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Snake or Swan
« on: October 12, 2017, 08:33 »
Ok all you snake buckle collectors  ..... snake or swan ?   Looks like a swan to me , Gazza .

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Re: Snake or Swan
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 12:59 »
It's a Loch Ness monster Gary. 
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Re: Snake or Swan
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 13:08 »
Swan, found the same style. Congrats! :)
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Re: Snake or Swan
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2017, 14:23 »
They are called basically the same -  snake or swan. There are debates to the actual image and the name? 
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Re: Snake or Swan
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2017, 17:46 »
Thanks guys :)  ......... Geoff , it was my turn to be fluke it  ;) 
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Re: Snake or Swan
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2017, 17:56 »
Have yet to see a snake with a beak..so I say swan.
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Re: Snake or Swan
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2017, 21:27 »
Looks like a beak to me.
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Re: Snake or Swan
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2017, 05:55 »
I would say they were designed to look like a swan but the contemporary name was generally snake buckle. I guess for tradition?
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