FRANK PATANIA SR Thunderbird Shop Tucson Belt Buckle Turquoise Sterling Silver
This vintage Frank Patania Sr. Thunderbird Shop belt buckle measures 3 inches by 1 1/8 inches and holds a 1-inch belt. It weighs 12.7 grams (it may weigh more -- I tried to leave the belt off the scale, which may have lightened the buckle). There are 5 turquoise cabochons set diagonally. The buckle is marked "STERLING" and has the Thunderbird Shop stamp. It's signed the conjoined "FP" (without the +) of Frank Patania, Sr. The belt is hand-tooled leather with a southwest design, and monogrammed RSM. Of Tucson, Arizona, fastens with snaps, so is easily replaceable.
Belt and buckle measure 40 inches long, with holes punched from 33.5 inches to 37.5 inches. The item "FRANK PATANIA SR Thunderbird Shop Tucson Belt Buckle Turquoise Sterling Silver" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Southwestern". The seller is "kraylen2005" and is located in Green Valley, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Jewelry Type: Belt Buckle (with hand-tooled belt)
- Main Stone: Turquoise
- Brand: Frank Patania Sr. Thunderbird Shop
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Material: hand-tooled leather belt by H.
- Clasp Type: Buckle