Nov 10, 2012, 09:38 PM
Nov 10, 2012, 09:42 PM
Awesome watch fob, love it. May 20 - 21st, 1927, the first person to make a non stop flight in single engine aircraft, from New York to Paris, 3600 miles.
Last edited by BosnMate; Nov 10, 2012 at 09:49 PM.
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Nov 10, 2012, 09:44 PM
some neat finds, like the good luck token, I can remember doing those when I was a kid
Nov 10, 2012, 09:48 PM
what is it? i cant find any online??
Originally Posted by firemac
Nov 10, 2012, 09:49 PM
I like that Good Luck Medal/token
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Nov 10, 2012, 09:53 PM
Nice mix of finds....the good luck token were stamped out at circuses and fairs back in the time....your religious medallion could be silver or silver plated copper....try nicking it and see if it shows as silver or copper underneath.
Regards + HH
Nov 10, 2012, 09:53 PM
ok nevermind, i found it online, appearantly they were personalizable tokens from arcades??
Nov 10, 2012, 09:55 PM
i know the fobs not from that date, its a commemoration, but id love to know how old it is
Originally Posted by BosnMate
Nov 10, 2012, 09:56 PM
yep, plated, found some copper underneath...... oh well, still pretty neat
Originally Posted by bill from lachine
Nov 10, 2012, 10:03 PM
thanks, it was a first for me, i thought it was pretty cool too
Originally Posted by MrSchulz
Nov 10, 2012, 10:31 PM
Here for Treasure
Nov 11, 2012, 06:08 PM
thanks, im surprised no coins or even trash at this place, not a big yard, but has a long slate sidewalk right through the middle of it, tried both sides all the way back and forth, and only these. oh well, better than nothing i guess
Originally Posted by WildDigger
Nov 11, 2012, 07:21 PM
those tokens were made on a machine called a "Metal Typer". They were common in arcades and tourist areas. I'm 49 and I remember using them when I was a kid. They have been around much longer than me though. I've dug a few of these tokens, including one dated 1913. Evidently it was made during that year, because my grandma knew the woman who's name was on it and she said it was not the year of her birth. Here's a link for a picture of the machine.... Metal Typer. Luck made here. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Originally Posted by cjon455
Nov 11, 2012, 09:20 PM
Similar fobs were sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans- coincidental, perhaps, being Veterans Day today.
Vintage 1927 Lindbergh Tucson Bronze Fob Aviation Diasbled American Veterans | eBay
Nov 11, 2012, 09:30 PM
eivs in obitv nro pra sentia mvniamvr
The words are Latin for Eius in obitu nostro praesentia muniamur' meaning May we be strengthened by his presence in the hour of our death.
PS: the letters 'S M Q L I V B' and 'V R S N S M V' which translates to the Latin Vade retro Satana! Nunquam suade mihi vana. Sunt mala quae libas. Ipse venena bibas. meaning Begone Satan! (or with similar meaning).
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