Swanage lost wedding ring

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Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by Steve G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:28 am

Hi I am not a detectorist. My 84 yr old mum has lost her wedding ring - she thinks in garden in Swanage. I would be eternally grateful if someone could give it a sweep. If you can help please Private Message me. many thanks. Steve

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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by Dave The Slave » Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:47 am

Just been in contact with Steve. Just awaiting call back from Mum regarding suitable time to have a search.
Popping round this afternoon.
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Post by sweepstick47 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:11 pm

Hope you meet with success Dave ::g Regards ss47
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Post by Koala » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:14 pm

good luck

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Post by Lowland » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:20 pm

Dave The Slave wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:47 am
Just been in contact with Steve. Just awaiting call back from Mum regarding suitable time to have a search.
Popping round this afternoon.
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Post by Oxgirl36 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:54 pm

Good luck Dave ::g
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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by Sunray » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:13 pm

So you've got yourself a Date Dave ::g

Hope you find it mate ... ;)

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Post by Dave The Slave » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:58 pm

Spent 1.5hrs searching borders.lawn etc no sign.
Should have been a surface find.
Retracing Steve`s mums steps, no good.
Disappointed not to recover the ring.
Hopefully turn up soon.
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Post by Ladybird66 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:40 pm

If she’s anything like me she’s put it where the house key should be and put the key in the drawer :-O or the fridge! That’s where I found my phone a couple of weeks ago.

I s’pose they’ve considered that ? ! Worth a mention if you speak to them again.

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Post by Saki » Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:21 pm

Dave The Slave wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:58 pm
Spent 1.5hrs searching borders.lawn etc no sign.
Should have been a surface find.
Retracing Steve`s mums steps, no good.
Disappointed not to recover the ring.
Hopefully turn up soon.
Dave.
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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by spazzyken » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:19 am

Well good on yer dave for trying I also had a permission where the lady had lost her wedding ring two weeks after they married I so much wanted to give it her back but it wasn't there and I never found it and probably like you I was gutted really wanted to find it cheers ken
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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by littleboot » Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:03 am

Well done on making the effort Dave. Top Bloke.
Does she have a compost heap? I found one of mums years ago where she'd put her potato peelings and it had slipped off her cold hands.
Ultimately searches are very dependent on the information given by the person who lost the item. She may need to simply try and do some hard thinking and retrace her movements without jumping to conclusions.
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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by liamnolan » Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:31 pm

My mate and I detected the garden of the Bishop of Kings Lynn a while back, he had lost his large ceremonial gold/jewelled ring in the garden. After about two hours as we were losing hope, it emerged in the turf edging. You could not imagine a more happy Bishop ::g
Well done Dave for your efforts, the lady may not have a clear memory of her walkabout in the garden, Liam ::g
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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by sweepstick47 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:28 pm

A spirited effort Dave ::g In my experience, losses are seldom where the loser believes it was actually lost but that doesn't make it any less disappointing for you both :( All the best -ss47
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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by ivortripod » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:36 pm

Found my mates mother's ring which was in-between paving slabs, ie lying vertically... just a thought , the lovely lady was ecstatic x;

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Re: Swanage lost wedding ring

Post by brianc » Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:55 pm

Good for you Dave for giving it a go - hopefully the ring is safe and sound somewhere and it will show up one day.

Keep us posted if you hear back from Steve.
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