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Old 10-13-2021, 10:24 PM
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Default Garbage Tide Old Gold!

As seems to always be the case lately, I had a whole hour to hit the beach today. At least it was around low tide this time. Unfortunately it was a +0.8 and the wind was blowing it in so it never really went out. Right off the bat, I got in the water armed with my new Equinox about chest deep and found a trough. The problem was that it ran diagonally away from me into deeper water than my waders could take. I hit the (almost) honker on the first target. I had dreams of a 5 gold hunt. Over the next hour I just couldnít seem to get the coil over much else before it was time to meet up with my buddy for business stuff. I did find a couple lead toys and part of a skeleton key.
The good thing is Iím starting a new company with a good friend and we will be based out of a shoreline town so Iíll be near the beach a lot more. I canít wait for some noríeasters. Ring is 14k and old. Weighs in just shy of honker status at 9.48g. Iíll Try to make a new electrolysis rig so I can clean it up and get better pics.




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Old 10-13-2021, 11:19 PM
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Oh my thatís a beautiful oldie! Dang nice!

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Old 10-13-2021, 11:20 PM
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That's some beautiful old gold congrats! Best of luck on your business venture.
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Old 10-13-2021, 11:36 PM
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Very nice looking ring, congrats!

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Old 10-13-2021, 11:50 PM
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Sweet!
My wife's brother may buy a beach house in Connecticut! You may find me at your beach one of these years? Who knows? I hope...

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Old 10-13-2021, 11:54 PM
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Wow, awesome!
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Old 10-14-2021, 12:28 AM
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Sweet find!

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Old 10-14-2021, 03:29 AM
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Great ring. Like the purple stone.

Should have called your buddy and had the meeting in the parking lot at the beach. Show him the ring... he'll understand

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Old 10-14-2021, 05:01 AM
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Beautiful ring! Congrats!
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Old 10-14-2021, 06:13 AM
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Yup that's a nice one man, congrats!!!

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Interesting, how old would that be?
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Old 10-14-2021, 09:33 AM
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Love that deep color on that stone.

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Old 10-14-2021, 09:50 AM
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Beautiful! I love old gold! And the good Most of it is 14k..

I would date the ring very early 1900's going by the fineness mark.

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Old 10-14-2021, 10:02 AM
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Great ring. Like the purple stone.

Should have called your buddy and had the meeting in the parking lot at the beach. Show him the ring... he'll understand

He was combing for beach glass while I was in the water. I got him into detecting but couldnít bring both Noxís with me on this trip.

The best part was I loaned his sons my little crappy hand scoop. They must have left it at the beach and nobody noticed. Yesterday I got a weird signal and literally pulled up my scoop to see my other scoop hanging out of the basket. Couldnít believe it


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Super find and great play by play story.
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Awesome color, those old gold rings just seemed to have great designs!

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Stellar !
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Nice amethyst cabochon George... 5 gold huh? Maybe after a big storm... these beaches are picked over down here... I'm doing dirt right now...

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Old 10-14-2021, 06:09 PM
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Nothing says it better than a piece of gold!

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That looks nice! I like the purple stone

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