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Stamp Collecting

Get on good terms with the language of stamp collecting

Linn's Stamp NewsLinn's Stamp News - Sep 2, 2017
It is worth the effort to learn the language of stamp collecting. Being familiar with terms used in the hobby will help you in communicating with stamp dealers and with other collectors, when you go to a stamp show and look at the exhibits, and when ...  

Barbie Dolls

Barbie's newest doll: Jenna the hijabi

The Jerusalem PostThe Jerusalem Post - Sep 9, 2017
There is, however, a British company called Shorso that produces modest clothes for Barbie dolls. Jenna also isn't the first hijabi Barbie. A year ago, when Mattel - the company that owns the brand Barbie - released a new collection of dolls in a ...  

Book Collecting

First editions and lasting treasures: how to be a book collector
ILAB - Sep 1, 2017

Book collecting is a very personal hobby, some say obsession, but profit should never be the overriding factor. The true collector of books should derive great pleasure from the romance of the 'game', the acquisition of bargains in junk shops and ...  

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

RGV Coin Collecting Becoming a Popular Hobby
KRGV - Aug 29, 2017

MCALLEN – It's evident in the Rio Grande Valley that coin collecting is the fastest growing hobby. So much, that the Hidalgo Coin Club has had to move to a bigger location for its monthly coin shows. The McAllen Chamber of Commerce hosted a ...  

Rock Collecting

98 Rock Collecting Supplies For Harvey Victims

WBAL RadioWBAL Radio - Sep 6, 2017
Thought the water is receding in Texas, the need is still high to help those that were impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that followed. WBAL NewsRadio 1090's sister station, 98 Rock, along with help from Austin Disaster Relief, are asking ...  


Is It Legal To Collect Seashells In Australia?

Lifehacker AustraliaLifehacker Australia - Aug 14, 2017
Beachcombing for rare and beautiful seashells is a popular pastime for many Australians. But have you ever stopped to consider the legalities of your collection? Contrary to popular belief, you can't just pick up and take home any shell that takes your ...  


Mike & Patty Peraza are the featured attraction at Dayton Disneyana 2017

Jim Hill Media.com (blog)Jim Hill Media.com (blog) - Jun 9, 2017
I'll also be giving a couple of talks at Dayton Disneyana myself. On Saturday, I'm using the 25th anniversary of the official opening of the Disneyland Paris Resort to look back at the origins of that project. And then on Sunday, I'll be using last ...  

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

Clark Atlanta coach helps players stay in school through annual art auction

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Sep 11, 2017
Walker has collected art since the 1990s and now has about 80 pieces in his collection, including work by Sam Gilliam, Jacob Lawrence and Robert Colescott. He loves collecting art. Perhaps even more so now that the art is being used to help young ...  

Collecting Antique

Hunting, fishing scenes make watch fob a rare find

Citrus County ChronicleCitrus County Chronicle - Sep 4, 2017
T.B., internet. Dear T.B.: Martin J. Donnelly is one of the most recognized antique tool experts in America. He has authored books on collecting antique tools. He is considered the world's largest auctioneer of antique tools and has been in business ...  

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 ...  


Watching the Tape Move for Betashares Gold Bullion ETF (QAU.AX)
FLBC News - Sep 18, 2017

Shares of Betashares Gold Bullion ETF (QAU.AX) are moving on volatility today -1.01% or -0.14 from the open. The ASX listed company saw a recent bid of 13.72 and 17323 shares have traded hands in the session. Investing in the stock market has ...  

Canadian Coin

2017 $20 Canadian Coin Shows Little Brown Bat in Black Rhodium Plating

CoinNews.netCoinNews.net - Aug 15, 2017
2017 $20 Canadian Coin Shows Little Brown Bat in Black Rhodium Plating. by CoinNews.net on August 15, 2017 · 0 comments. The Royal Canadian Mint unveils another innovative piece to its collection with the release of its 2017 $20 The Little Brown Bat 1 ...  

Us Coins

Did Louis Eliasberg Understand and Pursue Gem Quality Coins?

CoinWeekCoinWeek - Sep 13, 2017
... interesting to know where he obtained it and what Eliasberg was thinking at the time. This 1794 half dime is an incredibly original gem, as were a large number of classic U.S. coins in the Eliasberg Collection. Pending additional research, Louis E ...  

Antique Silver

Wealth Manager Doug Jennings Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud, Tax Evasion

NBC 7 San DiegoNBC 7 San Diego - Sep 12, 2017
However, Jennings failed to include nearly $1.5 million in assets including stock, the yacht “Sea Eagle” and antique silver items, according to federal prosecutors. Prosecutors said Jennings also collected more than $183,000 in salary. Jennings owed ...  

Antique Gold

SeaPearls introduces unique 22k antique gold set collection

Muscat DailyMuscat Daily - Aug 20, 2017
With an intention to offer more selection to its valued customers, seaPearls Gold and Diamond Jewellery has sourced a stunningly attractive collection of 22k ...  

Antique Bronze

Melitta Reasserting Itself With 'Signature Series' Pourover Cones

Daily Coffee NewsDaily Coffee News - Sep 12, 2017
The Signature Series sports a more sleekly contoured rim and handle, and will come in a wide range of colors, from cheery and bright to dark and sophisticated, as well as two with metallic finishes: One in gunmetal and another in “antique bronze ...  

Antique Glass

Glass is Still an Important Part of Ford City History, Mains Says

The Kittanning PaperThe Kittanning Paper - Sep 5, 2017
This is vintage and antique glass art. In Ford City, we created plate glass. But when those thousands of glass artisans that John Ford brought over ten different Eastern and Southern European countries, they were glass artists. When they came here ...  

Antique Furniture

PEI's antique furniture — and the 'proud' history behind it

CBC.caCBC.ca - Sep 7, 2017
Have you ever wondered what is the story behind an old piece of furniture passed down through the family? A new book, Historic Furniture of Prince Edward Island by Jim Macnutt, will help Islanders learn about the history of the antique furniture they ...  

Antique Carpets

DC community events, Sept. 7-13, 2017
Washington Post - Sep 6, 2017

Antique Carpets from Northwest Persia and Southeast Caucasus” Textile collector Austin Doyle discusses and displays textiles from the border area between Karadagh in northwest Persia and the southeastern Caucasus. 10:30 a.m. George Washington ...  

Antique Books

Scientist fraudster spent thousands on antique books

Townsville BulletinTownsville Bulletin - Sep 6, 2017
When police caught up with him in 2015, he told them he had spent the money on rare and antique books. One book, about Captain James Cook's journeys, cost $15,000. Alongi, 60, pleaded guilty in Townsville District Court yesterday to defrauding the ...  

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