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    Victorian Military Helmet Pieces!

    Had an hour after my doctors appointment today so I hit a well hunted site that has been recently plowed. Only a couple targets but they were good ones! Helmet plume holder and a shako chain from a Victorian military helmet! Very happy with these and new incentive to keep hitting this field!
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    Man, that's an awesome find.Congratulations
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    Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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    GA GREY

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    sweet relics!!
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    Very cool find and I learned something new today!
    Last edited by Wildcat1750; Oct 09, 2019 at 08:32 PM.
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    A helmet plume holder. That is so nice !! Congrats ! I can just picture a nice red plume sticking out of it. CHEERS ! J.T.G.
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    I think you just helped ID one of my old whatzits. I had a copper piece/section of one of them with the crown showing & it reminded me of the tip of an umbrella but I knew it couldn't be, now I know - Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CRUSADER View Post
    I think you just helped ID one of my old whatzits. I had a copper piece/section of one of them with the crown showing & it reminded me of the tip of an umbrella but I knew it couldn't be, now I know - Thanks!

    Nice complete example!
    Right on! I had no idea what it was and didn't think much of it when I dug it...couldn't see the crown until later. Hope to be able to find more there. With the chain and the plume there could be a plate!
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    Nice save. Congrats
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    Too cool, never seen one of those before
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    Very nice find!
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    Wowza that helmet plume is banner in my book holy moly that's freakin cool. I'd be rippin into that spot like a Gorilla on a Carmel coated banana
    Last edited by A2coins; Oct 10, 2019 at 02:06 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A2coins View Post
    Wowza that helmet plume is banner in my book holy moly that's freakin cool. I'd be rippin into that spot like a Gorilla on a Carmel coated banana
    Haha...that's the plan for the weekend!
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