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Coca-Cola Lucky Watch Fob with Swastika c1925

While detecting an old school house site in Central Kentucky, I found an object that I had researched before. I knew exactly what I had before I had even cleared off the dirt. This 1925 watch fob was issued by the Coca

Navy Petty Officer Button… in Kentucky?

Fun find near the location of a Union hospital in Central Kentucky was this Naval Petty Officer button from the union army.  I plan to offer it to the property owner after cleaning. Found with Deus XP at 6″ – running 12khz with relic

Recovered Great Grandma’s Heirloom Wedding Band

Had another ring recovery today in Lexington for Leanne, who called me after seeing the article in the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Her son had been playing with the ring (“Lord of the Rings” play, apparently) and lost the ring in their front yard.  All’s good

More History from Hatfield and McCoy on Diggers August 10th (2015)

Ed: This was from 2015: Kudos to National Geographic,  Pike County Tourism, Convention and Visitors Bureau and Pikeville City Staff for again inviting George Wyant and Tim Saylor (“Diggers”) to metal detect for artifacts on that legendary property in Hardy, Kentucky.  Dr. Kim McBride,

Two-ring wedding band recovery for Dianna in Lexington

Dianna emailed me about having her rings missing in the back yard – but that her 3-year-old had told her pretty much where they were lost.  “Behind the tree” she said.  So that’s where I started looking.  Running with my ring program on the Minelab