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  1. #1

    Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    I had a great day today folks. I will post my other finds soon.
    Today on my way home from work, I stopped by a local park where I found two gold rings last year. I hadn't hit a school or park in a long time so this was a treat. I found two rings that I will post in another post. As I was detecting by the lake a mother and her daughter walked past me. The mother asked, "Is that a metal detector?"
    I said, "Yes, it is." Then she tells me there is a guy over by the play areas looking for his wedding ring that he just lost in the sand.
    I couldn't believe it! So I stroll over there and see the guy looking frantically for his ring. I introduced myself and offered to look for it.
    He said he was scooping sand away from one of the rocking toys and his ring went flying, but he wasn't sure where.
    Well, I fired up the Mighty Tesoro and went at it. After a few coins I got another good signal and "BAM", there it was in all it's glory. The shiny gold staring back at us! He was soooooo happy to see his ring again. He yelled to his daughter, "Look, the man found my ring!"
    He must have thanked me ten times, but his smile was enough for me.
    Now for the really good news.... We BS'd a bit and I told him I really like recovering CW relic hunting. He said he has a friend that has an 80 year old house that also has a plantation house on the property with many acres. He said he and his wife go over there and find relics & bottles just by eyeball.
    He said the owner and her kids LOVE anything to do with the Civil War. I gave him my card and he is going to speak to the owner now on getting me permission to hunt that property. I hope the good karma pays off.
    Here are a few vids of the ring being returned to the owner.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HAJvONZPAg



    It was a great feeling to be able to help this young man today.
    -MM-
    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Oldest U.S.copper-1847 Large cent *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button *Eagle Sword Belt Plate

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  3. #2
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    us
    Apr 2007
    God's lap
    X-terra 70 ACE 250
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Great job MM! I hope you get to hunt that property as well, that would be quite a hunt site from the sounds of it!

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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Gotta love that big smile, don't ya? You did good, MM!

    Hope ya get to hunt that old site!

    Congrats! Nana

  5. #4

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Quote Originally Posted by Cynangyl
    Great job MM! I hope you get to hunt that property as well, that would be quite a hunt site from the sounds of it!
    Quote Originally Posted by Nana40
    Gotta love that big smile, don't ya? You did good, MM!

    Hope ya get to hunt that old site!

    Congrats! Nana
    Thank you ladies. That new spot would be great right about now.
    -MM-
    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Oldest U.S.copper-1847 Large cent *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button *Eagle Sword Belt Plate

  6. #5
    us
    Apr 2008
    Moronica, northwest of Chicago.
    E-trac & Bounty Hunter Land Star
    4,693
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Excellent!!!

    May you find something extraordinary very soon!
    God bless our veterans! Thank you for your sacrifices!

  7. #6
    us
    Dec 2005
    nc
    Tesoro Conquistador Umax - BH Discovery 3300
    1,035
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    mmmmmmmmm good
    2013 FINDS- 1897 IH, Chinese Coin? Wheat 1939
    2012 FINDS -1879 Morgan Dollar
    2011 FINDS-?
    2010 FINDS-?
    2009 FINDS-
    IH - 1889,1892,1902,04,06,07,08,07,04
    Buffalo - 1935
    Wheats -?
    Silver-1 charm
    CW Relics- a three ringer, old 1850 buckle

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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Thanks everyone.
    I'm just glad I was there to help him out. Who knows what kind of tongue lashing he would have got when he went home.
    -MM-
    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Oldest U.S.copper-1847 Large cent *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button *Eagle Sword Belt Plate

  9. #8
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    MINELAB XS-2 Pro ....... XTERRA 305 ....... EXPLORER SE PRO

    Dec 2003
    S.W. Schuylkill County
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Great Post & Job MM !!!

  10. #9
    us
    Jul 2005
    Close enough to the beach
    **Tesoro Tiger Shark** Tesoro Silver Umax** Minelab Sov Gt w/WOT coil** Whites 6000Di Pro SL**
    3,888
    152 times
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Very cool. Nice work !
    Time is nothing, timing is everything.

  11. #10
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    CANE FIELD BANDITS and IRON BRIGADE MEMBER

    Jun 2006
    Moonlight and Magnolias
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Quote Originally Posted by plehbah
    Nice finds!
    Got a Problem? Keyboard stuck on "Nice Finds!"?



    MM, you did a good thing for our hobby today. Well done!




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    Blacksmith-Forged Picket Pin
    1941 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
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    Dateless Shield Nickel
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    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my finds signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  12. #11

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Quote Originally Posted by jeff of pa
    Great Post & Job MM !!!
    Thanks Jeff. Much appreciated.
    -MM-

    Quote Originally Posted by willie d
    Very cool. Nice work !
    Thanks Willie.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nick Pappagiorgio
    Rock On with your Bad Boy Wedding Ring Finding Self ...

    BRAVO LISH ~ Nick
    Thanks Mr. Nick.
    I would have asked him to marry me but I wasn't wearing my dress at the time.
    -Lish-

    Quote Originally Posted by BuckleBoy
    Quote Originally Posted by plehbah
    Nice finds!
    MM, you did a good thing for our hobby today. Well done!
    -Buckles
    Thanks Will.
    It must have been fate for me to be there at that time. I drove by the 1920's house today that he is going to try to get me permission to hunt. It is by my work too.
    I hope it pans out.
    -Doug-

    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Oldest U.S.copper-1847 Large cent *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button *Eagle Sword Belt Plate

  13. #12
    us
    Apr 2006
    NC
    2-Ace 250`s Garret AT Pro
    658
    5 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    YOU dog, Nice find and lead.

  14. #13

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Quote Originally Posted by B|lker
    YOU dog, Nice find and lead.
    Thanks Bill.
    I had a really good day for once.
    -Doug-
    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Oldest U.S.copper-1847 Large cent *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button *Eagle Sword Belt Plate

  15. #14
    us
    DFCA

    Dec 2006
    Kansas
    Minelab E-trac
    5,902
    15 times
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    I think that deserves a big ATTA BOY

  16. #15
    us
    da book worm--researcher

    Feb 2007
    callahan,fl
    delta 4000 / ace 250 - used BH and many others too
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    being a goodfella can pay off at times

  17. #16

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Quote Originally Posted by ivan salis
    being a goodfella can pay off at times
    Thanks Ivan.
    Can you believe I never heard back from this guy on that site he was going to hook me up with. Oh well.
    -Doug-
    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Oldest U.S.copper-1847 Large cent *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button *Eagle Sword Belt Plate

  18. #17
    us
    da book worm--researcher

    Feb 2007
    callahan,fl
    delta 4000 / ace 250 - used BH and many others too
    14,260
    628 times
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    maybe he only let his "good" freinds hunt it --some folks are like that.

  19. #18
    us
    Apr 2006
    Bellevue, WA
    Minelab Explorer SE, Tesoro TigerShark
    5,736
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    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    nice job on returning the ring to its owner!
    Anyone can make life interesting you just have to go out there and do things instead of sitting on your butt doing nothing. Second quote: Life is about trying new things not just standing around.

  20. #19
    us
    Sep 2007
    Ring Of Fire
    10,306
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    Metal Detecting

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    Good deeds, honesty and a great set of morals makes the world a better place

  21. #20
    us
    Jan 2006
    Missouri
    Ace 250
    972
    5 times

    Re: Gold wedding band found for owner - Right place at the right time

    It sure gives ya a big dose of the warm fuzzies Very cool.

    Good find, good day. Hope you find some goodies at that house, too.

    HH
    Nan

 

 
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