Thanks to John Howland for the following product review. For the record John and I will review anything. Just send it along with a bottle of Bowmore 25 Year Old Scotch, and we’re good to go. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2016
IN BETWEEN NAPS
Not a lot going on in my world that would be of interest to you all unless of course you want to hear about my hernia? No? Well maybe next time….
Anyway I’ve been meaning to share a good read from James Fielding ‘s new blog, “Detecting an Attitude”. The article is called “Helping to Find Lost Things: The Art of the Search”. I think you will enjoy it. Continue reading →
FROM THE MALAMUTE SALOON
News to gladden the hearts of all treasure hunters.
Lee Rossiter who discovered the so-called Hammerton Ring – a 15th century Tudor gold ring – with his metal detector near Harrogate, Yorkshire, in April 2015, has sold it to for a hefty undisclosed sum in a private sale to a firm of Mayfair, London, dealers.
The ring, a double-bezel chased finger ring, is set with an emerald and a ruby and is engraved in the medieval French style. Mr Rossiter correctly reported his find to the appropriate authorities in accordance with the prevailing Treasure Act whereupon it was declared ‘treasure’ under the Act. It was later returned to him. The money raised from the sale is being shared with the landowner. Continue reading →