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  1. Recognize Uniform on this piece? What war?

    Found this looks like a watch fob/key on a site that ranged from Paleo to Today. Many finds from 1 2 Seminole Wars and Civil War. Can anyone tell by the uniform or other parts what time period it represents?? Tricorn?? Droopy Eagle, symbols, devices, cannonballs... Thanks!
  2. FL Stuff

  3. PinCo, FL beadeths

  4. Deer Toe Points

    From a Woodland midden Central Gulf Coastal FL Would make poor points imhop when they had good knappable stone...
  5. "Colorado Gold Ore" Bag from "The Gold Institute"

    I forget where I got this. I hoard LOL!! Given/YardSale/FleaMarket... Pictures are self explanatory. "Selected by The Gold Institute as their gifts to the U.S. Congress" Bag of gold ore rocks. Should I crush 'em!?!?! lolol1976 A.D. The Gold Institute is established to promote...
  6. painted whisky..

    This was painted with a mauve-ish color with thick paint. Brushed on.... I could see a little of the yellow-orange-ginger color on the lip where a little chip of paint came off. Paint remover Boom. 50 cents.
  7. Artifact Show this weekend Holiday, FL

    I ain't going. Don't go to shows boom!
  8. Kolomoki Society S.E. collectors/artifacts

    Kolomoki Society S.E. collectors/artifacts. FL/GA/AL and....... Tell 'em Tom sent ya boom. https://www.facebook.com/groups/903791369684111/
  9. Law

    ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Rangers say artifact thieves are active in South Georgia. Some of the thieves actually video themselves committing crimes and post the videos online. The thieves video themselves digging up and stealing the...
  10. Ideas of provenance for Non Florida, Non Personal Finds?

    Some pieces given to me over the years, forgot provenance and really don't collect anything but personal finds from my region...... This has been a yearly post for me, LOL. I wonder if anyone can look at these and say "BINGO!" because they recognize the material and types. These first pieces...
  11. Knapped Shell Knives - FL

    Real sorry for the cruddy pics....but here are some examples of knapped shell knives made from Macrocallista nimbosa, Venus SunRay Clam. (which are delicious) They are a harder, shinier shell and make a sharper edge than other shells like conch and their shape and size make them great knives and...
  12. Florida Tool Time

    Unifacial scraper from a Paleo site Same site, paleo, unusual tool! We call these Bowtie Adzes or Bolen Adzes, they are usually Bolen time period finds. Uniface also. Chipped Adze, early Archaic site. A bone pin abrader made of sandstone. N. FL Think they were making canoes at...
  13. Kolomoki Society FB page

    Me like. S.E. artifacts mostly. Some of the other artifact related FB pages are outrageous and not good for the hobby, IMHOP. https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kolomoki-Society-Inc/199444333433979?fref=nf :headbang:
  14. Obsessive and Destructive Artifact Thieves???

    People of the Dirt, Part Two: The Obsessive and Destructive Artifact Thieves - ICTMN.com Sorry for double post of this link. NewnanMan posted this previously. These posts about our hobby get buried under "Look what I found" posts. This IS the place to discuss this.....and BTW get the heck...
  15. Lonely Arca shell net-weight FL

    Houses, condos, walmarts have covered up where they made and laid their nets.:sadsmiley:
  16. Very interesting Thesis regarding ourselves/hobby to share

    This thesis was done by a friend and fellow collector in TX for his degree. This thesis touches on some very special attributes, reasoning, etc, etc. of collectors, the types of collectors, mindset, desires,why take "risks", sometime neglect family and duties, legacy, etc. I would love a...
  17. Recognize type or material??

    Anyone ever see this material or a point type like it??? When I was about 12 I was helping my father paint the inside of a house in NJ where an archaeologist lived. During lunch I got real excited and he gave me this point, I've had it for over 46 years or so and never remembered what he said...
  18. Recognize type or material??

    Anyone ever see this material or a point type like it??? When I was about 12 I was helping my father paint the inside of a house in NJ where an archaeologist lived. During lunch I got real excited and he gave me this point, I've had it for over 46 years or so and never remembered what he said...
  19. If you are going to ask about a piece, at least let us know what state!

    There have been too many posts about objects/items that do not have even the state where found in the post. At least put the state found in, please.:icon_scratch::dontknow:???:BangHead::evil5::)
  20. Malabar Period/Fox Lake Brevard Co, FL Rpt.

    https://www.academia.edu/6048735/Multidisciplinary_Investigations_of_Four_Malabar_Period_Sites_at_the_Fox_Lake_Sanctuary_Brevard_County_Florida_A_Preliminary_Report
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