The feminine side of old gold mining

rps20190824_095334 ! Some relics found near an old mine recently, must have been a hard life for the ladies in those days.

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Nice collection there Dave . When digging corset hooks , thimbles and brooches etc. i often wonder how a woman managed in the conditions . They must have been a hardy lot .

Reckon that this was a blokes only miners camp, the bullet looking thing is a bottle stopper from a bottle of John Lamont soda water, bottled in Scotland.

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Doing well Dave ! Love the bottle stopper . That snake buckle is a unique design , i have never seen one like that out of probably hundreds found .:+1: