long island

  1. HELP! Found this today while digging near an old beach path. Could it be a stone tool?

    I found this today and it's got me confused. As someone who digs a lot of holes often, I've never come across something like this before. Found on the north shore of eastern Long Island. I have practiced flint knapping in my free time and it seems to have a lot of similar characteristics to some...
  2. Gun Port door Possible warship Long Island

    Hello I found this possible Gun port hatch/door. It was pretty corroded. I have soaked and tapped it gently to reveal the initials (R W.) And at the bottom (No. 3) the markings are on the back. I broke the corner off but I have all of the pieces. It is 9” tall x 8” wide. It looks just...
  3. 18th Century Ship rigging??

    Hello Just found this in an area where I found a 1723 Halfpenny, two identical Pewter buttons, two early 1800 buttons and other iron. I have cleaned this pretty much down to the iron finish. Took pictures just after final white wine vinegar bath. Please let me know what you think. It is...
  4. SPANISH SILVER ! 2 REALE 1782 (Long Island)

    I found a 2 REALE 1782 (holed) in Long Island. I’m still amazed.
  5. Revolutionary Dandy button/ Tombac button?

    Hello I believe I have found either a Dandy or Tombac button. I believe it’s Brass. It has an intact shank on the back. If anyone has input on the age , please let me know. Thank you
  6. Copper Bracelet

    Hello. Looking for help identifying this piece of copper. Found it deep on a beach in the dry. I’m adding a picture of a similar copper pendant that is from a Canadien First People’s site. It has all the earmarks of being a bracelet. It has minimal design. I look forward to getting some...
  7. Native American Tool???

    Hello I found this while Metal detecting a beach in Long Island New York. It looks like a lot of Native American Tools that I have found online. Does anyone know what this could be? A rock is not the answer that I’m looking for. I already know that info. Thanks !
  8. Shiny Black Beach Rock

    Went to the beach a few days back and found some gorgerous rocks. I've looked through my rock identification books, but I'm more of a shell expert. Anyone know what's up with this baby? It's insanely smooth and not at all brittle. It's black and the flat bits shine in the light, but there are...
  9. Lead fired round. Need more info to date.

    Hello all! Found this lead round at the bottom of a old tree. It looks like It was embedded in tree at some point in history. My search came up as a NORDENFELT GUN ROUND. the gun was manufactured in 1879. Can anyone add to this ? Thanks
  10. Copper hole punched tag? Looks handmade.

    Hello all! I have no idea what this is. It is copper. The holes seem to be punched, not drilled. Approx 2” x 2.5”. There is no marking at writing on it. (Unfortunately). Could just be from an old tool , like a plaque or shield? Or(hopefully) Naitive American made?? Please let me know if this...
  11. Native Indian Site finds

    Hello. I'm posting some pictures from my last hunt. I found what I believe to be a garbage dump site. Pottery, Ceramics, Iron, Iron, Iron, glass, fully intact bottles, strap buckle, axe head and many other items. Nothing in search site is 20th century. Not one bottle cap, or can, or pull...
  12. ✅ SOLVED Possible stone tool?

    I found this in my back yard on the Eastern End of Long Island in NY. Can anyone tell me what it might be?
  13. Long Island - First Ring -

    I was able to get a couple of hours in this morning. Got a bunch of coins and my first ring, I doubt its real though. Doesn't matter, it was a pleasant change to pull something up other than a coin. :)
  14. NorEasters Metal Detecting Club

    Nor'Easters Metal Detecting Club We are in Stamford, CT boardering New York and Connecticut. Check us out on line at Noreasters Metal Detecting Club Of Stamford Connecticut and on facebook at Noreasters Metal Detecting Club Jessie Thompson email [email protected]