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  1. Great old find at local auction but im not sure what it is...

    I ventured to an auction down the street and bought more then i had planed like normal. i found this and i can not figure out who made it. if you have any more info on this then i do please help me out. [/ATTACH]
  2. Odd wooden, round display - Really no other clues

    I picked this up at an estate sale because it was only $5 and I have never seen one. I have no clue what it is nor does anyone else on the web. I have gotten dozens of suggestions such as pipe stand, communion tray etc. Nothing has checked out. It is 100% wood. The middle piece seems to work as...
  3. Interesting Pin

    I went detecting at a ballpark with a friend when I found it. The thing read as a dollar coin on the BH QuickDraw II, but I believe it's made of copper, because the oxidized metal is a greenish color. It looks like there used to be a pin on the back as well. The design on the rear is...
  4. Does anybody know, please? :)

    Hello everyone, I'd love a little help with this coin in particular. I know that it's an Elizabeth 1st Silver penny (1573) but would like to know a little bit more and ideally the mint. I've tried my best with the photo's, so hopefully one of you experienced members will know something. :)...
  5. What is it?

    Cuff-link(?) Would love to find out what group this belongs to as well as the age. Found in Cullman County Alabama at an old homestead.
  6. ✅ SOLVED Civil War Era Ceramic Boots??

    I picked up a set of Civil War artifacts at a garage sale and these boots were a part of it. I couldn't seem to find any information online about them so I thought I would try here. They seem to be made of ceramic or clay. They have no visible identifying markings on them.
  7. I found two bullets in NE, Ohio. Are they Civil War era bullets?

    I found these bullets in my field in north east, Ohio. I hope that helps!
  8. What is this

    Need help Found this spike thought at first maybe a railroad spike but the hole in the end has me confused. It’s about a foot long and looks square but at the end with the hole it is more round. The hole is about 1 inch deep. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  9. Old Pick? What Was It Used For?

    Okay,guys,I need a little help ID'ing this old pick if possible. I've been meaning to post this on here but just now got around to doing so. The pick,or whatever it is,measures about 10 1/4 inches. If this helps you guys out in any way of ID'ing it,it was found inches away from an old pocket...
  10. ✅ SOLVED What Type of Lock Is This?

    Hey,guys,I'm sure this will be guessed right off but I'm trying to find some info on this lock I found. I found it around a house built around the early 1920s but,I'm not sure how old the lock itself actually is. After cleaning it a bit,the only markings I can find on it is the big E in the...
  11. Help with some Civil War, etc. Relics

    Hello- I found these yesterday & am new to civil war relics. I need help with everything but the Mercury Dime. I appreciate the help! Here is some info on pics: 1. 1937 Mercury Dime 2. Pistol Bullet, 1/4 inch all around, is it a 36 caliber? I've never found a bullet so small. 3. Is some...
  12. HELP!!! I Have this Cast Iron Brass Cannon..........

    I need help figuring out what this cannon is used for. I bought it at a auction in TX. The description said it was a race starter, but when I researched online I found that it could also be used as ship signaler????? Anyways it is pretty heavy I'd say around 20-25 pounds. It is 17.5 inches from...
  13. Estate Cleanout Find

    Signed up to the forums just to post this (had lurked in the past). I hunt junk stores and thrift shops and estate sales for deals. Do okay sometimes. Picked up something yesterday and have no clue what it is. Will give as much detail as I can. The piece is in what looks like a custom...
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