On this day in history… 28th July 1914

28th July has been an important day on and off throughout the centuries but perhaps no more crucial than in 1914 when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. The declaration came exactly one month after the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria had been killed, along with his wife, by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo. The day is one of the most relevant in military history as it effectively began the hostilities that were to become the First World War. Read more of this post

Introducing the Fisher F19 Ltd and Ltd-P

Fisher F19 Ltd & Ltd-P Metal DetectorsTwo exciting new additions to the Joan Allen website are the Fisher F19 Ltd and Ltd-P – soon to be available for those looking for a new detecting perspective. Both of these high performance metal detectors are ideal for searching for coins and relics, with a design that makes them perfectly suited to getting results – fast. Read more of this post

Introducing the Minelab SDC 2300 Gold Detector

Minelab SDC 2300The Minelab SDC 2300 Gold Detector is one of the newest products to be added to the Joan Allen website. For anyone looking for a detector that is very versatile and easy to use this is a great option as it is conveniently compact and efficient piece of kit for carrying with you no matter where you’re planning your search area. Dimensions of 8 ½ ” (216mm) by 16” (406mm) mean that the Minelab SDC 2300 Gold Detector folds to a small and portable size that makes it very transportable. When folded it will easily fit into most backpacks and is also the right size for carry on luggage if you’re heading further afield for a spot of detecting. Read more of this post