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Stamp Collecting

Robin Gwynn: On stamp collecting, the Tiflis, art and sanity
New Zealand Herald - Feb 9, 2018

Robin Gwynn: On stamp collecting, the Tiflis, art and sanity. 10 Feb, 2018 12:00pm. 3 minutes to read. Philatelist Robin Gwynn says his interest in stamp collecting may have been the spark that led him to New Zealand. Photo / File. Hawkes Bay Today. By ...  

Barbie Dolls

Mattel to release 'A Wrinkle in Time' Barbie dolls

New York Daily NewsNew York Daily News - Jan 26, 2018
The "Mrs. W" ladies of "A Wrinkle in Time" are being transformed by Mattel into Barbie dolls. Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon), Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey) and Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling) will soon be available as a collectable set of Barbies, just ahead of ...  

Book Collecting

Book World: 'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams' is a companion anthology to the new TV show

Lynchburg News and AdvanceLynchburg News and Advance - Jan 18, 2018
The companion book collecting those stories isn't his best work. There are gimmicky climaxes and strained dialogue. ("Something's wrong! Something's happened! Things are going on!") But they entertainingly reveal how Dick's key obsessions — the ...  

Autograph Collecting

Steelers fan has autograph collecting down to a science
Tribune-Review - Aug 2, 2017

“She used to hide behind my legs,” said her mother, Irene Gurnick. “She wouldn't talk or anything.” And then she saw Ben Roethlisberger. She hasn't stopped talking since. It's been a whole team love affair that started in 2004 after Julie Gurnick's ...  

Coin Collecting

Coin Collecting Strategies – One Way to Pay for an Indian Cent Set

CoinWeekCoinWeek - Feb 6, 2018
February is at hand, and no matter what the prodigious rodent in Pennsylvania prognosticates, here in New England, February equates to having another Super Bowl to watch with great interest, and that we will have at least 2½ more months of winter. In ...  

Rock Collecting

Dimick, Helen Jean
Idaho State Journal - Feb 11, 2018

She enjoyed gardening, rock collecting, spoon collecting, cooking and canning. Her smile brightened up the room. She was kind to everyone and loved deeply. Nothing was more important to her than her husband, children and great grandchildren. She left ...  


NASA Photos: Seashells, Sphinx or Alien Life? Here's Why if You Stare Long Enough You Can See Objects on Mars

NewsweekNewsweek - Jan 16, 2018
Updated | Conspiracy site UFO Sightings Daily has already been quite busy in 2018, announcing that recent NASA photos of the surface of Mars have provided evidence of seashells along with numerous alien structures and statues including an Egyptian ...  


Trolley holiday: Disney buffs unite for annual Beverly Hills tour

New Times SLONew Times SLO - Feb 1, 2018
The 2018 Walking with Giants Tour hosted by Disneyana, a nonprofit dedicated to Disney fandom that holds expos, conventions, and other events for Disney enthusiasts year-round. This particular tour celebrates the Sherman brothers, the songwriting duo ...  

Matchbox Toys

Beguiling Dinky Toys the wheel deal for kids from 1930s to 70s
New Zealand Herald - Feb 2, 2018

Up to 1956, Dinky Toys dominated the die-cast toy market: after which time competition from Matchbox Toys and Corgi Toys would start to erode sales. In the final two decades of production (1960s-1970s), to keep up with the challenge from other ...  

Collecting Art

Time to start collecting art?

NJ.comNJ.com - Jan 19, 2018
If you're an art lover or have always wanted to start collecting art, then you'll want to head over to Novado Gallery this weekend. "Off the Wall! The New Collectors Show" is opening and a reception will be held tomorrow, from 7 to 9 p.m.. The exhibit ...  

Collecting Antique

Robert E. Lemos, 91

SouthCoastToday.comSouthCoastToday.com - Feb 4, 2018
His interests also included collecting antique bottles which he and his wife, Flip, would bring to bottle shows across the country. He was always eager to share his knowledge about his collection and would inspire many by sharing information about each ...  

Collecting Photography

Highlights of PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco Range from Warhol's Photobooth Series to Riveting Works by Iranian Artist ...

ArtfixDailyArtfixDaily - Feb 1, 2018
Collecting photography from Latin American countries will also be discussed in-depth by international curators as part of the Conversations talks program. The 2018 public program will also include Insights, a curated exhibition of museum quality pieces ...  


2018 30th Anniversary Silver Maple Leaf Bullion Coins Available

CoinNews.netCoinNews.net - Feb 16, 2018
The Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its iconic Silver Maple Leaf with two special versions of the bullion coin. 2018 30th Anniversary SML bullion coin. This 30th anniversary edition SML bullion coin features an intricate ...  

Canadian Coin

Canadian 2018 Coin Gift Sets

CoinNews.netCoinNews.net - Jan 12, 2018
Newly released are 2018-dated Baby, Birthday, Wedding and O Canada Gift Sets. They include their own unique dollar featuring a design that is themed to their special occasion, with: a cradle and two teddy bears on the Baby Gift Set $1 Coin; a decorated ...  

Us Coins

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Review Designs for 2019 American Legion Commemorative Coin

CoinWeekCoinWeek - Feb 12, 2018
The United States Mint announces a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for March 13, 2018. Date: March 13, 2018. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. Location: Second Floor Conference Room, United States Mint, 801 9th ...  

Antique Silver

William T. Schwab

Charleston Post CourierCharleston Post Courier - Feb 8, 2018
As an expert in antiques, he specialized in English and American antique silver, antique American firearms, watches, US coins and many other antiquities. He spent the remainder of his life buying, selling and trading collectables, which was his life's ...  

Antique Gold

SeaPearls launches alluring collection of antique gold sets

Muscat DailyMuscat Daily - Feb 6, 2018
To meet the growing demand for traditional jewellery, seaPearls Gold and Diamond Jewellery has launched an alluring collection of 22k antique gold sets. This antique collection set, which is sure to attract customers with its intricate designs and ...  

Antique Bronze

Mix and Match: Update Your Home With 2018 Design Trends
Weekly News Journal - Feb 15, 2018

For example, Progress Lighting offers fixtures that feature finishes with contrasting accents, such as antique bronze and brass, antique bronze and natural brass or polished nickel with silver ridge -- adding visual interest. • Pendant Groupings ...  

Antique Glass

Elizabeth Ann (Lyon) Beachy

Sandusky RegisterSandusky Register - Feb 16, 2018
She appreciated antique glass, especially paper weights, and was a member of the Paper Weight Collector's Association. Elizabeth enjoyed many summer and autumn months at their cottage, "Beach Haven" on Cape Cod, Mass., with her husband and family ...  

Antique Furniture

UT McClung Museum auctioning antique furniture

WBIR-TVWBIR-TV - Feb 2, 2018
UT McClung Museum auctioning antique furniture. You can bid to take a piece of history home as the McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee sells antique furniture from its collection in an online auction. Author: Jim Matheny. Published: 7:35 PM ...  

Antique Carpets

Antique Malayer Rugs at Golestan Palace
Financial Tribune - Feb 5, 2018

Natural dyes are employed in the best Malayer antique carpets with deep navy blue frequently used as a field color. This acts as a rich backdrop for their exquisite spectrum of secondary tones: sage green, watermelon, sky blue, soft salmon, gold, and ...  

Antique Books

'Celebrity Big Brother' Premiere's Most Surprising Moment? Omarosa Isn't the Villain!

WHAS 11.comWHAS 11.com - Feb 8, 2018
From her larger-than-life pre-taped introduction, which saw her lounging in a voluminous evening gown on top of a large writing desk in front of giant shelves of antique books, to her lavish ball gown that she wore to meet the other houseguests, the 44 ...  

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