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Old 01-18-2020, 05:33 PM
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Default Early 1800s New York Militia buttons and more...

I finally made it back to my 1795 site this morning. I hunted for 5 hours and found a few D buckles and a couple of cuff flat buttons and a few other relics. The best two finds were the early 1800s New York Militia buttons. There were found 5 foot apart but are in totally opposite conditions. Im going back in the morning. Ty for looking and HH!



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Old 01-18-2020, 07:30 PM
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Those buttons are definitely on my bucket list, great finds man, and good luck in the AM!

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Old 01-18-2020, 08:54 PM
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Those buttons are definitely on my bucket list, great finds man, and good luck in the AM!


Ty cellrdwellr!


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History at its finest Vic. Congrats on the Militia Button's, the Buckles and all the rest. Hope the return trip is even better. Trapper

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Old 01-18-2020, 10:05 PM
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History at its finest Vic. Congrats on the Militia Button's, the Buckles and all the rest. Hope the return trip is even better. Trapper


Ty Trapper!


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Congrats on the finds! Love the buttons! I visit down your way quite a bit. My mom lives in Reidsville. I will have to bring my machine down next time.
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Originally Posted by Pumptech View post
Congrats on the finds! Love the buttons! I visit down your way quite a bit. My mom lives in Reidsville. I will have to bring my machine down next time.


Thx! My mom lives in Pelham


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Great finds with Vic! That site is going to cough up a Reale or two soon!


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Old 01-19-2020, 08:36 AM
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Great finds with Vic! That site is going to cough up a Reale or two soon!


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Nice! Have a great morning.


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While the buttons are certainly cool, I find myself enamored by the circular nature of your fingerprint in the 3rd photo. Did you design that yourself?
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Congrats on finding the buttons !
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Vic, awesome score! Congrats. Looks like a great site. Good luck, Mark

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Congrats brother!!! I cant wait until I can get on a site like that if I ever do!!
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Old 01-19-2020, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Soil Surgeon View post
Congrats on finding the buttons !
Ty!

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While the buttons are certainly cool, I find myself enamored by the circular nature of your fingerprint in the 3rd photo. Did you design that yourself?
Lol!

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Congrats brother!!! I cant wait until I can get on a site like that if I ever do!!
Ty buddy!! They are out there! No go find them

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Cool button.
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Vic, awesome score! Congrats. Looks like a great site. Good luck, Mark
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Wow! New York militia buttons near Danville VA. There's got to be some good history there if you could only figure it out. Great finds!
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Originally Posted by Haldean View post
Wow! New York militia buttons near Danville VA. There's got to be some good history there if you could only figure it out. Great finds!


Ty very much!


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