Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Results 1 to 9 of 9
Like Tree2Likes
  • 2 Post By Steve in PA

Thread: Interesting Iron Relic

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1
    us
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Fisher F75, Fisher 1266, Fisher 1270, Whites TDI, Garrett AT Gold
    3,210
    976 times
    Banner Finds (2)

    Interesting Iron Relic

    No it's not Colonal or Civil War, but it is a first for me. I have dug plenty of flat irons - in bottle dumps, colonial sites and civil war camps. BUT....this is the first Flat Iron Trivet that I have ever found. It was just below the leaves in mountain area along the Lincoln Highway (Route 30) that was a camping and picnic area in the early days of automobiles. My theory is that it was used to heat a coffee cup or can of beans over someones campfire about 1920 or so. I found a 1912 V nickel nearby.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Trivet -1 001.jpg 
Views:	33 
Size:	130.8 KB 
ID:	639160   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Trivet -1 003.jpg 
Views:	29 
Size:	129.9 KB 
ID:	639161  
    baylorhall and BuckleBoy like this.

  2. #2
    us
    Jul 2008
    Maryland
    747
    247 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (3)
    I like it! That will display well.

  3. #3
    ca
    Oct 2009
    Fisher F5
    662
    289 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (3)
    Pretty cool, I actually just found a similar one with an 1896 patent date - among my father in laws dirty shed while cleaning it out for him!

  4. #4
    us
    Apr 2010
    82
    3 times
    very cool

  5. #5
    us
    Aug 2011
    Swampeast Missouri
    Minelab Etrac, CTX 3030
    315
    216 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Very nice find! HH

  6. #6
    us
    Sep 2007
    New Jersey
    Whites V3i and DFX
    3,212
    790 times
    Very cool. Never found a iron stand before.

  7. #7
    us
    May 2010
    South Jersey
    Whites DFX, MXT
    963
    340 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    That is a fancy iron trivet. I have not dug one of those yet. I love hitting the sites that have already been cleaned out and the iron artifacts left behind, its like Christmas. Arty
    Its a small world until you have to walk somewhere.

  8. #8
    Charter Member

    Jan 2007
    Northern Middle Tennessee
    Fisher 1266-X, F75 X 2
    4,555
    1338 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)
    Very cool recovery Steve. Wouldn't you like to know who left that there?? There are good relics beside gold, silver, and brass to be found with a detector. HH, Quindy.
    View more Tenn. Trio hunts by going to "You Tube" & typing in "Quindy Robertson".

  9. #9

    Nov 2007
    Denver, Colorado
    Whites Silver Eagle, DFX, Shadow X-2
    3,904
    304 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Cool relic, did ya check to see if the "V" was a "D or S" mint-mark?
    Carl

 

 

Sponsors

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: Sep 01, 2010, 05:50 AM
  2. Interesting Piece of Iron...
    By Swartzie in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: Dec 22, 2009, 10:52 PM
  3. Interesting relic
    By Bartman in forum Relic Hunting
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Apr 27, 2008, 10:46 AM
  4. Iron Relic ID Please
    By Newt in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Jan 16, 2008, 01:16 AM
  5. Iron Relic Help
    By Neil in West Jersey in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Dec 10, 2006, 08:59 PM
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.1.3