Metal Detector Treasure Finds, Pictures and Stories

There are treasure hunters all over the world uncovering incredible finds with a metal detector. Whether you’re new to the hobby, or a seasoned pro, sharing the story behind each discovery is part of the fun and excitement. Check out these treasure finds and stories; some of which are from our very own customers!
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Identification Mark

So I after 7 years of searching finally made finding German identification marks found in the woods, a great joy.

    Number of soldiers: 641
    Mark: 3.Battr.Art.Ers.Abt.75
    Blood Type: A
    Unit: 3rd Batterie / Artillerie Ersatz Abteilung 75 (mot)
    Formatting: WH - Heer
    Found: Melnik / Czech Republic

3rd Batterie / Artillerie Ersatz Abteilung 75 (mot)
3rd Battery / 75 Artillery backup partition (mot)

Section founded in August 1939 in Neuruppin (Wehrkreis III, Berlin), in December 1939 he moved to the town of Eberswalde. In April 1943, it was reorganized to Artillerie Ersatz und Ausbildungs ​​Abteilung 75 (mot).

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