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  1. Best permission you never got to hunt

    Hi All, About 15 years ago I drove these two men back to their house on the Hudson River. Their car had broken down at our family gas station. On the way they asked what I liked to do. I told them about my favorite hobby of metal detecting. They told me how their house was a merchant place back...
  2. Paying It Forward !!!

    Happy Holidays to all !! This is not a post to pat myself on my back. It is a post about when younger people are interested in this great hobby I have been doing for 37 years. Anyways a co-worker of my son, is very interested in detecting. Said he had his own detector. I had my son get a text...
  3. Some kind of figure

    Hi, I dug this today and it was about foot in the ground. I was wondering if any one would have a clue what this figure of a man belongs too? It is about 5 or 6 inches long. Thanks for looking and helping if you can. First picture is the front and second picture is the back.
  4. N.D. & C Railroad Tag & Button Reunited

    Hi All, I had just a little more then hour to hunt after work tonight. So I went to my parents house that was built in the 1860?s . I dug bunch a slaw and a few Lincoln?s pennies, but nothing to great until the end. From about 8 inches down out pops the railroad baggage tag. I was able to tell...
  5. Seated Today On A Short Hunt

    Hi All, I had a little over an hour before I had to go to work today. I was working in a very trashy area of an 1800s home and got a real jumpy signal on my Nox. Many times the signal turns out to be trash. But every so often you are rewarded with a good target. The 1875 Seated Dime was about...
  6. 1832 Largie

    Hi All, It has been a long time since I got to swing my coil. Today I got that chance and only had an hour to do it after work. Well I went to my parents house that was built in 1865, this is where I grew up. Besides digging a bunch of clad, I dug this very nice shape 1832 Large Cent. So I...
  7. Have No Idea

    Hi all, I am detecting a mid 1800s house and dug this today. As the title says I have no idea what it is. It is about 5 to 6 inches long. Thanks reading and helping if you can !!!!
  8. King George 2nd Farthing

    Hi All, I was able to get out for hour before work. I went to one of my “old faithful spots” that keeps giving up the goods through many years. I was hunting with Nox 800 and it came in as a 21/22. As you know any time you can at least ID your old coppers, that is a good day!!! I believe it is...
  9. Not Sure

    Okay here is another one my friend Dave found. We have no idea on this one either! Thanks for all your help. Bubba
  10. ✅ SOLVED Not Sure What

    Hi All, My friend Dave found this awhile ago. We are not sure what it is. Any help will be great. Thanks, Bubba
  11. ✅ SOLVED I Think Advertising Piece

    Hi All, I dug this I believe Aluminum advertising piece today at a new permission. I thought I would post and see if anyone knew for sure what it is. Thanks for helping!!!
  12. Found in privy, Pills in Bottle

    Hi All, It has been a long time since I posted. Between work, family and promoting my book, I have been real busy. Anyways my kids and I dug a privy recently. It ended up being a 1900's privy, but kept digging because doing anything with my kids is priceless. Well got some milks, flask and...
  13. 1819 Large Cent, Buttons & Buckle Parts

    Hit the foundation where I dug the Machin Mills from. It was a fun hunt dug some parts to buckles and utensil handles. The buttons kept coming always fun to find those. The Large Cent was the last signal I dug for the day. It was not the best of signals and on top of that it was under a big...
  14. Counterfeit King George Copper, Shoe Buckle Frame and More

    I got out to a new foundation I found recently. Soon into the hunt I get a decent signal and out comes the shoe buckle frame. I love digging those so that made my day already. This place is loaded with Iron, in the heavy iron I was able to pull the Tombac button, the toe tap piece and the...
  15. 1864 2 Cents, 1891S Seated Dime and A Few Buttons

    I got recently to a house site that the land is being sold. The house was demolished about 10 years ago. I figured I would hit a bit more before being sold. Anyways it was a nice short hunt do to other plans that were happening. I dug the 1891S Seated Dime early and the hunt and it is always...
  16. 1835 Large Cent ***WARNING*** Obscenity On Reverse

    Hi All, My daughter went with me on Monday for a hike and to look for more foundations in the woods I got permission to hunt this winter. I showed her the one foundation I found this past Saturday where I got the Flying Eagle and other Large Cent along with buttons. Anyways we took our hike up...
  17. 1837 Large Cent, 1857 Flying Eagle and Buttons

    Hi All, Got out on Saturday to a new foundation I got permission to hunt this past winter. Some of the areas were still frozen, but parts were not. My first good find among the junk finds was the small flower button. Soon after that I got a nice signal and out popped the 1837 Large Cent from...
  18. 1859 Seated Liberty Quarter, Thimbles, TombacButton

    1859 Seated Quarter, Thimbles, TombacButton Hi All, A few days ago, I went back to a 1700's house that I have been quite a few times. I hunted for 4 1/2 hours and not one good single find, just lots of deep iron nails and deep big iron and as you all know anyone of those could have been...
  19. 1856 Large Cent, Samson US Lock And Other Neat Relics

    Hi All, I had a decent hunt the other day, some nice variety of finds were to be had. It was an 1820's house were I hunted at. The 1856 Large Cent is in decent shape. Some of the other finds I didn't get a real good chance to clean them up. I do like the lid thing, not sure what it goes to but...
  20. 1860s Patriotic Button, Eagle Button & A Few Other Relics

    1860's Patriotic Button, Eagle Button & A Few Other Relics Hello All, I was able to get out the other day for some digging. Went to an early 1800's house and had a decent day. Not too many coins were found but some real decent relics. The 1860's Patriotic Button was a nice find and even...
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