Recent content by Copper John

  1. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Harmonica Help

    I'll try the pencil idea. Get back to you asap
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED This is not suppose to be solved

    lead or pewter button?
  3. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this wooden thingy

    Too funny! Thanks all for the feedback. So, after another look, yes it could be bone. I attached a few other pictures to help. I do remember my mother having a similar hair pice of leather and a "bodkin" - part of her 60s hippie look/ lifestyle. Not sure if it's at its original length -...
  4. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this wooden thingy

    Hello all, I just posted the harmonica help post. At the same homestead site i found this wooden dow/pin in the top of what i think is the privy. I have to return to dig the possible privy, but did find this wooden piece down about 2 feet. Thanks!
  5. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Harmonica Help

    Hello all, I'm trying to get a date on this harmonica to help w a local homestead dig. On the left side it says German and then a word underneath that I cant id. The SLQ was found in the area along with an 1888 and 1868 IHP. Thanks
  6. ✅ SOLVED Colonial area Forge/Farm Help

    My mystery has been solved. Thanks to all. As for the ring(Terret) I do believe that that is what it is, but I just cant find anything exact online to confirm.
  7. ✅ SOLVED Colonial area Forge/Farm Help

    Much thanks! Just taking a quick look at the responses before bed. I will do some research with your leads tomorrow and follow up.
  8. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Button Help

    Thanks for the info and further research sources. Sleep well!
  9. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Button Help

    Hello All, After my first year of hunting, these are my "coolest" buttons with enough markings to research. If you are familiar w/ any of these characters please let me know. Colonial? Thanks!
  10. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Company on this bale seal

    Hello All, I'm not trying to hijack...and unfortunately cannot help solve this mystery, but could this item that I cannot id be a bale seal? Thanks and good luck *The best I can make out is the word Tenth with a wreath around it - maybe *Found in Central Pa farm/Forge Field and I believe it...
  11. ✅ SOLVED Colonial area Forge/Farm Help

    Hello All, I've been sifting through my summer finds and have been meaning to post the following items for ID help. They were found in Central Pa. in an area occupied around 1788+- to 1900+-. Both pieces were found in a fields about 50 yds from each other. I recovered a GW3 and many colonial...
  12. Hello from Western Pennsylvania

    Hello all, Glad to be a part of the TN community! I detect western and central Pa as often as my crazy life(wife) will allow. I don't have a complete year of detecting under my belt, but have quickly learned that the more I swing the luckier I get :) Thanks in advance to all who share their...