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Stamp Collecting

Your Theatre in New Bedford to host auditions for thriller 'Mauritius'
SouthCoastToday.com - Mar 7, 2018

The suspenseful thriller centers on stamp collecting, which could be far more risky than you think. After their mother's death, two estranged half-sisters discover a book of rare stamps that may include the crown jewel for collectors. One sister tries ...  

Barbie Dolls

New Barbie dolls honor inspiring role models for International Women's Day

FOX 13 News, Tampa BayFOX 13 News, Tampa Bay - Mar 8, 2018
International Women's Day is on March 8 and Barbie has released new set of dolls to honor historical and current female role models from around the world. The fashion doll company has created a new doll line called Inspiring Women. The first three ...  

Book Collecting

MSU Libraries, MaxxSouth to host inaugural Undergraduate Student Book Collecting Contest

Mississippi State NewsroomMississippi State Newsroom - Feb 19, 2018
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University Libraries, along with MaxxSouth Broadband and its owner John Robinson Block, will host MSU's first Undergraduate Student Book Collecting Contest this semester. The contest encourages undergraduate ...  

Autograph Collecting

What you need to know about attending the Honda Classic

WPTV.comWPTV.com - Feb 20, 2018
Kids under 15 always receive free admission to The Honda with a ticketed adult, but on Family Day the first 1,500 also receive a giant golf ball for autograph collecting. Nicklaus Children's Hospital Kids Zone Is one of the great features for kids on ...  

Coin Collecting

Coin collectors gather in Longmont to trade wares, stories

Longmont Times-CallLongmont Times-Call - Mar 11, 2018
Lindeman said he got into coin collecting because his grandfather participated in the hobby. But Lindeman, from Broomfield, was drawn to collecting ancient coins because they offer a glimpse into history. He opened up the glass case and plucked out an ...  

Rock Collecting

Weld County Tributes for March 14

Greeley TribuneGreeley Tribune - Mar 14, 2018
His interests included irrigation, rock collecting, arrowhead hunting and photography. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Isbell; children, Terry Isbell and wife Marijo of Hays, Kan., Rebecca Kinsey and husband Bill of Wenatchee, Wash., and Courtney ...  


Mesmerizing artworks reveal hidden beauty of seashells

TreehuggerTreehugger - Feb 20, 2018
Many of us probably have fond memories of being by the sea, picking up and marvelling at the secretive beauty of seashells that have washed up on the shore. The variegated forms, swirls of colour and rich textures of these natural little treasures ...  


Robert J. Sherman and Georgi Mottram To Guest Star With Dominic Ferris At Live At Zedel, With Further Dates ...
Broadway World - Feb 13, 2018

(The Official Theme Song of the Disneyana Fan Club), "Mondays" (from Ms: A Song Cycle). In 2016 Sherman was named a Celebrity Ambassador for Variety (UK) and in 2017 was initiated into the Grand Order of Water Rats. Sherman is the CEO/President of ...  

Matchbox Toys

Matchbox Memories – Thunderbirds, Stingray and more!

The Official Gerry Anderson WebsiteThe Official Gerry Anderson Website - Aug 26, 2017
... Captain Magenta, Colonel White, Lieutenant Green, Destiny Angel and Harmony Angel. Large plastic Angel Interceptors and SPVs were produced in-scale with these figures, each with a host of special features. Vivid imaginations also released vast ...  

Collecting Art

A Beginner's Guide to Collecting Art

D MagazineD Magazine - Mar 14, 2018
Read on for expert advice on where to begin—from buying your first piece to installing it. How to Start a Collection. Local art advisor Robyn Siegel of Cynthia C. Schwartz Fine Art shares five tips for buying and collecting. Start hitting the ...  

Collecting Antique

Alfred B. Maclay was an esteemed equestrian

Tallahassee.comTallahassee.com - Mar 8, 2018
Others included collecting antique furniture, art and books, as well as raising and showing dogs and horses. With the Red Hills Horse Trials taking place at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park this weekend, all things equestrian are front and center. Alfred B ...  

Collecting Photography

5 Essential Tips for Collecting Photography

ArtsyArtsy - Aug 22, 2017
At the outset, guidance for collecting photography isn't much different from what experts say about purchasing any work of art: Start with images you like, and that you think you'll like for a long time. “Does it hit you in the gut?” asked Darius Himes ...  


PNB scam: Did UPA cook up 80:20 scheme to aid the Choksis and Nirav Modis; is Raghuram Rajan guilty of ignoring ...

FirstpostFirstpost - Mar 8, 2018
The report in Moneycontrol mentions a letter written by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA) on 26 July, 2014. The industry lobby accused the then Congress-led UPA government of 'deliberately yielding to the cronies' by changing the gold ...  

Canadian Coin

Don't Miss the TOREX National Coin Show Feb. 24 & 25 in Toronto

CoinWeekCoinWeek - Feb 19, 2018
(QC); Walsh, Mike – Canadian Coin News (ON). Canadian Numismatic Company logo. The Canadian Numismatic Company will be conducting the February 2018 TOREX Auction. The Auction will feature a diverse and historically important selection of Canadian ...  

Us Coins

Lawmakers push to put women on quarters
WTVA - Mar 16, 2018

Throughout history, the vast majority of the faces embossed on US coins have belonged to men. But a new bipartisan bi...  

Antique Silver

Five Famous Antique Forgeries

HistoryHistory - Mar 12, 2018
In the '30s and '40s, newspapers reported that collector Arthur Lenssen had purchased antique silver smithed in the shop of patriot Paul Revere. Afterwards, forgers began to target him. After Lenssen died, experts discovered that 75 percent of his ...  

Antique Gold

Mirror, mirror: 10 dazzling designs to reflect on

TV3.ieTV3.ie - Mar 15, 2018
Decorative, and another clever way to widen a space, this Edwardian style, with antique gold finish, would look charming in a hallway or bathroom. But don't feel like you always have to think about styling – sometimes it's nice to know it's there for a ...  

Antique Bronze

Medal marks El Paso coin show

Numismatic NewsNumismatic News - Mar 4, 2018
Numbered two-medal sets consisting of one antique bronze medal and one polished bronze in capsules and black velvet box with certificate of authenticity are $32.50. This price covers priority mail shipping. Former American Numismatic Association ...  

Antique Glass

Tapping Into Tradition in Rochester

WandererWanderer - Mar 3, 2018
Lining the shelves are small antique glass bottles that Forand has dug up over the years in several locations on his 42 acres of land. A sign on the wall reads “Life is better on the farm,” while another says “This farm is my happy place.” And it's a ...  

Antique Furniture

Frank de Biasi Devises a Salon for Christie's Auction of Peggy and David Rockefeller Collection

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Mar 15, 2018
Antique furniture holds its own against modern art. Photo: Courtesy of Christie's. "The gallery is a challenging space, because it has no central focus—no windows, no fireplace, nothing," de Biasi observes. "And a low ceiling and track lighting ...  

Antique Carpets

Scholar's family donates antique carpets to Shanghai Museum

Shine News (press release)Shine News (press release) - Mar 6, 2018
Almost 90 antique carpets from renowned scholar Lee Yu-kuan's collection were donated by his eldest son to the Shanghai Museum on Saturday. Born in Shandong Province, Lee (1902-2011) was a renowned collector and scholar who lived in the US for many ...  

Antique Books

Books 'n' Things Fair scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Aiken

Aiken StandardAiken Standard - Mar 1, 2018
It is where the books about Aiken, antique books, military books and the most recently published hardcover fiction books can be found. The hours of operation for the Books 'n' Things Fair will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday ...  

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