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    I think I found a Finial???

    Hello guys and gals. I went out detecting this morning to hopefully dig some CW relics. Well I dug 2 bullets and what I think is a Finial. It is Lead and could be Confederate in nature. I'll show you guys the before pics and after I washed them off. It is old and is falling apart as speak. Just glad I could save a couple more. Thanks for looking and feel free to comment on the Finial find.

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    looks like a finial to me! good job!

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    Thank you diggervet. I found it this morning. This is my first dug.

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    Not quite sure it's a finial. Nice bullets, though.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BuckleBoy View Post
    Not quite sure it's a finial. Nice bullets, though.
    Yea, something isn't right about it being a finial.

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    More pics...
    Bottom





    I'm not sure myself. The bottom is brass and rest is lead. Only thing I've seen like it is a finial of some sort.

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    Cartridge box/ cap box I'd say! Give it a few shots of hairspray to preserve it. That's a trick I was taught.
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    Thanks Rebel. I will try that hairspray trick for sure.

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    Nice find!

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    Thank you September.

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    Looks like one-maybe pewter though?
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    I agree, not sure it is a finial...the CS lead ones typically had a more blunt look to them. This is more the style of the tip off a bayonet scabbard, but again it looks like pewter. Something is off IMHO. Nice bullets btw!

    Dan

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    Jamesbib and Dan. You know guys y'all might be right. The metal is crumbly. I don't remember finding a lead relic that crumbles when you touch it. Why do I always have to find the hard to ID relics.

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    Nice finds ZaxFire

 

 
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