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    Red face Confederate Infantry Button - Cast I!

    It's been almost 6 years since I have dug one of these beauties and I got a GOOD ONE! It rained a little last weekend, so the ground in the field I hunted wasn't that bad at all. This one rang up on my MXT as +50-+60. I also got some video of the recovery, so be sure to check it out.

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    Thats a nice one!
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    Global Moderator aloldstuff's Avatar
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    Very nice "recovery" Ian. Some gold gilt left on it and not crushed at all......beautiful.
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    Thanks Guys!

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    I envy you. Congratulations on a great find.
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    Elite Member Digger_O'Dell's Avatar
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    Great find, congrats!
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    Hey thanks guys! Happy Hunting!

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    That's a sweet find. Grats.
    Future goals: Capped bust coin, Flowing hair LC, Classic head LC, VT copper, MA copper, Pistareen, Two-cent pc, SLQ, GW inaugural button, Excelsior button, Civil war token, and a gold ring.

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    Thanks Guys!

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