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    Some of the images have very overt Latitude and Longitude coordinates incorporated in them, while others are very subtle.

    Apparently our own Fox was among the first to note this, over on the Q4T site.

    It obviously helps us locate the hiding place better. How precise is it? It's not like we were talking GPS coordinates on some geocache.

    Fox- can you explain a little bit more?

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    Thanks for the spotlight moscow Let me give it a whirl.

    Here is a link to the entire thread over at Q4T if you want to see what other ideas where tossed about after my find.
    http://www.quest4treasure.co.uk/foru...p?topic=1081.0

    If you just want the meat of the matter, here is my post in it's entirety (if it fits in one post )

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    As stated numerous times, I had always believed P4 was leading to PA (keystone) and more precisley..Pittsburgh. I had found numerous confirmers in the P including: the upside bldg in the trees I felt was the Heinz Chapel outside of the Cathedral of Learning (which now seems to be the tower in Cleveland).....a panther fountain/bowl at the entrance of the Cathedral of Learning (but has been matched better with a fountain in Clvlnd) & the ball w/ triangle which I thought referred to the Tri state area or 3 rivers. I had this P matched with V10 (the last line I thought meant Brunot Island)...The Cleveland folks seemed to always best me with matching items in the P so I turned to something that no one has been able to explain....the 2 dates: 1442 & 1881. After surfing page after page of nonrelated happenings on these dates...I thought to myself..."maybe these arent dates at all". Drop the first halves and you have 42 & 81. Well, it just so happens that the lat/lon of Cleveland is 41*30 N (close to 42) 81*42W. I think the dates are a lat/lon reference to get us to Cleveland. Now.......moving on....

    Let's look at P5 since we KNOW this is in Chicago....or...41*52N 87*38W. It may be a stretch, but look at the top 2 portions of the windmill (which everyone was convinced said something but no one knew what). The outermost portion of the top left looks like 87 and the outermost portion of the top right looks like 41. Shall we explore more?.......

    P7 - most everyone concurs this is New Orleans...or.....
    29*57N 90*4W. Look at the dates on the clock "29" & "90".

    Wahoo, are we having fun yet? another logical P is P12 in NYC w/ Lady Liberty's face....NYC or 40*45N 74*W. this one was a little difficult to find (& I have only found the 74). Turn page slightly to the left and look in the light part of the water below Lady Liberty...is it just me or is there a 74?

    So, I think that each P has the lat/lon or one of the two hidden in the P that leads us to the correct city. I havent found all of them yet but here are the rest I think I have found.

    P1 - because of the Chinese robe, thought to be San Francisco (chinatown) .. or .. 37*37N (almost 3 122*22 W. The 1st 3 roman numerals down her left side of the robe are "122" and everyone commented about the way she seems to be pointing. Count the blue squares and you get "38"

    P2 - ? seems to be a lot of numbers in the lions mane. Most visible are 80, 33 & 36 or 38. I am still under the impression this P leads us to New Mexico with the numerous confirmers I have found. Which V? who knows...thought it was the Houston V. Both 33* and 36* do cut through NM.

    P3 ? hard to find any real numbers in this one.

    P6 still seems logically to be Florida but cant find any numbers

    P8 Houston? In the trees you can see both 95 & 96. Houston is 29*97N 95*35W. anyone see a 29?

    P9 ? in the flower there appears to be what looks like a musical note or a 76 combined. Major cities along 76* include: Norfolk VA, Richmond VA, Washington DC, Baltimore MD, Harrisburg PA, Syracuse NY and extends up into Canada (where we know 1 casque is buried) into Ottawa, which happens to be Canada's national Capital. I am leaning towards Ottawa with this P possibly linked with V5. That V states "Of granite walls" and the Old Ottawa City Hall is made entirely out of granite. This V is also the only one that mentions we need permission to dig it up.

    P10 ?

    P11 ? could this be Salt Lake City Utah? just a guess there. There appears to be an obvious 112* in the flower to the right of the fairy and SLC is 111*53W. Could the large scroll work on dress show an intertwined SLC? not sure on this. I always thought this went to St. Louis.



    Well, there you have it in a rather big nutshell. It may just be a case of trying to make things fit when stuck on a location but I think there are far too many to be mere coincidence. Maybe it needs more looking into? I just hope that I will get a little of the credit when we start digging up casques left and right in the near future

    Let's all solve this blasted hunt once and for all..........

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    hope all of that rambling cleared things up instead of muddying the waters more. feel free to elaborate on any or all of them

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    wow! Fox that was great work!

    i just started this hunt 2 days ago. I just ordered my book. cant wait till it gets here. i printed the pictures & verses. My hubby thinks im nuts for trying a hunt that is so old. but i think that the drawing are wonderful. im so excited i cant wait to read the book. i hope the story is as good as the pictures. the verses are like a real treasure map! telling you were to go what to look for. thats so cool.

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    Thanks for the kudos Alt...and welcome to the hunt.

    It is "because" this hunt is so old that I stick with it. It is by far my favorite one out there. Trying to solve a hunt that has gone unsolved for 20+ years is as, if not more, exciting than locating the treasure.

    The rest of the book is an entertaining read and from what we oldtimers believe, not needed for the hunt. It is comprised of many silly stories of humorous, made up Imps, Fairies, creatures etc...where they live and how they wreak havoc on our daily lives.

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    image 8, clearly see the 30 in the trees.

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    In image 3 i see a 3 and a 4 in the stones the 3 is on the right and the 4 is on the left.

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    In image 3 i also see a 2 and possibly a 9 in the stone wall on the right side.


    In image 10 There is a 3 in her hair and a 5 on her elbow on her left arm

    Will look for more but the image is hard to see

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    Also in image 10 there is one or two numbers to the upper right of the wheel.

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    Ok, I'm just trying to figure out Latitude and Longitudes for the borders of the CONUS, or at least the extremes. Does anyone know of a good lat/long resource? I pulled out my nice atlas, but it still not perfect.

    I know that the border with Canada is about 49 North.

    The lowest point in Florida appears to be about 25 North.

    The furthest west (CA and WA) appears to be about 125 West

    The furthest east (ME) appears to be about 67 West

    Anyone care to confirm?

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    I just tend to use Google Earth for my mapping needs. Has a nice lat/long meter on the bottom for your pointer/hand. I printed out a small map of the US and picked some far parts around the border and wrote down their lat/long just so I can get an idea of where the numbers are falling.

    - The lowest part of florida doesn't seem to be any farther south than 25 N

    - The farthest point on the west coast (NW corner of washington) does not pass 124.50 W

    - Maine's farthest east point is around 66.50 W, one is in Canada, might want to consider their farthest point east seems to be around 52 W. I know it probably won't be out that far but something to consider.

    Hope this helps!

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