oldest dog tag,25th LC and more

fmerg

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dug my 25th lc for the year the front is almost toast but can see 1851
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also got an Ih 1898
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4 assorted flat buttons no design
2 curtain rod ends both broke in half


but the best was the 1896 dog tax tag from kingston ny
this is the oldest known tag from kingston
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mo dirt diggin

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cool, I grew up in Kingston NY, lemme guess the big park at the end of Chandler Drive, lol
 

BuckleBoy

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Those old dog tags can be highly collectible! GREAT finds!

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Nice finds. I like the tag!
 

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fmerg

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cool, I grew up in Kingston NY, lemme guess the big park at the end of Chandler Drive, lol
nope this was found on the hurley flats
 

Erik in NJ

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Wow that's an old dog tag! The only two I've found are from the 1950's :) I'm not too far from Kingston.....let's do a hunt together sometime.
 

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Nice finds. That's pretty much as old as a dog tag can get.
 

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Nice finds Frank! I thought I was doing good with my 1946 dog tag!! :notworthy:
 
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fmerg

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just and update
i have been offered $250.00 for the tag
 

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Great finds, I'm still searching for a large cent, congrats HH
 

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awesome finds. I'd bet the dog tag is worth more than the 250 offered
 

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Nice digs. Congrats on another LC. :icon_thumright: Love those big coppers. WTG on the old dog tag, too. :hello2:

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