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    Blossom you have a wonderful site your into! Very nice finds! I love how your civil war finds makes ours in the states look like "recent" stuff! Thanks for posting, and keep showing us your treasures!
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Need help with cannon ball

    Thank you for the clarification! Your knowledge is so helpful on this thread. I will have to try and figure out what I have then. Very strange!
  3. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Need help with cannon ball

    After much research, I have discovered that my cannon balls I pulled from my Revolutionary War / colonial site are a match in size for an old cannon. Again the cannonballs are 3 1/4 inches in diameter, and 4 3/4 pounds. Per the guide I found on line this matches a Saker cannon. The site is in...
  4. Mustang Sally + 13 Cents

    Cool finds. Once in a blue moon you can find an untouched site. That's how I found my Colonial/ Rev stuff. But what a rarity! I'm happy with anything older. I too love old cars!
  5. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Need help with cannon ball

    Thanks to all! Thanks cannon ball, odd, I have no doubt. I am going to re-measure it again. Odd, very odd!
  6. A Corroded One is Better Than None

    Very cool! Some are badly corroded, but I will take them all! Funny how you can pull one out that's great relic hunting 10 feet away another one looks like crap!
  7. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Need help with cannon ball

    Can someone please help with info in this cannonball? It came from a site that has had only colonial items. There was a reported Revolutionary War skirmish nearby, so I wonder if this is its origin. It weighs 4lb, 12 ounces. Its circumference is 11inches with a diameter of 3 1/4 inches. It is...
  8. Thar she sits!

    Great stuff!
  9. Low mintage 1811 capped dime large cent and more

    Terrific dime! Nice finds in all- love the horse, very interesting piece. Hope someone can ID that one!
  10. Today made up for yesterday nd then some!!

    Blossom that is fantastic! A hammered is only in my dreams! Congrats on the greats finds!
  11. Help needed for cannon ball preservation

    That looks great! Thanks!
  12. Help needed for cannon ball preservation

    Thanks Pepperj, I will give that a try!
  13. Help needed for cannon ball preservation

    Yeah, I watched the vid.mI have no safe way of doing hot wax. So I guess I will try another product by Rustoleum that stops the rust. I will say my vinegar bath worked wonders!
  14. Help needed for cannon ball preservation

    I will have to find that answer see what the Chig has to say, lol!
  15. Help needed for cannon ball preservation

    Hello everyone! I have been lucky enough to find two identical cannon balls from a colonial site that was adjacent to a revolutionary skirmish. I have used vinegar after knocking off the bigger chunks of rust. Can someone please tell me the thing to use to preserve my cannon balls? I dont want...