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Old 12-07-2019, 12:59 AM
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I'm pretty it is anyways.This was found at a home site hundreds of miles from any battles.I also dug several coat buttons and store tokens.What do you guys think?

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Old 12-07-2019, 08:23 AM
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Oh my, breathtaking handmade ring! Unfortunately, I'm not educated enough to ID it. Congrats!

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Old 12-07-2019, 11:23 AM
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Congrats on a great find !
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Old 12-07-2019, 12:06 PM
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That's one mighty fine find. Be sure to let us know what other info you may find out about it.
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Old 12-07-2019, 12:40 PM
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Wow great find!!
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Old 12-07-2019, 01:01 PM
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Very cool, very old, very handmade, silver and gold ring...

You win!

Huge Congratulations! (Forest Gump: That's all I have to say about that)

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Old 12-07-2019, 02:19 PM
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Certainly a great and unusual ring !! If it could talk, I'll bet had a fascinating story to tell. Love those unique finds. A lot of work went into making it. Congratulations !!!

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Old 12-07-2019, 08:05 PM
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I think it's among the best finds I've seen posted on this site. The folk art/ possible civil war era relic value far exceeds the melt value. Congratulations!

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Old 12-07-2019, 09:35 PM
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Holy cow!Thankss

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Old 12-08-2019, 12:48 AM
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That’s one sweeeeet ring score, wow, congrats!

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Old 12-08-2019, 07:14 AM
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Love the ring! Great find! The embellishments on the band as well as the shield are great!
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Old 12-08-2019, 11:13 AM
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REALLY cool find, those personal items are super interesting to me!

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Old 12-08-2019, 10:31 PM
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Cheers on that beauty! Congrats
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Old 12-08-2019, 11:11 PM
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Well, now my new favorite item that someone has found on this forum. That is amazing. Would love to know the history. I'll bet if it could talk, it would have some crazy stories to tell. And I'll bet to person who wore it was heartbroken when they lost it. Bet they wish they had a metal detector.

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Old 12-09-2019, 12:20 PM
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Wow, that is awesome. Way to go OHIO. Go bucks
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Old 12-09-2019, 01:00 PM
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That's an awesome find!

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Old 12-09-2019, 02:33 PM
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I'm with everyone else. This is a remarkable find! WTG!

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Old 12-09-2019, 03:58 PM
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Yes real cool ring. Does it have any markings on the inside of the band?

Too bad it is broken. Wonder if it would be worth getting it fixed?

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Old 12-09-2019, 05:06 PM
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It doesn't have any markings.I wish it did.Im not sure if I should fix it or not?

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Old 12-10-2019, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by bucknut38 View post
It doesn't have any markings.I wish it did.Im not sure if I should fix it or not?

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I'm not sure I would try and fix it. I think there is a very good chance it's from the civil war and, if so, repairs may reduce it's value. I would give it a place of honor in my collection and leave it just like it is.
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