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Old 07-30-2020, 01:00 PM
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Default Parking Lot Tear Out. 3 Tokens.

Part of a parking lot was tore out in the old part of town. I looked at Historic Aerials and they aerials only went back to the 50s and it was just a farming field then. I went and kicked around the dirt in the lot during the day and could see evidence of a home site there. Broken dishware and old light bulb bases and fuses. I thought it might be promising. It was way too hot to detect during the day, so I went back last night to detect when it was cooler. I was hoping to uncover some old silver coins, but only found a couple wheats. I did find these cool, old, tokens though. An aluminum star one. It's the kind you could get from vending machines and stamp what you'd like on them. It says "Phone kys 335J1 Learfield Utah"

The other 2 are tokens from the Clearfield Canning Co. Bob Campbell's price guide on Utah Trade Tokens lists them as Uncommon $50-$100 each. They were struck between 1907-1912. I always enjoy finding tokens. I'll be giving this site another hunt, for sure!
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Old 07-30-2020, 02:17 PM
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Nice! I found the same buckle as in your photo earlier this year in an old farm field. It's called a Conway buckle.

Here's an interesting discussion about them:

https://www.cascity.com/forumhall/in...?topic=24865.0

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Old 07-30-2020, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by ToySoldier View post
Nice! I found the same buckle as in your photo earlier this year in an old farm field. It's called a Conway buckle.

Here's an interesting discussion about them:

https://www.cascity.com/forumhall/in...?topic=24865.0
Thanks for the info. I figured it was some type of horse tack. I'm going to throw it in the tumbler and knock some of the crud off it. I'll let you know how it comes out.

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Old 07-30-2020, 10:06 PM
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Excellent finds, those old tokens are great! Hope you find more when you go back!

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Old 07-30-2020, 11:11 PM
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Very nice tokens, those are always a fun and historic find!
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Old 07-31-2020, 06:42 AM
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Those are some great tokens, Congrats!

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cool digs

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Old 07-31-2020, 06:16 PM
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on the finds, especially those tokens. Pretty darn cool!

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Old 07-31-2020, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by ToySoldier View post
Nice! I found the same buckle as in your photo earlier this year in an old farm field. It's called a Conway buckle.

Here's an interesting discussion about them:

https://www.cascity.com/forumhall/in...?topic=24865.0
Here's that buckle after a few hours of tumbling.
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