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Dave The Slave
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After warming up on the touchlines since December, it was time to enter the arena, although the main event was now over ( field detecting ).
Quite good at Cross country as a kid, so no worries about only having a wood left to detect.
Have been in here before so knew what to expect.
As the vegetation was still low decided to head to the far corner, that last year was inpenetrable without a machete.
Spent an hour and a half here in a fairly smallish area, looking for WW2 cartridge casings, ended up with only a couple of part ones and a bullet., rather than the anticipated bag full, as this was half of a temporary range butt.
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Did manage to wangle out a couple of Aircraft starter cartridge ends, with the red inner disc loose, which i have never seen before.
Back to the other end of the wood, too much buried chicken wire etc, not much to talk about.
Did find a bottle lid which turned out to be Kia-Ora. Surprised to read it said by Appointment to " The Late King George VI, which dated it to around 1953 ish.
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Managed to retrieve some meat paste jars, bottles all around WW2 and some broken NAAFI pottery, like to keep the pieces with the text on them. One piece had the remains Ministery , assuming Air ministry, another RAF 1941.
Yet another file, that`s seven from this area, some intact bulbs.
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Hoping someone may be able to id the bottle on the left, assuming sauce but not seen this shape before.. Approx 8 " high.
No finds to excite you but glad to be back out. The day felt like the day of the first lockdown, which was when i first explored this area.
Cheers everyone, :thumbsup:
Dave.
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Thanks for the story, Dave. Great to see you back out there and you had a nicely mixed bag of finds on your triumphant return :thumbsup:
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Dave The Slave wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:18 pm After warming up on the touchlines since December, it was time to enter the arena, although the main event was now over ( field detecting ).
Quite good at Cross country as a kid, so no worries about only having a wood left to detect.
Have been in here before so knew what to expect.
As the vegetation was still low decided to head to the far corner, that last year was inpenetrable without a machete.
Spent an hour and a half here in a fairly smallish area, looking for WW2 cartridge casings, ended up with only a couple of part ones and a bullet., rather than the anticipated bag full, as this was half of a temporary range butt.
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Did manage to wangle out a couple of Aircraft starter cartridge ends, with the red inner disc loose, which i have never seen before.
Back to the other end of the wood, too much buried chicken wire etc, not much to talk about.
Did find a bottle lid which turned out to be Kia-Ora. Surprised to read it said by Appointment to " The Late King George VI, which dated it to around 1953 ish.
Image
Managed to retrieve some meat paste jars, bottles all around WW2 and some broken NAAFI pottery, like to keep the pieces with the text on them. One piece had the remains Ministery , assuming Air ministry, another RAF 1941.
Yet another file, that`s seven from this area, some intact bulbs.
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Hoping someone may be able to id the bottle on the left, assuming sauce but not seen this shape before.. Approx 8 " high.
No finds to excite you but glad to be back out. The day felt like the day of the first lockdown, which was when i first explored this area.
Cheers everyone, :thumbsup:
Dave.
Not a bad little rummage , you faired better than I did yesterday . Amazing how the light bulbs survive being very fragile compared to the more robust items such as the crockery , its always the way sadly :thumbdown:
The bottle looks like a salad dressing or sauce type , screw top late 30s onwards so puts the site at about the right era . WW2 stuff is always interesting . :thumbsup:
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Well it all reveals the history of the woods. The large blue disc looks like a blanking plate from a fuel tank to access the float level sender unit. Glad that you finally got out Dave. :thumbsup:
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