This buckle is 1930’s reproduction. This buckle is made of iron. Beautifully designed and engraved as shown, and looks like it is handmade. Like an 1930's original buckle, we cut an iron plate, it was molded press. Finished in nickel plated, and has been coated with rustproof baked lacquer. Stamped of ACE in the back side. Fits for 1 3/4 inches wide belt. Repeat, This buckle is made of iron. Is not a casting buckle.