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Midlands / Staffs Detectorists – Please can you help?

Midlands / Staffs Detectorists – Please can you help? Blind 95 year old war hero Alfred Barlow recently lost his prized collection of war medals at Norton Cane Motorway Services near Cannock. http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/blind-d-day-veterans-appeal-13221598 Trevor Beattie is offering £1000 to anyone who finds them and has organised a group of sea cadets to go to to Cannock…

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Cleaning your finds

The barrelling kit is a great accessory to clean some of your finds. It gives perfect results every time. Barrelling machine can be used for cleaning and polishing certain kinds of metal, stone and plastics. Partially fill the drum with steel shapes in the soap solution provided. Then add the objects to be cleaned and…

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Rare gold coin found by a metal detectorist

Rare gold coin worth £15,000 is found by an amateur treasure hunter who thought it was a bottle top. A rare gold coin dating back to the 15th century has been unearthed by an amateur treasure hunter –  who thought it was a bottle top. The prized coin was struck during the brief 86-day reign…