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    17th century trade site finds & mystery button???

    The site dates to the 1630s The button is lead and has some sort of an A symbol hammered in to the shank?? i also found the kettle points, pendant, brass bead and all other finds pictured at this site. Thanks for looking HH
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    I guess it makes more since it being a lead seal but at first glance i thought button. Does anyone have any info on 17th century seals? The first guy to trade at this site was dutch

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    What are kettle points? Just wondering

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    WOW, you have a great site there--HH--
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    coop imho, lead appears to be a damaged bale seal . Are you sticking around this forum , lots of new diggers
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    Those points are awesome!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwarner51 View Post
    What are kettle points? Just wondering
    They are basically projectile points, arrowheads made from broken pieces of brass trade kettles

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    Quote Originally Posted by CMDiamonddawg View Post
    coop imho, lead appears to be a damaged bale seal . Are you sticking around this forum , lots of new diggers
    I also believe it to be a seal, yes im sticking around. Best wishes and HH coop

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    Quote Originally Posted by digging440yrs View Post
    WOW, you have a great site there--HH--
    Thanks, the site is in upstate ny

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    I found lead seals like that dated 1600's nice find
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    Good to see you posting again. I am enjoying the Deus that you helped me with.

    Very nice finds. The kettle points are really cool. I have seen them posted , but never found anything like that. GL&HH!
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    Its actually a Lead Cloth Seal, not a bag seal or a button.
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