Some Random Relics

Have not been doing much detecting this year , and when i have it’s been hard going . So for those that like a few relics here are some bit’s from the last few weeks . Good hunting all .

A nice buckle , brooch and Vesta case from a vacant block in Bridport .

A 1721 Portuguese 3 Reis coin found by my uncle on the same block .

Some silvers from the foreshore .

A few bit’s from Lefroy [ hard going there now ]

Ripper Freemasons cuff link with mechanism still working .

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Some nice objects there Kurt. Went out today and the ground was amazingly soft. I must have dug hundreds of signals.
You wouldn’t expect a Portuguese coin in Bridport but the Post Office was first built in 1882. Maybe you’ll find pirate treasure one of these days?

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Yeh Karl the ground is great digging and there’s more rain coming . Hope you found some treasures . The block was probably in use about 1870-1880 but has a massive overlay of modern junk and has been top dressed as well which makes the older stuff hard to find . I reckon the coin was probably a memento from the old country .

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Hey Curt, the diamond shaped buckle - is it a silver-nickel alloy or something else? Nice to see some silver as well :+1:

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Hi Karl , it’s brass with a silver coloured coating , possibly nickel . Silvers are always welcome !

Had a good day Tuesday on the goldfields with a few coins and buckles .


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Couple of nice finds there :+1: What’s the big buckle with the cross in the middle?

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Thanks Dave it’s not to easy now with the bush as thick as it is . Not to sure about the buckle . At first i was thinking along the lines of a military medical unit , but after info from Brian of cricket buckle book fame i am now leaning towards a royal visit , probably in 1881 .

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The round buckle is an excellent find. Coins from different centuries make it more interesting and the Diamond Jubilee medals are always good to rescue from the dirt. Make the most of the damp ground and no snakes :snake:

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Found a nice cricket buckle during the week . Was bent in half so had to anneal and straighten it . Sadly missing the centre piece but still welcome in my finds bag .


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Awsome work got to love a buckle any day of the week :sunglasses::ok_hand:t2:

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