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« on: May 20, 2010, 12:59:22 PM »

Last time out yesterday, for about a week , had injections in shoulder this morning, and Doctor said to rest it for a few days  Angry Angry
Anyway, not many finds yesterday, had a nice Vicky Shilling, couple of Bag Seals, a piece of Silver Sheet ? with hall marks, don't have a clue what its off, and a coin i can't ID lol
Oh and another cartwheel penny, fogot to put in pic lol
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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2010, 01:20:19 PM »

lovely seals fella... i do like those , well done mukka !  Wink

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« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2010, 02:17:30 PM »

great finds m8 well done Wink

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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2010, 02:53:56 PM »

well done paul ,the silver sheet is probaly off a walking stick ,the hallmark should give you makers mark essay mark date mark happy hunting  Smiley Cool
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2010, 09:53:36 PM »

Cheers Silky m8, would'nt have thought of a walking stick m8, i'll try to have a good look at hallmarks.
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« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2010, 09:56:11 PM »

welldone ace butty.
i still love finding joeys mate.
nice finds.great stuff.

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« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2010, 09:57:18 PM »

Well done Paul

Nice lot of finds. Do like the Vicky shilling (probably cos I've never found one)
The bag seals are intresting, have you researched the dates

Well done...keep's nice to see what we're all finding

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« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2010, 10:00:40 PM »

Hi Phil, keep looking m8 and a Vicky Shilling will be your next find i hope m8  Wink
Tried hard to research the seals Phil, a couple had dates on of 1873, but the ones with writing on i could'nt find nothing.
But Chef(Geoff), done a bit of research for me and come up with the following :

 Ok the name Richou is not the most uncommon name in France but in  Angers in the Anjou region there are only a few and this one in particular would fit with what you are looking for.
they were or are a very wealthy family, looking at there profession I would say the sacks contained eitherSeed, flour or grain for milling. (so could you be on the site of an old mill?) the"A.R. Richou Brothers" denote they are 19thC. the A.R stands for Alexander (II) (1835-1897) and René-Eugene (1841-1900).
By the way "Frere" isn't a name it means brothers.
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