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Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 09-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By ex_libris
I see a standing lion figthing a bird (eagle?) or...

I see a standing lion figthing a bird (eagle?) or dragon on the seal matrix.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-jRj9Lm9ALc0/VBslw0OaOTI/AAAAAAAAVnI/5nKQsG2kdHE/w679-h632-no/Seal%2Bmatrix.jpg
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 07-18-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 764
Posted By ex_libris
Congrats from the other side of the pond SD!

Congrats from the other side of the pond SD!
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 06-25-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By ex_libris
W. H. Horstmann / phila. 1820-1850 w. H....

W. H. Horstmann / phila. 1820-1850
w. H. Horstmann / new york 1820-1837
w. H. Horstmann & sons 1843-1863
w. H. Horstmann & co. / phila. 1864-1866
w. H. Horstmann & co. / new york 1837-1847...
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By ex_libris
The other object you show is a so called...

The other object you show is a so called "pompstokhouder" (ramrod holder). It is a part of a musket rifle.

http://www.johnwinter.net/jw/2013/11/the-ramrod-holder/
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By ex_libris
here is a small movie clip from 1974 where they...

here is a small movie clip from 1974 where they make the lead bullets:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55PoggJSxfI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55PoggJSxfI
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By ex_libris
I see you are living in Limburg, thats the place...

I see you are living in Limburg, thats the place were most of the "schutterijen" are. So its not a surprise you find those bullets...
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 05-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By ex_libris
The upper lead objects are bullets from the Dutch...

The upper lead objects are bullets from the Dutch "schutterij" (civil guards). There was probably a shooting range near the spot you hunted.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schutterij
...
Forum: Family Friendly Topics 04-21-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By ex_libris
This is the owners mark (ex libris) of this...

This is the owners mark (ex libris) of this William Constable in this book:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-M1HvVjlN9i8/TeTo2FENC7I/AAAAAAAAPAY/AHtRx6fTMMs/w1000-h1333-no/DSCF0363.JPG
Forum: Family Friendly Topics 04-21-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 929
Posted By ex_libris
I hunted in this area in Bosnia: ...

I hunted in this area in Bosnia:


http://www.pieppiep.nl/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=62431&d=1388260383
Forum: Family Friendly Topics 04-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By ex_libris
Help needed with old English handwriting

Can somebody please help me with an English text that is written in one of my books? The text is probably written by a guy called William Constable Esq. who lived near Hull England in the second half...
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 02-20-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,875
Posted By ex_libris
We have found a Volkswagen Beetle during an...

We have found a Volkswagen Beetle during an archaeological excavation
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 12-28-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,309
Posted By ex_libris
A great hunt with great finds! Congrats!

A great hunt with great finds! Congrats!
Forum: Research and Getting Permission 12-13-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,413
Posted By ex_libris
I found a picture of the paint and a hair exposed...

I found a picture of the paint and a hair exposed at the World Expo in Shanghai in 2010:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_H3bTjrYifj0/TKDA7uNFszI/AAAAAAAAAFc/m8FK2viZnxY/s1600/DSCN3218.JPG
Forum: Coinshooters and Relic Hunters 12-12-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By ex_libris
UTR.17 (copper) penny (V.116.5 - Pietersen 42 -...

UTR.17 (copper) penny (V.116.5 - Pietersen 42 - PW 5110).

FRONT: UTRECHT CITY in two lines and below the year.

SIDE: Light-curved arms of the City of Utrecht with crown, in the lower left...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 12-12-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By ex_libris
Nice finds:grin: Dutch provincial "duiten"...

Nice finds:grin:

Dutch provincial "duiten" are made of copper, and were made from the late 1500's until 1794 i believe, until the French Revolutionary troops invaded our country. Duiten were in...
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 12-12-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By ex_libris
Those loupes were used during the entire 20th...

Those loupes were used during the entire 20th century by many professions. I used a simular at printing school (Grafische School) in the 80's.
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 10-26-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By ex_libris
Wow, thats a great haul of silver!:shock: ...

Wow, thats a great haul of silver!:shock:

Congratulations :yes:
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 08-02-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,434
Posted By ex_libris
Not my find unfortunately :lol:

Not my find unfortunately :lol:
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 06-20-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,434
Posted By ex_libris
I haven't have the ring in my posession. I will...

I haven't have the ring in my posession. I will ask the owner if see him next week.
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 06-20-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,434
Posted By ex_libris
Thank you for your post. Wow, I didn't know there...

Thank you for your post. Wow, I didn't know there were so many different rings.
The ring in the list you have posted describes this ring as an officer's ring. Does anyone knows if all students from...
Forum: Eye Popping, Mind Blowing Finds 06-14-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,434
Posted By ex_libris
Thats a great story! Thanks for sharing it!

Thats a great story! Thanks for sharing it!
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 06-12-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By ex_libris
This is the Faustina I RIC 379 ...

This is the Faustina I RIC 379

http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/faustina_I/RIC_0379.jpg
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 06-11-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By ex_libris
or a roman emperess dinarius like Faustina:...

or a roman emperess dinarius like Faustina:...
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 06-11-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By ex_libris
I think it's an imitation of this coin:...

I think it's an imitation of this coin: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1714-Queen-Anne-Farthing-NEF-Rare-and-Beautiful-/170831397433
Forum: Beach and Water Hunting 06-11-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By ex_libris
Penny Farthing ,Queen Anne...

Penny Farthing ,Queen Anne (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Anne_of_England), England?
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