Claim Markers & Tobacco Tins

xracer550

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Oct 31, 2012
78
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Palmdale , CA
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Goldbug 2
Primary Interest:
Prospecting
When out & about is your prospecting adventures always keep an eye out for piles of rock that look out of place or not natural , They could be what is left of prospectors rock cairn claim monument , I have found many with claim markers , Some do not any paperwork but they ALL had Tobacco Tins , Was this a rule ? Today a lot are in glass jars & the shooters like to practice with them , Photos
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Bodfish Mike

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Dec 12, 2014
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Bodfish and Marin county CA
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Garrett , Whites
keene puffer drywasher , Keene A51 Sluice
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Other
Nice collection.
i have only found one - it was a Prince Albert.
The old phone prank was to call a store and ask if they had Prince Albert in a can.
If they said yes -- you would say then let him out :laughing7:
Cheers Mike
 

N-Lionberger

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Dec 1, 2013
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Arcata, California
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Fisher 1212-x
Fisher Gold Bug 2
Whites 4900/SP3
Dowsing rods
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Prospecting
I have a bunch of those. There’s a lot of Prince Albert # claim names out there.
 

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