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  1. #1
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    Oct 2017
    Massachusetts
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    Buckle

    Out in the middle of nowhere found some coins and this buckle. The coins were three wheat pennies and large cent and a small cent that is thicker. I can't quite ID them now, going to try and get them cleaned. I can't wait to look some more! The day was awesome just being out but so much better finding things!!
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    So many old sites to hunt....so little time.

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    Nice early buckle frame and tongue. Just missing the chape. Nice find!
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  3. #3
    us
    Sep 2016
    Pittsburgh, PA
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    Cool finds, hopefully you can find a year on that LC. I thought I was the only one that searches middle of nowhere wooded areas. That's proof that anywhere can produce keepers.

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    CASPER

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    NEW ENGLAND
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  5. #5
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    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ― Thomas Jefferson

    Apr 2016
    Abita Springs....Born in New Orleans
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    What a awesome buckle!!!! Congratulations


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    @chasing_history_sd

    Jun 2016
    San Diego California
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    Great find! Congrats!
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    Metal detecting is 99 percent location and 1 percent luck.

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    Old Tom Cat.

    Jan 2013
    N.of , I-285...GA
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    Very nice Buckle , if I recall right ,it similar to a Confederate forked tong Buckle.Click image for larger version. 

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    Sorry not quite the same buckle (pictured ) as I was thinking of. ..Wishbone Type is what i'm thinking. I think

    Anyway
    You got a SWEET buckle that I would love to have in my collection.
    Davers
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    Old Tom Cat.

    Jan 2013
    N.of , I-285...GA
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    As I am finding , In life we Start at the top,with the Wonder & innocence of a Child, then fall Quickly, then spend the rest of our lives trying to reach that point where we began ,through Pleasure , Fame, & Materials but Only 'Through True faith in Jesus , can we find Prefect Happiness or True Meaning in our Short lives on this Beautiful Earth filled with Both the Light of Pure goodness & The Darkness of Pure Evil. D.

    That Said, I judge No Man.
    Davers

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    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
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    Nice buckle find!

    I believe it to be from 1720 - 1790...
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  10. #10
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    Jun 2015
    ES of Maryland
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    Quote Originally Posted by Professor of Engineering View Post
    Nice buckle find!

    I believe it to be from 1720 - 1790...
    Probably closer to 1790. Nice find
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  11. #11
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    Prospector

    Jun 2008
    Northern Alabama
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    You found a sweet buckle! Good job!
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  12. #12

    Oct 2012
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    Looks like a colonial shoe buckle.
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    Tired Rooster

    Nov 2011
    Alabama
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    Great find! Congratulations!
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  14. #14
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    Kevin

    Feb 2017
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    That old buckle is just plain SWEET! Love those old brass relics. Nice.
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    You're over some good dirt,
    Congrats on your finds., especially the buckle.
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