Let me see that Tootsie Toy

Well, tonight I am writing about one of my favorite digs, Tootsie Toys! I have totally fallen for these relics of the past. It amazes me that I have found as many of them as I have. Every time I dig one my mind goes back to why it got left outside. Did they leak oil on the carpet? Maybe the kid who was playing with it got called in for dinner thinking he would be back afterwards. My guess is Mom or Dad ruined that plan by saying baths and bed. I would love to see others Tootsie Toys!

I managed to get out and hunt this morning before work. My short hunt produced a 1907 Indian Head and a 1916 wheat penny in the same hole! The picture of the Indian shows discoloration where the wheat was stuck to it! I knew they were old when I saw the fine green patina!

Happy Hunting and thanks for reading *\_




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s