Finds Identified 2

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Pre-ordered this book and it arrives tomorrow. Very excited - have high expectations as the first in the series ‘Finds Identified ’ was superb. Anyone else ordered it?

I’ll do a review tomorrow. If you want a copy it’s available here for £30

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The second book in the Finds Identified series, this volume focuses on dress fittings and ornaments, the most common artefacts found by metal detectorists. Beautifully illustrated, with thousands of photographs of over 1300 artefacts, this book provides an essential guide to identifying metal detecting finds.
As with the first book, the objects are organised on a thematic basis, with similar types shown together, allowing you to see how various types of artefacts have evolved through the ages.


Contents include:
Brooches, Pins & Bodkins, Buckles, Belt Clasps,
Strap Fittings, Belt Hooks & Purses, Girdle Hangers
& Chatelaines, Strap Ends, Button and Loop
Fasteners and Toggles, Sleeve Clasps, Hooked
Tags and Dress Hooks, Buttons and Cufflinks, Lace
Tags, Torcs and Necklaces, Beads, Pendants, Rings,
Bracelets and Finger Rings, Earrings, Spurs, Badges
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I was looking at that one, got the first one but can't make my mind up if it would have more than the first one

Just had delivered today 4 books from Greenlight Publishing
Buckles by Ross Whitehead, Buttons and Fasteners, British buttons and Roman Buckles and Military fittings

Waiting on the Fairburn's book of crests, just taking a punt with that as it might help with livery button ID's

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Steve_JT wrote: Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:14 am I was looking at that one, got the first one but can't make my mind up if it would have more than the first one

Just had delivered today 4 books from Greenlight Publishing
Buckles by Ross Whitehead, Buttons and Fasteners, British buttons and Roman Buckles and Military fittings

Waiting on the Fairburn's book of crests, just taking a punt with that as it might help with livery button ID's

Regards steve
I have the first but don't think I'll buy the second yet.
The buckles book is just so much nicer to use than the PDF version.
Fairbairn's book of crests is free in PDF, but again in paper format would be easier to reference.
I just need to find something to identify! :D
D2 - 13"x11" coil - audio only.
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Steve_JT wrote: Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:14 am I was looking at that one, got the first one but can't make my mind up if it would have more than the first one

Just had delivered today 4 books from Greenlight Publishing
Buckles by Ross Whitehead, Buttons and Fasteners, British buttons and Roman Buckles and Military fittings

Waiting on the Fairburn's book of crests, just taking a punt with that as it might help with livery button ID's

Regards steve
You need to do some reviews :D :Party:
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Oxgirl wrote: Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:42 pm You need to do some reviews :D :Party:
I will have time on my hands this weekend as DCMS (Dept. Culture Media and Sport) has replied to my query, developed slopping shoulders and directed me the Sporting Body representing my sport, the NCMD
which obviously says NO Detecting............*##*XX X###X ##~~**

So will have a scan through the books and give an honest appraisal of each one

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The first one is good enough to tempt me to get the second, probably via heavy hinting around Yuletide ;)

But if Santa fails to stuff it in me stocking I'll purchase it anyway :D
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Steve_JT wrote: Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:33 pm
I will have time on my hands this weekend as DCMS (Dept. Culture Media and Sport) has replied to my query, developed slopping shoulders and directed me the Sporting Body representing my sport, the NCMD
which obviously says NO Detecting............*##*XX X###X ##~~**

So will have a scan through the books and give an honest appraisal of each one

Regards Steve
Well you have had a faster response than the NCMD achieved - you did well :Luv Ya:
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Oxgirl wrote: Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:49 pm

Well you have had a faster response than the NCMD achieved - you did well :Luv Ya:
I first contacted Oliver Dowden

oliver.dowden.mp@parliament.uk

he directed me to his department, so I mailed them

enquiries@dcms.gov.uk

and got this reply

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Here`s a brief review for Finds Identified II.....................


I hear it is the same size....................... all could be well. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Mine was posted 2 days ago and STILL hasn’t arrived :pulling hair out:

It’s a different size? :shock: Nooooooo!
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jcmaloney wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:43 pm Here`s a brief review for Finds Identified II.....................


Why did they print it in a different size to Finds Identified I ?? :thumbdown:


Arrrgghhhh its going to ruin the line up in the library and will inflate my OCD... :oops:
That's a bit naughty, its only a little smaller A4 size though, but get what you mean. One would think if its a series they would be the same size :thumbdown:

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Steve_JT wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:47 pm That's a bit naughty, its only a little smaller A4 size though, but get what you mean. One would think if its a series they would be the same size :thumbdown:

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That`s the worst part of it..... its a series....all the same size please. :D
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jcmaloney wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:14 pm That`s the worst part of it..... its a series....all the same size please. :D
It arrived :Star: Both my two books in the series are identical in size though so no idea how yours aren’t :?

Very happy one of my finds was included too :Party: A button that made me smile.
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That’s great to have something in a publication that you’ve found :thumbsup:

Glad the book is same size, they both state A4 on sale sites so found it odd that II wouldn’t be :?:

Ordered mine today

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Steve_JT wrote: Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:29 pm That’s great to have something in a publication that you’ve found :thumbsup:


Possibly why she gave such a glowing review of it here :lol:

Nah - it's an honest review and well worth a butchers :thumbsup:
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