Always a Marine: Reuniting history with a collectible uniform
My favorite antiques and collectibles tell a story. It’s been my experience that unearthing the story is more rewarding than the challenge of obtaining the item. My most recent “story” began at the Hastings, Nebraska military collectibles show in March 2008. I had just set up my dealer table and started walking the floor to see what other dealers brought to sell.
The Comic Speculator: Indiana Jones
This Friday marks the big-screen return of Indiana Jones, nerd-dom’s favorite fedora-wearing archaeologist and I like most nerds couldn’t be more excited. I get goosebumps every time I hear the theme song.
Welcome Timeless Treasure Subscriber’s
I want to welcome all of you that are subscribers to “Timeless Treasures”.I would like to get to know everybody in our little community,what are your favorite collectables,Maybe you might have some questions about an item you have,Maybe you are looking to purchase an item of some kind,as a community,we should all be there to try and help each other out,and make our community a place where we can a
Will we Soon See Steel Cents Again? Also Steel Nickels?
Legislation in Washington DC has been passed, approving the reduction of expense of minting pennies and nickels. Steel has ultimately been the metal chosen to mint these two denominations of coinage within the next two years. In fiscal year 2007 it cost nearly 2 cents to make one cent and 10 cents to make a nickel. This needlessly cost taxpayers $100 million last year alone.
Militaria And Barbecue: Kansas City Show Review
I’ve attended the KC Military Show for over a decade and I cannot think of a time where I left the venue empty handed. Admittedly, this time I tried my best not to purchase anything because I just bought a WWII 2nd Bn. Ranger uniform group and I did not want to test my wife’s generosity with more purchases this month.