Featured Worth more to scrap or Collectible

Discussion in 'Silver' started by Zeppelin78, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. Zeppelin78

    Zeppelin78 Well-Known Member

    5E56AEED-9F26-4174-816A-C511F542B92E.jpeg C93CFA1B-1D41-49E9-8C38-A9BC1CCADB3E.jpeg F4A8C398-4728-46D8-824D-14323ADFF170.jpeg 13A8D0BB-22FA-4F6E-A3B8-99143E9E7293.jpeg ABE43143-15BB-4736-A03C-99503F77BFE5.jpeg Hello to everyone I wanted people out there to help me to decide if the belt buckle I have is more Valuable as a collectible or a scrap item .do people collect Personalized rodeo items or is it just Interesting to the person who had it made I’m sure if it was some famous rodeo person it would have collector value but can’t seem to find anything out about this person he must just be a behind the Scenes kinda guy let me know if I should keep it as is or scrap and melt it down. It’s marked Skyline silversmiths gold tone/J.B sterling. Thanks
     
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  2. Lucille.b

    Lucille.b Well-Known Member

    That's a hard one. If you sell on Ebay, I'd be tempted to list just above scrap on an auction and see if there was any interest. It is a pretty cool buckle and seems to have some age. CA is abbreviated CALIF on the back, not sure if that is a way to date it, or if was common to use the longer abbreviation for this kind of thing.

    Guessing it might sell for more than scrap but might take a while to find the right buyer.

    Hmmm... wait to see if others have comments.
     
  3. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

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  4. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    Old sterling western buckles can bring some good money. I think he was director in 2001. So only 19 years old.

    Think Lucille's suggestion to list just above scrap and see what happens is a good idea.

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  5. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    20- -01

    That's pretty funny! Not only do I not do math... I can't read!

    Debora
     
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  6. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    Neither can I - that's why I look at the pictures.;)
     
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  7. Zeppelin78

    Zeppelin78 Well-Known Member

    Thank you everyone for some more info on the buckle like always you guys and gals are great and always willing to help thanks again to all. MATT
     
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  8. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    it'd be a shame to melt that..
     
  9. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Moderator Moderator

    The CC Morgan is probably worth more:rolleyes:
     
  10. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    HAHAHA.....HOW observant am I NOT......didn't even notice that was a Carson City!!!!! YUMMMM!! BUT I'D have a DARN hard time scrapping that buckle!!!!!! JUST SAYIN'!!:rolleyes::rolleyes::smuggrin:
     
  11. wildrose

    wildrose Well-Known Member

    I would definitely list it, as mentioned above scrap price, we do pretty well with western belt buckles.
     
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  12. reader

    reader Well-Known Member

    Agree but above scrap enough to cover all fees, etc.
     
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  13. Zeppelin78

    Zeppelin78 Well-Known Member

    Just want to thank everybody for their replies and everyone’s time like always everyone on this site is great thanks again. Matt.
     
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