A return visit to a site that we haven’t detected for several years produces some ripper finds. Bronze Pennies and webbing buckles are followed by a large General Service ‘Rising Sun’ badge, and finally a very large piece of .925 silver in the form of a 1943 Florin ‘Two Bob’. We hope you enjoy this short outing in glorious North Queensland winter weather! Happy Fossicking! Warren and Colleen.
We return to the historic South Palmer River region of North Queensland, once again joined by fellow prospector and relic hunter Glen. The purpose of the trip was to explore a number of old mining camps in an area that was mainly worked by the Chinese and some great relics, include centuries-old ‘Cash’ coins & opium paraphernalia, come to light.
All camping and detecting was carried out on a private lease with permission – a big thank you to Glen for organizing the permissions. Happy Fossicking everyone! Colleen, Warren and Glen.
Join us as we explore the Aussie bush in search of a ‘Lost’ & long forgotten bush racecourse first used in the 1880s. We find some tantalising relics but the rampant spear grass prevents us from discovering the main betting ring. This actually just gives us a good reason to return and continue the search once the grass has died back! From the racecourse we move on to a couple of old North Queensland mining towns in search of relics & coins. Colleen (once again) tops the board with a beautiful 1910 Silver Sixpence. Happy Fossicking everyone! Warren and Colleen.
We return to one of our favourite WW2 Australian Army camp areas on our first field outing with the new Garrett ACE 300i & 400i detectors. The day produces some great coin & relic finds, along with a real surprise find made by Colleen with the ACE 300i on her very first outing. We also run through the new features on the updated ACE range. Happy Fossicking! Colleen & Warren.
The new Garrett ACE 300i & 400i Metal Detectors are coming soon to your neareast Garrett Australia Dealer. Here we have a quick look at what’s in the box of the new machines. In our next video we will be out in the field and using all the features of these new ACE detectors. Thanks for watching and subscribing! Colleen & Warren.
Join with us on yet another sortie into one of our favourite WW2 Australian Army Camp areas. On this outing it is more about the Aussie wildlife than anything, a close encounter with a sizeable snake (unfortunately not on camera) & its aftermath, numerous spiders and not to mention the swarming ticks & mites, all in search of our WW2 history. Some nice militaria comes to light including a beautiful silver sixpence on this bush adventure. Thanks for watching and subscribing! Warren and Colleen
In our latest video we visit three separate locations – an Adelaide Park, a North Queensland ghost town, and a WW2 Australian Army camp. Some great finds come to light including historic sterling silver jewellery, pre-decimal coins, and WW2 relics. This video is only half the story – stay tuned for Part 2! Thanks for watching and subscribing. Warren and Colleen.
On this outing we are joined by fellow prospector and relic hunter Glen as we explore the historic Palmer River area of North Queensland. The purpose of the trip was to detect a number of old mining camps Glen had discovered in the area and some great relics come to light. Among the finds, our oldest coin to date – a medieval Chinese ‘Two Cash’ cast brass coin dating from AD 1068. We also go in search of lost gold mines in a very remote area of the Palmer region.
All detecting was carried out on a private lease with permission – a big thank you to Glen for organizing the trip and providing the transport. Happy Fossicking everyone! Warren and Glen.
Join with us as we explore the Aussie bush for hidden WW2 camp areas and evidence of occupation by Diggers of the 7th and 9th Divisions, 2nd AIF. A lot of footwork and scouting produces some nice WW2 relics and coins in an area that warrants further investigation on future hunts. Thanks for watching and subscribing! Colleen and Warren.
Despite summer heat and voracious resistance from the local Green Ants, we make a return to the site of a WW2 camp which has yielded some nice coins and relics. In this outing we unearth the second (lower) piece of a Digger’s Identity Disc, along with bronze and silver coins, with a silver surprise at the very end. Thanks for watching and subscribing! Colleen and Warren.