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Summary: 47th ANNUAL Indian Terr. Treasure Hunt

Summary:

47th ANNUAL Indian Territory Treasure Hunt, May 26 & 27, 2018

Photos Thanks to Shaun Kucera & Jean Dick

Hunt Statistics:

This years 47th ANNUAL Indian Territory Treasure Hunt was another outstanding one. The weather was hot and humid with bright sunshine, a little light overcast on Sunday, and high temperatures of around 91°. There were 111 entries total in all the hunts, 96 adult entries and 15 Kids. Attendees came from 10 states: Arkansas, California, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas. And also Aruba??? This year’s hunt had a total value of $15,400.00+ in coins and prizes in all of the hunts combined. This hunt has been held ANNUALLY every year on Memorial Day weekend since 1972.

Deep Buried Competition Hunt:

This is a Competition Hunt where the Quarter size targets (1 point) & the Dime size targets (3 points) are buried 6+ inches deep. The 7 hunters had a little tougher dig this year due to the dry ground, but finding the target was the challenge. Thanks to Michael Henson, Shaun Kucera, and Greg Wicks for driving the targets into the ground. The top finishers are those with the most points after the 45 minute hunt. And the winners were:

1st Place with 14 points: Bob Cook – Bartlesville, OK – 5 quarter size & 3 dime size

2nd & 3rd Place (TIE) with 5 points; 5 quarter size - Mathew Fortney, Pawhuska, OK

2nd & 3rd Place (TIE) with 5 points; 2 quarter size & 1 dime size - Lavern Potuzak, Agenda, KS

Gold & Copper Hunt:

This hunt was a seperate entry hunt and drew 42 entries. There were painted Wheat Cent tokens buried for Mexican 2 Peso Gold Coins. There were also 1000 Wheat Cents buried in this hunt.

Dollar & Cents Hunt:

The Dollar & Cents Hunt was a separate entry and drew 42 hunters were scrambling to find painted Wheat Cent tokens buried for US Morgan Silver Dollars. In addition there were 1000 Wheat Cents to dig up.

Silver Half Dollar Hunt:

This was a separate entry hunt and there were 54 entries hurrying to find 90% Silver Walking Liberty Half Dollars that were buried in the field.

Buttons & Bows Hunt:

This is a Women Only hunt for women 16 years old and older. There were 10 women entered scrambling for prize tokens and Mercury Silver Dimes.

Main Coin/Prize Hunt:

The Main Coin/Prize Hunt had Silver Mercury Dimes & prize tokens buried in it for the entrants to dig. Total value of the coins and prizes in the ALL hunts was $15.400.00+. This total is the retail value of donated & purchased prizes and the value of the coins buried. The value of the coins & prizes in the Main Hunt was $11,200.00+. This is $6,290.00 above the total of the entry fees collected for the Main Hunt, including late fees!

All coins and prize tokens buried in the Main Hunt were Silver. The prize tokens in the Main Hunt were number stamped & painted Silver Dimes & Silver Quarters. There were 94 entries in the Main Hunt.

Some of the big winners in the Main Coin/Prize Hunt were:

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 donated by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Pam Cook, Bartlesville, OK

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 donated by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Maria Bryant, Independence, MO

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Ronnie Morris, Howe, TX

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by John Freeman, Sand Springs, OK

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Jake Sparks, Tulsa, OK

Fisher F44 retail value $399.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Scott Schwinn, Westmoreland, KS

Fisher F-Pulse Pinpointer retail value $149.00 donated by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Juan Ortegon, Tulsa, OK

Fisher F-Pulse Pinpointer retail value $149.00 donated by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Jason Parsons, Bixby, OK

Fisher F-Pulse Pinpointer retail value $149.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by James Townley, Wichita, KS

Fisher F-Pulse Pinpointer retail value $149.00 made available at a special price by Fisher Metal Detectors/First Texas Products (800) 685-5050 won by Mathew Fortney, Pawhuska, OK

Garrett AT PRO retail value $649.95 donated by American Detector Distributor (800) 933-2897 won by Juan Ortegon, Tulsa, OK

Garrett AT PRO retail value $649.95 made available at a special price by Garrett Met. Det. (800) 527-4011 won by Russell Miller, Wagoner, OK

Garrett ACE 300 retail value $299.95 made available at a special price by Garrett Met. Det. (800) 527-4011 won by John Hayworth, Sapulpa, OK

Garrett Z-Lynk Wireless System retail value $149.95 donated by American Detector Distributor (800) 933-2897 won by Terry Schick, Midlothian, TX

Garrett Z-Lynk Wireless System retail value $149.95 donated by American Detector Distributor (800) 933-2897 won by Jerry Clemons, Corsicana, TX

Garrett AT PRO Pinpointer, retail value $149.95 made available at a special price by Garrett Met. Det. (800) 527-4011 won by Barry Hart, Bonner Springs, KS

Garrett AT PRO Pinpointer, retail value $149.95 made available at a special price by Garrett Met. Det. (800) 527-4011 won by Mark Gilbert, Chouteau, OK

1/10 ounce US Gold Eagle Coin donated by ITTHC won by Barry Hancock, Bartlesville, OK

And again, if you missed this years 47th ANNUAL Indian Territory Hunt, you probably missed THE BEST HUNT in the country this year.

To be added to the mailing list for the 48th ANNUAL Indian Territory Treasure Hunt to be held May 25 & 26, 2019, write to:

I. T. T. H. C. Inc.
P. O. Box 580961
Tulsa, OK 74158-0961

Email: hunt@itthc.com

See ya at next years hunt!!!