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« on: December 31, 2009, 04:25:10 PM »

Just noticed that there is a metal detecting programme on Sky channel 503. BBC NEWS CHANNEL  starting at 4:30.  Half an hour long on the news channel. Can't be bad.
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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2009, 04:33:26 PM »

well don jon just put it on now it looks good. Wink
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2009, 04:57:45 PM »

What a great programme. Showed the hobby in an excellent light. 40 000 people attended the museum before the finds were taken to London for further analysis. I'm glad I Sky plussed it so I can watch it again. Some of the artefacts were just breath-taking. Well done the BBC!
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2009, 05:05:08 PM »

3.25 million pounds worth.how many treasure hunters will take up metal detecting and reverse the good name the hobby has been building in recent years. 
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« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2009, 05:12:40 PM »

I thought the valuation was low to be honest. What did they say? 5 kilos of gold and 1 and a 1/2 kilos of silver? Three times more treasure than Sutton Hoo? They should have gone to cash4gold

Joking honestly! They said it was a text book example of metal detectorists and archaeology working in harmony.
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« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2009, 05:38:06 PM »

For those that missed it. You can watch it here Grin

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« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2009, 05:44:16 PM »

Good spot Simon. Good watch too.
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« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2009, 06:02:05 PM »

i thoroughly enjoyed watching that . thx simon for posting the link.

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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2009, 06:42:15 PM »

Simon thanks for putting that on brilliant really enjoyed it
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2009, 08:31:43 PM »

really enjoyed that well done
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« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2010, 11:30:06 PM »

lets hope the money can be raised to keep the hoard in this country...otherwise 3.285m is a drop in the ocean to the vatican, who want to acquire it, claiming it has links to it from way back then........byron
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« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2010, 12:59:20 AM »

Thanks
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A very interesting program !
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