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    us
    Mar 2006
    Ace Basin
    Tesoro Cibola and Troy Shadow X-5
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    My Find Of A Lifetime

    I dug this 1813 Charleston CARPENTER slave tag #35,January,7th.2007.
    I have dug several others,but this is my best!
    There are only 4 1813 CARPENTER slave tags known..1 in the Charleston,S.C. Museum..3 in private hands.
    This is the lowest numbered one to date.
    I have included actual photos of the tag being dug.
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  2. #2

    Jan 2007
    Houston Texas
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    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    I can't tell by the photo's, how large is this tag and where would it be kept?

  3. #3
    Charter Member

    May 2005
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    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    Welcome, B.H.— and congratulations on a phenomenal find!

    Don't wait... enter it in Western & Eastern Treasures' "Best Finds of 2007" right now!


  4. #4
    us
    Mar 2006
    Ace Basin
    Tesoro Cibola and Troy Shadow X-5
    117
    1 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    The tag is 2" x 1&7/8" (approx) It would have been worn around the neck with a string or chain.

  5. #5
    Charter Member

    May 2005
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    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    Quote Originally Posted by B.H.
    I am in the process of obtaining a letter of authenticity before considering submitting the tag for best find of 2007.
    There's no way that wouldn't be one of the best!

    In fact, I can practically guarantee you that they'd love to have an article about it, too!

    Heck, you've already done the research and got the photos... why not go for it?


  6. #6

    Oct 2005
    Charleston S.C.
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    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    BH, Welcome To The Forum. Just Doesn't Get Much Better Than That Around Here. Excelland Find , Congrats. trk5capt...

  7. #7
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    CANE FIELD BANDITS and IRON BRIGADE MEMBER

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    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    Dude! Contact them! I don't know if they browse forums like these. That is incredible. You should go ahead and contact them!

    Buckleboy
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  8. #8

    Aug 2006
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    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    Great find.
    2007 Coin Hunting Totals

    Indian Cent..........1
    Wheats................75
    War Nickles...........4
    Silver Dimes..........37
    Silver Quarters.......0
    Walking Liberty.......16
    Franklin.................4
    Kennedy 90%........26
    Kennedy 40%.......153
    Proofs...................1

  9. #9
    us
    Aug 2006
    earth
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    awesome find
    How to clean your copper coins using peroxide:
    http://www.associatedcontent.com/art...gen.html?cat=6

  10. #10

    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    WOW, WHAT AN INCREDIBLE FIND! ONE OF THE BEST I'VE SEEN ON THIS FORUM! DEFINITELY SEND IT IN FOR THE BEST FINDS OF 2007.

  11. #11
    us
    Celtic Treasure Hunter

    Apr 2005
    Southeastern Ireland
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    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    WOW! Amazing! Let me ask the qetion everyone else must be wondering as well, what is it worth?
    The only ones for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the sky.

  12. #12
    us
    Semper Fi!

    Jan 2007
    Indiana
    Minelab Explorer XS-2, Garrett Ace 250
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    What a sweet find..

    Congrats and I can believe the condition its in!! VERY nice!!
    "Two things are infinite, the Universe and Human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the Universe"
    ~Albert Einstein~

  13. #13
    dugupfinds

    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    Welcome to Tnet from the UK.

    Well done on a rare find!

  14. #14

    Dec 2006
    Rockwall Texas
    Cz20, Cz6a, 1212X, Minelab, Muskateer Advantage Whites, XLT, Surf PI, Garrett TR
    504

    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    Excellent find, a real piece of history, you found a museum piece and well worth a best finds entry, really nice find and great pics to go with it , thanks for sharing your finds
    Eddy
    Eddy

  15. #15
    us
    Mar 2006
    Ace Basin
    Tesoro Cibola and Troy Shadow X-5
    117
    1 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: My Find Of A Lifetime

    Quote Originally Posted by DJ_Quinn
    WOW! Amazing! Let me ask the qetion everyone else must be wondering as well, what is it worth?
    Thanks for the kind words.....$25k++

 

 
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