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Stamp Collecting

First class Ilford exhibition: From hurricanes to the Penny Black meet the man who makes stamp collecting exciting

Ilford RecorderIlford Recorder - Oct 16, 2018
Stamp collecting doesn't initially sound very sexy, but when you delve a little deeper you will find out that each postage marking has a wealth of information behind it, giving insight into the environment, politics and how people lived. To celebrate ...  

Barbie Dolls

Critics think Barbie dolls are 'sexist' and 'cliche'? You Ken not be serious

The SunThe Sun - Oct 11, 2018
A NEW Barbie doll hit the shelves this week. She's blonde, pretty, in heels – and she's a Time Lord. It's been launched to celebrate Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor in Doctor Who, playing a highly intelligent, brave and, let's face it ...  

Book Collecting

Remembering Collector Jay Kislak

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog) - Oct 9, 2018
Whether making a $150 million contribution to the Library of Congress or supporting a fledging book collecting contest for young people, he did much to keep books in the public eye,” said Webb Howell, publisher of Fine Books. “He embodied both ...  

Autograph Collecting

Collectibles expert: Beware of fake Trump autographs

Toledo BladeToledo Blade - Oct 12, 2018
Stephen Koschal, an autograph collector and authenticator based in Colorado Springs said such fraud in the autograph-collecting market is not unusual because demand for a president's signature typically skyrockets when he takes office. That's why ...  

Coin Collecting

Coin collecting group meets Tuesdays

Kendall County NowKendall County Now - Oct 4, 2018
Do you have an interest in coin collection? Do you have a coin collection? Seniors age 60 or older are invited to the Oswego Senior Center, 156 E. Washington St., to share your interest with others. A coin collecting group meets from 11 a.m. to noon ...  

Rock Collecting

Elmer Phillips

The MountaineerThe Mountaineer - Sep 27, 2018
... mandolin and the harmonica. He also loved gardening, rock collecting and his dogs. Elmer is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty June, his three children; Kathy Tyler, Crossville, Tennessee, Terry Phillips, Waynesville and Genella Hoover ...  


Teen Science Cafe: Changing Oceans & Living Seashells
Myhorrynews - Oct 14, 2018

Join Kristin Holloman-Noe of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher as she discusses ocean acidification and demonstrates its effects on animal populations, including marine invertebrates housed in “living seashells” (calcified exoskeletons ...  


Disneyana Fan Club to host two special events at Disneyland Hotel on Oct. 6

Attractions MagazineAttractions Magazine - Aug 24, 2018
The speakers will discuss the history and impact of The Walt Disney Company on its 95th anniversary, as well as celebrate the 90th anniversary of Mickey and Minnie's debut in “Steamboat Willie”! Mike Peraza will also be honored with the Disneyana Fan ...  

Matchbox Toys

Top 10 holy grilles of collectible Hot Wheels and Matchbox toys

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe San Diego Union-Tribune - Jun 26, 2018
When I was 10 years old I remember staring at the Matchbox, Dinky and Corgi diecast cars in the neighborhood hobby store. My buddy and I had ridden our one-speed bikes to the shopping center, drooled over the glass showcases in the shop and then ...  

Collecting Art

Free arts festival in DeKalb to feature classic car show, live music

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Oct 8, 2018
“My mother was an artist and taught me how to appreciate art, and I love collecting art,” Marsh said in a statement. “This festival draws crowds of thousands each year from all over the region and is an opportunity for Brookhaven to shine right ...  

Collecting Antique

PITTMAN, Robert C.

Roanoke TimesRoanoke Times - Oct 14, 2018
His hobbies included traveling, wood crafts (especially turning rolling pins), and collecting antique tools. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, Ill., the Reverends Ed Woodard, Lisa Fike, and ...  

Collecting Photography

Duchess Kate, royal camera enthusiast, opens photography center at the V&A

But it was her first patron visit to the V&A (as it is called) to open the museum's new Photography Center, which made its debut with "Collecting Photography: From Daguerreotype to Digital," an exhibit that explores photography from its invention in ...  


United News of India - Oct 9, 2018

MARKET-GUJ-BULLION. Ahmedabad, Oct 09 (UNI) The Ahmedabad Bullion market ruled firm here today. Following were the rates: Silver Passa (Per kg) 38200/38700. Coins Old (Per one pcs) 650/800. Gold '999' 31600/31900. Gold (Hallmarks-10gms) ...  

Canadian Coin

Historic Canadian Coin Coming to Toronto Coin Expo

CoinWeekCoinWeek - Sep 26, 2018
This piece is the best-known mint state example and is thus a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire the top representation of Canada's most famous Canadian coin. The story is one most Canadian collectors are familiar with: minted originally in ...  

Us Coins

US Mint unveils designs for 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary commemorative coins

Coin WorldCoin World - Oct 11, 2018
The four coins in the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program for 2019 will bear the same obverse and reverse designs. Images courtesy of the U.S. Mint. Apollo 11 merged. The approved designs for the common concave obverse and ...  

Antique Silver

Ronto announces preliminary design for Collins model at Eleven Eleven Central

Naples Daily NewsNaples Daily News - Oct 13, 2018
An antique silver pendant lighting fixture with circular elements around a globe-shaped light will add another touch of elegance. A custom wall treatment on the great room's feature wall will provide a memory point. Flat stock in a dark, graphite toned ...  

Antique Gold

Appeal for information following 'Mission Impossible' style theft at York antiques centre

antiquestradegazette.comantiquestradegazette.com - Oct 9, 2018
They made their way through the offices to the showroom which houses wares from 55 dealers and stole thousands of pounds worth of antique gold and jewellery. Cabinets were smashed and among the items taken were a gold card case in a fitted box, ...  

Antique Bronze

Meriden fire officials install antique bell at Station 4 on Sherman Avenue

Meriden Record-JournalMeriden Record-Journal - Sep 27, 2018
MERIDEN — An antique bronze fire bell from the original Engine 4 firehouse is now fully restored at the station's current location on Sherman Avenue. The bell, which weighs 2,400 pounds, was at the original Station 4 at the intersection of Colony ...  

Antique Glass

Stewardson fishing tackle collector turns author
Shelbyville Daily Union - Sep 17, 2018

Brent Vonderheide grew up in Stewardson and became a fishing enthusiast after his grandfather took him to nearby Wolf Creek. Years later Vonderheide started collecting antique glass minnow traps and has become an expert documenting his knowledge of ...  

Antique Furniture

Humble Market draws families to antique furniture, vintage goods

Community Impact NewspaperCommunity Impact Newspaper - Oct 1, 2018
Theresa and Scott Padon opened Humble Market in September 2017 on a 5-acre plot near a historic site on FM 1960 called Moonshine Hill, where families in the 1900s lived in tents circling wooden oil derricks that brought income to the area. Today ...  

Antique Carpets

The treasure trove

The News InternationalThe News International - Sep 18, 2018
It has antique carpets, darries, shawls, sarees, European patchwork; Japanese crockery, art of Chokin vases, jugs and pitchers, dinner and tea sets; tasteful decorations of great variety; vintage and antique furniture from desert nomads, rural Punjabi ...  

Antique Books

North Side tours for bibliophiles

PGH City PaperPGH City Paper - Oct 10, 2018
Hess distributes white cotton gloves and the attendees get to handle her collection of antique books, some of which are almost 300 years old. Art & Literature in Old Allegheny, 1830-1920 Times and dates vary. $40. City Books, 908 Galveston Ave., North ...  

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