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  1. Help identifying. Sharpening tool? Carved rock?

    Hello! I need help figuring out if this rock is anything. I found it somewhere in West Virginia and there are scratches all around it that look deliberately carved and unnatural. Was this a sharpening tool or something else? Thank you!
  2. "5 Burnett" Shield-Shaped Token of Some Sort

    Howdy, I found this little thing all bent up at an 1870s house. It reads "5 Burnett" on one side and the back is blank. A little bit of searching on google and a token website produced nothing but I think one of you guys will probably recognize it. Any thoughts or opinions are appreciated!
  3. PLEASE Help Identify This Artifact!

    Hi, I found this stone tool(presumably) about 200ft from the Tennessee River, near Decatur, Alabama. This is my third attempt at seeking out someone who has seen a tool of this particular shape/size & who has some knowledge of what its intended purpose was. Judging by what appear to be finger...
  4. 20 year mystery

    Hello, if you're reading this you might be able to help me, and for even trying I thank you. This story started around 20 years ago when I was still a boy. My family and I were taking a "vacation" which was basically just a stay with relatives in different cities for a few days a year. It was on...
  5. I'm just wondering if anyone could tell me if maybe this is worth reporting or is it

    can anyone tell me if this is anything and maybe if I should report it. there's alot more where these came from. curious tho
  6. Trying to identify a makers mark on a kettle that I found

    Hello, I found this kettle set the other day with a makers mark on the bottom of it. I believe it may be Russian but I'm not completely sure. I'm really having a hard time finding out anything about it so if anyone could look at it and let me know if you have any ideas it would be much...
  7. What A REVOLUTIONARY find - Button - Please Help

    Hello everyone! Happy Friday! I had a chance to do some detecting today at a very early house site. The site is on 1872 and 1883 maps. There were not many maps made of the aria but I know the house is atleast 1850s or older! The house is mostly gone exept for a perimiter wall and a bunch of...
  8. kentucky long rifle Fake or Real?

    Authentic? or REPO?
  9. Please help me Identify WW1 Doughboy Helmet

    I know its a British doughboy, but I don't recognize the marking. Could anyone tell me what it is?
  10. Help ID crooked sabre swords button

    Dug this on a old military ammunition depot. Dates back to early 1900's and possibly older. In the shield under the sabers is the number 8. Thanks for any help.
  11. ID help!

    Brass top. Rolled bottom sides with rolled edges have a stopper.
  12. Please help me identify this rock!

    I found this in a cemetary or near a lake, can't remember which it was sorry! It is heavy and seems to have a band all around the edges but looks like a seam? I think it's magnetic and thought it might also be petrified bone? Looks to have crystal or shiny gritty flakes. Was hoping it was able...
  13. Is this Kimberlite?!?!

    Hey y'all I live about 30 miles from Crater of Diamond State Park in Arkansas and my parents just bought a ton of new land along with a small house on the property. Its on a creek and I have noticed a ton of these weird looking rocks and was wondering if they were kimberlite since we are so...
  14. Need some help to ID

    Hi all, first post on here but had an exciting first day back from the winter. I'm living in Bavaria Germany and pulled this out of a field near my house. It's definitely handmade, heavy. Any thoughts? Maybe a small pommel of sorts? Thanks!
  15. Civil war site finds, need ID and info on some

    Hey all, I recently found out about an old Civil War hospital site back in the woods near my town. It's now just a pile of bricks, but I found LOTS of glass and some iron, and possibly a button. I asked a metal detectorist friend once what the white porcelain fragments are and he said "a good...
  16. WWII medallions / German propaganda tokens - Need help identifying

    Hey all! I recently came across a seller that is getting rid of this lot of WWII paraphernalia. I know that the white cloth with the eagle is a swatch from a Luftwaffe sport vest, and the cross medallion is a US marksman's medal, but I can't seem to find any info on any of the others. I only...
  17. WWII medallions and Nazi propaganda tokens - Need help identifying

    Hey all! I recently came across a seller that is getting rid of this lot of WWII paraphernalia. I know that the white cloth with the eagle is a swatch from a Luftwaffe sport vest, and the cross medallion is a US marksman's medal, but I can't seem to find any info on any of the others. I only...
  18. What is this? Odd Blue Rock/Mineral/Agate??

    I have had this for a while now, I can't even remember where it came from. But I have no idea what it is. Any ideas? It's about 2" by 1" and has a lot of detail in the lines etc.
  19. Please help with marking on "Old Gold" ring found while detecting, tia

    Found an old gold ring with only one marking inside it. To me it looks like a slash and the 147 , hope that some of you might share your jewelry knowledge, Thanks in advance ! To read more about the ring and its story see this link...
  20. 1926?? penny

    Hi All! so, I'm new to this site. I normally don't talk with people online, but I'm at a loss and figure other coin collectors have got to be fun people! :thumbsup: So, I came across a penny while going through my coins. now, its a wheat penny and the year says -- 19 but the 2 is upside down...
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