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  1. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this painted metal piece?

    Interestin. I hadn’t even thought of that. I will do some searching and see if I can find one of the same shape.
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this painted metal piece?

    That was my first thought when I found it, but I think it would be too thin. Also, then what would the holes be for.
  3. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this painted metal piece?

    Thanks for all the replies! They are very helpful. I was wondering what “Water Thawing“ was so thank you! The birth date is also very helpful. I emailed the Woodstock History Center and they got back to me with some more info. “Hi Abraham I am not really sure what this tag went on but it...
  4. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this painted metal piece?

    Thank you! The death date seems about right. Definitely him.
  5. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this painted metal piece?

    Thanks! Any idea what that might mean for a date?
  6. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED What is this painted metal piece?

    I found this a few day ago and I am trying to figure out what it is. It is cool to me a I live just one town over from Woodstock and I love finding local stuff like this. I have done some research on the guy but I can’t find much. He seemed to have owned a machine shop in Woodstock from the...
  7. ✅ SOLVED J.C. Childs & Co metal clock? Mirror?

    Thanks. I think I might just leave it. I have look a little closer and I think it’s a copper or brass coating or cover on cast iron so I don’t want to destroy the coating.
  8. ✅ SOLVED J.C. Childs & Co metal clock? Mirror?

    I think you got it! J.C. Child’s was probably using it as advertising for his store. Thanks! Any ideas of how to clean it up?
  9. ✅ SOLVED J.C. Childs & Co metal clock? Mirror?

    I was thinking it could be that from the hole in middle. Though how it ended up in a rural Vermont farm dump, I have know idea. I found this page with some good info about the company as well. http://pre-prowhiskeymen.blogspot.com/2016/06/jc-childs-of-nyc-storm-king-meets.html
  10. ✅ SOLVED J.C. Childs & Co metal clock? Mirror?

    I found this really cool piece yesterday in an old farm dump. I am not sure what it is made of, it looks like copper or bronze but it is rusted. Mabel some sort of alloy? On the top, it reads “Green Label Beef Iron & Wine” and lower down it says “J.C. Child’s & Co New York” Green label Beef Iron...
  11. TreasureNet Security Certificate Expired?

    I got this as well
  12. I think I found my first gun!

    I think I found it. It’s a cast iron cap gun from the 1920s.https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/1925-national-cast-iron-toy-cap-gun-pistol-509-c-c9a4fe5aca
  13. I think I found my first gun!

    Thanks! I have always just wanted to find one. I know it not valuable or anything I just think it would be cool.
  14. I think I found my first gun!

    That’s not a crack. The top is raised and that’s just the ridge. It does look like a crack in the photo.
  15. I think I found my first gun!

    I had a pretty good dig at a dump today p, including finding what I think is my first every gun, which was a big bucket lister for me! If you can tell me anything about it, like if it’s real or not or what date range it might be, that would be greatly appreciated. The best find for me is...
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