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  1. 1929-1931 Chevrolet radiator cap

    Posted this already on "What is it" but I think I solved it.
  2. Hood ornimate/Gas cap????

    Dug this pretty deep at an old farm house, still has traces of gilt and red paint. Any ideas what it came off of?? Thanks Rich.
  3. case for my sons finds

    Was at a tag sale yesterday and picked up one of those cheap wood box's that had some kind of fish in it (.50) and a wood sliding top. Took it to my shop and replaced the wood with glass (free:laughing7:) I cut two pieces of cardboard to fit inside. I took it home and my wife had some red fabric...
  4. Need a buckle expert.

    My son and I finally got permission to hunt an old farmhouse that dates back to 1760. The old woman that lives there said it was never detected. Had alot of troble getting the MXT to stablize. Alot of noise and iron. The coins eluded us but we dug these two nice buckles. Any ideas what they are...
  5. Button ???

    Hi guys, not sure if this is a button? Theres no evidence of a shank on the back. It's brass and about the dia. of a quarter. It has a upper case "E" on it with a sort of faint dotted design. Found about 5" down at a green that dates back to the mid 1800's, Thanks Rich..
  6. Weight a minute!!!!

    Sorry about the crappy pic, it's from my ipod. Found this next to a road that dates back to the mid 1800's. Any ideas what it was used for? Apothocary maybe? It's about the diam. of a nickle but twice as thick, made of {brass?) and marked 1/2 oz. Thanks Rich.
  7. ✅ SOLVED Buckle??

    Hi guys, found this at an old ghost town today (Masten PA.) Any info would be appreciated. Is it some kind of buckle,suspender piece or part of a horse harness? I'm pretty sure it's brass. Thanks Rich.i
  8. grand lodge of Neraska medal 1907

    Still on vacation in PA. (no power in CT.) So my pics are from my ipod, sorry. Found this at an old homestead built in the Cival War era. 50th anniversery of thre Grand Lodge of Nebraska. Beautiful medal with awesome patina. I think this is a thing of beauty! Any idea of value? Thanks guys....Rich.
  9. Screwback pin with three towers and large "F"

    Screwback pin with three towers and large "F" On vacation in Pa. And my iPod won't let me post a pic, but I'll put one up when I get home. Found an old screwback pin at an old homestead in PA. With what looks like three towers or buildings with a large "F" over the center one. Any ideas what it...
  10. test

    .... :-)bbggtt :o
  11. No clue

    dug this at an old foundation, looks like it was filled with wood??
  12. Bullet?

    Is this a bullet and if so how old is it? Thanks..Rich.
  13. Is this a garter clip?

    That was my initial thought but it looks very ornate..Rich
  14. Chinese coin??

    Can anyone tell me the age of this coin? I dug it at an old (1800,s) foundation..Thanks Rich.
  15. Live and learn (foundation)

    Went back to the foundation today. Only had about an hour to detect (my water heater blew up today) so I needed a little stress relief. Started to scan on my way over to the foundation and dug a cool (Chinese?) coin. When I got into the foundation I noticed an unfilled hole. (NOT MINE!!! >:() As...
  16. Bosun whistle?

    I didn't find this detecting, I got it at a yard sale today for one dollar. I know it's a bosun's whistle but I can't seem to find one that Tiffany made. I'd like to know how old it is and maybe a value. Thanks Rich...
  17. Tiffany bosun whistle?Update

    Got this at a garage sale today for a buck. I've figured out it's a bosun's whistle but i can't sem to find one made by Tiffany. I'd like to know how old it is and maybe a value...Rich. Sold on eBay today for $32.00 not bad for a $1.00 investment ;D
  18. Age of hinge?

    Dug this with all the other stuff at the 1800's foundation. Because of the fire it's hard to tell the age from the depth. I was finding really old stuff at 3" and modern beer cans at 6" At first I thought it was pretty modern but I'm having second thoughts :dontknow: Thanks..Rich.
  19. Cleaned buckle pics

    Posted this the other day and was looking to see if anyone could tell me the age. It's amazing what a cleaning will tell you. Got a Pat. date of 1921..Rich
  20. Restroring relics

    I'm not a big fan of restoring relics but I got a few things from a fire site and they were pretty much toast so I decided to restore them a bit. Not to much, just so there recognizable. The compact was a challenge. I removed the broken mirror, gently hammered out he dents, took it apart and...