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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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White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
BeachHunter 300 Finds Couples Lost Ring

Returning home to France from vacation, we stopped on the coast of Italy. I decided to take my BHID 300 with me in case I had a chance to do some detecting. We were in a town called Sanremo near the French border and the weather was great. While 'tecting' at several small beaches, many people were asking about the detector (apparently not seen in this area often). This was someone of an inconvenience since they spoke Italian and I only speak English and French...

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White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
Rare Sword Belt Returned!

I recovered a sword belt plate this spring from the Schoharie valley in upstate New York after the floods with my White’s VX3. The plate was rare from the Holland society which was founded in NYC dedicated to collect information respecting the settlement & history of the descendants of New Netherlands.

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White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
White's Matrix M6
M6 Finds a 1916-D Mercury Dimes

I went over to see my daughter that lives in a small town 12 miles from me, and I saw they had torn down a two story house next door to the church. They were in the process of tearing up the sidewalk to make a parking lot for the church, so I stopped and asked if I could hunt the area. They called the mayor and said he would be over in a little bit, while waiting for him, I was just looking around. I saw a silver dime lying on top of the ground and I picked it up started to look at it and the mayor drove up.

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White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
White's BeachHunter 300
Awesome Day of Metal Detecting at the Beach

This past week at the Jersey shore there was a free concert on the beach of a well-known country singer which drew a crowd of approximately 30,000 people into one area. With that in mind I planned on a trip to that beach a.s.a.p. which turned out to be 2 days after the event.

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White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
White's Spectra V3i
V3i Turns Amateur Into Coin Monsters

I took my son Bryan out to a rural field next to an old church here in Northern Indiana to show him how to use my new White's V3i. We pulled out coins as fast as we could swing the detector. In no time my son was an expert at finding and centering over coins. By pushing the trigger forward and watching the frequency display, centering over the coins turned out to be a breeze!

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White's MXT
White's MXT
White's MXT
My MXT's Best Find Ever

Excited about a civil war field hunt with my White’s MXT. Sunday I gained permission to hunt this field in Oklahoma. While sniffing an iron trail I landed this rare key date 1843-O sitting liberty dime worth around $1500-$3100. This coin was six inches deep and iron all around it. The hint of old silver gave me goose bumps and I will always remember this amazing hunt. Thanks White’s for such an excellent machine!

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White's GMT
White's GMT
White's GMT
GMT Doesn't Disappoint at Ganes Creek

I just got back from a great trip to Ganes Creek, AK... There were all brands of metal detectors there, but none found more nuggets than the White’s GMT. I found just under 2oz. It was my first trip to Ganes and I wasn't disappointed.

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White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
My Luck Has Changed with My Coinmaster

I have had my Coinmaster for about three months. I started out slow by only finding a few clad coins but this week my luck has changed. I have attached a photo of my first gold find, on the beach near my home on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. It is a four gram Scorpio pendent. Then two days later two decanters full of pennies, totaling about $24. Based on the newness of the coins they are victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
White's Coinmaster
Coinmaster Out Performed Another Top Brand

I followed a well-documented path traveled by Wyatt Earp, Curly Bill, The Apaches, The Calvary, Outlaws and Settlers. The first time out with my White's Coinmaster I was excited to find an 1870's Military uniform button, also an 1872 seated liberty half dime. The second time out I found a military trouser button by W. Hindhaugh New York who was a tailor for President Lincoln.

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White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
White's Spectra Series VX3
VX3 Helps Return a Lost Ring

With a week's vacation, a storm churning up the beaches I thought this would be a great time to try out my new VX3 on the beach! After some quick planning, I was off to Wrightsville Beach, NC for some fun! As I had kind of expected, the locals had already cleared the beach and all of my hits were at the 6-9 inch depths.

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