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Kellyco's Expert Metal Detector Certificates and Awards

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At Kellyco we are always striving to do our best to provide excellent customer service and prices. Below are some of our awards and certificates that we have received.

Kellyco Metal Detectors Recognized as a Top 500 Internet Retail Company (2013)

Kellyco Metal Detectors Recognized as a Top 500 Internet Retail Company (2013)

With estimates ranging from 50 million to well over 100 million internet retail businesses, Internet Retailer Publication listed Kellyco Detectors as number 439 in their 10th Anniversary Edition of the TOP 500 GUIDE, 2013 Edition. Part of the award copy reads “Kellyco is proof positive that there is a niche for everything in online retail. Billed as the Internet’s Metal Detector Superstore, Kellyco in Winter Springs Fla. has a 30,000 square foot warehouse with a huge inventory of more than 3000 metal detectors for finding Coins, Jewelry, Treasure and Gold, plus books, maps and accessories.

Minelab Pioneer
Award (2014)

Sales Excellence
Award (2014)

Minelab Premier
Dealer Awards

John & JW Receiving Award


Gary Shafer and David Auerbach

Customer Service (Care) Award

Stu & Dave Receive (Care) Award

Pioneer Award (2011)

Stu & Dave Receive Pioneer Award

Sales Excellence Award (2011)

Stu & Dave Receive Sales Award

Minelab Eagle Award (2010)

Stu Receives Eagle Award (2010)

Kellyco Test Team Certification

Minelab Signing Certification

Kellyco Metal Detectors Achieves 2012 Inc. 500 | 5000 List
Family-Owned Internet Metal Detector Retailer Continues to Grow in 2012

Winter Springs Florida – August 2012 – Kellyco Metal Detectors, the worlds oldest and largest metal detector retailer is proud to have achieved the distinction of being included for the second consecutive year in Inc Magazine’s list of the best private, employee based firms in the United States. The list profiles the top 500 and 5000 privately held employee based firms and it is an honor to be part of this group of outstanding firms.

Stu Auerbach, Kellyco’s President said "Kellyco Metal Detectors still strives to live up to our core values, one of which is to provide our customers the very best shopping experience whether personally in our 30,000 square foot showroom and warehouse or shopping online on our website which is the most informative site for information on Metal Detectors and treasure hunting. The hobby/sport of metal detecting is one of the fastest growing activities in the United States and Kellyco Metal Detectors will continue to provide the best products, best service, and best professional advice to all who contact us.

Kellyco Receives Minelab's Prestigious Eagle Award
Minelab Eagle Award Minelab Eagle Award
At Minelab's "Partners" meeting in Las Vegas Nevada (2010),
Stu Auerbach President of Kellyco Metal Detectors was honored by being presented with Minelabs very first "Eagle" Award for Excellence in Customer Service including Superior performance at Internet Retailing, Outstanding Customer Sales, Service and Customer Satisfaction, plus being Number One (#1) In Sales of Minelab Metal Detectors.

At 2011 Minelab metting - Kellyco won 3 prestigious awards
  • Outstanding Customer Service
  • Sales Excellence (Product Knowledge)
  • Pioneer Award - Industry Leadership

Pictured left to right: Peter Charlesworth Managing Director Minelab Electronics, Stu Auerbach President Kellyco Metal Detectors, Gary Shafer Vice President Minelab Americas

Amazon Ranks Kellyco's Customer Service as "Excellent" A+
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Kellyco Is Top Holiday Seller For 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014
Top Holiday Seller
Your sales ranked among the top 25% of all sellers over the holiday season. In addition, your customer satisfaction metrics were excellent (in other words, A+) over this period.

You provided an exceptional shopping experience for customers on and we would like to thank you for the hard work and dedication that made these results possible.

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July 30, 2011: Wall Street Journal names Kellyco Metal Detectors the Top U.S. (Metal Detector) Retailer

Kellyco Metal Detectors Achieves 2011 Inc. 500 | 5000 List
Family-Owned Metal Detecting Retailer Officially Adds "Fastest Growing" to Its Achievements

Winter Springs, FL - August 22, 2011 - Kellyco Metal Detectors, the largest and oldest metal detector and treasure hunting retailer in the world, can now add "fastest growing" to its list of achievements. The family-owned business, based in central Florida, was recently included in Inc. Magazine's list of the best private, employee-based firms in the United States. The list profiles the top 500 and 5,000 privately held, employee-based firms in the United States of America.

"With the current state of the economy, it makes sense for American's to seek hobbies that not only reward them with personal gratification, but sometimes with treasure as well," said Stuart Auerbach, Kellyco Metal Detector’s President. "Kellyco has worked hard to grow and meet the needs of metal detectorists around the world, and we’re thrilled at being recognized in Inc. Magazine ‘s prestigious 500 | 5000 list."

The 2011 Inc. 500|5000 will be available online at on August 24, 2011, and the magazine's September issue will hit the newsstands around the same time. The publisher also distributes and publicizes the list to media channels all over the U.S. and honorees are invited to the Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony, so it is quite an achievement to be included.

"There are nearly 7 million private, employee-based firms in America. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being named to the Inc. 500|5000, the gold standard of entrepreneurial success," according to The magazine has been the premier print publication for entrepreneurs and business owners for more than 30 years, and more recently has become known for its Inc. 500|5000 list and the annual events it hosts

The top U.S. retailer, Kellyco Metal Detectors in Winter Springs, Fla., saw annual sales climb 63% from 2005 to 2010, to $24.8 million.