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    A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Today was a great day I met some friends fron T-NET for a hunt steve "gribnitz" and brian "bcs123" came up here...
    I got 2 box plates 1 a def. US box plate the other too beat up to tell.... we found lots of relics and bullets.. I got 2 small caliber bullets I have never found before and we found 2 toe taps.
    Squeezed out an 1839-O seated dime too... and other misc finds!!
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Nice digs bud!! See you in 2 weeks!
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Really great digs, JD. You never cease to amaze me.

    DM
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    JD..JD..JD....and who would've second guessed ya!!!....Excellent find's....I'm just too jealous to express myself ...Great job J.D.....
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    J.D. Way To Go, Congrats On The Great CW Relics. trk5capt...
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    Way to go JD. Would love to find a box plate. Congrats...Lance
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Great finds JD, that seated dime is sweet! Now, I dont want to seem TOO ingnorant here, but.........what is a box plate? Ive never heard of one before.
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mighty AP
    what is a box plate? Ive never heard of one before.
    A box plate was a US emblem attached to the front flap of a soldiers bullet pouch.
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    This aint no damn flea circus!!!

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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Thanks Gribnitz! I know exactly what they are now, didnt know what they were called! Awesome finds JD, real pieces of history!
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    I knew you would find one! Congrats JD! Tsgman
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Nice digs JD. I'm glad someone explained the box plates cause I never would have guessed. Those are awesome. And another great seated coin, still waitin on my first one. Is that a skate key?
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Cool Digs ! Love that plate and dime ! Happy to hear you guys had alot of fun!
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Great job guys..........the forum members are starting to hook up , thats great !!! Nice Digs!
    Keep on Digging!

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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    Great finds JD.

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    Aug 2006
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    Re: A first!!! US box plates, seated and more!!!

    yea we had a great time... thought i was gonna have to call JD an ambulance when we saw the s on the plate..lol cant wait till next time JD looking forward to some more cool digs..
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