Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Question: Belt Buckles

If a person came across a belt buckle that says on the front:
American Express Co.
Wells, Butterfield & Co.

And on the back says:
rare stones, Tiffany, Broadway, New York
reward if returned by hand to 10 Wall Street, New York or 48 South 3rd Street Philadelphia.

My question is can you tell me something about this item? It's worth?

Thanks for your information.

—Jan Farmer

14 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This belt buckle website may be of interest.

1/04/2006 10:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have the same buckle as this except mine is Sterling Silver and It says "Richardson Sterling" on the belt bar on the back. I have never seen another one in Sterling. I have seen several brass ones. But never sterling. Does anybody else have this one in Sterling? Please reply. The connect website only mentions Brass. I believe mine is original and older than 1950, since my grandfather is the one that found it in the 1940's in a public landfill.

6/14/2006 6:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Does anyone have any information about a Tiffany belt buckle, front says American Express Co. Wells, Butterfield with a stage coach on back it says : reward if found & delivered to HG Burt ESQ Union Pacific Railroad CO Ohmaha, NEB. Property of American Express Co. , it also says on back Rare Stones Tiffany Broadway New York. Any information would be helpful! Thank You.

7/17/2006 8:59 PM  
Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

Also see the Bogus Buckles website: "Dedicated to Ending the Tiffany, A.J. Nash, Anson Mills, E. Gaylord Belt Buckle and Button Scam."

7/17/2006 11:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have this same belt buckle except on the back it is signed SYNEK N.Y.C.and numberd WF717 anyone know anything about it?

11/28/2008 6:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Suggest that you visit the websites linked in the previous comments, above.

11/29/2008 1:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a brass belt buckle That says Central & Union Pacific Rail Road Co. on the front. On the back it says "Property of Union Pacific Railroad. Co.

It also says "Reward if found delivered to H. G. Burt Esq. Union Pacific Railroad Co. M AHA NEB.

It also says Rare Stones and Tiffany Broadway NY and has the tiffany logo.

11/12/2014 8:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another fake!

11/12/2014 11:09 PM  
Blogger brandon Keelen said...

i have a belt buckle that says american express co / wells. butterfield. on the rear side there is simply nothing......WHAT IS MINE FAKE OR REAL???

8/11/2015 9:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fake! Fake! Fake! Bogus! All fakes!

8/12/2015 5:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

See related discussion.

8/12/2015 5:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a solid brass belt buckle american express co.wells,butterfeild&co with stagecoach on front stamped on back is property of american express co.
I need idea of year and valu5of this

3/02/2017 10:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Suggest that you visit the websites linked in the previous comments, above.

3/06/2017 10:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Also see, Reproduction Railroad Buckles
by Dan Allen
.

3/06/2017 10:36 AM  

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