« Back to Finds Posted July 1st, 2009 by Derek F.

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Item Found: Relic

Location: Pennsylvania

Metal Detector Used: Spectra Series (800-0319)


July 1st, 2009

White's,

I saw you have no civil war finds from a Spectra V3 on your site. Attached are pictures of several bullets, a rivet and a small flat cuff button found in what was has been considered a hunted out confederate camp site here in Gettysburg. I have taken my new Spectra V3 to this field 3 times and have not left without having recovered a few relics. This location has been hunted over for 20+ years by many different people with many different machines. I am quite pleased with my V3 and look forward to using it to unearth many more Gettysburg relics that others have missed.

Derek F.

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