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Sad Winter

16 December 2017 — 6 Comments

DETECTORIST DEPRESSION

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WWI Medal Found on Beach by Detectorist 

In March 2016 I brought you the heart-warming story of how Martin Matthews returned a watch to the son of a notable Welshman. You can read that story HERE. Martin’s good detecting practice has rubbed off on his detecting partner Tom Tummuscheit (Timmo – shay). They were detecting together on the beach when Tom uncovered a forgotten medal honouring one of Burry Port’s near Carmarthen, Wales Great War heroes.

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Off with his head. Confession time. I watched a video on Facebook that showed something that looked quite attractive and useful for detectorists. Not only that, it was remarkably reasonable in price.

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Cricket Buckles

24 November 2017 — 14 Comments

Image courtesy of the Northern Club

Eight months ago Brian Meilak of Canberra in Australia decided to collect, from various sources, information on cricket buckles and create a book for himself.

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Oldest Gay in the Village?

WARNING: This blogpost contains sarcasm, old bones, clay pots and is minus detector matters and tedious videos with boring voice-overs that tell you nothing.

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The Wound Badge

6 November 2017 — 12 Comments

 

Picture by JW

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