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The long-term sales partner UDS from France visited OKM Germany to consolidate the sales partnership, test the latest metal detectors and talk about recent and future projects. Moreover, it was an exceptional opportunity to get a first-hand insight into treasure hunting success stories: Find out, how OKM treasure detectors are related to the sensational discovery of the lost tomb of Alexander the Great.


With the multi-purpose 3D metal detector OKM Rover C II it is possible to detect hidden metal artifacts in different types of terrain and deeper than conventional detectors are able to explore – such as the coin treasure found in the Sechura Desert in Peru. The coins used to be a popular trade currency of the Spanish Empire – with noticeable effects on today’s world currencies. Learn more about the silver coins, also known as ‘Pieces of Eight’, and discover the special features of OKM’s metal detectors and 3d ground scanners.


OKM Fusion is a redesigned and improved version of our 20th Anniversary Edition Future 2018. This metal detector and 3d ground scanner has been designed for starters in the field of 3d measurements and offers easy operation as well as advanced ground scanning features with proven and tested German OKM Detection Technology. The OKM Fusion is available in two different models and assists treasure hunters, gold seekers and archaeologists to discover lost treasures, buried artifacts and other historical items.


An incredible discovery has been made with the Future I-160 in the city of London, near to Buckingham Palace! With presence of pilot Sgt. Ray Holmes scientist Malcolm Weale, managing director of Geofizz LTD., discovered the engine of a hurricane fighter plane crashed during the Second World War. Channel Five programme reported live that Malcolm's geophysical measuring instrument was so accurate that the hole dug for the crashed plane was not even one foot out.


On a field in the UK different objects like ammunition, crockery, remains of fighter planes and even old documents has been found with the geophysical detector Future I-160. Under comprehensive supervision of historians the valuable findings has been excavated and filed. One of the most valuable and interesting items was a well preserved china plate from AJ Wilkinson LTD.


Geophysical investigations with the metal detectors Future I-160 and eXp 4000 over an unimpressive field in Belgium unearthed astonishing discoveries. For 90 years it was hidden deep under the surface of the Belgium ground but now the underground bunker system is explored by british scientists. This is the start of an exciting time travel back into the time of World War I ...


A group of historians and treasure hunters from Ukraine detected a large number of ancient greek artefacts near to the river of Dnepr. By using the geoelectrical detector Cavefinder it was possible to locate some voids under the surface. Inside those voids they found historic items from a greek settlement.


An amateur actress uncovered the entrance to a 500-year-old secret chamber, which had been hidden for centuries, when she accidentally stamped her shoe through one of the floor tiles at St. Mary's Church, in Redgrave, Suffolk. Just weeks before, a geophysicist had used state-of-the-art ground scan detectors (eXp 4000, Rover C II) to locate the long-forgotten vault. There was just one last thing to do ... finding the entrance.


In 2010 the eXp 5000 again shows its agility for being a truly professional detector. During a customer training in Sulaymania, Iraq, a mummified cat was found. This discovery was found at a depth of about 1.5 m. In addition to the mummified animal a few coins were discovered.


Beneath historic foundations of an old church in north west of Iran a wonderful treasure has been detected with OKM's long range gold detector Bionic X4.




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