🔎 UNIDENTIFIED pieces of plates found in NYC Hudson first time mudlarking


Sep 11, 2021
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Not the most interesting thing posted up here , this is my first time just getting into this hobby

Gene Mean

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Beautiful! That's what it's all about. Do you have a metal detector?
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Older The Better

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Apr 24, 2017
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Definitely worth it, after the initial cost it becomes a free hobby. Your finds look relatively old I’m not an expert but if I had to guess I’d say late 1800’s ish… minus that eagle I think that’s just a common beer bottle
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Feb 24, 2006
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PotteryShardsss, welcome to TreaureNet's "What Is It?" forum -- the best place on the internet to get unknown objects CORRECTLY identified. (Never trust what Ebay sellers say in the ID of what they are selling.)

I have to also mention, Worthpoint is "imperfectly reliable.")

Just in case you don't already know:
The shard at upper left in your 2nd photo-post, which has dark brown glaze and coarse (large-gauge) "threading" on an internal tunnel's wall is most probably a piece of a broken ceramic telegraph-line insulator. The type you found is from the late-1800s through the first half of the 20th Century, and statistically most likely from the middle of that time-range. The insulator was screwed onto a threaded short wooden rod on the telegraph pole's cross-arm.
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