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DetectingScotland.com - Metal Detecting in Scotland, UK » Forum » Detecting Discussions » Detector Finds » Dig 1808: It wasn't a euphonium...

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Seagoon

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Dig 1808: It wasn't a euphonium...
« on: November 21, 2018, 12:34:37 AM »
...it was a French horn; you can still buy them for doll's houses! Some finds from Dalmahoy. Not quite gold or hammered tho... I did find an Eddie penny, but alas it was Eddie the 7th. I didnt realise how little lead they used in toy soldiers; it's almost paper thin in that disembowelled guardsman. Can anyone tell me what the little rectangular lead weight with the dovetail notch is for?

Thanks to Grant and Jim for sorting the dig. Cheers!

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Re: Dig 1808: It wasn't a euphonium...
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2018, 08:03:57 AM »
The wee horn is lovely!
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JoeCovenantLamb

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Re: Dig 1808: It wasn't a euphonium...
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2018, 09:06:09 AM »
What are the odds the "weight" is actually a seal with the intaglio missing?

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Re: Dig 1808: It wasn't a euphonium...
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2018, 10:12:15 AM »
Thank you both. Following up on the seal idea... good thinking!