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    Colonial Historical piece ???

    Found at a colonial fort site, thanks To Jeff in PA for figuring out what it says and for the info on the piece. Says Wilkes And Liberty 45 http://www.history.org/foundation/jo...r03/wilkes.cfm Any other info on the piece would be greatly appreciated thanks coop.
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    What an amazing piece of history definitely one of my new favorite finds!!!!! Name:  Wilkes and liberty 45 2.JPG
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    Thats amazing. Simply fantastic
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    It's from a wax seal.
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    very cool coop! and good job IP on the purpose this served!
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    Would be great if you can find the rest, or maybe you already have? I've never seen a seal lead to a story like that, so very cool.
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    Great info and a sweet find!
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    Way cool! What a character that Wilkes
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    Very cool........
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    Nice finds sscindercoop.
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    Awesome find Coop ! Congrats ! It would be pretty cool if you could know the story of how it got to be were you found it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Patch View Post
    It's from a wax seal.
    It sort of looks like it may have been from a seal, but if so wouldn't the incuse markings be a mirror image of those words??
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    Cool piece coop,just getting back home & on here I see a lot has went on.That's a neat piece looks like it would go in a type like the one IP posted or the one in my hand you can see how it would mount.
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    Wow, now that is one great piece of history! I'd bet that nothing like this will ever be recovered and posted on this forum again by anyone.

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