I not only treasure hunt but work as a malacologist (freshwater mussel biologist). We dive 40-100 days out of the year and love our airline hookahs. I have had nothing but good experiences with the gear and support staff.
Nice to see folks interacting with wildlife. However, I would highly suggest leaving Venomous snakes alone. They are an important part of our ecosystem but should be respected from a distance. Copperhead bites are no joke and require a hospital visit.
I found it metal detecting in West Virginia. I thought that i could be "1899" too but on closer inspection, there is not a 1. if the numbers line up with the "sterling stamp on the inside it should say 899.
I found this ring along the ohio river bank and have a feeling it may be an older ring. It is stamped "sterling" on the inside and has the numbers 668 or 899 on the outside depending on how you read it.
Your top dandy button has the look of George Washington button! You need to find out what that lettering says. It is the perfect size and several of the GW varieties have lettering around the rim of the button
I found this tag at a house which ranges from the mid 1800's to the 1920's. It states, "$100 dollar reward for the arrest and conviction of anyone stealing this automobile No 4279". Along the rim it says "Universal Association Automobile Service" It is kind of self explanatory but i thought it...