The Treasure Hunters Gazette Blog

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But Why Does the Cameraman Always Go First?

But Why Does the Cameraman Always Go First?

by Robert Lewis Knecht

I got into the treasure hunting and adventure biz back in 1988 when I was a Firefighter/EMT in Key Largo and wrote stories for Florida Keys newspapers and publications.  There were two things I quickly discovered...
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VIDEOS:

VIDEOS: "Pieces of Eight" with Pirate Rob

by April Knecht

Ahoy Seafarers, Scurvy Bilge Rats... and, of course, Pirates! Here be the latest videos from the Captain's Cabin:  All about Pieces of Eight Part I, and Inside the Studio: Creating a Piece of Heirloom Jewelry from a Piece of 8!

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Shipwreck Silver - the Story Behind the Story

Shipwreck Silver - the Story Behind the Story

by Robert Lewis Knecht

So, what’s the deal with shipwreck silver? Discovery, salvage and history combine to create treasures that come to life…
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VIDEO: Admiral Gardner Bronze Shipwreck Spikes

VIDEO: Admiral Gardner Bronze Shipwreck Spikes

by April Knecht

Check out our new video from the Conservation Lab - Bronze Admiral Gardner Shipwreck spikes from start to finish!
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Notes from the Sea Glass Sisterhood… English Multis

Notes from the Sea Glass Sisterhood… English Multis

by April Knecht

It was on a windswept, icy cold beach in North Eastern England in the misty January gloom that I met my first English Sea Glass Multi…
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OK, maybe it's just me... but do Robert's Facbook posts

OK, maybe it's just me... but do Robert's Facbook posts

by April Knecht

distinct theme? I could blather on about this topic for quite some time... but maybe I'll just throw it out to the group... here are some of his most recent posts:

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The First Rule of Treasure Hunting...

The First Rule of Treasure Hunting...

by Robert Lewis Knecht

As I always say to a newbie... WRITE THIS DOWN! The first rule of treasure hunting: BE THE FIRST ON THE BEACH in the morning!

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What is it about Medieval Hand-Hammered Silver Pennies that is so captivating?

What is it about Medieval Hand-Hammered Silver Pennies that is so captivating?

by April Knecht

I admit - I've always love medieval Western European history... so I guess it was inevitable that I would fall in love with the main staple of post 800 AD medieval European currency - the silver hammered penny!

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