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Lost wedding ring looking for its owner 20 years later

Lost wedding ring looking for its owner 20 years later

A man is determined to return a wedding ring he found in his Melbourne pool almost 20 years ago to its loving owners.

Andrew Winters told Nine News he was swimming in his parents' pool in Wheelers Hill, Melbourne back in the early 2000s, when he spotted something glistening in the water.

"I went to touch it and said 'hold on this is a ring'," he said.

"Back then there wasn't as much social media. I didn't think about reuniting it - I didn't know how."

The men’s wedding ring has "Mick Love Mary 28/11/1970" inscribed on the inside.

Mr Winters says he believes the original owner could have lost the ring at a salt processing plant.

He found the ring shortly after his family filled the pool with salt.

"There was no other way it could have got in the pool," he said.

"The owner may have worked in the salt industry."

Mr Winters and his partner said they attempted to find the owner in 2013, but had no success.

He is determined to reunite the precious possession to its rightful owner.

"We sent some messages on Facebook, but it didn't really eventuate," he said.

"I just want to reunite someone and cheer them up – I know how upsetting it is to lose something, it would be great to reunite them."