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  1. #1
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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

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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

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

  3. #3
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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
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  4. #4
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

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

  5. #5
    us
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    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."



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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
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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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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

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

    Mike

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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,


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  11. #11
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper

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

  12. #12
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    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,




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    Eagle "A" Coat Button
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  14. #14
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper- cleaned!

    Now, that's my kind of find. Love it. Excellent! M nty
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    Re: silver plated disc on copper- cleaned!

    Great job on the cleaning

 

 

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