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  1. #1
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    May 2018
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    Banner find ?

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    I found this last year it was under ground but it was surrounded by what looked like cloth and I'm guessing that's why it was preserved. It came up at a high 90 on my Garrett at pro this was before I got the at max my find was about 2 feet away from a super old oak tree. My guess is the tree was 100+ years old 4 people could hug the tree. Unfortunately I'm missing the top piece where the gunpowder came out of. Next to the oak tree was a big stream once I uncovered it to be honest I didn't know what it was at first I thought it was a drinking canteen so after my long day of finding junk I discovered this trinket. I found out what it was by looking up 1847 flask and i saw this now i truly know what this was
    Last edited by RelicHunterPro; May 14, 2019 at 06:16 PM.
    21 years old my dream is to find my first gold coin last year my best finds was a big meteorite a 1915 Worcester license plate,1847 peace flask,1750/80 flat button,1800s silver perfume flask 1857 upper bank of Canada token a native American grinding stone,1876,1892,1902 Indian heads 14k gold Jesus cross Sterling silver cufflinks 1925,1919 1918,1926,1920 wheats [my older ones] and last but not least my 2019 palo quartz arrowhead. Very rare bryant pyrotite 1909 fuse

  2. #2
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    1 - you cant recommend your own finds for "banner"
    2 - banner finds have to be recently made.

    that stuff aside, its a great find, congrats.

  3. #3
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    May 2018
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    Oh ok
    21 years old my dream is to find my first gold coin last year my best finds was a big meteorite a 1915 Worcester license plate,1847 peace flask,1750/80 flat button,1800s silver perfume flask 1857 upper bank of Canada token a native American grinding stone,1876,1892,1902 Indian heads 14k gold Jesus cross Sterling silver cufflinks 1925,1919 1918,1926,1920 wheats [my older ones] and last but not least my 2019 palo quartz arrowhead. Very rare bryant pyrotite 1909 fuse

  4. #4
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    Mar 2012
    Georgia
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    Great find of the powder flask. It looks to be in very good shape.

  5. #5
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    Jul 2010
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    With the handshake and the US in the shield, I wonder whether that was a powder flask of the type that would be presented to important Indian chiefs along with a gun?
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  6. #6
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    It is called a "peace flask" but it is not something to give to indians, they made thousands of the same flask which happens to be a very collectable and sought after flask. Great find!! These were actually US government issue in the 1850s, you can google them for more of their history.
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  7. #7
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    Nov 2012
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    It's a great piece. Even hinting it should be a banner, will pretty much disqualify it. Go read the rules again. I found two great items once, 1 made a banner the other not, that's when I read the rules and realized you couldn't get two at the same time. (Have two up there at the same time.) I don't get out much this time of year.
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  8. #8
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    Jun 2011
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    That's an awesome piece!

  9. #9
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    Jul 2006
    Florida
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    Just FYI, you joined last year and say you found it last year. Unless you found it after you became a member it wouldn't qualify to begin with and waiting this long to post it after finding it would pretty much rule out banner as well. With that said, it is a very nice powder flask.
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  10. #10

    Dec 2012
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    I tend to give a newbie a break about asking, being new and all
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  11. #11
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    With that kind of luck, it’s just a matter of time until you get yourself a banner! Good luck and keep hunting it.
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    That is I think one of the nicest flask I've ever seen found detecting. That IS a treasure.

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    I enjoyed viewing this post and the comments.

  14. #14
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    Sep 2018
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    Nice save!

  15. #15
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    May 2019
    Northwest GA
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    I wish I had one

 

 

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