Yes!!!! Great success at last. Treasure!Andthereitwas,lurkingjustbelowthesurface.4inchesintobeexact. Just like my detector said it would be. Whoknowswhatelsewaitstobeunearthed.It'slikenightoftheliving dead. Just waiting to be found by the unsuspecting.
Just spent part of the afternoon on the familly farm in Letellier. In the first 15 minutes I found a Sterling silver Maple leaf pin / broach. Therestwasanicemixedbagofstuff.Somecopperandbrassand aluminium too.The rocks and glass was on the surface. Just picked it for fun.Had a blast. Time just flies though, two hours went by so fast.The silver Maple leaf brooch was a real joy to find. TheglassandceramicIjustpickedupforfunofftheland.Themetal detector will not hit on non metals of course.
Imadethistoday.It'sasieveforsandatthebeach.Itisyet untestedbutitshouldeasilyclearthroughaspadefullofsandin short order. The squares are perfect to hold dimes and pennies.I put a hand garden shovel next to the sieve for scale.
Some of the highlights after they've been cleaned.Asmalllockmechanism...ifonlyIcouldfindthekey.Aturnbuckle.Square nails of course. Pieces of copper and aluminium too. The feather is from a Red Tailed Hawk. Nometaldetectorwasneeded.Noanimalwashurtinthemakingof this production...Oneofthesmallvioletglasspiecesmusthavebeensomethingquite nice and fancy at one time.Lots of coal too.Oh....thatpipe.....Igaveupafterthe10feetorso...mydetectorsaidit goesonforanother6feetormoreat8"in.Igaveup,plusitwon'tfitin the van anyways. The things that lurk below...
May 22, 2020 - Cadieux Farm
Myfirstcoin.A1934KingGeorgeVpenny.Roughshapebutapenny nontheless.Secondgoodfindisanearlymuzzleloaderbullet.My nephewtellsmeit'saboutmid1800's.There'swhatlookslikeabent copperspoon,awatchmechanismorinsideplate,abeautifulblueglass piece,acopperorbrasssprayernozzle,anironbeltpullyandwhat lookslikeabrasslandsurveymarker.Ican'tmakeoutthewritingif thereisany.Ohandabigbrassring.I'dhatetoseethefingerthatthat fit on. The white Santa is plastic.OtherpictureisthelandscapeafterIgotdone.Lookslikethesurfaceof the moon.Alsofoundanother10+footpipeformybrotherstodigout.Thatmight have been the water pile from the well " Chez 'Toine".
Yes,somethingwe'veallknownforalongtime....Ineedprofessional help. LolDon't we all eh.So I'm calling on Pam's expertise here.Hereisapictureofthelatestpiecesofceramicsthatcanpossiblybe identified.Have fun Pam.Also, I came across this little jem. Itwasburiedabout10"deep.Greatdetector....butthenagain,howcould you miss. It probably weighs about 20 lbs.Iliketocallit:ThegatewaytoHell.Morelikeaportalreally.Opener'up andthere'sthefire.Wellshouldyouneedtoknow,theportalnowresides in our front lawn.Talk about repurposing and or recycling.