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  1. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Grooved Lead Object

    Hello! One more item that I need help with this morning. This piece is dense, non-magnetic and appears to be lead. As you can see from the images, there is a groove or slot in one end. There appears to be some iron oxidation in the bottom of the groove. The item's base is slightly oval with...
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Brass Hanger

    Good Morning, I've got another find from the farm site. I am thinking it must be some device used to hold or hang another item. Although is seems to have some iron-oxidation on the surface, it is non-magnetic. It is quite heavy for its size and a small scratch seems to show gold color, so I...
  3. ✅ SOLVED Quartz Base

    Happy Monday Everyone, I surface collected the base shown in the attachment while detecting along a row of recently planted pines. It was so clear that I thought it was a piece of glass at first. The break on the top appears as if it might be relatively recent, so I plan to return and see if...
  4. Rein Guides & Ox Knob

    Good Afternoon, The attached image shows two more rein guides from the 1800s to mid-1900s farm site permission that I have been detecting on. The third object appears to be a small ox knob. It's opening is completely threaded. The threaded opening is also tapered with the larger diameter end...
  5. ✅ SOLVED Brass Object

    Good Morning, I have a brass object that I am having difficulty in identifying. I thought it best to get some of your opinions. The attached images show each side of the object, as well as, a view down its length. Any help is appreciated. Thank you everyone and stay safe.
  6. Daguerreotype

    Good Evening, I recently recovered the two items pictured in the attachments on an 1850s era farm site. The item shown in the first two images appears to be a frame for a daguerreotype (?) perhaps. The second pair of images show what I believe is a copper plate. Could someone comment on my...
  7. Reins Guide?

    Good Afternoon Everyone, I recovered this item from a farm site dating from the 1850s in central Georgia. My first thought was reins guide, but most of the examples I have found have been circular or oval shaped. I was hoping for some expert opinions. Thank you and stay safe.
  8. ✅ SOLVED Lead Seal

    Good evening everyone, I located the lead seal pictured in the attachments. It is about the size of a dime. I feel it is a bag seal or bale seal but not a cloth seal. It is old enough that the lettering is difficult to read or non-existent in some cases. I found site that showed many images...
  9. ✅ SOLVED Brass fragment with floral design

    Happy New Year everyone. I located a thin brass fragment that is approximately 3 inches long. It is about 1 1/2 inches wide at its narrowest end and the widest end is about 2 inches wide. You may be able to see a small tack in the center at the narrow end and a notch on the right side 3/4...
  10. ✅ SOLVED Round Buckle

    Hello Everyone, I found this buckle several years ago. It is about 2 1/4 inches in diameter. The metal is probably a bronze and some gold color shows in a few locations. I have not been able to find any maker's marks on it. I was hoping that someone could take a look at the images and perhaps...
  11. ✅ SOLVED Medallion with knight on horseback

    Hello everyone, I found this 2 3/8 inch diameter medallion on a local farm site several years ago. I have shown it to several people including one "expert". No one seems to be able to help identify this piece. As you can see from the images, the medallion depicts a knight on horseback. It...
  12. ✅ SOLVED Square brass object with eagle on face

    Hello,I am hoping that one of you can help ID this small brass (?) object I found yesterday. It is about 1/2 inch tall, 3/8 inch wide and 1/8 inch thick. It shows a fairly heavy coat of blue green oxidation so I guess it is an alloy such as brass. The face seems to show a Federal eagle with...
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