Since October is the month of mystery, we decided to post a mystery item as the Treasure of the Month. This item may not look like much of a treasure, but it is extremely rare, as only less than a handful exist. This mysterious item was found by Also referred to occasionally as “The Real 8 Company”- was incorporated in 1961. It had eight members….Kip Wagner, Kip Kelso, Dan Thompson, Harry Cannon, Lou Ullian, Del Long, Erv Taylor and Lis... More founder and leader Kip Wagner (1906 – 1972) was instrumental in the formation of the team that later became the Real Eight Company and one of the greatest salvage groups that ever explored the 1715 Fleet wrecks. He ... More. The image above shows the top (left) and bottom (right) of what appears to be a melted mass of something, but what is it? Why is it so rare and valuable?