This lady wants to reunite a groom to his lost wedding band

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A self-proclaimed “romantic” is on a quest to find the owner of a glittering wedding ring that she found buried under the leaves outside a park on Underhill Avenue in Prospect Heights.

Alton Kinsey — who says that she believes in guardian angels — spotted the 14-carat white gold band near Prospect Place on Oct. 11.

“It’s like I was supposed to see it,” she said. “I got a deep feeling: I need to find whoever it belongs to.”

Kinsey printed and posted dozens of “Wedding Ring Found” fliers around the neighborhood — and quickly got two responses. But those “grooms” couldn’t identify a secret symbol on the inside of the band, plus other tell-tale markings — though Kinsey always looks to the good of humanity and thus does not believe they were con artists.

“A lot of people lose wedding rings, so I don’t think they were trying to steal it,” she said.

She also refuses to give up: After the rain destroyed her fliers last week, she printed a second batch and posted them again.

“When someone gives you a wedding ring, it’s supposed to be for life,” she said. “I’d want somebody to do this for me.”

Contact Kinsey at — if it really is your ring.

Reach reporter Natalie O'Neill at or by calling her at (718) 260-4505.
Updated 5:27 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

wilbur from park slope says:
Um...perhaps this isn't lost? I'm just saying
Oct. 27, 2011, 3 pm
? says:
tossed not lost?
Oct. 27, 2011, 3:04 pm

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