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Old 07-31-2011, 08:06 PM
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Colonel Decatur had an encampment in Gales Ferry, CT during the war of 1812. His house is in the historical District of town and I asked the owner's permission to detect his property today. The hunt started out slow and we were not getting alot of good hits. Well we kept at it and found some cool things. One is a 1943 Australian Half Penny, Cool, but not very eye popping. I also recovered a skelleton Key, and a boy scout wall hook. What I need help with is the medallion thing with the baby on it. It looks like it would hang on a ribbon. Any Ideas what this could be?
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Old 07-31-2011, 08:38 PM
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Cool finds, Im surprised that they gave you permission, being in a historic district. Find any clad? Congrats. Now if only you could detect Col. Sanders!

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Old 08-01-2011, 09:47 AM
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Mind boggling and earth shattering!

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Mind boggling and earth shattering!


Anyhow, your baby thing looks to be a watch/key fob.

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thats some nice dig congrats

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Old 08-05-2011, 10:38 PM
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love the skeleton key

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There has to be more there. Are you going back?
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Old 08-07-2011, 09:36 PM
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Nice finbds. I take it this home is privately owned then for them to allow you to hunt it.

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Universe crumbling and insanely amazing! I've yet to find anything posted in the pics above. Museum worthy! :go odjob:

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Originally Posted by biliff1 View post
Colonel Decatur had an encampment in Gales Ferry, CT during the war of 1812. His house is in the historical District of town and I asked the owner's permission to detect his property today. The hunt started out slow and we were not getting alot of good hits. Well we kept at it and found some cool things. One is a 1943 Australian Half Penny, Cool, but not very eye popping. I also recovered a skelleton Key, and a boy scout wall hook. What I need help with is the medallion thing with the baby on it. It looks like it would hang on a ribbon. Any Ideas what this could be?

Pocket watch fob
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Exclamation Baby medallion or Babe

Originally Posted by biliff1 View post
Colonel Decatur had an encampment in Gales Ferry,...

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What I need help with is the medallion thing with the baby on it. It looks like it would hang on a ribbon. Any Ideas what this could be?
Looks more like a BABE nude, hiding her privates and coming out of the water on a lake, you can see some twigs, reeds on the bottom right of HER.

If considering that the figurine is that of a BABE, it gives it another tone for the research of what it is.

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