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This was an interesting artefact and one that I had not heard of before, marriage spoon handle, found over the summer time.

There was discussion between myself and the FLO on the initials, husband and wife or wife initials, sadly we will never know.

Artefact is now going through the treasure process. (silver gilt)
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Oh wow that is such an interesting find...
Initialed and dated too
That would be considered pretty high status back then too i would imagine?

Also makes you wonder how it found itself out in a field too
Obviously you searched for the other end of it....could have been a posh picnic where it was left

Keep em coming Doug, great seeing what folk have found in the past :thumbsup:
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Love, love, love that :Star: It would have been stunning when made and is still a very special find now.

What else did you find in that area? I’m guessing that it was found not far from the site of an old house? Gosh I’m nosey but I love to know the history of the land with these types of finds cause it’s really interesting :geek:
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What a cracking find. For many of us, artefacts make better finds than coins due to the personal aspect to them and you can't get more personal than that :thumbsup:
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Blackadder43 wrote: Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:27 pm Oh wow that is such an interesting find...
Initialed and dated too
That would be considered pretty high status back then too i would imagine?

Also makes you wonder how it found itself out in a field too
Obviously you searched for the other end of it....could have been a posh picnic where it was left

Keep em coming Doug, great seeing what folk have found in the past :thumbsup:
Thank you all.

Blackadder.

Yes I did search the field looking for the the other piece of the spoon, not a big field but big enough to miss it.

On the upside I did find this 18k ring, motif and motto I can link up with a Scottish clan, date letter is 1959.

Due to a public footpath running through the field it could have been lost by anybody over time.
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Stunning ring too :Star:
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