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    Some sweet silver and a nice Indian Head.

    Detecting on a new permission today. House was built in the early 30s and is a rental so a lot of recent activity. Figured it would be full of a lot of junk but it wasn’t bad.



    One of the first finds was this silver (sterling I think) pendent.

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    New Brighton Tower 14th Eisteddfod. 19th Sept 1914.

    Makers mark has an A&B then an Anchor Lion and P which lines up with silver smiths in Great Britain.

    The tower was dismantled in 1919 and the Beatles appeared to play in what was left of the ballroom until a fire in the 1960s.

    Also dug a nice IH Penny. 1898
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    Old maps don’t even show a house within a half a mile of this location in the 1800s so hard to say how it ended up there.

    Also found a couple of wheatie’s, one dating back to what looks like 1927 or 1929.

    Nice lighter, some clad, couple brass pieces (a snuffer, or bell piece) and what looks like a costume jewelry piece...maybe not. Has some stones set but can’t tell. Might have to do some tests.

    Oh and a nice dog tax tag

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    Also found a vintage plastic toy bullet. Has 45 cal USA on the head stamp

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    WVExplorer, nice hunt and saves. Congrat's.

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    WVExplorer: is the bullet all metal, or how did you find it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuberale View Post
    WVExplorer: is the bullet all metal, or how did you find it?
    It’s actually all plastic. It was in a hole with a bottle cap. I love finding non metal objects (Like marbles) while metal detecting. I saw it before the cap and thought it was the target but the pin pointer wasn’t going off. It was odd until I realized it was plastic.
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    The silver medal was made by:

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    Very cool Silver pendent. That will be a great addition to your collection. Congrats!
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    Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by CRUSADER View Post
    The silver medal was made by:

    A&B:
    Abrahall & Bint (Arthur John Abrahall & John William Bint)
    Frederick Street, Birmingham, UK.
    Thanks Crusader. Odd how it ended up here in the states. Maybe something brought back from one of the World Wars
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    Nice hunt! Great Finds!
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    Great finds, Congrats! That pendant is very cool..
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    Congratulations on the productive hunting. It does make your mind wonder about how things ended up where they do.

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    Nice Indian I love the pendant thats really cool those kinds of finds are my favorite Keep rippin my friend.......Tommy

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    Very fine hunt, congrats!
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