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Stamp Collecting

UWF Historic Trust to host stamp collecting workshop

UWF NewsroomUWF Newsroom - Oct 16, 2017
The University of West Florida Historic Trust's Education Department and the Pensacola Philatelic Society, the local affiliated chapter of the American Philatelic Society, will host a free workshop “Stamp Collecting 101: King of Hobbies and the Hobby ...  

Barbie Dolls

3000 knockoff Barbie dolls seized near I-Falls

Duluth News TribuneDuluth News Tribune - Sep 27, 2017
Federal agents seized $85,824 worth of counterfeit Barbie dolls at the U.S.-Canadian border near International Falls in August. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection). U.S. Customs and Border Protection field officers recently ...  

Book Collecting

Meet the Winner of the Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog) - Sep 25, 2017
Last week, New York's Honey & Wax Booksellers announced the winners of its inaugural book collecting prize for young women. The new award was launched earlier this year by Heather O'Donnell and Rebecca Romney in hopes of encouraging collecting ...  

Autograph Collecting

13 autograph-collecting tips

cleveland.comcleveland.com - Jun 15, 2017
As a matter of fact, Shea said within the online world of autograph collecting "you could go on and talk about pens all day and there will be 500 responses to it." * The preseason Tribe Fest is a good opportunity to get autographs in one place from ...  

Coin Collecting

Randy Briggs celebrates more than 50 years of coin collecting

Redlands Daily FactsRedlands Daily Facts - Sep 30, 2017
Randy Briggs of Redlands, owner of Coops Coins in Redlands, was awarded a 50-year membership pin by the American Numismatic Association at the organization's 126th anniversary banquet and awards ceremony held in Denver in August. Briggs was ...  

Rock Collecting

Louis David Godinez

Morgan Hill TimesMorgan Hill Times - Oct 12, 2017
His past times included participating in sports activities, listening to music, traveling, rock collecting, bird watching, and hiking. A celebration of life for Louie Godinez will be held at Gilroy Lodge on the Hill on October 29, 2017 from 1pm to 6pm ...  


Winning Amazon's second headquarters isn't all 'seashells and balloons'

Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee Journal Sentinel - Oct 21, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO – Head coaches have set aside rivalries and one city offered to change its name. Others are taking the more traditional approaches of promising huge tax windfalls and new state-of-the-art transit systems. But history shows luring Amazon's ...  


David Koenig: Disneyland Torpedoes the Jingle Cruise

MiceChatMiceChat - Sep 28, 2017
This Sunday October 1, the Disneyana Fan Club is staging their mega-Disneyana Collectible Show & Sale at the Wyndham, on Harbor and Chapman in Garden Grove, Ca. This show promises to be one of the group's better off-season shows, since it replaces ...  

Matchbox Toys

Matchbox Memories – Thunderbirds, Stingray and more!

The Official Gerry Anderson WebsiteThe Official Gerry Anderson Website - Aug 26, 2017
The Matchbox toys were a huge success, the story of Tracy Island is still known today. It's a shame that the range didn't continue, for who knows, lined up next to Troy Tempest and the Hood could have been Steve Zodiac and Professor Beaker. Fireball ...  

Collecting Art

Tiqui Atencio Explores What Makes Collectors Tick

New York TimesNew York Times - Oct 14, 2017
Collecting art was not part of the immediate family, except for my uncle and aunt. And those are the two major influences that I had. They would take me out to the galleries in Venezuela, in Caracas, and then later on in my late-20s to the auction houses.  

Collecting Antique

Sad News
ESPN - Oct 9, 2017

He loved playing the drums, football; a Carolina Panthers fan, collecting antique cars, landscaping, traveling the world with his partner Melody, and family reunions where you could find him holding court and sharing stories of days gone by. He loved ...  

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 ...  


HC ruling gives bullion traders a shot in the arm

The HinduThe Hindu - Oct 17, 2017
Bullion merchants have won a major battle against the State government with the Madras High Court declaring as invalid a section that denied Input Tax Credit (ITC), in the nature of rebate, with respect to worn-out gold jewellery purchased in Tamil ...  

Canadian Coin

Man Offering Massive Reward After $1 Mil Worth of Coins Stolen in Mississauga

insauga.cominsauga.com - Oct 6, 2017
According to a recent Canadian Coin News article, Vancouver-based dealer Joe Iorio, who owns J&M Coin & Jewellery, is offering a whopping $200,000 reward for the return of a host of collectible banknotes and coins valued at over $1 million. The high ...  

Us Coins

The Greatest US Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 2: Parmelee

CoinWeekCoinWeek - Oct 12, 2017
This is the second discussion in a series about comprehensive collections of classic U.S coins (1793-1934) that were offered, at least in large part, in public auctions. Perhaps the greatest collection of classic U.S. coins to be auctioned in the 19th ...  

Antique Silver

Annual Antiques Expo gets underway Friday
The Daily Progress - Oct 13, 2017

The Shenandoah Antiques Expo has “most any antiques you can think of,” according to Ferguson. Estate jewelry, antique silver and lots of furniture will be available. Ferguson said furniture includes Country American, formal, pieces from the 18 th to ...  

Antique Gold

How to create an inviting yet functional home office and sitting area

Washington PostWashington Post - Oct 19, 2017
Accessories: Romero 8-by-10-foot indoor-outdoor area rug in sand ($999.95, zgallerie.com); 50-by-108-inch brushed cotton-twill grommet drapery panels in flax ($155 each, restorationhardware.com); one-inch bay window curtain rod set in antique gold ...  

Antique Bronze

Latest NENA medal depicts schooners

Numismatic NewsNumismatic News - Oct 4, 2017
The medals will be produced in two finishes, antique bronze and antique silver color. The set of two is available for $25, with pickup at the convention. Please add $3 for postage and handling if you want them mailed to you. Address orders to NENA, P.O ...  

Antique Glass

Antique glass from courthouse for sale at Pioneer Townsite Museum in Frederick
The Lawton Constitution - Sep 22, 2017

FREDERICK - Old glass windows formerly used at the Tillman County Courthouse are for sale at the Pioneer Townsite Museum, located adjacent to the Tillman County Courthouse in Frederick. The old windows were replaced by new windows as part of a ...  

Antique Furniture

Museum featuring antique furniture, appliances

My Eastern ShoreMy Eastern Shore - Oct 4, 2017
Museum featuring antique furniture, appliances. Oct 4, 2017; 0. QA Museum of Eastern Shore Life. This General Electric black and white TV with an AM and FM radio console from 1947 is one of the museum's featured items for October. CONTRIBUTED ...  

Antique Carpets

This Artist Gathered 2000 Words for Women—and Now, She Wants You to Walk All Over Them

artnet Newsartnet News - Oct 16, 2017
The Chinese artist has created a gallery-filling installation made entirely of antique carpets. Stitched together, they are embroidered with dozens of words about women in Chinese, English, French, and other tongues—a selection of some 2,000 phrases ...  

Antique Books

Temecula book collector says someone stole $20000 in rare titles from him

Press-EnterprisePress-Enterprise - Oct 14, 2017
For Johnson, rare and antique books elicit an emotional and physical response. “It's the touch of the book,” he said. “It's the look of the jacket — it's even the smell of the book to some people.” Johnson, who recently left his job as a director of ...  

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