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    Russ

    Jul 2013
    Cental Kentucky
    AT Pro, Pro Pointer
    81
    28 times
    Metal Detecting

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    Found this at 1800's house about 6 inches under roots of tree. 3 inches by four inches.
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    1320

    Dec 2004
    East Central Kentucky
    3,278
    1963 times
    Banner Finds (1)
    Quote Originally Posted by beetleruss View Post
    Found this at 1800's house about 6 inches under roots of tree. 3 inches by four inches.
    That would be the back lock plate to a smoke house style of lock. I got one myself last week....lol.

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    1320

    Dec 2004
    East Central Kentucky
    3,278
    1963 times
    Banner Finds (1)
    There were many styles....
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  4. #4
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    Russ

    Jul 2013
    Cental Kentucky
    AT Pro, Pro Pointer
    81
    28 times
    Metal Detecting
    Cool. I was at a loss. Thought it might be part of a lock but couldn't say for sure. Thanks

  5. #5
    1320

    Dec 2004
    East Central Kentucky
    3,278
    1963 times
    Banner Finds (1)
    Those were some big ass locks back in the day! I found a whole one as well last week...wish I could find the key. I'll post up mine tomorrow.

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    Russ

    Jul 2013
    Cental Kentucky
    AT Pro, Pro Pointer
    81
    28 times
    Metal Detecting
    Very cool. Thanks for the pics

 

 

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