A crazy find... Osteopathy anyone?
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  1. #1

    Oct 2007
    Tesoro Silver UMax
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    A crazy find... Osteopathy anyone?

    Wow... I haven't been on the board for a few weeks and now everything's different!

    I got out yesterday looking for an Indian trade site. Didn't find anything like that. The only thing worth noting I found was pretty cool, though. It's an enameled plaque for AOA (American Osteopathic Association) Physician. Wikipedia says the AOA was founded in 1901 and from the looks of this piece it was probably from around that time. Anyone ever see anything like this?

    You never know what's going to come up in that shovel!
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  2. #2

    Mar 2012
    Riverside, CA
    Bounty Hunter Pioneer 202, Tesoro Tiger Shark, Garret Pin Pointer
    191 times
    Metal Detecting
    Cool find, i hv no idea lol

  3. #3

    Apr 2005
    15 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I could be in error but, I believe what you have is a car badge for the profession listed on it. I say this because it was something I have seen before in a private museum. The guy who aquired it received it directly from the Doc. who had it mounted on his car. It is likely somewhat later than the date you have suggested. Probably the 1920's.


  4. #4

    Feb 2008
    32 times
    Cool find, I agree with bond on a good chance it is a car badge

  5. #5
    Jan 2012
    F75 se / Minelab Soveriogn / sunray probe/ whites classic Id/ pro pointer
    83 times
    Relic Hunting
    pretty cool badge.

  6. #6
    lost hunter

  7. #7
    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
    Minelab Equinox 600, EX II, & Musketeer, White's Classic
    10924 times
    Metal Detecting
    Where did you find it? State? County?


  8. #8
    real pirate

    May 2011
    NE Ohio
    Garrett Ace 350 and AT Pro
    200 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    very nice

  9. #9

    Oct 2007
    Tesoro Silver UMax
    75 times
    Very interesting! I never thought of a car badge but that sure could be it. Thanks for the suggestions and comments!
    BTW, I found it in NE Pennsylvania on a riverbank.



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