« Back to Finds Posted September 1st, 2013 by Pat

Item Found: Other

Location: North Carolina

Metal Detector Used: M-Series (NONE)


September 1st, 2013

White's Electronics

In 1972 I purchased a White’s detector. I don’t remember the model, but it definitely was not a discriminator. I lived in Long Island and three or four times a week I would hunt the beaches. Every February we took it to Porte Rico to hunt.

In 1978 my work forced me to give up metal detecting and I sold my detector. Every time we accumulated $18.75 we bought a $25 US Savings Bond, along with any gold, silver and jewelry. We put the bonds away and didn’t need the money.

In 2001 we were buying a house in Florida, and decided to cash in the bonds to help with the down payment. To our surprise we received $10,000! I just purchased an MXT and I’m back detecting!

Pat (NC)
« Back to Finds

More Stories

June 1st, 2015
On April 27th, I was searching an older farm house in my area. I found a small, gold, girls class ring, with the date of 1946 on it. It was…
June 1st, 2015
I just wanted to share my U.S. box plate. I found it this spring with my MXT with a 10" DD coil. After getting to a new spot to hunt,…
June 1st, 2015
The other weekend I was surprised to find a small and obviously melted piece of gold in the shape of a nugget at the beach. I weighed the little guy…
June 1st, 2015
I have owned my Spectra V3i metal detector for over a year now. During that time I've become very proficient at fine tuning the instrument for specific ground conditions. The…
1 matching finds