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    Bucket Lister! I Finally Found A...

    ... Silver Thimble!

    A sterling silver thimble has eluded me for 40+ years of metal detecting. I finally found one this past Saturday while hunting with Digger Don and Noah. It was in the yard of a house the owner told us was built in 1851.

    It is in really nice shape too. I am happy!

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    As Don mentioned in his thread, it is getting really tough out there. We got lots of yeses in yards that looked awesome, but most of them were completely void of any good signals. It seems that almost every yard has been detected previously. Thank goodness I got the thimble, and then a Rosie late in the day to save me from the dreaded Silverless Drive Home of Shame. It was still a fun day!

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    Thanks for looking and happy hunting!
    Lifetime totals:
    9 Large Cents, 405 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 122 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 129 Barber Dimes, 391 Mercury Dimes, 242 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 17 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 87 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Global Moderator OxShoeDrew's Avatar
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    You guys dig a lot of targets!! Excellent thimble and pic!!
    Is that holed thing the back of that railroad button? That 1908 looks good too!
    CONGRATS on the bucket lister!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    Is that holed thing the back of that railroad button?
    Yes, that is the back of the button. Very odd.
    Lifetime totals:
    9 Large Cents, 405 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 122 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 129 Barber Dimes, 391 Mercury Dimes, 242 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 17 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 87 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

    YouTube Channel: Tony Two-Cent https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmz...RlHTBIU42bUORg

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    Congratulations Tony!!! Been detecting for about 32 years and haven't had one yet. One of these days.... Good to get out with friends in the hobby.
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    Veteran Member Bucknut's Avatar
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    Congrats on the bucket lister! That’s a perfect one too.
    Detectors I use: Minelab Equinox 800 x2
    2021 Season Totals:
    Clad: $75.55
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    Wow ! I had no idea silver thimbles were that rare out in those midwest Victorian house lawns you guy regularly detect . Name:  whoknew.jpg
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    huge Congrats to you Tony !
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    You fooled me, I was guessing you found a Ben Franklin Half. Huge congrats on the silver thimble and all the other finds. WD
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    129 silver - Goal 100 (2021 Finds) 1st Morgan Dollar - Barber Half - 2 Walking Halves - 1923, 1925 SLQ - 7 Washingtons - 13 Barber Dimes - 22 Indians - 11 "V" nickel - 19 Buffalos - 375 Wheats - $365.13 (Clad)
    2021 Milestones: 7000 Clad quarters (10 years) 700 Mercury Dimes (10 years) 6500 Clad Dimes (10 years) 1600 silver coins (10 years) 4000 wheats (10 years)

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    Great looking thimble Tony. Should be up on the banner!!
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
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    Quote Originally Posted by wisconsin digger View Post
    You fooled me, I was guessing you found a Ben Franklin Half. WD
    That's what I was thinking also WD! Congrats Tony. I've only found 1 silver thimble and I love it!
    Oldest Coin: 100-60 BC Gallic Coin (Sequani Tribe)
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1156 Pfennig from Bavaria, Germany
    Oldest U.S. coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
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    Congrats Tony ! I believe that's the nicest one I've ever seen posted . Great photo also .

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    Congrats Tony!! I got my first one this week too,,, but yours is in way, way better shape than mine. Congrats!!!
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    Was this the etrac or nox?
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    Quote Originally Posted by OxShoeDrew View Post
    Was this the etrac or nox?
    E-Trac. I'm still trying to get comfortable with the Nox.
    Lifetime totals:
    9 Large Cents, 405 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 10 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 122 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 129 Barber Dimes, 391 Mercury Dimes, 242 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 17 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 87 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

    YouTube Channel: Tony Two-Cent https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmz...RlHTBIU42bUORg

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