A small group of gold prospectors (those who look for the “Shiney”) came over from Germany took part in the Annual Keene Birthday Bash in California last September 2022. All became new Comstock Members! They all found gold on one of our licensed claims in Northern California.
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• Leading the small German contingent was Matthias L., a Keene Engineering Dealer from the small town of Erwitte Germany. Erwitte is a town in the district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
• The next fellow prospector Christian B. from Solingen Germany. Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Solingen is called the “City of Blades”, since it has long been renowned for the manufacturing of fine swords, knives, scissors and razors made by famous firms such as WKC, DOVO, Wüsthof, Zwilling J. A. Henckels, Böker, Güde, Hubertus, Diefenthal, Puma, Clauberg, Eickhorn, Linder, Carl Schmidt Sohn, Dreiturm, Herder, and numerous other manufacturers.
•The next fellow prospector Erich H. from Bielefeld Germany. Bielefeld is a city in the Ostwestfalen-Lippe Region in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Bielefeld is home to a significant number of internationally operating companies, including Dr. Oetker, Gildemeister and Schüco. It has a university and several technical colleges.
p.s. The author has identified gold in the Harz Mountains is a highland area in northern Germany and Highlands of Scotland (and excellent whiskey too)!