Whats the best item you have found on your beach.

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Post by tener » Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:54 am

My best beach find,£400 wake board:
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Post by stubble hunter » Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:01 pm

.. found this on Weymouth beach yesterday - 9 carat ladies engagement and heavily hallmarked inside - also has 3 x diamonds or zircon or... ?
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Had 3 days down there with my wife for the carnival. Beach was heaving so next morning I got up at the unearthly hour of 5.30. Got to the beach and found it deserted ! No dog walkers.. no skinny dippers.. no crashed out drunks just.. a tractor cleaning the sand and.. another 20 odd detectorists ! I knew it was popular but....
Got £20 odd in change that morning and later when the tide was low went out as far as I could and found the ring deep down.
Beach must have been well done over the years.. not even a Georgian :D
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p.s. I am now going to do my utmost to reunite this ring with its owner. The ring also has the initials of a jewellers inside the band so I'm on the case now. For some reason I thought there was a ring recovery service here but I cant find it on this site...
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Post by dynamiteuk » Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:34 pm

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dont no if thats the link your looking for john
very nice find aswell

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Post by Piratas » Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:35 am

My first ring this summer:
Brand: Giorgio Visconti
Metal: White gold 14 carat
Brilliants: 0.10 carat
Brilliants color: D – EXC. WHITE+
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Post by dougie12 » Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:12 pm

A gold on silver Rotary womans watch .......funniest find was a three quarters full bottle of mayonnaise tied to an empty wine bottle full of marbles.
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Post by metalmickey » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:54 pm

I was out on Irvine Beach on Saturday (19th Oct 13) In-between the heavy downpours, I found 14p in pennies in a pile, a fork, 3 billion cans and bottle tops if only this was fallout New Vegas i would be rich \:D/ . the fun find was 7 undamaged bullets heads some with striations, a bullet which like it hit as the other bullet head were filled with lead, a 1902 half penny and a really old shovel which in sure has some bullets holes in it there wasn't much left of it, these items were all found in the same area of the shovel maybe an old target practice. Does anyone know how to ID bullet heads and striations? I want to know if the heads are round about the same time period as the coin.
I'll post pictures when i find the cable to get them off my phone - bullets and coin the shovel was binned.

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Post by Dave8472 » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:47 pm

metalmickey wrote:I was out on Irvine Beach on Saturday (19th Oct 13) In-between the heavy downpours, I found 14p in pennies in a pile, a fork, 3 billion cans and bottle tops if only this was fallout New Vegas i would be rich \:D/ . the fun find was 7 undamaged bullets heads some with striations, a bullet which like it hit as the other bullet head were filled with lead, a 1902 half penny and a really old shovel which in sure has some bullets holes in it there wasn't much left of it, these items were all found in the same area of the shovel maybe an old target practice. Does anyone know how to ID bullet heads and striations? I want to know if the heads are round about the same time period as the coin.
I'll post pictures when i find the cable to get them off my phone - bullets and coin the shovel was binned.
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Post by forest ferret » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:54 pm

L4RGEY wrote:Hi All.

My name is Antony I live in Maidstone Kent and I have just purchased a basic MD to try and get into the hobby.
I would like to know if anyone could give me any advice and tips to help me get started.

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Post by dougie12 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:39 pm

forest ferret wrote:
L4RGEY wrote:Hi All.

My name is Antony I live in Maidstone Kent and I have just purchased a basic MD to try and get into the hobby.
I would like to know if anyone could give me any advice and tips to help me get started.

Regards

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Only been detecting for nearly a year,so only little more than a begginner myself..but my advice would be ,dont expect too much in way of valuables,if you find them great....if you dont no problem....look at it as a hobby,the pleasure or fun is in the looking.....otherwise it can get an addiction like gambling ,the more cash or goodies you find -the more you want.I know a guy who has had some decent finds,but when he goes out and finds nothing (as everyone does) hes like a bear with a sore head.....and once this addiction gets to you like that ,its best to pack it in. The moment it is no longer fun for me (regardless of what I do or dont find)will be the day I pack it in.
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Post by Danzigman » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:45 pm

well said.. Some even have the pleasure to be accompanied by a good friend or two... OooO
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Post by Christoph1945 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 8:11 pm

Found this mobile phone last month; the owner had lost it some six months ago. Once I had cleaned off all the sand, dried it off, and charged the battery; I was able to trace the owner through the contact list in the memory and return it.

Good deed for September done!!!! ::g

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a few more found on or near the beach

Post by leslie(nova scotia) » Tue Dec 17, 2013 4:58 pm

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Post by Christoph1945 » Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:41 pm

WOW! x;

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Post by Scratcher » Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:45 pm

How long has that collection took yer Leslie?

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Post by Caretaker rob17 » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:32 pm

Found a 400pound I phone lost in the sands during the summer took it home hoovered the sand out of it contacted the owner a girl student who was so grateful to get it back wanted to reward my honesty and said she will buy me a bottle of red wine gave her back the phone and never heard from her ever again

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Post by albertwybert » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:41 pm

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Post by lord lovell » Tue Dec 17, 2013 11:03 pm

found a pet dog tag send it back to address received letter back saying thankyou and there dog had died in 2001 they had lost the tag over 20yrs ago and could belive it was found again

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Post by THE MOLE » Tue Dec 31, 2013 10:53 am

cornish rattler wrote:WOW was all on the same day a very good selection there well done.
=)) i hope not or im taking up cricket or somthing instead =))
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Post by dppepperpot » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:29 pm

Hi All, My best find from a beach in devon, a silver ring, no hall marks though. came out of the sand shining.
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Post by Tinheed » Fri Feb 14, 2014 4:32 pm

Does foreshore count? If so then a HenryVI gold quarter noble many moons ago! :-/

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Post by John and Dawn » Fri Feb 14, 2014 4:35 pm

Eyes only find :D
But it is my best find so far ::g
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Post by vikingwarrior » Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:49 pm

John and Dawn wrote:Eyes only find :D
But it is my best find so far ::g
Thats a nice find, did you hand it into the police? Id be gutted if i left that behind
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Post by tener » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:04 am

John and Dawn wrote:Eyes only find :D
But it is my best find so far ::g
lol....nice wake board. Same sort of board that I found, witch was also my best beach find.
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Post by Skiprat » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:26 am

Found a medallion celebrating the building of crystal palace on a beach in Northumberland http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb4 ... G_0525.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by Hollo » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:46 am

My first, best, and only gold so far, but i'm sure more comming up ;) .
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Post by oldartefact » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:56 pm

Dont know it you can call it an item ... but lets just say it was a lightly clad sun worshipper!!
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Post by Chaos8590 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:18 pm

Still trying to find that stash off gold but all I found was a mouldy old six pence ,,,,,, but hey still a find I Spose :)
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Post by lord lovell » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:49 am

the lovely ladies =P~ ;)) B-)

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Post by Ellie77 » Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:20 am

the barnacle wrote:had a few gold over the yrs.
I'm moving to Portugal next week and have a Permit waiting for me. Hoping to find gold in those sorts of quantities =P~

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Post by ray835 » Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:32 pm

best find........a young lady sun bathing topless :D :D
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