The best bits from Saturday

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The best bits from Saturday

Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:11 pm

A mate of mine kindly gave me permission to detect his soon to be developed land, so I shot over there on Saturday morning. However, half a bucketful of junk and one button later, I was a beaten man and retreated to another permission for a few hours, where at least I'd find less rubbish.

That went somewhat better, with the finds below. On the right, I'm pretty sure that's a 17th C. trade token wiped clean of detail by the soil. The little buckle was a nice find I thought, and a James I halfgroat in lovely condition the icing on the cake :)

The item on the left I'm not certain about. My guess is that it might be a watch winder? Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Re: The best bits from Saturday

Post by CTX_Phil » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:47 pm

Yes it's a watch winder that would have been probably attached to a crank.

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Re: The best bits from Saturday

Post by Oxgirl36 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:27 pm

Nice watch winder though ::g Love that coin, great detail on it :D
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Re: The best bits from Saturday

Post by ashjacko » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:19 pm

Cracking finds!

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