« Back to Finds Posted November 1st, 2012 by Bob

  • rareswordreturned.jpg
  • rareswordreturned2.jpg
Item Found: Relic

Location: New York

Metal Detector Used: Spectra VX3


More about the Spectra VX3
Spectra VX3
$1,199.95
Combines the premier performance and features of the Spectra V3i with the turn-on-and-go simplicity of a Coinmaster detector.

Find Out More
November 1st, 2012

Dear White's Electronics,

I recovered a sword belt plate this spring from the Schoharie valley in upstate New York after the floods with my White’s VX3. The plate was rare from the Holland society which was founded in NYC dedicated to collect information respecting the settlement & history of the descendants of New Netherlands.

Since the society was dedicated to history I thought it would be great to return an original sword belt plate to the group. After a great amount of research I located Peter Ten Eyck a trustee of the society and great grandson of General Gansevoort from the American Revolution. He was elated with having the plate returned & it would be prominently displayed in their museum. I could have sold this plate but doing the right thing has its own rewards.

Bob (NY)

« Back to Finds

More Stories

September 1st, 2014
I found two WWI british bayonets, a 1865 Seated Liberty dime and an 1888 Liberty V nickel! I love my V3i!
September 1st, 2014
I just purchased my new White's Mxt Pro and I loving it, I have been using a White's Eagle Spectrum since they came out and I think its top of…
September 1st, 2014
FOUND THIS 1901 INDIAN HEAD PENNY IN MY FRONT YARD IN THE VERY FIRST HOLE I DUG WITH MY NEW WHITE'S BEACH HUNTER 300 ON THE FIRST SOLID GREEN LIGHT.
September 1st, 2014
I've been in the metal detecting hobby since the 90’s and have always been a White’s customer, starting with the White’s XLT, then the DFX, then the MXT Pro. I…
1 matching finds