23 Apr '11, 8am

Austrian athorities reveal find of buried treasure - Yahoo! News

Jerry, you need to tell someone so that the thing can be recognised and authenticated. Now people know about it, it has value. If you found it in the Philippines, and you could go to a few prospective buyers, and they would ask, "What is this? How do I know it is genuine? You made it yourself and made it look old to appear as an antique, right?" "But," you say, "see this genuine M mark at the back? It was done by the master craftsman for royalty who ordered it in 1580." They say, "Oh, you know about that? But genuine marks can be faked too. Is there another piece elsewhere to compare this with?" Hah! To do that you have to make the authorities know you have the piece and ask to compare it with other serious collectors' brooches or go to the museum to ask permission for a look, or buy a book on "Ancient Jewellery. How to identify." If there is one. Okay, you don't tell anyb...

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