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Metal Detector Treasure Finds, Pictures and Stories
MXT Finds Lost Academy Ring
Officials of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, recently contacted the metal detecting club that I belong to, the Pikes Peak Adventure League, in help locating a lost ring at the Academy's cemetery. The Air Force Officials explained that almost one year ago a widow from Huntsville, AL had been visiting the grave site of her husband, a retired Air Force Colonel and lost her late husband’s 1961 Academy Class ring somewhere in the cemetery.
Two other members of our club and I answered the call this past week and under the watchful eyes of Academy Officials we began the hunt. Less than 30 minutes later my trusty MXT sounded off with a solid hit in the coin and jewelry mode and I recovered the ring which has since been given back to a grateful widow.