3rd Jan 21 outing

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Steve_JT
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Finally got the images done and recorded on the PAS from the 3rd Jan finds, first of the year, only a three- and half-hour session but was productive, cold wind and ground sticky, not an enjoyable outing, had to give everything a good clean up when I got back, next time I go out will look like a newbie with shiny clean kit.

Interesting to note my boots that I have had for a couple of years and first deep clean show no signs of wear, and still fully waterproof, light and warm for winter and ok for summer use, best boots I have ever purchased, like wearing your favourite slippers, £40 well spent.

Some images to brighten up a dismal day :thumbsup:

Here are the best bits, lead weight, vessel fragment, and buckle plate on the top row
Roman Polden hill / Colchester derivative brooch I think, brooch fragment and an unknown item, roman coin below and belt mount
William IV square hole pierced farthing 1835, horse shoe ring with MMNC, garter buckle, buckle fragment and a watch winder with chain and retaining ring, just fell to bits when retrieving as very brittle

The good bits

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Other bits
Two lead shot, 11 buttons, a 1943-florin, shaped copper alloy with a hole, spoon handle, washer and a buckle fragment

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Regards steve
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Very nice Steve, and very well presented and photographed :clapping:
A lot of work goes into all this, so hats off to ya fella :thumbsup:

Love those Brooches, really nice examples
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That’s a great array of finds. I’d be rather happy with that lot!

My last trip out, just before the Christmas, was very wet and muddy too. I spent an hour trying to dig water filled holes. Annoyingly I found a hotspot just as it was getting dark and managed to find three 17-18th century buckles and 2 18th century coins. It took me an hour to clean all my kit too! I even emptied and washed my finds bag it was so bad. I suspect quite a few of us will look (and might feel :lol: ) like newbies again when we next get out!
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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That is a nice result, great images too. :thumbsup:
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That brooch is a little cracker. Such fine detail and a lovely patina :thumbsup:

Your description of the weather conditions sounds familiar, though the difference is that my kit is still plastered in mud :lol: Mind you, I have a cunning plan: I've left it on the floor in the understairs cupboard and reckon the underfloor heating will have dried the mud and caused it to all flake off. I'll go and have a look when I can summon the courage to open the door and fight my way in :thumbsup:
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Yes, some nice bits N bobs there. and as already said , a big effort put into the presentation which has to be commended. :thumbsup:
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Nice start to the week seeing some finds of which you have quite a few interesting items.
Very productive pre lockdown session,
Cheers Steve, :thumbsup:
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Nicel collection of finds.
As commented on by others, all really well presented.
Well found and well saved. :thumbsup:
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