1951 Silver Washington Quarter and My First Ever Toostietoy Car!

FreeBirdTim

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Metal detecting my old elementary school today. I've done it at least 5 times, but never found any silver coins, until now! Got a 92 signal that was mixed in with a lot of 60's signals. Dug down around 6 inches and pulled out a nice 1951 Washington quarter! My first silver quarter in over 15 months.

Managed another good find about an hour later. Got a low 70's signal and dug up a toy car. I could tell right away it was a Tootsietoy car. My first in over 5 years of metal detecting! It's a Triumph TR-3 and in pretty good shape. Not much paint left, but at least all 4 wheels are still on it. I believe it was only issued from 1963 to 1969, so it's at least 49 years old. Good day today!

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Congratualtions on the silver! :icon_thumleft:
 

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good day more will come
 

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Great car, nice Silver!:hello2:
 

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Congrats on your first Tootsie toy car. Its always nice to find those.
 
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Thanks, guys! Nice to find something good at my old school. Mostly good memories at that school. Life was so simple back then...
 

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Those old tootsies are so cool. Congrats on the big silver too.
 

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Sweet silver and love that TR3!
 

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Well done on the silver and tootsie.
My grandpa had a ton of those when i was growing up.
Cant wait till i find my first.
It looks like a Triumph
 
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My grandpa had a ton of those when i was growing up.

I used to have a lot of Matchbox cars, but I think the Tootsietoys were a little before my time. Don't remember ever seeing them as a kid.
 

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Yep. That's a good day in my book. Congrats!!
 

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