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Old 03-11-2013, 12:50 AM
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Default My best finds to date.

First my best coin find:


1893CC eagle. Last year from Carson City and only 14 thousand made.

Best Ring find:


1.1 carat princess cut with 16 smaller princess cut in 18K white gold.

Best token



Good for 5.00 in gold if turned into the Citizen Press in Jackson MI before Aug 1, 1914

Favorite relic:



Oil headlight from car before electric ones. Company went out of business in 1915.

Favorite bottle:


Calnon and Cronk Mineral water. 1852. This is the 4th known in existance.

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Old 03-11-2013, 01:04 AM
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Very nice! Those were the good old days...redeemable in gold.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:26 AM
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Great stuff!
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:46 AM
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Excellent finds! Thanks for sharing those.

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Old 03-11-2013, 07:48 AM
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I love the old bottle how much do you think its worth? or should I say how much is it worth to you

nice finds!! I love the gold coin!! cc to boot..

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:07 AM
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I sold the bottle for 450.00. At the time 3 years ago it was a house payment.

The gold coin rang in as a zinc penny at 5 inches in a park. The thrill of finding one is awesome! I covered my hole and went straight home holding it in my hand. It really was unbelievable.

Thank you for your comments.

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:29 AM
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Wow..insane finds. Thanks for sharing!

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:38 AM
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Your back with a swing! Some terrific finds! It's a shame you were a few years late in regard to the redemption of the medallion?
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:40 AM
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Very nice finds! I have a bottle i found there may not be another one known. I put in for a drawing to be on the Antiques road show.So fingers crossed i get picked. You can't buy tickets.Got a couple bottles i want them to look at. Mineral water bottles are one of those really desirable bottles to collect.

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:47 AM
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Yes, I contacted the paper and they have NO idea why it was made unfortunately. I wish they would research it. Just a tad late and in 1914 5.00 was a weeks pay for some.

Good luck with your bottles. You never know. I posted mine on another site and it was seen by a bottle collector in Detroit. He only had a piece of one. His bottle collection was amazing.

Thanks for your comments. I have tons to share and lots of fun with this hobby.

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Man that ring is beautiful, have you had a jewler look at it to see if it is real? What did it look like when you found it? Looks brand new. My wife would love it if I could find something half as nice as that, lol!!! Thanks for sharing!!
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:19 AM
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Man that ring is beautiful, have you had a jewler look at it to see if it is real? What did it look like when you found it? Looks brand new. My wife would love it if I could find something half as nice as that, lol!!! Thanks for sharing!!
LOL story behind that ring. Found it and came out of the water. Couldn't see any marks on it but a 9 or a 6. put it on my pinky finger and continued deteteting. Got out of the lake and off the island and into a city. TWO minutes before 6pm I walked into a jewelry store that was closing. I was still in my wetsuit. They kind of looked at me strange. I said just please tell me if this is real. They tested it and said it certainly was and I had a 12 to 14 grand ring! 18K white gold and the main princess cut diamond was flawless.

Made my week!!

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Nice finds.

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Nice finds! Good to see someone else finding the goods in Michigan. I grew up near PH in a little town called Marlette. Worked at the BWB for several years as a Customs/Immigration Officer.

I may be back to MI this summer, maybe we can get together for some 'tectin.

Congrats on some cool finds,

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Old 03-11-2013, 03:24 PM
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Amazing finds all around there, very very nice...

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Yeah, I'd classify those as "eye popping"! Thanks for sharing.

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Amazing finds! You should join our little GCC group!
http://metaldetectingforum.com/group.php?groupid=154

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Wow! I'm thinking those amazing finds would make the tops of most of our lists. Good huntin'!

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WOW is right! quite inspirational, too.

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Old 03-11-2013, 09:41 PM
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Incredible finds

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