/8″ x 1 1/8″. Supply is very limited and price is dependent on the current silver price that seems to raise daily. If you want one please order today.
Indian replicas not made by Native Americans as defined by 2.5 USC & 305 ET SEQ.
SIOUX WAR CHOKER
By Chief Dan, made in the USA. The bone is hand drilled American Buffalo carefully antiqued and countersunk to fit the authentic Czeck glass beads. Deerskin thongs hold this museum quality piece together and the rosette is select genuine rainbow shell. If this is to be worn, measure around the neck to get a comfortable fit. Very limited production ~ $174.95
WAR BREAST PLATE
Matching war breast plate to the above choker, this large approximately 14″ x 19″ plate is something to behold. Because of the careful construction and countersinking of the beads to the American buffalo bones this plate has very little sag. Our original is held up with only two shirt pins on the wall and is destined for a museum someday. As shown ~ $499.95 plus shipping and handling.
RED CLOUD WAR CHOKER
Another authentic old west design by Chief Dan. This countersunk American Buffalo bone is white and soft deerskin thongs hold it together behind your neck. the rosette is select genuine rainbow shell. If this is to be worn, measure around the neck to get a comfortable fit. Very limited production ~ $174.95