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Stamp Collecting

Stamp Collecting Grows In Email Era

Caledonian RecordCaledonian Record - Nov 15, 2017
(Photo by Robin Smith). As featured on. +6. Stamp Collecting Grows In Email Era. NEWPORT CITY — In the age of emails and social media, stamp collecting is more popular than ever. ×. Post a comment as. Emoticons. Comment Text. Cancel. Post comment.  

Barbie Dolls

Brazilian artist creates diverse range of custom Barbie dolls

The IndependentThe Independent - Nov 7, 2017
An artist has set out to create a collection of inclusive Barbie dolls using custom made wigs and hyper-realistic make-up. Ever since the first-ever Barbie was created in 1959, the doll has stuck to a formulaic look that consists of cascades of bleach ...  

Book Collecting

Ottawa artists publish book collecting stories of seniors

CBC.caCBC.ca - Oct 22, 2017
Ottawa artist Brenda Dunn wanted to ensure all stories were being heard during Canada's 150 celebration. So she travelled to the outskirts of Ottawa and rural communities and met with elderly strangers over board games and coffee to hear their stories.  

Autograph Collecting

Palm Springs Comic Con isn't about celebrities, it's a Kickstarter 'by the fans for the fans'

The Desert SunThe Desert Sun - Nov 8, 2017
While they do have a number of special guests worthy of autographs and selfies, Callego said they don't want to turn their convention into an autograph collecting event based on celebrities – a focus of many of the larger cons. "We want it to be an ...  

Coin Collecting

Letters to the Editor (Nov. 28, 2017)

Numismatic NewsNumismatic News - Nov 10, 2017
Grade school teachers are always looking for community leaders to visit their classes in order to stimulate childhood interests. I have made presentations about coin collecting to third and fourth grade students. If every coin club sent speakers to ...  

Rock Collecting

Scientist Crowdsources Rocks Harboring Earthly “Extraterrestrials”
Lab Manager Magazine - Nov 13, 2017

They've made a successful rock-collecting expedition near the base of Turtle Back Mountain, a few minutes out of “T or C,” as it is commonly known. “We found some colonization and are working now to upload it all to the Rockiology website,” Harland ...  


Making jewelry from seashells is easy and fun

NewsdayNewsday - Nov 3, 2017
In the summer I go to the beach and collect seashells. I go to Nickerson Beach in Lido Beach to collect them. At the end of the summer when I have a jar full of shells, I make bracelets, necklaces and other types of jewelry. I give some of the ...  


Floyd Norman Remembers The Sword in the Stone: Part Two

MousePlanetMousePlanet - Nov 8, 2017
... working on the Disney animated feature film, The Sword in the Stone (1963), and this week he continues to reminisce about this neglected film in an interview I did with him on September 30, 2017, at the Disneyana Fan Club Merlin Magical Breakfast ...  

Matchbox Toys

Lancaster County public sales: Oct. 24, 2017

LancasterOnlineLancasterOnline - Oct 24, 2017
Several items and prices included: an early panel door with hardware, $250; a Lionel freight set, $300; a Germantown still bank, $210; a set of Agatha Christie books, $240; a carnival glass bowl, $290; three wristwatches, $410; a tray of Matchbox toys ...  

Collecting Art

The art of collecting art

Island PacketIsland Packet - Oct 30, 2017
I have found myself immersed in art lately and, to be honest, there isn't much I enjoy more. I don't think it's possible to have too much art in one's life. I relish our large, diverse artist community here in the Lowcountry and I'm thankful for the ...  

Collecting Antique

Furrow, Doris Dunman

Roanoke TimesRoanoke Times - Nov 11, 2017
Mrs. Furrow enjoyed outdoor gardening, landscaping, traveling to the beach and collecting antique dolls. She also had the distinction of earning her solo pilots license. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Ralph ...  

Collecting Photography

Martin Parr Foundation: Curating Britain
The Week UK - Oct 24, 2017

I do regard the Tate as being the big hope. Its activity has been fantastic. So when I decided to part with my collection of photography books and wanted to keep it in the UK, the Tate was the obvious candidate. I started collecting photography books ...  


Bullion Is Opening Friday: Check Out the Elegant Space and the Menus

Eater DallasEater Dallas - Nov 15, 2017
Michelin Star-awarded Chef Bruno Davaillon's new restaurant Bullion definitely lives up to its name. This very gilded French restaurant opens on Friday, and Dallas diners have been looking forward to Davaillon's return to the Dallas restaurant scene ...  

Canadian Coin

Counterstamp honors Balfour Declaration
Numismatic News - Nov 8, 2017

“My coin is likely the first Canadian coin featuring Judaica (albeit after having been minted by the Mint!), and joins just a few Judaica-themed medals and token issued in Canada. In consideration of my contribution to the project, and my association ...  

Us Coins

Antique Silver

Design of new Egyptian God round unveiled
Coin World - Nov 14, 2017

The designs were also sold in limited-edition, hand-finished antique silver and BU versions with edge numbering, which were graded and encapsulated by NGC and both versions have a mintage of just 500 pieces. Each round in the series, to include three ...  

Antique Gold

Antiques & Collectibles: Typewriters? So trendy, call them hype-writers

Post-BulletinPost-Bulletin - Nov 4, 2017
So why hack up a good vintage typewriter valued at $300 or more, when 2017-2018 craft catalogs are selling antique gold finish metal typewriter key charms that can be used to make charm bracelets or whatever for around $7.47 a dozen. Finding a typewriter.  

Antique Bronze

Fairway Launches New Steel Railing, Tech Enhancements

Builder MagazineBuilder Magazine - Oct 31, 2017
The new S100 Steel Railing set is available in Black Sand and Antique Bronze finishes, 6-foot and 8-foot widths, and 28, 34, and 40-inch heights. It comes fully assembled with welded channels, allowing for quick and easy installation. Its small, sleek ...  

Antique Glass

Antique Furniture

Ten cool things to do in Tucson this weekend (November 9-November 12)

Arizona Daily StarArizona Daily Star - Nov 9, 2017
They added antique furniture from the era. The family carried out the renovations off and on throughout the years, and they finished most of the work by 2000. "We've never gone back to find out how much it cost us or how much we spent, we just kept ...  

Antique Carpets

How Paul Manafort came by $934350 in antique carpets

Washington PostWashington Post - Nov 1, 2017
Buried among the revelations in the indictment against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, charging him with conspiracy to launder money, making false statements to the FBI and more, is the fact that he paid $934,350 to an antique rug store in ...  

Antique Books


Spencer Daily ReporterSpencer Daily Reporter - Nov 7, 2017
I've found money, family photographs, love letters — but my all-time favorite piece of ephemera I found was discovered as I was looking through antique books in a book store not too long ago. Sticking out of some Germanic language book, was a very ...  

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