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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

    Thank you much!
  4. ✅ SOLVED Horstmann Eagle Button Phila

    Very nice button! What would you call the thread-like material above the grommets? I am specifically interested in those parts that look somewhat like lead / gray metal pieces attached to the strings. I found a similar gray metal, lead-like piece. Don't have an image at the moment.
  5. ✅ 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...
  6. Rein Guides & Ox Knob

    Thank you everyone.
  7. Allendale blade

    Good job on the recoveries! I found a piece a couple days ago. I was considering returning to the site to see if I could recover the tip. Wish I could be as lucky as you were!
  8. 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...
  9. ✅ SOLVED Brass Object

    Thank you everyone. I just need to go look for some other parts now!
  10. ✅ SOLVED Brass Object

    Thank you! Perhaps I should have included that the object was found in central Georgia.
  11. ✅ 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.
  12. Daguerreotype

    Thank you! I appreciate your confirmation. Stay Safe.
  13. 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...
  14. Reins Guide?

    Thank you Creskol!
  15. 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.
  16. ✅ SOLVED Lead Seal

    Wow! Thank you Bramblefind and Breezie. I had been unable to guess the correct spelling because some of the letters were missing or were disfigured and my knowledge of lead seals is limited. The expertise offered by the various members of this site is amazing. Thanks again for your help!
  17. ✅ 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...
  18. What would a ring of the sites have been used for?

    Another possibility... Some older pieces of farm equipment such as grain drills had rings connected by lengths of chain that were drug behind the machine. Usually there was perhaps a foot of chain connected to a ring such as the one pictured, then another foot of chain and another ring. The...
  19. ✅ SOLVED Brass fragment with floral design

    Thank you very much CC Hunter! Extremely interesting!
  20. ✅ 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...
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