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  1. #1
    us
    Dec 2017
    Kentucky
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    No Idea!

    found at old farm. it's got a log cabin, a dog lower left and what looks like feet lower middle. Thats about all I can make out. It's lead filled brass.
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    us
    Jun 2011
    Southwest Georgia
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    Some type of plate for a printing press?
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    Eddie

    Apr 2013
    La Vergne, TN
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    I have absolutely no idea. Good Luck. I'll be watching to see if anyone knows what it is.
    "HAVE DETECTOR - WILL DIG FOR CHEESEBURGERS"

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    Unveiler of "Soiled" Secrets...

    Jan 2012
    Southwest Missouri
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    Maybe a flattened bell of some kind. Weird combination of metals. Good Luck, Sub
    I know LEO and Fire badges...I know toy soldiers...I am learning about everything else from you!

    Confuse-Us Say: "Man wearing steel toed boots should not metal detect."

    What "unearth" are you doing out there?

  5. #5

    Dec 2006
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    Joe G, i adjusted the imgs, a little to help with ID, interesting item
    reading your posts, seems you have a couple of great hunt spots,

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  6. #6
    us
    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
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    Quote Originally Posted by GaRebel1861 View Post
    Some type of plate for a printing press?
    Agree. Newspaper print plate. Maybe for an advert? I see an animal in it but would not have guessed 'dog'. Also, I think that is a hand in the center, not a foot. The hand is grasping an object...
    He then explained to me that it was commonly believed that on a certain night of the year…
    a blue flame is seen over any place where treasure has been concealed.

    From: Bram Stoker’s "Dracula"


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    Rook

    Nov 2013
    Mississippi
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    Don't know but a cool find.
    Words not spoken never have to be defended

  8. #8
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    Dec 2017
    Kentucky
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    I see the hand now. But I am sure it is a dog. Looks like foot below hand. how old ya think?

  9. #9

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    Yes. A printing press plate. I was in the printing business for nearly 30 years and have seen many examples. The oldest that I have seen are the wood print blocks. This may even pre-date that. Great find!
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  10. #10

    Dec 2006
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    the area with the checker board looking thing
    reminds me of ralston purina checkerboard

 

 

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