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  1. #1
    us
    Aug 2007
    La Grange, TN
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    silver plated disc on copper- cleaned!

    Found this today. The guy walking beside the horse has a revolutionary war type hat, there's a deer slung over the horses back. Anyone able to identify/date this item?
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  2. #2

    Mar 2008
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    It looks like a powder flask to me, just a guess.

  3. #3
    us
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    It looks like a powder flask to me
    And a big one at that!!!


    Tim
    Old, Fat, and Ugly. Not necessarily in that order

  4. #4
    us
    Dec 2004
    South Florida
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    Wow! beautiful find. ...hunting deer with dogs on horseback.

  5. #5
    us
    Aug 2007
    La Grange, TN
    Whites
    129

    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    Quote Originally Posted by collector_1
    It looks like a powder flask to me, just a guess.
    Thanks collector 1!! After looking at a couple hundred of em' on line, I have to say you are dead on. The image seals the deal.
    Quote Originally Posted by bigcypresshunter
    Wow! beautiful find. ...hunting deer with dogs on horseback.
    Thanks! Any suggestions on cleaning the silver?

  6. #6
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    Aluminum Jelly will remove the crud from that silver. Don't get it on the brass parts though.

    Leave it on a minute or two, and swirl it gently with a soft brush. Rinse and repeat until the crud is gone. Touch up spots as needed with another round. When done, wash the piece with soapy water.


    Works on gold and silver gilded items. Leaves the gilding, removes the crud.


    And it runs about 3 bucks at the hardware store. The brand I use is "Duro."



    -Buckleboy


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    "In Hoc Signo Vinces" Masonic Sword Belt Plate
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    Bingham Miliary School Cap Badge
    1835 Capped Bust Half Dime
    1845 1/4 Franc
    1858-O Seated Quarter
    1854-O (or 1855-O) Seated Quarter
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    Two 1853-O's 1854-O, 1855-O, and 1858-O Seated Half Dimes
    1899-O and 1900-O Barber Dimes
    Antique Silver Ring
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  7. #7
    tulecanyon

    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    this horn is about the same size as the one posted. the nipple was where the manufacture mark would be found.
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  8. #8
    us
    Dec 2004
    South Florida
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    Quote Originally Posted by tulecanyon
    this horn is about the same size as the one posted. the nipple was where the manufacture mark would be found.
    maybe you can go back and find the nipple.

  9. #9
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    nz
    Oct 2006
    New Zealand
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    Very cool Chopper. 8)
    I'm sure you won't forget to post the post-clean pics

    Mike

  10. #10
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    Quote Originally Posted by tulecanyon
    this horn is about the same size as the one posted. the nipple was where the manufacture mark would be found.
    I have dug that exact same flask...well...half of one. "Dead game" motif.

    http://forum.treasurenet.com/index.p...,138400.0.html


    Mid-1800s or so.



    Regards,


    Buckles
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    Kentucky Military Institute Button
    Louisiana Pelican Civil War Coat Button
    TWO Louisiana Pelican Civil War Cuff Buttons
    New York Civil War Coat Button
    General Staff Officer's Civil War Button
    Eagle "I" Cuff Button
    "In Hoc Signo Vinces" Masonic Sword Belt Plate
    Antebellum coin silver "twin hearts" ring
    Mexican War era medallion from an officer's stirrup
    Bingham Miliary School Cap Badge
    1835 Capped Bust Half Dime
    1845 1/4 Franc
    1858-O Seated Quarter
    1854-O (or 1855-O) Seated Quarter
    1839-O, 1876, and one dateless Seated Dime
    Two 1853-O's 1854-O, 1855-O, and 1858-O Seated Half Dimes
    1899-O and 1900-O Barber Dimes
    Antique Silver Ring
    Dateless Shield Nickel
    Two Sword Hangers
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    IH's, Beefaloes, V Nickels, and GawGag

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  11. #11
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    us
    Feb 2008
    Prairieville, Louisiana
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

    WTG Chopper, nice find
    "The best discriminator is a shovel"

  12. #12
    us
    Aug 2007
    La Grange, TN
    Whites
    129

    Re: silver plated disc on copper-new pic, cleaned

    Finally got some aluminum jelly...
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  13. #13
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper-new pic, cleaned

    Quote Originally Posted by chopper
    Finally got some aluminum jelly...
    You get TWO thumbs up for that EXCELLENT cleaning work.


    Always a Thriller to get a whole powder flask panel.



    I'm glad that cleaning method worked for you.



    Regards,




    Buckles
    2015 CaneField Bandits Totals:
    c.1812-1815 Planter's Bank Counterstamped cut segment of an 8 Reales (75-100 examples known)
    Kentucky Military Institute Button
    Louisiana Pelican Civil War Coat Button
    TWO Louisiana Pelican Civil War Cuff Buttons
    New York Civil War Coat Button
    General Staff Officer's Civil War Button
    Eagle "I" Cuff Button
    "In Hoc Signo Vinces" Masonic Sword Belt Plate
    Antebellum coin silver "twin hearts" ring
    Mexican War era medallion from an officer's stirrup
    Bingham Miliary School Cap Badge
    1835 Capped Bust Half Dime
    1845 1/4 Franc
    1858-O Seated Quarter
    1854-O (or 1855-O) Seated Quarter
    1839-O, 1876, and one dateless Seated Dime
    Two 1853-O's 1854-O, 1855-O, and 1858-O Seated Half Dimes
    1899-O and 1900-O Barber Dimes
    Antique Silver Ring
    Dateless Shield Nickel
    Two Sword Hangers
    Civil War bullets: Minieballs, Maynard Carbine, .69 Round, Colt Pistol
    IH's, Beefaloes, V Nickels, and GawGag

    OUR 2014 YEAR-END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/today-s-finds/446995-what-sweet-year-2014-canebandits-wrap-up-lots-pics.html
    OUR 2013 YEAR-END POST: http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...-end-post.html
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    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/20...ml#post3120940

    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  14. #14
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    monty

    Jan 2005
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper- cleaned!

    Now, that's my kind of find. Love it. Excellent! M nty
    Don't make me loose the hounds! If you dig, Cover up your holes.

  15. #15
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    nz
    Oct 2006
    New Zealand
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper- cleaned!

    Great job on the cleaning

 

 

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