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Old 09-14-2017, 11:05 PM
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Default A small piece of local history.

Today I found a property that did not mind me digging in the very very dry ground. So I broke out a jackhammer and found a few signals. A couple of brass valves one of them is pretty fancy you do not see things like this now days. And a small milk token from a town not far from where I currently live.
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Ace 400 Aug 2016 - to Date Oldest coin 1759-88 4 Maravedies Spain/ Walker (1) Merc (6) Rosie (8) Barb(1) Wash (3) IHP (19) War Nickel (1) Buff (1) Gold ring (1)Gold Necklace(1) Silver rings(8) Silver Necklace(1) Clad($63.88) PULL TABS 5Million

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Old 09-14-2017, 11:54 PM
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Super cool finds. Don't see those every day!!
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Old 09-15-2017, 05:48 AM
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Back when the (natural) gas boom hit, gas became the source for heat and lighting, so each one had its own control valve, and no real safeties. I'm surprised there weren't more fires.

Cool token!

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Old 09-15-2017, 07:15 AM
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The valves are cool! I've found a few, but none that neat looking. Nice token too!

ACE 400, AT-MAX. IHP's (7). Wheats (37). V-Nickels (1). Barber dimes (3). Mercs (4). Rosies (2). Rings (10). Headstamps (150). Clad total: $143.42. Oldest coin: 1879 IHP.

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Old 09-15-2017, 05:27 PM
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Great digs Congrats!

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Old 09-15-2017, 09:15 PM
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Very cool token, one of my favorite things to find!

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Old 09-15-2017, 09:24 PM
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Awesome finds. I'd love to run across an old valve like that!!!

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Old 09-16-2017, 10:04 AM
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Cool token. I love that fancy would look great in a small display case sitting on a book shelf. Nice finds. Congrats.

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