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  1. #1
    us
    Feb 2007
    The Constituition State
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    Buckle piece....

    Been awhile…Haven’t done much detecting in the past year…I found this piece of buckle in the woods along a small lake today…The lake is one I’ve kayaked on for years, but I always assumed it was man-made…Last week I came across an old postcard that showed an old mill on the lakes bank..Seems that activity in the area dates pretty far back..

    I figured I’d take my detector and go for a paddle this morning and check out a couple of spots…
    I stopped at a small area that juts out into the lake and this was the third signal I dug….It was about 4-5 inched deep…Didn’t think much of it…and didn’t think it was that old….I spent about 20 minutes there and dug a memorial cent and a clad quarter.. The other spots I stopped at were full of "Partiers" junk which was discouraging…

    Folks over at "What is it?" tell me it’s colonial period…if so…it’s my oldest find to date…Guess I’d better go back…Thanks for looking….


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  2. #2
    us
    Id rather be there ^ than here

    Jul 2010
    Naples, Fl
    whites M6, Surfmaster PI
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    Re: Buckle piece....

    Wow!!!! very cool buckle
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  3. #3
    us
    Nov 2008
    NW NJ
    Whites IDXPro
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    Re: Buckle piece....

    Nice Colonial Buckle, definitely some more relics (coins?) hiding around there. Good Luck on your next trip!

    TommNJ

  4. #4
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    Jun 2006
    Moonlight and Magnolias
    Fisher F75, Fisher 1266-X and Tesoro Silver µMax
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    Re: Buckle piece....

    That is certainly a 1700s shoe buckle chape. Now all you need to do is zero in on the site. It's possible that it is a random drop, but most likely there was a structure close by somewhere.

    Cheers,


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    Large New Orleans Hallmarked Silver Spoon
    185? Large Cent
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    1840s Convex Eagle Militia Button
    CW Eagle "I" Button
    CW Era "snake" Sword Hanger
    Blacksmith-Forged Picket Pin
    1941 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
    1896 Barber Quarter
    1943, 1954, and 1963-D Quarters
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    1945 and 1945-S Mercury Dimes
    1864-L Indian Head Cent
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