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  1. Thread: Ox knobs

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    That's really interesting. This tool does not...

    That's really interesting. This tool does not seem to exist in Europe. Or I don't know the name. The question of dating is even more exciting.
  2. Schönaich is a village in Baden Württemberg....

    Schönaich is a village in Baden Württemberg. Since this coin was described there for the first time and was common, it was called "Schönaich type" to distinguish it. There is also ,,Type Nauheim,,...
  3. Great finds! Especially the quinar of the...

    Great finds! Especially the quinar of the Vindelici (type Schönaich is good. Celtic coins are the supreme discipline with us. So you have found a very good place. I hope you had a nice time and...
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    The ,,Brown Bess,, Rifle has .75cal with 19.05mm

    The ,,Brown Bess,, Rifle has .75cal with 19.05mm
  5. Thread: Indian?

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    I'm not sure but I think the picture doesn't show...

    I'm not sure but I think the picture doesn't show a riverbed but holes filled by rain. Look at the link above. There are also some in the forest. From my experience I know similar holes from the Alps.
  6. Thread: Indian?

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    Such stones are also available here. Often they...

    Such stones are also available here. Often they were inclusions of sandstone that have weathered. But there are also artificially made near prehistoric settlements. According to some sources, they...
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    Very nice finds. What is the diameter of the...

    Very nice finds. What is the diameter of the musket ball. In the picture it looks like a .69. This could be the French Model 1777.
  8. Exciting story. You certainly have a good eye and...

    Exciting story. You certainly have a good eye and a lot of historical knowledge to find such places. The finds are all beautiful to look at! Thanks for showing them.
  9. Thread: Lead and wood

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    Thanks for the replies @fyrffytr. I have a few...

    Thanks for the replies @fyrffytr. I have a few things on my bucket list as well. - Yes the balls have a ramrod mark. So then a load of gunpowder and two balls was loaded on top. I seem to have read...
  10. Thread: Lead and wood

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    Here's another curiosity I've been wondering...

    Here's another curiosity I've been wondering about for a long time. How can something like this come about? Apparently, 2 balls are fused together. I think one possibility is that the soldier loaded...
  11. Thread: Lead and wood

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    Thank you. Yes there are some shoe buckles and a...

    Thank you. Yes there are some shoe buckles and a button of the French Revolution line infantry around 1794-96. Unfortunately, otherwise only lead balls.
  12. Thread: Lead and wood

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    Thanks Tony. In the area, the target may have...

    Thanks Tony. In the area, the target may have been a Frenchman or Prussian. The forest is full of lead.
  13. Thread: Lead and wood

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    Lead and wood

    Hi. I was yesterday briefly outside to use the time between the sleet to go hunting. Unfortunately, I did not have much time. But I still found something interesting. I first wondered where the...
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    What great pictures and finds! The cemetery and...

    What great pictures and finds! The cemetery and the wall remains in the forest look very mystical. Congratulations on this great day! The lead object looks like it depicts an animal being pierced by...
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    Great report and very exciting finds. Interesting...

    Great report and very exciting finds. Interesting to see how much our European Neolithic arows resemble those of the Native Americans. It must have been a great feeling to get lucky while sifting....
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    Here a position in the forest. Some trenches and...

    Here a position in the forest. Some trenches and foxholes in the remains of an US artillery position.

    In memory of the many young people from both sides who fought and died there. Hopefully such a...
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    Hello and thank you for the answers. Thanks...

    Hello and thank you for the answers.
    Thanks @BTV_Digger for the explanation and the link.

    The buttons come from the area which is near the famous bridge of Remagen.
    There are still many trenches...
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    Yes, there are still many things in the old...

    Yes, there are still many things in the old positions. Do you have an idea about the little button? Is that really Marine Corp?
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    Two New US Buttons and one Surprise

    Encouraged by the US Army button from last year, I searched some older finds complexes and found a few more. Two large Army buttons. On the upper right is the maker: Shield Inc. Attleborough. On the...
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    Great and interesting finds! Coins with...

    Great and interesting finds! Coins with countermarks are quite rare to find. Also in Europe. However, if I would find the coin with the 2 or the lilies in Europe, I would think first of a dyer's...
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    Thank you for the interesting stories. It is...

    Thank you for the interesting stories. It is exciting to hear how far their ancestors have traveled. I would not have thought that so many come from the Azores.
  22. Thread: Lady weapon

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    Thank you. Unfortunately, I have not yet been...

    Thank you. Unfortunately, I have not yet been able to find out anything about the manufacture. There is a mark on the bottom. A crown and crossed arrows or swords. Maybe England Birmingham around...
  23. Thread: Lady weapon

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    Lady weapon

    Hello,
    unfortunately there is too much snow here to look for old relics. Therefore I have used the time to restore and conserve some finds of the last years.

    It is a small pocket or travel pistol...
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    Thank you very much for the interesting answers....

    Thank you very much for the interesting answers. @DavidGC Do you mean the famine around the year 1845? That was a difficult time. Did your ancestors fight in the Civil War then? @badgers325 Many...
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    Thanks for the interesting story! What...

    Thanks for the interesting story! What coincidences there are. Your grandparents have made a great journey. Hungary was at that time still k and k monarchy. Do you know why they left Hungary?
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