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Weird news: Lost wedding ring found after 30 years in a potato field

A treasured wedding ring, thought to be lost forever, has been found by a metal detectorist searching a potato field in Lezayre on the Isle of Man.

Jason Crowe said farmer Neil Stoutt had joked about recovering the ring which was lost by his sister almost 30 years ago as they harvested potatoes.

But remarkably, just 20 minutes later, the ring appeared out of the mud, even though Jason, from Jurby, had no clear idea where it was lost and was not searching secifically for it.

’It was bizarre,’ he said.

Jason, who works in off-shore investments, added Neil’s sister had been ’over the moon’ after receiving a photograph of the ring via social media, along with a message saying: ’I bet you didn’t think you would see this again.’

Remarkably, the ring was preserved in good condition, as items can often be damaged over the years by ploughing or even fertiliser.

Read the full story on IOM Today here. Picture: Farmer Neil Stoutt and metal detectorist Jason Crowe

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