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Old 09-09-2018, 09:23 PM
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Default Tiffany saves the Day!

The tides and the surf looked promising so I went detecting after work one day last week. There were small cuts at a couple of beaches and I found a good amount of targets over several hours in the wet sand.
Again I split time between the Dual Field and the Equinox 800 and both performed pretty well although I was a little disappointed and a bit surprised that I didn't find any gold, especially, with so many coins and rings. When I got home and emptied my finds pouch I looked closer at one of the darkened silver rings that I remembered finding and saw some markings on the ring's edge. As I rubbed it with my thumb I could start to make out "....& CO"!!

It's been over a year since I found anything from Tiffany & Co. but I knew that this ring would clean up nicely.

Apparently, this is an older piece but I did find one listed on E-bay for nearly $400! I don't actually remember which detector I was using when I found this ring. It was very early in the morning and very dark outside. I just remember thinking it was "blackened" silver, put it in my pouch and moved on to the next a many targets. It sure is great to be pleasantly surprised when you get home. More often it's the other way around- things that look good at night have, on many occasions, turned out to look not so nice the next morning! GL&HH!

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Old 09-09-2018, 09:57 PM
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Very nice!!! Congrats on the Tiff and Co. Still hoping to find something from that brand. Even without that, you did pretty well...8 rings total is much better than what I do in a few weeks.

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Old 09-09-2018, 10:01 PM
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Nice Taco! Only found 1 myself.

Nice hunting

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Old 09-09-2018, 11:14 PM
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Great hunt and a nice ring!

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Old 09-09-2018, 11:50 PM
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Well, that cleaned up nice. Good find!

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Old 09-10-2018, 12:40 AM
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Very nice hunt George. Awesome Tiffany find.

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Old 09-10-2018, 12:50 AM
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Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Nice Taco! Only found 1 myself.

Nice hunting
Taco, I saw that too.

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Old 09-10-2018, 01:00 AM
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Nice finds Compass!

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Old 09-10-2018, 05:50 AM
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Nice hunt George! Very nice T&CO ring! Awesome clean up job too, looks brand new! Is that Ice I see on it?

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Old 09-10-2018, 07:47 AM
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Designer silver is as good as finding gold - great score!

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Old 09-10-2018, 07:53 AM
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Nice! Quality just in the name.
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Old 09-10-2018, 08:43 AM
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Beautiful ring! A nice find for sure!
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Old 09-10-2018, 09:42 AM
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Congrats on the Tiffany ring! It baffles me how people spend so much money just to have a particular brand on their ring , but I guess it's good for us if we decide to resell the jewellery.

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Old 09-10-2018, 10:13 AM
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Outstanding haul! Great job.

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Old 09-10-2018, 10:16 AM
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Great hunt, but 'saves the day'? That's a lot of finds without the TACO find. Congratulations!!!

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Old 09-10-2018, 01:48 PM
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Good pix. Good play-by-play.
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Old 09-10-2018, 06:07 PM
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Congrats on the finds and always nice finding some TandCo.

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Old 09-10-2018, 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Saltshaker View post
Very nice!!! Congrats on the Tiff and Co. Still hoping to find something from that brand. Even without that, you did pretty well...8 rings total is much better than what I do in a few weeks.
Thanks Saltshaker, You are right- it wasn't a bad hunt even w/o the Tiffany but with that many targets, gold was a real possibility.
Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Nice Taco! Only found 1 myself.

Nice hunting
Thanks GS, My son thought it said "Taco".
Originally Posted by Saoirse View post
Great hunt and a nice ring!
Thanks Saoirse!
Originally Posted by Ra1der5 View post
Well, that cleaned up nice. Good find!

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Thank you Raider!
Originally Posted by jjm861 View post
Very nice hunt George. Awesome Tiffany find.
Thanks Jeff, I saw another hunter around midnight but it was too dark to see if it was someone we know.
Originally Posted by metaladdict View post
Taco, I saw that too.
You guys are making me hungry!

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Old 09-10-2018, 11:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Walrus350 View post
Nice finds Compass!
Thanks Walrus, Bring on the winter swells!

Originally Posted by Slimpickuns View post
Nice hunt George! Very nice T&CO ring! Awesome clean up job too, looks brand new! Is that Ice I see on it?
Thanks Slim! Yes, very small diamonds but I guess it gives Tiffany a reason to tack more onto the already high price.

Originally Posted by FelixtheCat View post
Designer silver is as good as finding gold - great score!
Thanks Felix, I couldn't agree more!

Originally Posted by goodmore View post
Nice! Quality just in the name.
Thanks goodmore, I think the high quality is why the ring cleaned up so nicely.
Originally Posted by TheKrustyClad View post
Beautiful ring! A nice find for sure!
Thanks Krusty! Any time my wife is impressed I know it was a great hunt!

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Old 09-10-2018, 11:18 PM
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Congrats on a very nice find !
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