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  1. Thread: Finally Got Out!

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    Roger its an "open work" shuttle type shoe buckle...

    Roger its an "open work" shuttle type shoe buckle , I believe these were later ones 1770's to about 1800 , congrats on the copper sir
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    I would bet it older than 1794 by its size unless...

    I would bet it older than 1794 by its size unless it was a woman's type .it has some great patina and design , I love it
  3. What a very good day that turned out for you...

    What a very good day that turned out for you Donnie :clapping::congrats:, to find 4 watch keys still on a pocket watch chain is almost unheard of sir !:beerbuddy: great save with the shoe buckle at...
  4. You were over there with some great people...

    You were over there with some great people ,CTTodd Yerks and his posse ( Gary Kilmer , Matt Poling , Henry Parro ) was over there too . Great finds Dave . very envious of the "Hammies"
  5. Congrats on the William copper Scott !

    Congrats on the William copper Scott !
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    My advice would be to let the brass buckle dry...

    My advice would be to let the brass buckle dry out for a few days and see if its surface starts to chip and flake loose on its own . this will make your job so much easier to remove the rest of the...
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    Dave you are a real "Man's man , giving ordinance...

    Dave you are a real "Man's man , giving ordinance away to your friends:perfect10:

    Congrats on the cannon shot !
  8. :clapping::clapping::clapping:It's about time !...

    :clapping::clapping::clapping:It's about time ! :thumbsup02::congrats:
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    If I had listened to my own advice and ventured...

    If I had listened to my own advice and ventured back into that area after going through it once on the stacked stone side I may have found that one two But I'm glad you stuck it out and grabbed that...
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    going for the record !

    Our very own Lodge Scent has long 67635I MEAN INSPIRED me to focus my detecting prowess on capturing the market on all the shoe buckles in the land ! Well at least in Connecticut !
    Challenge ...
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    Rick was amazed there are big targets still...

    Rick was amazed there are big targets still around at that site , we might have to expand our search area a bit the next time we go there . You had a great day my friend , congrats !





    It...
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    Donnie what variety "chicken eagle" did we find ?

    Donnie what variety "chicken eagle" did we find ?
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    Drew , I never knew how intently you were...

    Drew , I never knew how intently you were listening to my ramblings :lol: I am however amazed at the niceness of your bird button , it is a great example . Huge congrats on finding a real treasure...
  14. Thread: Nice KG today..

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    Wow beautiful Hibernia !:shocked03:

    Wow beautiful Hibernia !:shocked03:
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    Thats a pretty small buckle Jeff , you and Donnie...

    Thats a pretty small buckle Jeff , you and Donnie B is the new buckle kings !
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    You are funny Jeff :lol: . The item I believe is...

    You are funny Jeff :lol: . The item I believe is a large kepi "button" or decoration insignia on a Shako helmet , they came in a few motifs (eagles in a couple of poses , stars , "blazed" cannon...
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    You shall be known in all the land as "Iron man...

    You shall be known in all the land as "Iron man Jeff" :yes::bananadance::yes: on a serious note whats the star button thingy look like any close ups ?
  18. What a great hunt ! That Connecticut is a sharp...

    What a great hunt ! That Connecticut is a sharp coin , although its a common variety its condition would still fetch hundreds of dollars .I'm pretty confident its a (Miller 6.4-I ) . The 1785 coins...
  19. Thread: New Year

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    "autumn olive" i'm not familiar with that :yes: ...

    "autumn olive" i'm not familiar with that :yes:


    your permission streak of 'yesses" has been nothing short of epic , Thanks my friend




    Thanks Bucknut
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    looks lead or pewter Scott

    looks lead or pewter Scott
  21. Thread: New Year

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    New Year

    Well the first few hunts of the new year have been good ! The temps here in Connecticut have been well above average (with the exceptions of the last week or so) and have been out three times already...
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    :notworthy: great year John , some incredible...

    :notworthy: great year John , some incredible looking finds sir . Thanks for sharing
  23. is the blurred out house an old colonial home...

    is the blurred out house an old colonial home Scott or newer ? Congrats on the matching tombacs they are beautiful
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    It was a nice day to hang out with Rick and Ron...

    It was a nice day to hang out with Rick and Ron and their wives , saved some good finds too ! Great picture of Bentley !

    I thought for sure the other half of that shoe buckle frame was going to...
  25. While the "hairspray" method isn't a bad one it...

    While the "hairspray" method isn't a bad one it does fall a bit short of actually getting deep into the cracks of the item and bonding there from the inside like the solution soak .

    Dan
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