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One 1940s Garter Buckle

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Most Wanted - Looking for something?' started by foofoogal, Oct 22, 2018.

  1. foofoogal

    foofoogal Registered Guest

    I need one garter buckle in black with rubber part for a girdle.
    Anyone have a clue where to find one? Not newer plastic but rubber.
  2. foofoogal

    foofoogal Registered Guest

    Just the rubber part is missing on one garter.

    Thank you. A bit odd shape and marked Patented on the rubber part to be exact.
    The metal is marked So-Lo but I do not need it. Will try to put another pix but too large so will resize it.

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  3. The photo is fine. That is a little unusual. I doubt I have one like it. Sorry.
    But the photo will help others
  4. I've had hundreds of vintage girdles and suspender belts where the rubber is missing or damaged. I am yet to ever see a rubber end to replace them with, so I've just had to replace the whole piece x how ever many clips you have hanging down. I wish I could tell you something more helpful.

    As a result, I hoard them when I find them. My best advice is to look for damaged black garters and hope you get lucky. Finding the old metal ones is hard, and yours is unusual.
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  5. foofoogal

    foofoogal Registered Guest

    Thank you. That is what I planned to do buy an old one if possible. I will not replace them all as this is the only one like this.
    I had put the garment on the Q and A but here is a photo to see how many.

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  6. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing VFG Member Staff Member VFG Past President

    That is a beauty...good luck with finding the replacement piece, hopefully something will come along. I was not wise and threw out some old corsets a few years back as they were just too far gone, should have saved the buckles!
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  7. foofoogal

    foofoogal Registered Guest

    Maybe I will just think it makes it sexier as one open. teehee.
    Thank you all.

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