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by Ghost
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: On-Going Research Projects
Topic: Lead bag and cloth seals
Replies: 1193
Views: 488339

Re: Lead bag and cloth seals

Never been one who keeps these to be honest , but can see the interest in them if they are your thing
by Ghost
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: Abbreviations
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Abbreviations

"Shite" is a universal term for anything aluminium :xmasbiggrin
by Ghost
Fri Aug 21, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered

Dear Mr Fox, Thank you for your very kind offer of the loan of a Saxon Seax sword and two shield boss’s. I have discussed this with my colleague at Tees Archaeology who look after our archaeology collection for us and advise us on these matters. We do already have very similar items within the colle...
by Ghost
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered

If it was over 12 inches deep, the deus wouldn't have got the signal
by Ghost
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered

I’ve actually emailed the guy from the article asking if they would be interested in taking them from me
by Ghost
Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered
Replies: 12
Views: 950

Re: Britain’s first ever Viking helmet discovered

Just a couple of miles from me, and Preston park I’ve visited a thousand times ,
That helmet has never been on display that I can ever remember... and I would of remembered.

If I thought they would actually display it, they could have my Saxon sword and 2 shield boss’s on long term loan
by Ghost
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: greeek chap has coins and antiquities in his care
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: greeek chap has coins and antiquities in his care

An amazing collection, unfortunately more than likely illegal though :g48:
Hopefully it gets displayed properly
by Ghost
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Metal detecting group find coins, war medals,...
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Re: Metal detecting group find coins, war medals,...

Enjoyed that matey :g50:
by Ghost
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: dead elephant was a feast for entire neighborhood
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: dead elephant was a feast for entire neighborhood

I do cars for a lady dealer, I believe she’s eaten a whole one all by herself ,
She’s a BIG unit
by Ghost
Thu May 28, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: new to detecting and have lots of questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1111

Re: new to detecting and have lots of questions

Check out the nokta simplex , brand new at £299.
Many experienced detectorists have bought them and use them with great results.
Your not far away having £200, wait a bit longer and save up
by Ghost
Thu May 28, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: new to detecting and have lots of questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1111

Re: new to detecting and have lots of questions

Kev at Staffordshire detectors has forever been the man for quality used machines
by Ghost
Sun May 24, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: new to detecting and have lots of questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1111

Re: new to detecting and have lots of questions

They are aimed at the young my friend, What is your maximum budget ? In all honesty, you need to be in the 300 range for the start of the better metal detectors, anything lower and you will end up binning it off and buying a better one shortly after anyway . The new minelab vanquish range of machine...
by Ghost
Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Rare king Edward the Martyr Coin found
Replies: 4
Views: 767

Re: Rare king Edward the Martyr Coin found

For the sake of 7k, I’d have rather kept it
by Ghost
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Vindolanda has been badly affected by coronavirus
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: Vindolanda has been badly affected by coronavirus

They have plenty of previously dug stock to sell on...they will survive fine

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