May 25, 2012, 10:43 PM
Did a quick park hunt today and this is what I found. Does anyone have any idea what this is It was buried deep, around 8" I live in BC Canada.
It has 1 small spot with green, does gold ever do this?
Also, it looks like its been bent from its original "Wishbone" shape.
I really hope it's gold lol.
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May 25, 2012, 11:42 PM
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May 26, 2012, 01:29 AM
I think that BuckleBoy hit that one square on the head. Good Id....HH
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May 26, 2012, 05:49 AM
Originally Posted by BuckleBoy
So most likely gold plated, at least.
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May 26, 2012, 10:30 AM
Yep, you're definitely right, looks just like this one:
Its probably been down there for over 70 years, do you think the gold plating would have worn off?
Also is there a way to extract plating from an object? lol
May 26, 2012, 10:33 AM
Gold doesn't tarnish. Most likely brass/copper. Being a plumber, I see copper turn green. Have a jeweler check it out.
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