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He Dug A Buick, Not A Toy Car Either, Then Let Me Have It.

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8 hours ago, Gerry in Idaho said:

BTW,  Lunk is so cool he handed the plate to me and said "Thanks for the invite".

What a legend Lunk....good on you mate. What a cool find. I have never received a gold nugget from Simon with a " Thanks for the invite" :laugh: Just kidding Simon.:biggrin:

JW :smile:

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51 minutes ago, kiwijw said:

What a legend Lunk....good on you mate. What a cool find. I have never received a gold nugget from Simon with a " Thanks for the invite" :laugh: Just kidding Simon.:biggrin:

JW :smile:

Hey!!!!!!!! I've got to find a nugget first, Seeing we don't have buicks here I'm probably more likely to find a badge off an old holden commodore so if I do, you can have it 🙂

It looks like your plate maybe off a 1920's Buick truck, there is a place that makes reproductions of them for people restoring old trucks I guess, here is their ad

https://decals24x7.ecrater.com/p/31096716/aluminium-name-plate-script-1920-limited

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Nice work Gerry and Lunk! Between the two of you there is no gold nugget or relic that is safe. I would have put a hole through that with my pick.. lol

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real nice find

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It was a great day. The reason I didn't mark the plate with my shovel is that I didn't use my shovel; the detector signal appeared to indicate a shallow dime, so I was using my boot to remove the loose soil. The plate was situated on edge instead of laying flat, so I grabbed ahold of it and pulled it up out of the ground and it came up clean, just as it appears in the photos.

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It's probably worth a bit of coin to the right person, the fact they make aftermarket clones means there has to be some value there.  A good find.

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16 hours ago, Lunk said:

The plate was situated on edge instead of laying flat,

What was the signal like, being on edge, & what settings were you in? Cheers.👍

Good luck out there

JW :smile:

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