The odds seemed good, but the goods...seem odd

PlzBSeated

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Nice array of finds today. Copper spoon handle. Silver plated (?) spoon, no mark. Couple whatsits. Bicycle die. Star bridle rosette. Pocket watch bezel. The smallest thimble I have ever seen. Marbles. Civil war era naval button front. Weslock key. Large sterling ring (marked Theda) with most of the stones missing. And a blob top bottle stopper with bottle (well, part of it).

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And a number of coins to go with them.

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A closer look at the marbles. Love finding marbles. I'm not an expert on marbles but I believe the one in the middle is hand made as it appears to have a nipple on it. Also has play damage, and tons of bubbles. The one on the right I can't figure out. Not sure if it's clay. Doesn't appear to be porcelain. Opaque and not perfectly round.

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The pontil.

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And a closer look at the whatsits. Love the one on the left. Maybe pewter. One on the right I'm thinking is part of a button.

Today's finds...

Copper spoon handle.
Unmarked spoon.
Couple whatsits.
Bicycle die.
Bridle rosette.
Pocket watch bezel.
Tiny copper thimble.
(3) Marbles.
Weslock Key.
Front portion Civil War Era Naval Button.
Stopper blob top bottle.
Large Theda Sterling Ring.
1864 Indian Head Penny.
1929 Mercury Dime.
1917-D Wheat Penny.
1928 Wheat Penny.
1945 Wheat Penny.
1956-D Wheat Penny
1957D Wheat Penny.

PBS
 
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Jose The Goon

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GREAT array of finds ! Special congrats on the great title to your thread.
Very thoughtful & unique !!
 

Gare

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A very interesting array of FINDS :) NICE GOING !!!
 

vpnavy

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Gare

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Presently using Deus's have Minelabs, Nokta's Tesoro's Have them all . Have WAY to many need to get rid of some
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Are marbles worth picking up ?
 

oldmxrat

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That's a really fun bunch of finds, congrats!
 

Hunk-a-lead

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Nice array of finds today. Copper spoon handle. Silver plated (?) spoon, no mark. Couple whatsits. Bicycle die. Star bridle rosette. Pocket watch bezel. The smallest thimble I have ever seen. Marbles. Civil war era naval button front. Weslock key. Large sterling ring (marked Theda) with most of the stones missing. And a blob top bottle stopper with bottle (well, part of it).

View attachment 2037265
And a number of coins to go with them.

View attachment 2037266

A closer look at the marbles. Love finding marbles. I'm not an expert on marbles but I believe the one in the middle is hand made as it appears to have a nipple on it. Also has play damage, and tons of bubbles. The one on the right I can't figure out. Not sure if it's clay. Doesn't appear to be porcelain. Opaque and not perfectly round.

View attachment 2037267
The pontil.

View attachment 2037268
And a closer look at the whatsits. Love the one on the left. Maybe pewter. One on the right I'm thinking is part of a button.

Today's finds...

Copper spoon handle.
Unmarked spoon.
Couple whatsits.
Bicycle die.
Bridle rosette.
Pocket watch bezel.
Tiny copper thimble.
(3) Marbles.
Weslock Key.
Front portion Civil War Era Naval Button.
Stopper blob top bottle.
Large Theda Sterling Ring.
1864 Indian Head Penny.
1929 Mercury Dime.
1917-D Wheat Penny.
1928 Wheat Penny.
1945 Wheat Penny.
1956-D Wheat Penny
1957D Wheat Penny.

PBS
looks like a blast with a wide variety of finds, wtg
 

Digger RJ

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View attachment 2037264

Nice array of finds today. Copper spoon handle. Silver plated (?) spoon, no mark. Couple whatsits. Bicycle die. Star bridle rosette. Pocket watch bezel. The smallest thimble I have ever seen. Marbles. Civil war era naval button front. Weslock key. Large sterling ring (marked Theda) with most of the stones missing. And a blob top bottle stopper with bottle (well, part of it).

View attachment 2037265
And a number of coins to go with them.

View attachment 2037266

A closer look at the marbles. Love finding marbles. I'm not an expert on marbles but I believe the one in the middle is hand made as it appears to have a nipple on it. Also has play damage, and tons of bubbles. The one on the right I can't figure out. Not sure if it's clay. Doesn't appear to be porcelain. Opaque and not perfectly round.

View attachment 2037267
The pontil.

View attachment 2037268
And a closer look at the whatsits. Love the one on the left. Maybe pewter. One on the right I'm thinking is part of a button.

Today's finds...

Copper spoon handle.
Unmarked spoon.
Couple whatsits.
Bicycle die.
Bridle rosette.
Pocket watch bezel.
Tiny copper thimble.
(3) Marbles.
Weslock Key.
Front portion Civil War Era Naval Button.
Stopper blob top bottle.
Large Theda Sterling Ring.
1864 Indian Head Penny.
1929 Mercury Dime.
1917-D Wheat Penny.
1928 Wheat Penny.
1945 Wheat Penny.
1956-D Wheat Penny
1957D Wheat Penny.

PBS
Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 

Scrounge Wanderer

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View attachment 2037264

Nice array of finds today. Copper spoon handle. Silver plated (?) spoon, no mark. Couple whatsits. Bicycle die. Star bridle rosette. Pocket watch bezel. The smallest thimble I have ever seen. Marbles. Civil war era naval button front. Weslock key. Large sterling ring (marked Theda) with most of the stones missing. And a blob top bottle stopper with bottle (well, part of it).

View attachment 2037265
And a number of coins to go with them.

View attachment 2037266

A closer look at the marbles. Love finding marbles. I'm not an expert on marbles but I believe the one in the middle is hand made as it appears to have a nipple on it. Also has play damage, and tons of bubbles. The one on the right I can't figure out. Not sure if it's clay. Doesn't appear to be porcelain. Opaque and not perfectly round.

View attachment 2037267
The pontil.

View attachment 2037268
And a closer look at the whatsits. Love the one on the left. Maybe pewter. One on the right I'm thinking is part of a button.

Today's finds...

Copper spoon handle.
Unmarked spoon.
Couple whatsits.
Bicycle die.
Bridle rosette.
Pocket watch bezel.
Tiny copper thimble.
(3) Marbles.
Weslock Key.
Front portion Civil War Era Naval Button.
Stopper blob top bottle.
Large Theda Sterling Ring.
1864 Indian Head Penny.
1929 Mercury Dime.
1917-D Wheat Penny.
1928 Wheat Penny.
1945 Wheat Penny.
1956-D Wheat Penny
1957D Wheat Penny.

PBS
catchy thread title I can learn from you ;)
 

AU Seeker

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The thimble could also be a Monopoly game piece.
I was thinking the same at first but I enlarged the photo and it doesn't look like the game piece which I think is even smaller, it looks just like a regular thimble only smaller and the details of it look more functional like a real thimble would be.

I could be wrong and maybe the earlier game thimble pieces had more detail.
 

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