This isn't "today", so if the post needs to be moved, so be it.
A few weeks ago, I was digging (with permission) on a property located on the Lehigh University campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. According to my research, the house I was at was built after 1874. I'd found quite a few...
Agreed - since it's a coin I would send it to PCGS; let them slab it and add it to their catalog. Maybe include a packet (with sources) on the research you did. After you get it slabbed, then maybe send info to DNW or the author of the article Bramblefind found, alerting them to a fourth...
Found a WW2 plane &quot;crash&quot;, rifle part, bullet game token?
Went back to a site I hit once last year for my second 2016 hunt. Great day.
Found a brass whatsit I know I've seen before; some say trigger guard piece, others say butt plate. I think it's too small to be a butt...
Thanks so much, THAT is exactly the sort of info I was hoping for! Are these bumper badges worth anything?
EDIT: Just ran a few Google searches for "antique fire dept bumper badge" and the like, didn't really find anything similar. Any idea for a better search string?
Took a hiatus bc of a few keyboard warriors last year. Plus there's not much to dig in Pennsylvania in the winter, as the ground is like cement. You'll probably see more of me this year as I have some goals to shoot for in terms of permissions.
Someone suggested that these markers can be worth...
I'm told they're an antique fire apparatus marker and a brass hose coupling, by a friend who is a longtime firefighter. However, he was unable to date it, so anyone with any expertise in this area, TIA!
I'll try, but I'm not getting my hopes up.
It does look to me like a small caliber, whatever it is.
I want to, but I'm having trouble finding a piece of sheet metal to use as the cathode.
Tedyoh thinks .22, did they ever make black powder .22 muskets?