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  1. Almost a complete bucket list find, 1851-53, 3 cent, Pocket watch winder, buttons & more

    I really was not expecting this , but I will take my first early three cent'er how ever it comes!! A few musket balls , broken horse shoe, The door knob is nice, Watch winder is a first for me. and a brass round ring and other small pieces found. Not to bad for the day.
  2. FINALLY back in the field's and again I got sat down! 1891 -O Dime , 1866 2 cents 1903 V Plus more!

    It has been to long!! haven't been able to metal detect or for that fact ! do anything . I have been that busy working on permanent retiring!! Back to the same old farm that has give me so much to be thankful for and it just never seams to stop amazing me . So I picked another area ,on the...
  3. Seated , Merc, Trigger guard ? and more planted corn ,had to move to another field

    My days have ended in the nickel field till harvest, I was told he was not planting a 2 acre area for this season and it was tilled so i hit it hard and my very first find was the Merc then the rest came after that. 1926 Merc , 1853 Seated with arrow, spoon bowl, Tac, Trigger guard I believe ...
  4. Back out into the Nickel field , 18?? Seated half dollar (pewter) holed (what? )

    unreal had to stop and come home to clean and try to identify ! took me about 2 Hrs of under the Microscope but finally figured it out ,and I don't know the date it is 18?? may be 73 so hard to see the front details but by counting the stars and aligning it with a real one on line it matches ...
  5. Changing the name from farm field to nickel field, again shielded and a V

    Played it the rain till it got just to sloppy, I'm changing the name from going to the field to nickel field ,I have never found so many nickels on (1) site I believe this make 10 , 8 , shielded and 2, V ,s anyway today I found 1, shielded , 1, V dates not readable ,1969 Memorial , spoon...
  6. Back in the fields before they start planting, BUCKET BUTTON Crown with script N

    Went back out in the fields again today to save as much History as possible , 700 acres out here and I don't think i even scratched it yet, but the find have been just amazing , not a lot but a little at a time and that's just fine with me. The button is a 3/4 crown with a N script , I have not...
  7. Back to the plowed field and found a few buttons , a CADET USMA Eagle west point

    Went out in the field to see what might pop today , and again surprised, 1871 IHC, 1957 wheat, Tombac with shank , the west point CADET cuff Button was the best, and a few other buttons.
  8. Pounding the field after they tilled, Seated Quarter 1854, OX knob, and one find that

    Pounding the field after they tilled, Seated Quarter 1854 and a 1902 V nickel , first OX knob, and one find that, made me sit down and it is a first as well, Heavy Bronze medal , pin 37th annual encampment Department of Illinois G.A.R. 1903 amazing find and has a raised portrait of Harvey M...
  9. To the fields I go , Shielded x 5 and x5 toasted, bale seals (2) and musket balls +

    Back out again today ,had a crazy streak of nothing but shielded nickels , anywhere i went in the field. Lots of lead, 2) bale seals, a large brass bed knob, Dandy button, and 1 token, and 1) broken reed, musket balls also
  10. I got sat down today ANOTHER BUCKET, and came across some Indians in the field

    I just cant stay out of the field, it eats at me every day. I have got to get out there and hunt, it was raining, cold and muddy , my wife says ! it will be there tomorrow, cant you wait. NOT must go!! Out the door across the road and turned on my detector and 1st hole 1890 seated one dime, my...
  11. Back to the fields in the rain,2 more BUCKET listers ,1700s Spanish AWESOME

    Back to the fields,2 more BUCKET listers ,1700s Spanish cut 8 reale and 2) 69 cal 3 ring Minnie bullets, and a mess of other coins, tokens and relics
  12. The Button field still keeps giving, My oldest CORNET and best looking LARGE E

    The button field just keeps giving as long as I go slow and dig everything. 3) plain but nice buttons, lead piece ? Toe tap , and the best is now my oldest Cornet Head that is readable 1928 small wide date with details on reverse as well.
  13. Button fields again , My first civil War Spencer, and a Large E .

    Back to the Button field, no buttons today ,but did manage to find ,1923 Merc, musket balls , a Cornet Head 18 ? and a bucket lister for me a Illinois found Spencer, maid my day, and a small buckle.
  14. Back at the Button field , Crops are out , and finally some rain, Silver in the hole

    So happy to get back in the fields!!! Most of my summer places were like digging concrete, and the home owners would rather me wait till we get some rain, don't blame them a bit. 8 hour hunt and came up with a variety of finds , The Walker (1941) sounded like a smash aluminum can, blasting my...
  15. After the storms comes , surface finds and a nice bottle , 1887 Indian

    Change to my stock coil and decided to just take my time and stroll the fields and see what happens ! well i found a few things 1887 Indian ,some drawer pulls , reeds, hinge,and clock parts on the right, On the left were all surface finds arrowhead stone marble, buttons, and the bottle from the...
  16. War of 1812 infantry button, 1932 chauffeur,s License & pewter / 1776-1878 coin?

    War of 1812 infantry button, 1932 chauffeur,s License & pewter / 1776-1878 coin? Went to one of my older site,s today have not been there since Feb ,March and had a pretty satisfying day, this is the #2 chauffeur,s badge i have gotten from this site as well as #2 1812 button, pocket knife...
  17. Slow and steady lands me another Cap Bust 1/2 dime 1833 #3 for this site and more

    Nice cool cloudy day, a bit muddy but still a good day to get out in the field . I need not to say where i went because it the same place , yes it just keeps given Cap Bust 1/2 1833 older than the other two they both were 1835, more buttons, suspension, parasol piece, drawer pull, arrow head...
  18. Rain! Good for me bad for the farmers" back in the fields again, classic head

    I am glad we have had some rain to keep the farmers out of the fields for just a little longer, last weekend i got skunked for the first time on the old site that normally is constantly giving , the farmer tilled it and it went silent. But today went to the same field and it woke back up and I...
  19. Cut silver again, 1835 capped bust half dime #2 and a 1810 classic head cent

    Back out again today at the Farm of everything! and about dropped to my knees when i seen what was in the hole, this place is just unreal ! another 8 reales cut coin # 2 for this site and 1835 Cap bust Half #2 for this site and then a first for this site 1810 classic head one cent , war of...
  20. Easter finds , more coins and buttons , and rain, HAPPY EASTER

    Back at the farm , The farmer plowed a little area and figured I will try that first, never left that area ! just kept given. 1865 2 cent ,1810 Classic half cent , both pretty rough. 2) thimbles , 2) shoe toe taps, 3) buttons, look at the larger button markings any idea? and another very...
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