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Apollo Stater Found

Apollo Stater Found

So proud of our club and Andy Eve in particular We have just been to see Colin, one of our farmers to present a cheque for half of the value of the stunning Apollo Stater recently found on the farm. The money will be shared between Lord Petres Estate and Colin who is...

Ploughshare Recovery

Ploughshare Recovery

Appeal from one of our farmers to help find a missing disc from a tractor over at Ingatestone Hall. 15 minutes and BOOOOM hopefully lots of brownie points for the club.

The Willingale Ring

The Willingale Ring

The Epping Forest Museum have now acquired my medieval gold and sapphire ring. I was at the unveiling last week with the farmer. Strange seeing it again - still with dirt from the field - totally uncleaned from when I handed it in. I think the local paper (Epping...

Wedding Ring Found in a River

Wedding Ring Found in a River

We had a desperate plea sent to the club from a young guy who had lost his wedding ring in the river Chelmer at Ulting. Mark and I met the couple there yesterday so we knew the spot but had no luck after an hour and felt we needed a better underwater detector so we...

Survey of Colne Priory

Survey of Colne Priory

The club received a request for an urgent survey of an area being stripped at Colne Priory. Mark and I went there to meet the owner on Sunday and realised that by urgent he meant the next day so we asked John Auld if he could join us and spent 6 hours detecting...

Farmers Car Keys Found

Farmers Car Keys Found

The farmer from Sundays dig lost his car keys 3 or so years ago. They were found by one of our members and I cleaned them up and gave them back to him yesterday. He still has the car so was very pleased.

Lost Ring Found at Hanningfield Reservoir

Lost Ring Found at Hanningfield Reservoir

The Dream Team were in action again at Hanningfield Reservoir hunting for a lost wedding ring with great sentimental value and Noreen found it! We are now enjoying tea and cakes with Brian next to the water. Testimonial from Brian Dear Karen and Noreen, I would like...