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Treasure Finds 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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Military Dog Tag Returned
The City where I live is tearing down several houses that are in a flood plain. Great hunting area since most houses were from the late 1800's. I started hunting a lot where a house was recently tore down. I got a nice signal And pulled a military dog tag. This is the first one for me and pretty exciting. The research begins soon as I got back home from detecting. I was lucky because the tag belong to someone from my hometown where I was hunting. I thought the tag was either from the Korean war or Vietnam era. I found his name & obituary on the web. He was born in 1930 and passed in 1967. Also listed was family in the obituary. I called th...
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MXT Finds a Union Eagle Breastplate
I recently purchased a White's MXT metal detector. Yesterday evening , September 1, 2013 I decided to search around my front yard near Smithfield , North Carolina. I had the detector in relic mode and had found two Roosevelt clad dimes then I got a strong signal of a 62 VDI. I dug down 6 inches and uncovered what I thought was an old soup can lid. When I recovered it and flipped it over I realized I had found a rare civil war breast plate. It is in over all great shape with most of the lead back still intact but missing the hooks. I look forward to many more relic finds and nothing can beat a White's detector!!!...
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MXT Finds a 1827 1/2 Dime on My Test Run
I have had other detectors in the past and have been around others with the White’s detectors. I was impressed while on hunts by the finds the White’s machines would produce behind me and other detectors. I began researching the White’s machines, and I chose the MXT. When I picked the machine up, the saleslady said “happy hunting”. I said to her, “all I want to do is find a ½ dime”. She remarked, “That is a first, most people say they want to find a gold coin”. I said, “If I look hard enough to find a ½ dime, then I will be looking close enough to find a gold coin”. She...
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My Best Find to Date with My MXT

My dad and I went metal detecting around some old mining ghost towns in Nevada. We were digging a lot of trash both inside and outside the old building foundations. While searching around the perimeter of an old rock wall next to the ruins of a building, I got a signal on my MXT that was sharper than the broken signals from the trash we were getting all morning.

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Silver Trench Art Find

About 2 months ago I decided to go on a quick trip while the wife walked the dogs. I decided to go to an old homestead...a.k.a. my parent's front yard. About 5 minutes into my hunt and removing a few screws off coke caps, I get a weird signal.

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MXt Picks Up a Colonial Shoe Buckel

In my area of town in central Pennsylvania a new bridge was under construction crossing the Susquehanna River. I would go to the construction site from time to time to check out the progress. One day taking a walk around the site I saw where that a lot of topsoil had been removed. I noticed shards of colonial pottery lying about and I knew what I was looking at because I am a colonial hunter.

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I Found My First Trade Token with My MXT

I just got my new White’ MXT and it is easy to use and a great metal detector! I went to a local spot where I have detected before the spot has a lot of history dating back to the Indians. I have found some old wheat pennies dating back to the 1920s or so and some other cool old items as well. I plan on going back there more as there is about 200 acres or more of woods and fields to metal detect!

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MXT Finds 3 Golden Coins in a Tot Lot

Just a quick story about your MXT, I cannot begin to thank you for the ease of operation that you put into your MXT detector. I went out to some tot lots this morning for about 90 minutes or so. I used the factory settings and once again the MXT did not disappoint.

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MXT is a Civil War Magnet

The ring with the fox/dog head is my favorite. It's made from lead/pewter and found near a Union Civil War camp. I'd love to claim it as carved from a bullet but I'm not quite sure as there appears to be the slightest trace of plating on the bottom. The remainder of the items in the display box are a Williams cleaner, a .58 minie, an eagle "I" cuff infantry button and a 1909 Barber quarter (obviously not Civil War). All dug from the same camp area in Northern Virginia.

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4 Days and a $41,170 Diamond Ring

I was on vacation with my grandkids on the East Coast of Florida. I had my White's MXT detector only four days when I found this platinum and diamond ring. It weighs about 5.5 grams and approximately 6.17 carats in diamonds.

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