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Old 07-21-2018, 07:11 PM
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Default A few goodies after a long hiatus

Hey detecting fans, I havenít posted any finds in a good long while as I have only been detecting maybe 3 times in the past 2 years. Life and an injury just got in the way. Iíve been wanting to get back out there and have been doing a bunch of research on civil war activity around me.
The site I was on in the past couple days is a church property where they are building a new building on the lot next door of which had an early 1900ís house on it until recently.

Although not a lot was found here, I was happy to get a Union Officers general service coat button about ten minutes in and only my third target. I thought this was a great sign for things to come but I only found one other civil war item in the next two hours, a three finger. The button is pretty crusty but Iíll take any recognizable civil war items as they are my favorite to find.

Also in the pic is some clock parts, a decorative thread thing,rivets, eyelets, some unknown stuff, and some clad. Oh, the little belt looking piece has writing on it that say POLICE BRACE, and has decorative initials in the middle of it. Anyone have a clue on that one? Good to be back out even though the humidity has me looking like I just got out of the shower within ten minutes of hunting. Stay tuned for good stuff on the way as I think Iíve found a secret weapon to get on good properties.

Oh, also found a drone in a different spot today.
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Old 07-21-2018, 08:09 PM
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awesome finds

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Old 07-21-2018, 09:28 PM
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I'm sure if you take your time and start gridding the area you found some civ in you may turn up some more. Looks like by the finds an area that has been visited trough many yrs. So I am sure their is more . HH
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Old 07-21-2018, 11:22 PM
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Excellent finds. Thanks for sharing.

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Old 07-22-2018, 12:21 AM
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Lots of goods! That drone looks like it's been out there for a while.
Glad you're getting back out there. GL & HH
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Old 07-22-2018, 11:59 AM
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Some nice relics there! Congrats!

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Old 07-23-2018, 07:57 PM
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Police brace. Aka suspenders , it's a suspender clip

Google police braces and look at pics you may find a match.

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Old 07-23-2018, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Dsm_mechva View post
Police brace. Aka suspenders , it's a suspender clip

Google police braces and look at pics you may find a match.
Yeah, I looked it up that night. Thatís what I suspected it was.

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Glad to see you back on the forum and back hunting CW relics! Any hunt with a button and a bullet is a good hunt!
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Very nice find!
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