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Stamp Collecting

Stamp collecting thrills in Chi-made 'Freaks & Errors'

ReelChicagoReelChicago - Sep 12, 2018
Freaks & Errors: A Rare Collection is a documentary that follows a diverse and global group of people who are spellbound by the “all-consuming influence” of philately, also known as stamp collecting. The Chicago–made film, which took five years to ...  

Barbie Dolls

Mattel releases 'X-Files' Barbie dolls to mark show's 25th anniversary

Fox NewsFox News - Aug 30, 2018
The official Instagram account for “The X-Files” announced Wednesday that the show's protagonists are now available as Barbie dolls. “The X-Files is celebrating 25 years!” the official "X-Files" account wrote. “To commemorate the occasion @mattel has ...  

Book Collecting

Five Young Women With Prize-Winning Book Collections

ILABILAB - Sep 11, 2018
This year, one contestant wrote to them: “I already feel more like a real collector just by applying for this prize.” We are pleased to unveil the winner of the 2018 Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize, who will receive a thousand dollars, as well as ...  

Autograph Collecting

Letter writing may be a lost art, but MLB players still get mail by the bucket

MLive.comMLive.com - Sep 4, 2018
The hobby of autograph collecting by mail has existed for decades. Typically, a fan or collector sends a baseball card with a short note and a self-addressed stamped envelope to the stadium. Players sign the card, drop it in the envelope provided and ...  

Coin Collecting

Make coin collecting tax free?
Numismatic News - Sep 11, 2018

Should the profits that go to coin collectors when they sell their collections be tax free? Should coin dealers be exempted from paying income tax? I ask these ...  

Rock Collecting

Arlene Marie Thompson Tellez

Aitkin Independent AgeAitkin Independent Age - Sep 13, 2018
She also enjoyed stamp and coin collecting, sewing and quilting, reading, gardening (veggies, Bonsai and roses), camping, tennis, skating (ice and roller), board and card games, bird watching, rock collecting, crossword and Sudoku puzzles. She was a ...  


She Sells Seashells

Down EastDown East - Sep 5, 2018
I started felting because I wanted to try something outside my comfort zone as a designer. My career has been in product design for companies like Pottery Barn, Anthropologie, and Coach — designing décor and accessories. I wanted to take a new (to me) ...  


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

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Review: McQueen Fan or Not, This 'Stang Is Worth the Upcharge

The DriveThe Drive - Sep 7, 2018
As the Matchbox toys of the automotive world, American muscle cars are ripe for experimentation—or exploitation—in the form of special editions. Get it right, and you end up with a Plymouth Superbird, a future collectible and classic. Get it wrong ...  

Collecting Art

'I didn't eat for a week': The passion and pain of collecting art

The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 8, 2018
On the eve of Sydney Contemporary art fair, five leading artists, collectors and philanthropists share their passion and tips for collecting art. Artist Ben Quilty at his studio in Mittagong. Photo: Olivia Ralph. Ben Quilty, artist. Ben Quilty never ...  

Collecting Antique

Fishing tackle collector turns author

Effingham Daily NewsEffingham Daily News - Sep 5, 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 ...  

Collecting Photography

MFA exhibition explores self-portraiture in a selfie-centered digital age

Tampa Bay NewspapersTampa Bay Newspapers - Aug 17, 2018
The exhibition, which features 80 photographs created by 66 artists, is from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Audrey and Sydney Irmas, with their daughter Deborah, began collecting photography in the ...  


American Bullion Reports: Having a Gold IRA Could Be the Difference in Surviving the Next Stock Market Crash!
PR Newswire (press release) - Sep 7, 2018

"We hear that some astute investors are cashing out," says Orkan Ozkan, CEO of American Bullion. However, the dollar has lost value consistently over the past 100 years, and doesn't seem be to stopping any time soon. American Bullion is a pioneer in ...  

Canadian Coin

Lakehead student's art featured on new Canadian coin (2 photos)

Tbnewswatch.comTbnewswatch.com - Sep 10, 2018
THUNDER BAY — The Royal Canadian Mint chose a Lakehead University student's image of Tecumseh for a new silver, gold-plated coin that honours the legendary Shawnee war leader. This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Tecumseh, who ...  

Us Coins

Close to $6 million sells in Heritage US Coins Long Beach Coin Auction

CoinWeekCoinWeek - Sep 12, 2018
High-end, popular collector coins were featured as the September 6-9 Signature US Coin Auction in Long Beach raised close to $6 million for its consignors. Additional auctions of world coins, world currency, and US currency are expected to raise the ...  

Antique Silver

360 video: Take a look around the London Silver Vaults

BBC NewsBBC News - Aug 27, 2018
Deep beneath Chancery Lane in central London are the London Silver Vaults, containing the largest retail collection of antique silver in the world. Use our 360 video to discover it for yourself. Skip Youtube post by BBC London ...  

Antique Gold

Black and gold is the new black during football season in New Orleans
The Advocate - Sep 18, 2018

While the official NFL colors for the Saints are “old gold” (antique gold) and black, any shade of gold with black is fashion-speak for the Saints. Lucky for fashion watchers, “ceylon yellow” is in the top five fashion colors for fall, according to ...  

Antique Bronze

Austin apartment façade branded with metal mesh

Building Design + Construction (press release)Building Design + Construction (press release) - Sep 12, 2018
Matisse-like, leaf “cutouts” were designed by powder-coating the surrounding metal in antique bronze, which looks black to the eye. Subtle colored lighting provides additional depth to Cambridge Architectural's metal mesh leaf graphic at Thornton Flats ...  

Antique Glass

Stewardson fishing tackle collector turns author

Shelbyville Daily UnionShelbyville 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

Antique Southern furniture sleuth

Wilson PostWilson Post - Aug 30, 2018
On Friday, Oct. 19, he and MESDA's Gary Albert will lead antique furniture lovers and history enthusiasts on a Culture of the Cumberland ramble as they explore such Sumner County sites as Rock Castle, Cragfont, Hawthorn Hill, Bledsoe Fort Park and Rose ...  

Antique Carpets

Q&A: what is Donald Trump accused of and what happens now?

The GuardianThe Guardian - Aug 22, 2018
Will the public grow disgusted with the president as he sides with convicted felons such as Manafort who declined to pay taxes on millions in overseas income while buying ostrich jackets and extravagant antique carpets? Or will they get sick of being ...  

Antique Books

Value This! with Dr. Lori: Antique books

Ellwood City LedgerEllwood City Ledger - Aug 13, 2018
On this episode of Value This! with Dr. Lori, co-hosts Dr Lori Verderame and Carol Erickson are at the Mercer Museum and Library in Doylestown to look at antique books and how to best preserve them. For more information, visit DrLoriV.com.  

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