Brand new iPhone from out of the waves, still fully functional and no apparent water ingress!! - Owner was therefore tracked down in about an hour or so, just before they left the district to continue their holiday.
And was later accosted by a couple of tourists stranded and stressed after they lost the only set of keys to their camper…“somewhere” on about 1.2Ha of beach! SAR training kicked in, got the PLS, DOT, worked out some POAs and had the keys back to them after about 30 or so minutes. Boom.
Caught up with an old mate, neither of us had realised that the other detected Headed to a couple of previously productive spots.
I continued the musical theme with my first INTACT harmonica from deep in the ooze. 1940 Boomerang. The wood has the constency of congealed porridge so after the pics, it started its long journey to immortality (rather than dying a twisty and crumbly death). Couple of bits of clay pipe, two muskies and a heel off a 19th C tackety boot with heel iron in place. Eyeballed a nice hand thrown mug/tankard fragment too, complete with the potters finger swirl on the base and up the sides.
Honourable mention to the peach stone, scoffed by some squaddie in the latter half of the 1800’s. Don’t think it’ll grow though.