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Saturday, 19 May 2012
Tool maker hits States with metal detecting kit
A metal detecting enthusiast who started making digging tools in his garden shed to help him find buried treasure has had his first bulk order from the United States.
Arthur Cole, aged 65, from Rowley Regis, used to run his own toolmaking business, but when orders dried up in 1980 he turned to metal detecting to fill his time.
He now has famous customers on his books, including Rolling Stone Bill Wyman and his tools regularly appear in the hands of archaeologist’s on Time Team
It was while out in the frosty fields of Shropshire where he and his fellow treasure hunters were trying to break through solid ground that he decided to develop a tool to make their lives easier. That tool is now set to go global.
Posted by googy at 14:04