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  1. Jersey experts find gold necklace in largest Celtic hoard

    Jersey experts find gold necklace in 'largest Celtic hoard' Jersey experts find gold necklace in 'largest Celtic hoard' A gold necklace has been discovered by experts examining the world's largest hoard of Celtic coins. Senior conservator Neil Mahrer is working on Le Catillon II hoard and said...
  2. Sanborn Fire Maps for Pennsylvania

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
  3. Sanborn Fire Maps For Missouri Towns and Cities

    Sanborn Maps for Missouri Home
  4. Sanborn Fire Maps For Georgia Towns and Cities, 1884-1922

    Sanborn® Fire Insurance Maps
  5. Civil War Bullet ID Chart

    Hi All- I can't take credit for this, just passing it on. I found this browsing another forum that had nothing to do with the Civil War or Metal Detecting. The poster couldn't remember where they found it so I can't attribute it. Hope some here find it useful. Sorry if anyone's already...
  6. Can you trust a coin-counting machine?

    Interesting article... Can you trust a coin-counting machine? | Press on Your Side Anyone else see this? Found this in the comments section: "Having bought customer rolls from banks to look for rare coins so I know first hand."
  7. Old Copper Lightning Rod?

    Howdy all- Just rented a cabin on a horse farm out in the country. Place is a mess with junk and scrap metal. Owner said I could clean the place up and "recycle" what I want, doesn't care, wants the "junk" gone. Going to scrap the hell out of the junk and make dump runs with the rest. There's...
  8. Bergers Tourists Guide to New Mexico (1883)

    Berger's Tourists' Guide to New Mexico (1883) Berger's Tourists' Guide to New Mexico: Including Descriptions of Towns, Pueblos, Churches, Pictures, Statues, Ruins and Antiquities; Together with Mountains, Canons, Springs and Other Places of Interest William M Berger, c1883...
  9. The Dead Towns of Georgia (1878)

    Hi All- Found this on Google books. The complete book is free for downloading. Thought someone might find it useful in locating some old sites to hunt. Good luck...
  10. On Glass Points - Barter?

    Hi All- I've been reading the glass point thread and haven't commented because I really don't know a lot about artifacts. While looking for some other stuff on Google Books, I came across this book published by the Smithsonian in 1899 that mentions they were known to have been made in...
  11. Gold Dredging 30 UNDER a Rice Paddy

    Gold Dredging 30' UNDER a Rice Paddy These guys are diving 30' down in a muddy hole, then sideways under a rice paddy to get a bag of gold bearing gravel. Pan it out, go down and get another. I can't imagine how dangerous this is. Props to those brave Philipino gold miners. ---------- From...
  12. Gold Deposits of North Carolina (1896) 200pp - Free for Downloading

    Hi All- Found this while researching some old mines to metal detect in California. Hope it gives you folks some detecting and/or prospecting leads. Enjoy! Gold Deposits of North Carolina (1896) http://books.google.com/books?id=mDotAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA153&dq=bechtler&lr=&num=50&as_brr=1
  13. Cleangold sluice - Anyone try one?

    Just bought one to try out on the flour gold beach sands on the California coast. I've heard it's pretty effective. Anyone else out there own one? https://www.cleangold.com/~cleangol/cleangold/home.html
  14. Detecting construction sites in Kashgar, China

    Sad about all the people that will be forced from their homes, but I can't help but think represents the opportunity of a lifetime for metal detecting the construction sites. Imagine the possibilities of what might be found.... Group trip anyone? ---------------- To Protect an Ancient City...
  15. Metal detector user David Hutchings jailed for selling fake coins (UK)

    More on the story at the link. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/crime/article6261804.ece --------------- Metal detector user David Hutchings jailed for selling fake coins David Brown A metal detector enthusiast who claimed to have discovered hoards of valuable antiquities during...
  16. Coin Hoards (1920)

    Cool free book available as a .pdf download. Some good bedtime reading for the treasure hunter. http://www.archive.org/details/coinhoards00noesuoft
  17. New 49ers Gold Prospecting Club

    Anyone here a member? I've been thinking of joining for some time now but the $2650 cost was making me hesitate. I have a lead on a discount lifetime membership someone is selling due to the financial crisis and may jump on it. Would like to hear both good and bad from anyone with experience...
  18. $11 roll of Halves

    Hi All- Been slim pickings here lately. I stopped at a branch where I found the "Egg Roll Silver" (3-90%ers in a roll with an account name and # stamp from the local egg roll place) and asked if they had any halves I could buy. They gave me three rolls and a few loose ones. Couldn't wait to...
  19. 7 Boxes of Nothing

    Ouch, that hurt. Just finished searching 8 boxes. box #1 - 1-'64, 2-'68 boxes #2 - #8 - nothing! Returned the boxes Saturday. Yesterday I stopped at a small branch by the library. Bought $45 they had in unrolled coins. Found one 1967 40%. At least it's something...
  20. Detecting in Mexico

    Hi All- Just back from a trip to Cancun and Isla de Mujares. Brought the Minelab and a hand shovel to try my luck on the beaches. No trouble bringing it into the country, using it, or bringing it back to the US. In fact, the only questions were by some German tourists. They had seen metal...
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