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1851 Goodyear buttons, spoons, and other artifacts from amongst the stones
Posted by: GKMan
Date: November 06, 2013 03:01PM
It was right around freezing yesterday morning when I went out detecting. This site is in Ulster county New York at the site of an old farm. The farm is long gone with the only remains being extensive stonework throughout the area.
Some nice finds in the past at this location have kept be coming back, these finds included large cents, Indian Heads, buttons, and a gunpowder flask.
Yesterday I was struck with the



Gary
Dutchess County New York
I love The Game of Tones....
https://www.youtube.com/user/gkillmer
Present: CTX 3030, Detectorpro Uniprobe
Past: Minelab E-Trac, Explorer II, Sovereign
Oldest US Coin: 1793 Liberty Cap Cent
Story here http://goo.gl/1GR9cR

Oldest Silver: 1776 1/2 Reale
Story here http://goo.gl/KaY13f
Oldest US Silver 1851 Half Dime

Oldest Coin: 169? King William 1/2 penny
Story here http://goo.gl/xKjtrQ

Oldest Find: 3500 to 5000 year old Copper Adz
Story here http://goo.gl/Xr6qIM




Re: 1851 Goodyear buttons, spoons, and other artifacts from amongst the stones
Posted by: chuckciao
Date: November 06, 2013 05:05PM
Great Historical Finds! Could the object in the upper right hand corner be a rusted Jews Harp?
HH
Chuck

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Re: 1851 Goodyear buttons, spoons, and other artifacts from amongst the stones
Posted by: GKMan
Date: November 06, 2013 06:17PM
Thanks, I was thinking the same thing Chuck...



Gary
Dutchess County New York
I love The Game of Tones....
https://www.youtube.com/user/gkillmer
Present: CTX 3030, Detectorpro Uniprobe
Past: Minelab E-Trac, Explorer II, Sovereign
Oldest US Coin: 1793 Liberty Cap Cent
Story here http://goo.gl/1GR9cR

Oldest Silver: 1776 1/2 Reale
Story here http://goo.gl/KaY13f
Oldest US Silver 1851 Half Dime

Oldest Coin: 169? King William 1/2 penny
Story here http://goo.gl/xKjtrQ

Oldest Find: 3500 to 5000 year old Copper Adz
Story here http://goo.gl/Xr6qIM

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Re: 1851 Goodyear buttons, spoons, and other artifacts from amongst the stones
Posted by: JamesM
Date: November 07, 2013 12:22AM
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chuckciao
Great Historical Finds! Could the object in the upper right hand corner be a rusted Jews Harp?
HH
Chuck
Sure looks like one...I remember my grandpa trying to teach me how to play one those darn thing over 50 years ago. I didn't bite down on it hard enough, and it felt like somebody whacked me in the teeth with a hammer. Great memories....

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Re: 1851 Goodyear buttons, spoons, and other artifacts from amongst the stones
Posted by: GKMan
Date: November 07, 2013 04:26AM
Ouch



Gary
Dutchess County New York
I love The Game of Tones....
https://www.youtube.com/user/gkillmer
Present: CTX 3030, Detectorpro Uniprobe
Past: Minelab E-Trac, Explorer II, Sovereign
Oldest US Coin: 1793 Liberty Cap Cent
Story here http://goo.gl/1GR9cR

Oldest Silver: 1776 1/2 Reale
Story here http://goo.gl/KaY13f
Oldest US Silver 1851 Half Dime

Oldest Coin: 169? King William 1/2 penny
Story here http://goo.gl/xKjtrQ

Oldest Find: 3500 to 5000 year old Copper Adz
Story here http://goo.gl/Xr6qIM

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