Current prizes for the Jolie Benefit raffle…..

Update on the Jolie Benefit Prize raffle…these are the prizes to day…16 Nov 2014

My 6 year old niece Jolie was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer last month. She spent 2 weeks in the hospital starting her first round of chemo.She spent 3 weeks at home doing weekly 1 day chemo treatments. She is now back in the hospital doing a 5 day treatment session. Please keep the prayers coming!

Jolie in the hospital October 28th——–Brandy and Jolie playing outside November 3rd

This will be a long battle and to support My family I am holding a fund raiser. A chance for people to win some great prizes and help my sister Brandy Kneip and her family to focus on Jolie instead of bills.

Donations being accepted through paypal to
Please list as gift to Jolie!

For donations by check, as well as cards or gifts to Jolie please send to:

Ron Guinazzo (Checks made payable to Brandy Kneip)
PO Box 60603
Chicago, IL 60660

For every $20 increment of donation you will receive 1 entry for the drawing
(i.e. $100 = 5 entries), prizes are listed below.

First drawing will December 19th and performed live via internet feed. Final drawing will be at local event in January

We gratefully thank all who provided the following
List of Donated prizes…

Donated items will be added as received. Please check back often.

Brand new

Excalibur II

Donated By Minelab

World’s Best Metal Detection Technologies

Fisher F75 Ltd
The F75 in black, with Boost and Cache Locating Processes. The metal detecting industry’s premier relic hunting and ultimate multi-purpose metal detector

Donated By

XP DEUS Metal detector

Not sure of the model yet



Garrett AT Pro

Ideal for use in both fresh and saltwater
AT Pro will ground balance to saltwater.

Donated by

Whites MXT All Pro

The MXT All Pro combines popular new features with the proven, legendary performance of the MXT line — it’s like having three metal detectors in one!

Donated by

Celtic Gold coin

found by Chicago Ron

March 2012

A Continental Iron Age

uninscribed gold quarter stater

Gallo-Belgic DC

dating circa 70-50 BC. VA 69-1.

1.60g, 9.23mm

Recorded with the Celtic coin index

CCI 12.0365

All items will come with a copy of the Export paperwork,

Showing it as a recorded and properly exported find.

One Gram 999 fine

Gold Bar

Donated by

Gold Prospector space

1300 – 1310 Edward 1st

hammered silver penny

Found By Chicago Ron

March 2014

1582 Elizabeth 1st

Hammered silver penny

sword mint mark

Found by Chicago Ron

March 2014

18th Century Toy Cannon

Found By Chicago Ron

March 2014

1689 James II Irish Gun Metal Shilling

Gunmoney is a token coinage issued by James during his Irish campaigns against William III (William of Orange). The coins are made from brass which was salvaged from many sources including church bells, but probably not cannons – from which the name derives.

Found and donated by Daniel OBeirnes Birmingham, UK

1765 pillar and waves

Spanish colonial silver coin design in the New World.  Struck at the Mexico, Santiago (very rare), Lima, Guatemala, Bogotá (very rare) and Potosi mints in the time period of 1732 to 1772

Found by Dave McMahon

1886 Morgan Dollar

AU condition

Donated by Dennis OConner

1634 Charles 1st

Rose Farthing

Found by Chicago Ron

March 2014

1783 Royal Artillary button

Found By Chicago Ron

March 2014

Author Dick Stout

a Pioneer in the hobby

A man that has given a lifetime of effort to imrpove and share the passion of this Lifestyle!

Several copies of his very informative books!

When i asked Dick if he would sign them he said LOL

” they’re worth less that way “

Not a chance Dick!

Minelab ball cap Autographed by


Chicago Ron, Mark Slinkman, Larry Cissna, Mike Scott, Josh Silva, Abby Silva

Signed at Premier party

July 2013


1 year subscriptions for

American Digger Magazine

Colonial finds Display

Nice display of Colonial era finds from the New Jersey area.

including a 1786 half real!

Found and donated by George Duckers

Buckle collection

1500 to 1800

Found by Chicago Ron

March 2014

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