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  1. #1
    Jul 2010
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    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.
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  2. #2
    Jul 2008
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    I like it! That will display well.

  3. #3

    Oct 2009
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    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
    Apr 2010
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    very cool

  5. #5
    Aug 2011
    Swampeast Missouri
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    Very nice find! HH

  6. #6
    Sep 2007
    New Jersey
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    Very cool. Never found a iron stand before.

  7. #7
    May 2010
    South Jersey
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    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

    Jan 2007
    Northern Middle Tennessee
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    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
    Largo, Florida
    Whites Silver Eagle, DFX, Shadow X-2
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    Cool relic, did ya check to see if the "V" was a "D or S" mint-mark?



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