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garethj

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Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« on: April 07, 2016, 11:06:50 AM »
Thought I would share my eyes only find with you guys :

While calling in at my daughters house ,.north of Bangkok on my way to the thai/burma border
There was a bit of a party and as i was drinking I notice this one item that kept catching my eye , at first i was busy chatting about metal detecting to anyone who would listen.
After a short period I decided to investigate what it was that kept getting my attention.


Well to describe it :

Short ,priceless, from circa 1974 ( 42yrs old so less than 50.so i don't have to declare as treasure trove lol)
Fragile but no chips or dents and catches the sun from every angle.
 I decided to do some research and after two days decided to keep it andtake home (renting a house near mon bridge west thailand)
That was over eight weeks ago
Currently in Malaysia but returning back to thai in a week or so.

Moral of the story you dont need the best new equipment to get the best finds , sometime the old reliable is better :)

Happy Hunting guys :)


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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2016, 11:17:05 AM »
Lucky find Gareth  :) has she got a sister  :laugh: :laugh:
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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2016, 11:21:13 AM »
looking good mate and your looking not bad yourself. hope your good, happy and having fun mate, lee  ;)
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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2016, 11:44:29 AM »
Glad you are doing well, good luck with your new life abroad.

 regards Jim

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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2016, 12:33:34 PM »
Cracking find Gareth! That's top of my wish list lol
I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself..

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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2016, 12:48:17 PM »
Well done mind bring the find to a dig soon you lucky man.

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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2016, 01:00:41 PM »
Good to hear from you Gareth, youre looking well and obviously  still have what it takes mate  ;) 
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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2016, 01:24:52 PM »
...nice one Gareth, happy for you mate. Keep being relaxed, happy and hopefully content, you ain't missing much here except for rain - Best regards from us both!

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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2016, 02:14:55 PM »
Brilliant, eyes only finds often the best ones  ;D..and she is a beauty! Glad you enjoying your travels Gareth..
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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2016, 02:32:20 PM »
Lucky find Gareth  :) has she got a sister  :laugh: :laugh:
Don't need a sister Jim, Gareth was always good at sharing, good to hear from you Gareth, all looking good.
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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2016, 05:23:05 PM »
nice one bud

Danny465

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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2016, 05:30:08 PM »
Great find Gareth  ;) looking happy mate enjoy  ;D

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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2016, 06:05:57 PM »
 ;)That was a nice read there Gareth regarding such a lovely romance.I'm very pleased for you both and I hope you both enjoy life and prosper together in harmony.Incidentally my flight is already booked for Thailand , however the missus doesn't know yet, lol
Best Wishes Gerard. ;D ;D
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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2016, 06:58:11 PM »
Wow nothing wrong with you eyesight, glad you are having a good time, and that you are happy and well,  enjoying  your posts on fb too.

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Re: Eyes only treasure find in Thailand
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2016, 07:04:30 PM »
Hi Gareth thanks for the coins lots more than I expected hope I didn't short change you with my donation  :) some of the notes are probably legal tender out ther tho  8).
Lovely eyes only find we would need a close up photo of the obverce too. 8)