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Thrid Search of the holidays. On the encampment

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    Default Thrid Search of the holidays. On the encampment

    Hello

    I didn't head out till 1pm today.

    Started off using the detecting then did a little bit of dump digging

    not bad reslults

    Haivng 2 days off then i'll be back on the hunt

    Merry Christmas


    John

    Ps sorry i havn't put to much detials in. will sort it out tomorrow
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    Default Re: Thrid Search of the holidays. On the encampment

    That sites startingto look promising John.

    If you weren't aware, the items that I recognise, (in the cleaned up photos) are or appear to be the following:

    The buckles/clips are:
    The end piece off a rifle/LMG sling,
    a "C-clip" off the back of an ammo pouch/binocular pouch/pistol holster,
    the square buckle is from either the side of a 37ptn haversack or the top buckle off an ammo pouch
    Not sure what the rounded buckle is off. (I think it's from a respirator haversack, but not sure)

    The big D loop is a kit bag lock. Its missing the end of the loop that would fit through a slot in the straight bar, a padlock would then be used to lock it together.

    You also have what appear to be three buttons. I can't make out one of them, but the others appear to be a GS button and a dished metal one off a BD uniform.

    Regards etc

    Ian D

    AKA: Jimpy



    PS: PM sent

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    Thanks Jimpy i was so tied last night i couldn't be borthered to write it all down.

    Picture 1: a mini-dump from while detecting tones of batterys in it
    2: 50cal found while detecting 43 TW this is the first .50cal from the site,
    3: a few bits from the ointment dump extremely rooty but worth it in the end. Dug this towards the end of the day as my batterys ran out
    4: Kit bag lock from the dump. 5th one from this site
    5: Tooth brush Johnson & Johnson. found while digging a button up
    6: Fork, Bored Soilder
    7: rifle barrel cleaning rods. must have found 20 of them
    8:George the 5th halfpenny, GS button and trouser button
    9: Read Jimpys post
    10: Gas mask dimming
    11 & 12 .50cal and buckle cleaned off

    Cheers

    John

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    Nice finds WH. I've found a few kit bag 'locks' and all show the same damage as yours...........missing padlock eyelet. Muct have been a common problem

    I can't find the thread either, so here's the nuts I found, a picture of them in place in the bombs, and a picture of the two brass tail pistols I found on the same visit

    Cheers

    Steve T
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    Default Re: Thrid Search of the holidays. On the encampment

    Thanks Steve i've saved the pictures.

    If you look at picture 3 just above the brass bag lock you can see that i dug a steel bag lock up as well


    Cheers

    John

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