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 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Handed back to finder?

 Post subject: Re: Handed back to finder?
Posted: Fri May 26, 2017 3:11 pm 

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The "Sandbach Brooch", as the PAS christened it, was found in 2011 by my good friend and detecting buddy Stan (Lobo) Cooper. It was declared treasure at inquest, went through the system and was disclaimed and returned in 2012, then went to auction. The bidding was opened at £10,000 and th...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Handed back to finder....take 2.

Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 8:58 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 333


popsandme wrote:
'Lost ' medieval gold brooch was 'gift from beheaded baron'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-le ... e-39954553

Another one handed back, must be strapped for cash :g43:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Handed back to finder?

 Post subject: Re: Handed back to finder?
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 12:23 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 649


i think maybe the present overwhelming amount of detector finds and the lack of money in the museums could mean a lot of nice finds could be getting handed back in the future :g43:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Handed back to finder?

 Post subject: Handed back to finder?
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 11:01 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 649


It seems strange something so nice is handed back when I have had badly damaged gold items taken off me :g43:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... field.html

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Metal detecting helps increase treasure finds

Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:59 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 383


Great article :g58: When I started metal detecting I never dreamt I would be handing over treasure items to the museum :g45: But I have on numerous occasions, I was happy just finding Victorian pennies :g58: and my original dream was to find a 1933 penny :g42:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Third Series of Detectorists on its way !!

Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:52 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 789


I love this programme I wish it would be as regular as crappy Coronation street or excrutiating painful Eastenders :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Gold Roman found in topsoil delivery

Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:47 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 647


April fools or not these things do happen :g58: My detecting buddy Dazz found a gold bracelet in a bag of compost or was it a growbag :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Rare Viking coin found in a Nottinghamshire field

Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:31 am 

Replies: 25
Views: 2182


Phil ... I lost faith when an american founding fathers coin found near Donny was valued at a million ... which I think went on to fetch £5k at auction. I was a tadge red faced as I had told all my farmers that a £1,000,000 pound coin is a possibility. The finder was a mate of mine and he was stitc...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Hare courser’s car crushed

Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:28 pm 

Replies: 17
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I saw this on the evening news, I would have thought putting them through auction and using the money for a charity or the NHS would be a better course of action :g43:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Magnetic fishing trip nets coin haul

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:14 am 

Replies: 13
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Far more questions than answers........ #fakenews ! Did ur father never tell you?if you have nothing nice to say shut up lol ur so negative it's almost depressing Don`t bother replying & quoting me then. :g50: So lets examine the "news"..... d Did "Mr Magnet Fisher" have per...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Magnetic fishing trip nets coin haul

Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:57 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1278


IronRon wrote:

Typical I did,nt bother reading it :g42:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Magnetic fishing trip nets coin haul

Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:20 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1278


So was they in a purse with an iron purse bar, or a ferrous tin :g43: because the best magnet in the world won,t pick up silver :g45:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Why is it so hard to be honest?

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:08 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 3476


This cop must have got gold fever?
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/me ... er-9699004

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Medieval ring discovered in Sherwood Forest

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:34 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 1092


Hectorsfarm_ wrote:
How the heck would you get permission to detect there! :shock:
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I dont know? but it is a lovely looking find :g58: :g50:

 Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION   Topic: First permission

 Post subject: Re: First permission
Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:59 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 702


Hi all, I've got permission to detect in a semi wooded area next to a village. I've been told that areas of it are overgrown and that there are numerous lakes. For the over grown areas I was thinking of taking a machete as well as my spade. Does anyone know if having a machete in the car is OK in t...
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