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Old 02-23-2018, 10:57 AM
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Default 14k Yardsale Ring

I didn't find this detecting but for $0.25 at a yardsale which felt just as awesome. I bought an acid test to see if it was real, but I've never used one before since the only other gold I found was so very clearly gold.

Can anyone take a look at the picture and let me know does this pass the 14k test? I feel like the acid did wear away the gold streak a very little but noticeable bit (maybe some plating?) but the streak remaining in the picture was resilient for the remaining time on the plate.
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Old 02-23-2018, 11:02 AM
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Yup that's 14K for sure! Nice snag for a quarter!

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Old 02-23-2018, 11:26 AM
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Id say you done good!
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Old 02-23-2018, 12:33 PM
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Id say you done good!
wohoo! thanks!

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Old 02-23-2018, 01:08 PM
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Man thatís awesome, good job!

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Old 02-23-2018, 01:23 PM
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Nice ring find!!

I love garage sale/ yard sale "digging"! There is an event each month near me (40 miles) that is pretty famous. First Monday Trades Days in Canton, Tx. I was walking along the vendors one day and noticed a cigar box full of rings and stuff. I pulled all the ones I wanted (about 12) and offered the lady $10 for them. I may be headed for a hot afterlife, but she accepted the offer, so...lol. Turned out I had 10 925 marked rings, a large non-silver class ring from a Mexican tech school, and a brass ring thing that I woulda swore was gold! lol I love a great discovery! Sld the class ring on Ebay for $65! The silver went at melt value.

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Nice score!

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Old 05-21-2018, 05:48 PM
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Awesome score man, don't scrap it for melt, that's actually a name brand ring, look up "Stuller"

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VEY good find !!

pays to keep your eyes open at Garage Sales.. too bad it was missing the rock

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Excellent! Iíve never found a deal like that, I ask about jewelry and coins at every garage sale I go to, never any luck. If they do even have junk rings, theyíre priced 3x junk value

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You just snagged 143.00 for a quarter. Awesome

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Nice find! I have done similarly well at times with marbles...only because I generally know the market. Never have I found gold/silver for such a value. Congrats!

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Good eye! Score!

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Wow awesome find!!!
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Originally Posted by jkbemdavis View post
Nice find! I have done similarly well at times with marbles...only because I generally know the market. Never have I found gold/silver for such a value. Congrats!
Ive been finding clay marbles on the surface of a cornfield. Are they worth much?
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Originally Posted by HannibalNectar View post
Ive been finding clay marbles on the surface of a cornfield. Are they worth much?
Clays are fairly common and are typically not high value but are still cool relics from days gone by.

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Very nice!!!!

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Nice save! You can get lucky at garage sales.

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