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Old 05-05-2014, 02:46 PM
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Headstamp identification - http://www.headstamps.x10.mx/database.html

Post your useful resources on this thread, thanks!
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Thanks for posting this link.

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Tokens:
http://tokencatalog.com/index.php

British button makers and their backmarks:
http://www.ukdfd.co.uk/pages/button-makers.html#anchora

Headstamp identification: (another one)
(US,Canadian & British)
http://members.shaw.ca/cstein0/uscenter.htm

Civil war reproductions: (sometimes useful for IDs)
http://www.ssfirearms.com/images/201...20Insignia.pdf

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Jewelers Makers Mark master list. Site covers Jewelry, other silver, gold, trinkets, plates and other silver and gold "ware" and other things.

http://www.langantiques.com/universi...rk_Master_List
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Database search engine for determining ID of civil war bullets.

http://www.baymediapro.com/collection/bulletsearch.htm

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Early Button ID Help...

http://www.daacs.org/wp-content/uploads/buttons.pdf

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Guide to identifying meteorites:

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For ID-ing those Chinese cash coins (square hole) often found in the U.S. and elsewhere:

http://www.calgarycoin.com/reference...hina.htm#index

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Harnesses, Saddlery, Horsemanship
Published 1907

https://archive.org/details/catalogueno200jmei

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Default Bottle Makers Marks - Identifying Old Bottles

Some great resources for identifying those bottles you found:

http://www.sha.org/bottle/makersmarks.htm

http://brucemobley.com/beerbottlelib...nited%20States

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I have a piece that have no clue what it is about the size of a penny it is brass has 2sets of letters on it the first one is Dee the next one is cee it looks like it was a rap over a old button
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I have a piece that have no clue what it is about the size of a penny it is brass has 2sets of letters on it the first one is Dee the next one is cee it looks like it was a rap over a old button
Button off of dee cee overalls...
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Old 08-10-2015, 10:23 PM
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Thank u I knew it was a button of some kind
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http://www.gold-traders.co.uk/hallmarks/

Gold Hallmark Identification Wizard

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for those that find glass telephone poll insulators.

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Default old hardware,tools and just plain old stuff

Found this site helpful IDing a lot of stuff check it out!
http://www.collectorsweekly.com/tool...erview/stories
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Default More uses for Google Earth! Coin comparison!

Di you have Google Earth? Well you can use it as one of the best comparison tools available. Using it as intended to overlay old maps onto new satellite imagery has been a tool used by me to locate hundreds of detecting sites in the past. well It can also be used to compare photos of buttons, coins, people anything you can get photos of that you want to make a comparison too. Below is a worn smooth coin I Identified using Google Earth. The first photo is the coin as I found it. The Second is using a small amount of detail of the coin I think I have found. The results , pictures taken using this method are conclusive I have found a caped bust half dime although details don't give me the date of my coin. I know that this coin was only produced for 8 years and this coin is 180 to 188 years old! http://metaldetectingforum.com/attac...1&d=1500237318
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Di you have Google Earth? Well you can use it as one of the best comparison tools available. Using it as intended to overlay old maps onto new satellite imagery has been a tool used by me to locate hundreds of detecting sites in the past. well It can also be used to compare photos of buttons, coins, people anything you can get photos of that you want to make a comparison too. Below is a worn smooth coin I Identified using Google Earth. The first photo is the coin as I found it. The Second is using a small amount of detail of the coin I think I have found. The results , pictures taken using this method are conclusive I have found a caped bust half dime although details don't give me the date of my coin. I know that this coin was only produced for 8 years and this coin is 180 to 188 years old! http://metaldetectingforum.com/attac...1&d=1500237318

Interesting though don't understand much....
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Shotshell Headstamp ID - aussiemetaldetecting.com

Recently I got in touch with Doug 'Turtlefoot' and he passed on some of his shotshell headstamp work to me. It is not complete but what he gave me I have displayed at the above website. I am working on collecting more headstamps to display.
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Good work AussieMD!

Turtlefoot seemed to have the best site going on these older headstamps.

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