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by flipperbrownsnout
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: 2017 Magazines
Topic: August WORD magazine just launched - its FREE !!
Replies: 17
Views: 12044

Re: August WORD magazine just launched - its FREE !!

Mike that camera appears to have added around 30 pounds to me...weres the slimming camera you bought?? well done to all who make the magazine happen
by flipperbrownsnout
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: "Green Waste" Issues
Topic: Cable waste
Replies: 5
Views: 6131

Re: Cable waste

the site sots mentioned probably brought up well over a 100 hammies over the years for us......, its produced bronze age axes, gold medieval rings, gold medieval brooches, Viking artifacts, roman silvers etc.....................its now a nogo area for me its that bad. Sots still braves it every now ...
by flipperbrownsnout
Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Untouched Meal that is 1,600 years old found
Replies: 2
Views: 2422

Re: Untouched Meal that is 1,600 years old found

heres one at redrocks canyon outside las vegas
by flipperbrownsnout
Sat Oct 31, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: keep Anglo-Saxon brooch in country
Replies: 9
Views: 6283

Re: keep Anglo-Saxon brooch in country

I must be in a minority then....I wouldn't pay £8000 for that, yes its a nice piece of chip carved artwork but they cant buy every little piece going and that's way over priced
by flipperbrownsnout
Sun May 10, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Pirate Capt Kidd's 'treasure' found in Madagascar
Replies: 3
Views: 3569

Re: Pirate Capt Kidd's 'treasure' found in Madagascar

watched a documentary of them diving this site a while back...a few gold coins were recovered which made them shift to another wreck in the harbour as the gold coins were from another ship. however the adventure galley was burnt up in the harbour I seem to recall but kids crew had all but defected t...
by flipperbrownsnout
Sun Nov 09, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Single adults banned from park
Replies: 6
Views: 4251

Re: Single adults banned from park

a lawyer will have a field day with that one...ridiculous, they deserve the incoming lawsuit
by flipperbrownsnout
Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Viking treasure found in Dumfries and Galloway
Replies: 18
Views: 11440

Re: Viking treasure found in Dumfries and Galloway

me and sots used to detect a fair bit up there with a few locals when sots was a resident of that locale....we must have missed that one....DOH. love how the cloth is still attached to the pot
by flipperbrownsnout
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Silverdale Viking treasure to go on display
Replies: 1
Views: 1678

Re: Silverdale Viking treasure to go on display

will have to have a butchers at that seeing as its going to be displayed locally...goody
by flipperbrownsnout
Wed May 22, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: The Discovery That Could Rewrite Aussie History
Replies: 4
Views: 3920

Re: The Discovery That Could Rewrite Aussie History

it's always possible of course as many ancient seamen have been known to have landed on Australian shores before cook got here but I know of at least one person here that found an ancient ROMAN coin just north of Sydney and I somehow doubt that they came this far. mike. :g43: remember reading some ...
by flipperbrownsnout
Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Another sad loss.
Replies: 6
Views: 3175

Re: Another sad loss.

i never met him but liased via phone andemail with him when i found my rare baldred penny, a very knowledgeable chap and too young to go
by flipperbrownsnout
Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Hoard of US gold coins is found in Hackney
Replies: 23
Views: 5732

Re: Hoard of US gold coins is found in Hackney

the coins dont come under the treasure act. The coins will surely belong to the landowner should nobody come forward to claim them? to be honest i`m amazed they were even handed in...if I found them in my garden then they are mine....end of
by flipperbrownsnout
Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: £2 million helmet sparks farmland treasure hunt
Replies: 13
Views: 3406

Re: £2 million helmet sparks farmland treasure hunt

treasurehunterste wrote:http://www.farmersguardian.com/home/rur ... 17.article

All that we bloody need. Too many in the hobby as it is. No wonder clubs are capping memberships!!
read between the lines....they are trying to sell farmers a handbook
by flipperbrownsnout
Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: £2 million helmet sparks farmland treasure hunt
Replies: 13
Views: 3406

Re: £2 million helmet sparks farmland treasure hunt

I have had a number or permissions within 1/2 mile to a mile of that place....everyman and his dogs gonna be knocking on their bleedin doors now :stern:
by flipperbrownsnout
Thu Oct 07, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: ROMAN HELMET
Replies: 34
Views: 9436

Re: ROMAN HELMET

tomredmayne wrote:This makes interesting reading........... :g43:

Click Here
it appears they dont know the area too well....theres a fair few romano british settlements within a stones throw of the find spot
by flipperbrownsnout
Thu Oct 07, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: ROMAN HELMET
Replies: 34
Views: 9436

Re: ROMAN HELMET

agree with all you say - I expect the English treasure act laws to be revised after this - and rightly so that might be so but it doesnt change the fact that the treasure valuation committee is a closed shop that massively undervalues the value of these items. lets face it how low a price would the...

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