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Guns and Badges Found Metal Detecting in Florida

Guns and Badges Found Metal Detecting in Florida

Ed R. from Florida has been hard at it this year digging up cool finds.  We love hearing stories and seeing finds of our customers across the country.

Ed says of his finds:

"Got the Nokta Macro Simplex Plus from High Plains in February. Coming up on my one year anniversary for detecting and want to submit some of my favorite finds for the year. The first is one I haven't been able to identify. A small cast cap gun, it is 2 ¾ “ with a letter D on the handle. Thanks with help identifying and love the support I get at HighPlains!"

Small Cap Gun Found Metal Detecting in Florida

"Toy guns and badges for the year 2020. The Harbor Command badge is pretty cool, 100% in tact with the pin still usable on the back. It was a promotional item for a 1957 TV show of the same name. The other badge is a 50s era tootsie toy badge. The larger cap gun is a 60's US Brave Toy Cap gun. I have yet to identify the smaller cap gun. Very cool to find them whole. I have unearthed at least 10 other pieces of toy guns. My Simplex drags a lot of cool stuff out of the dust. Thanks High Plains."

Toy Cap Guns and Badges Found Metal Detecting in Florida.

Ed will now receive yet another $5 store credit for submitting his story and finds to us.  Remember, you can submit one finds story per month and get store credit for it!  Keep 'em coming guys and gals!

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Kansas Metal Detectorist Finds Rare 1950's Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pit Pass

Kansas Metal Detectorist Finds Rare 1950's Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pit Pass

Jerry E. from Topeka, KS recently shared a metal detecting find. He found this badge while metal detecting a military base he has access to.  

Here is a little history on the badge (from the indymotorspeedway.com website):

"Made of bronze, The race fan possessing a Bronze Badge gets free
admission into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the
month of May, except race day.  Perhaps more importantly,
it also allows them daily access to the garage area where
they can get up close to the drivers, race teams and race
cars....  

4 Spanish Coins Found Within 30 Minutes Metal Detecting in North Carolina

4 Spanish Coins Found Within 30 Minutes Metal Detecting in North Carolina

Recently one of our customers, Scott S., from North Carolina shared an incredible metal detecting find recently.

On a family property owned for many years, Scott had heard that one of his relatives had found a Spanish coin while moving some dirt.  He knew the approximate location where to coin was found.  Not long after purchasing his Equinox 800 Metal detector from High Plains Prospectors, he called us very excited to tell us his story.  He agreed to submit his story to our Metal Detecting Finds Story Submission Page.  

Scott Said:

"Best finds day ever! I was able to pull four Spanish Silver coins from the ground in a span of 30 minutes.....

Scott S. of North Carolina Shares a Once In a Lifetime Metal Detecting Experience - Four Spanish Coins!

Scott S. of North Carolina Shares a Once In a Lifetime Metal Detecting Experience - Four Spanish Coins!

Scott S. of Mocksville, North Carolina shared some recent finds and, holy cow, are they something to behold.  Most metal detectorists hang onto the hope that they will someday be fortunate enough to stumble across a rare Spanish coin.  Scott came upon four in one hunt - within a 30 minute time frame!