Aug 14, 2012, 06:16 PM
Now, that is what I'm talkin' about! Way to go on a GREAT BANNER find! Breezie
Every time I watch Gone With The Wind, I think we're gonna win this time!
Aug 14, 2012 06:16 PM
Aug 14, 2012, 06:18 PM
Glad to see you make Banner!
Really a great find...
As always...Love Silver...but going for the Gold!
Aug 14, 2012, 07:09 PM
Banner! Good going & nice to see up there.
Aug 15, 2012, 05:17 AM
Rare find !! good hunt Jim
If Mother Earth give,s us precious metals like gold silver copper and iron why leave them in the ground to disappear forever , dig them out and save History !!
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Aug 15, 2012, 09:38 AM
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Aug 15, 2012, 10:16 PM
A big congrats on your first Confederate Buckle! That's the beauty of our hobby, when you least expect it - bam! a terrific banner find!
Aug 16, 2012, 07:28 AM
Outstanding find!!! Good to see them still coming out of the ground!!
Aug 16, 2012, 11:15 AM
Nice, Hate the part about the hard dirt.
Aug 16, 2012, 08:05 PM
Simply outstanding, congrats on the Banner find.
Aug 17, 2012, 07:07 AM
Originally Posted by bookfisher
First, Thank you ALL for the comments and banner nominations. It has been selected for the W&E annual Best Finds issue, so keep an eye open for it if you're a subscriber.
Isn't that the truth, bookfisher.. The first thing on my list was right in my hometown, a Union stronghold during the war. You honestly NEVER know whats under your coil.
Aug 17, 2012, 10:48 AM
Great find ! This is why we do what we do..
Aug 17, 2012, 06:32 PM
Seeing people make finds like this keeps my hopes up. Thanks for posting.
Aug 17, 2012, 08:36 PM
Man you ARE in buckle country ... keep diggin' .. great find...
Down in the dirt is where you will find me...Well...eventually anyway
Aug 18, 2012, 03:49 PM
This has got me up and ready, got a spot I'll try about 7pm, got my XLT on stand by.
Aug 18, 2012, 04:05 PM
Good luck, hope you snag one just like it.. would be nice to see somebody in TN find one close to home
Originally Posted by got2dig
Aug 19, 2012, 09:11 AM
Hey Jeff , I don't get on here much or reply to many posts anymore, but I just saw this and want to congratulate you.
Aug 21, 2012, 09:50 AM
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I haven't been on Tnet since you posted this. That is one KILLER find! Still on my list after 20 years in the greatest hobby in the world.
I tried to call you and congratulate you in person yesterday after I saw this, and am wondering if your phone number has changed. At any rate, give a ring or drop a line sometime.
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Aug 21, 2012, 05:03 PM
Thanks, Will. I changed it to a Missouri number when I moved back home. I'll send it to you now.
Originally Posted by BuckleBoy
Aug 21, 2012, 05:47 PM
Congrats on your superb CS buckle Jeff! most of us still dream of finding a CS buckle!
Aug 23, 2012, 11:55 PM
Nice find umrgolf. That is an exciting find and all the way from Memphis. I wonder how many miles that ole buckle traveled and imagine the stories it heard around the campfires from both sides. May have been a soldier fighting for the South and returning home to the North. Strange way things happened back then. Hope you keep it.
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