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  1. Thanks Mike... it's so obvious now you point it...

    Thanks Mike... it's so obvious now you point it out :D
  2. Yes, its brass (well, definitely...

    Yes, its brass (well, definitely non-ferrous/magnetic) & so is what seems to be a 'stub' of whatever screwed into this handle. I originally thought clearing / cleaning rod because those are quite...
  3. Thanks Mike, Unhelpfully, there don't appear...

    Thanks Mike,

    Unhelpfully, there don't appear to be any markings but (after gentle cleaning) there does appear to be a splash of red paint on the top of the 'T', so that's a good shout.

    Can you...
  4. Thank you again all - you've done so well, I've...

    Thank you again all - you've done so well, I've been to another WW2 RAF (& postwar US Navy) site & found a new challenge for you :D

    This is my small collection from a casual visit with my 4 year...
  5. Wow, 2 items down - thanks guys! I had no clue...

    Wow, 2 items down - thanks guys! I had no clue what the harp was &, despite being a complete 'random', you have ID'd it...

    That's (one of) the great thing about this place... somebody will know!
  6. Mike, I know the process you mean & it makes...

    Mike,

    I know the process you mean & it makes absolute sense... plenty of reasons for metal working with alloy on any RAF station & I believe there was a large maintenance unit at this one. cool...
  7. Unknown Find - Seeking ID Suggestions / Help

    I have discovered yet another unknown item!

    Not dug & (again) not necessarily military but found in an old chest of drawers of stuff my grandfather had hoarded; alongside some military items such...
  8. Another 'Bump'... Still at a bit of a loss...

    Another 'Bump'...

    Still at a bit of a loss over all three items above!

    However, I randomly spotted this online today:
    1345569 (courtesy The Westminster Collection)


    While it happens to be...
  9. 'Bump'... I'm still struggling to ID these...

    'Bump'...

    I'm still struggling to ID these items ^^^^^

    Anyone have any ideas:

    1291948

    1291947
  10. Item Identification

    Noting the section 'sticky', I confirm that I have permission to search on all sites I go to...

    I am really struggling with these first two … no markings discovered & yet to recognise anything...
  11. European Hunting

    More exploration pre-metal detector purchase...
    Last summer's family holiday had quite a bit of military interest. See below for some of the many photographs I took :D

    Relics (although possibly...
  12. Thanks to an offline discussion with Steve T,...

    Thanks to an offline discussion with Steve T, I've established its definitely a military item or a "BOAT" ;)

    For others' interest, while I've not started detecting properly, I have acquired a few...
  13. Battlefield & Military Site Finds & Identification Requests

    I've just got a metal detector so hopefully I can add some threads here when I am able to search some places :)

    Even before I do that, I have an item I'm not sure of (among some I've been given -...
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