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    Whydah1717

    Feb 2010
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    Cry Compac with SILVER coins inside !

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ID:	728666. Been wanting to hit another site that was on my bucket list... Today it paid off bigtime... Walked straight down to the beach and bang... First item of the day was a Captain Midnight Badge.... Dates from 1941, and it's the first issue of the badge... I love this hobby.... walked a little further and a few coins and some brass in between...Then once again, bang a nice solid tone and pops out a beutiful brass Anchor belt buckle....If anyone can help ID this one it would be great... Maybe a date for it?...... Quite a bit of turn of the centry items... Love that time period... I also need some help on this next item, Looks to be some type of badge... Says Souviner N and / Emcamptment 1908 what a great day....2 pewter spoons... I found 8 compacs today? realy crazy...They were all in the mud... Now for the goody, also a compac, didn't open it till I got back home... I slowly worked the cover loose, and opened it slowly. Inside was 2 Walking Liberty Half dollars.... OMG..... I am on cloud nine.... wonder if it was placed there for a special reason....Thanks for looking and happy hunting... back at that spot again tomorrow....
    WHYDAH

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    Jan 2009
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    That is a great haul of relics. And to find the coins inside the compact is wild. I dug on other other day it was heavy and full of white muds. Interesting finds live the naval belt buckle also..
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    Sep 2012
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    That's a great assortment of finds, I haven't been so lucky w/ the compacs, I found one last Saturday, it was a foot deep, I opened it hoping there was a coin or two but to no avail! Maybe next time.
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    Nick

    Nov 2012
    Bethel, Connecticut
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    Great hunt! That is so cool that the compac still had coins in it!!!
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    "For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."
    Matthew 6:21
    "People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like"
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    Jul 2008
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    Great score ! I'd be jacked if i found that compact filled with "Walkers" Argentium.
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    Northern California

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    Just goes to show one never knows what will be in the next scoop/shovel/Lesche full of dirt BUT Two Bucks in silver in a compac, who'd a guessed!!!! Way to go Babe you are on a roll!..........63bkpkr
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    Out searching w/GMT & friend under my arm

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    Jun 2011
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    wow those are some fantastic finds. love the compact with coins. that is just too cool. Here's a link with a watch fob that I think is identical to your 1908 encampment goodie... 1908 ARMY NATIONAL GUARD ENCAMPMENT WATCH FOB MEDAL - bidStart (item 18028507 in Collectibles & Ephemera... Medals, Pins & Ribbons)
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    Jan 2005
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    Killer hunt! I would like to know more about that buckle. I wish I lived close to some good mud larking action.
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    God and country.

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    Jan 2013
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    Wow just wow
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    Whydah1717

    Feb 2010
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    Quote Originally Posted by jewelerguy View Post
    wow those are some fantastic finds. love the compact with coins. that is just too cool. Here's a link with a watch fob that I think is identical to your 1908 encampment goodie... 1908 ARMY NATIONAL GUARD ENCAMPMENT WATCH FOB MEDAL - bidStart (item 18028507 in Collectibles & Ephemera... Medals, Pins & Ribbons)
    Awsome detective work... you beat me to it....lolol Thank You..... fWhat a great place to hunt...
    WHYDAH

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    Feb 2005
    West Michigan
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    Outstanding finds/digs!

    HH
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    Diggin up TEXAS!

    Sep 2009
    Fort Worth,Texas
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    Damn!!..Thats alot of good stuff....Ive been praying everytime i found a compact that it would be loaded with coins....Great Haul man!!

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    CASPER

    Jan 2012
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    cool hunt - cool finds
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    "Casper" - coincidence -check it out - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_(name) -
    Motto = "I try to hit where others cant or others wont "

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    Nov 2012
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    Nice hunt and way to go on the compact with the Walkers ... boy they sure took a beating !!! Congratulations !!!
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    Very nice, congrats on the finds
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