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Old 05-30-2020, 09:27 PM
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Default Peaceful day at the Ghost Town. Whosit's and Whatit's Galore.

Spent 6 hours alone with the antelope and cattle today. 65 degrees and a little rain mixed in. Great time. Decompressed. I didn't find a single coin, but I still consider it a success. Some hunts are more about the peacefulness than the finds. Today was no exception. Lots of odd bits. I did score 2 rings. One is a very small child's ring. The other, i thought may have been silver, but as i cleaned it, apparently it isn't. Its definitely old. Is it just me or is there a '94 stamped in it? Maybe 1894. It probably has a silver wash on it. This ghost town shut down in the early 1900's. Just rock foundations remain. Thanks for looking!
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Old 05-30-2020, 09:40 PM
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Excellent show. Everything there just drips with history. A good old coin should be forthcoming soon !
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Old 05-30-2020, 10:23 PM
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Great post and photo layout there Stiffy! I see things like this you found...I Imagine how difficult it would be to make a gear for a watch all by hand back in the old days..let alone make it work!...Let alone making a harmonica from scratch etc...very cool finds!

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Old 05-31-2020, 12:30 AM
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Nice collection of whatszits! Itís fun to see such a great mix of stuff!
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Old 05-31-2020, 08:15 AM
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Sounds like a fun, fun hunt. There is something special about finding things that have remained hidden for many year. It reminds me of what life was like for our not too distant ancestors.

I just wonder how many of us could make it living back then. I guess most of us, because we would have to.

Wouldn't it be neat to be able (almost impossible) to get that ring to one of the descendants of the owner?
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Old 05-31-2020, 03:36 PM
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Great job of finding history. Thanks for the pics. Good luck!

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Old 05-31-2020, 08:01 PM
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You found some fantastic historic stuff, so what if no coins, I seldom find coins in the desert myself but I dont care, sometimes its just about getting away from it all. The desert is a wonderful place, I'd rather see jack rabbits, lizards & cacti than some people I know. Long as you had a good time, thats all that counts.

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