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Platinum Wedding Band Recovered in Ocean Beach Dunes – Metal Detecting San Francisco

from San Francisco (California, United States)
Contact: 1-415-895-0334

Josh and his wife were just picking up their picnic stuff after a nice afternoon at the beach. They had chosen a secluded spot way up on the dunes, where they could could see the whole beach, to set up. As Josh reached down for his backpack to leave, his wedding band slipped off his finger and dropped into the soft dune sand. They searched and sifted the soft flowing sand with their fingers until dusk. As the light was fading, they found me at TheRingfinders.com and we agreed to meet the next morning.

Ocean Beach is San Francisco‘s largest public beach. It’s really long and wide, with some big grass covered dunes at Great Highway and Lincoln Way. There are many little private spots to relax.

It took me about 10 minutes to locate Josh’s platinum wedding band under about 12 inches of loose sand, (where he is standing, below).

A very faint signal came from deep in the sand, as his ring had slid down from the top of the dune about 4 feet, and buried itself in deeper.

Josh and his wife were very grateful, and relieved, as you can see in Josh’s genuine smile.

Josh’s platinum wedding band!

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SF Bay Area RingFinders Contact: Marshall Smith – Text or call: 415-895-0334

Metal Detectorist serving the Greater San Francisco Bay Area from sunny San Mateo, CA

 

 

Lost Wedding Band Recovered on Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California 94122

from San Francisco (California, United States)
Contact: 1-415-895-0334

It was a beautiful day at Ocean Beach. Danny was surfing. When got out of the water, and he went to shake his towel, his wedding ring went flying on the beach!

Moments later, my regional ringfinder buddy, Dave Millman, received the following urgent text:

Hi Dave,

I lost my gold men’s wedding band at Ocean Beach today, around 3pm. The ring has lower-case initials engraved inside: “ala + dgj”

My location at the time of loss is below. I did not go far from this spot – I believe the ring fell from my bag either at this spot or in between it and the grassy embankment directly east of here.

Please let me know if you are able to help.  -Danny
Dave Responded:
         Danny,
        I’m sorry you lost your ring. Unfortunately, I’m on vacation right now. However, Marshall Smith            at  https://theringfinders.com/Marshall.Smith/ lives in San Francisco and can probably help                you quickly.
        Good luck!  -Dave

One hour later, I was on Ocean Beach with my gear. Conditions, sunny, 59f degrees , wind gusting onshore 10-20 mph.

Danny met me on the beach with his wife Alex. Danny showed me when he thought he lost his ring. I stuck my shovel in the sand and began a circular search pattern around that point.

On my fourth circle I found Danny’s wedding band. It was buried about 2 inches in the loose sand.

They were stunned when I found it.  The beautiful inscription, “ala + dgj”, left no doubt that this ring belonged to Danny.

 

Another happy outcome ….. so fun to help out.

The sooner you call the better our chances of recovering your ring!

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Bay Area RingFinders Contact: Marshall Smith – Text or call: 415-895-0334

Metal Detectorist serving the Greater San Francisco Bay Area from sunny San Mateo, CA