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    Youngblood

    Sep 2018
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    Can anyone give any insight on this piece?

    I think it might be silver, pewter would flake and steel rust. Also looks like a quaker couple with the lady having a cross around her neck. Found in Greensboro NC. Random patch of woods.Click image for larger version. 

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    A pic of the back side will help, any makers mark?
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    us
    Dec 2017
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    Cool find. I agree that it looks like silver. Don't have an id though.
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    Show the back please - Very neat piece ! The style of the detail work around the frame, and of the couple, has me thinking it's after 1900 . Nice find !
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    Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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    Very nice piece, and I agree with the others. A pic of the back would be nice, and helpful.

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    Tommy

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    What detector do you use and what was the VDI on it. Nice find by the way

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    The Max would hit it upper 80s low 90s ish

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    What are the dimensions ?
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    The characters on the piece appear to be Quakers, if that is of any intrest.
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    Did he run away? 3 days and we still havent seen the back lol

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    us
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    Hey Larry ! We're trying to help you out here ..communication is a two way street !
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    My first impression before looking closer:

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    Not Quakers. Maybe Dutch.

    The art looks like something from one of the old masters - like Vermeer or Rembrandt or Hals. I looked for a while but didn't find a match.

    I'm guessing the back will show where a pin was attached making this item a Victorian Renaissance fashion brooch.
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