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  1. Tearouts and Park Projects Continue - Seated Silver

    This is from multiple hunts Thur, Fri and Sat last week.

    I was fortunate to rescue the two 1876-S seated dimes about twenty feet apart with an IH in between. That was Friday morning, by the end...
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    Super finds!! My wife says my car smells like...

    Super finds!! My wife says my car smells like dirt sometimes. Time to clean 'er out today I think!
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    Thanks! There are literally 1000s of pieces of...

    Thanks! There are literally 1000s of pieces of glass on this site, I only pick up the interesting ones items.
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    Thanks Tony! The S button is merely decorative...

    Thanks Tony! The S button is merely decorative I think, not terribly old. The SLQ was from a street tear out, in the black dirt right off the edge of the curb.
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    More Park and Project Finds

    Here are some more finds from the park
    projects and street work from over the weekend and the past couple of days.

    The foreign coin is a 1960 Iceland 5 Aurar.

    The three copper discs in the...
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    Nice finds! Glad you made it to our side north...

    Nice finds! Glad you made it to our side north of the line! Not sure where you hunt or if you are a group hunter or not (I usually go solo), but I do get out down in to Walworth, Rock and Green...
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    It helps to actually be out detecting! Due to...

    It helps to actually be out detecting! Due to my job, I have not detected or posted much in the past 3-4 years or so, but with more time now in the current situation, I am trying to take advantage....
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    Yes, this is a lead printing plate partial...

    Yes, this is a lead printing plate partial remnant from an old 1920's advertisement for the same company as this one.

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    Park, Yard and Project Finds

    I have had some more visits to several projects since last week and also hit a yard of a 1906 home. The owner was regrading his whole yard, so I stopped and asked, he said have fun! The Buff,...
  10. Amazing finds! That is a lifetime of a haul for...

    Amazing finds! That is a lifetime of a haul for many, CONGRATS on those and good luck getting back there again and again!
  11. This Weeks Finds: 1855 French 10 Centimes & 1913 Dog Tax Tag

    I made it out a number of times in the past week and found some pretty good stuff. I really like the 1913 Milwaukee dog tax tag.
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  12. Thank you! This is my first Minelab and I have...

    Thank you! This is my first Minelab and I have only used just a basic White's Coinmaster for that past 12 years. I did spend a fair amount of time watching and listening to tones on Youtube...
  13. Cool trick on the marble! I will have to track...

    Cool trick on the marble! I will have to track down a black light and try that.
  14. Thread: Old nickel spill

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    Great old nickel spill!

    Great old nickel spill!
  15. First Two Weeks with Nox600 - Parks and Park Construction Projects

    Well, I got the Equinox 600 about a month ago and after tinkering around with it for the first week or so, I finally got in some good hunts to a couple of spots. These hunts were either to some...
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    Thanks Tim! Silver lining of the COVID is a lot...

    Thanks Tim! Silver lining of the COVID is a lot more time at home and down time; with job travel restrictions. I bought the Nox a month ago and I now have more time. I decided to go with the Nox...
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    Thanks! This is my 3rd steel wheat penny I...

    Thanks! This is my 3rd steel wheat penny I believe and all of them have been found in spills.
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    Wow, awesome find! Great job getting the coil...

    Wow, awesome find! Great job getting the coil over that one!
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    Steel & Wheat Penny Spill

    I made it out to a park for a little bit this evening in between the rain.

    I am three weeks in with the Equinox 600 and really liking the machine a lot!

    I found the Merc at about 8 and this...
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    Finds from Park & Woods

    Here are a few finds from a couple of hunts at a park and in some woods. The soap token is about the size of a half dollar and is one of the better ones I have ever found.
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    Yes, E L Husting bottle stop, those are always...

    Yes, E L Husting bottle stop, those are always good finds!
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    Late April Finds - Park & Street Projects

    These finds are from the past couple of weeks from several sites. Back for more to a couple of spots.
    Been getting lucky with eyeballing the marbles, dolls parts and buttons lately. The 1893 V...
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    A lot! Big trash went in the bin, but this was...

    A lot! Big trash went in the bin, but this was some of the small stuff from my pouch on one hunt.
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    Thank you! Bromo-Selzer bottle. Here are some...

    Thank you! Bromo-Selzer bottle. Here are some more from the past years of playing in the dirt.
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    That is a great tag! You should contact Bill...

    That is a great tag! You should contact Bill Bone in Kentucky about this, he is the foremost expert on 19th Century dog tags and has published a guide book for them. He helped me with historical...
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