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The Sikh Armour and the Auction House (4/5/08)
Last week I read about Sotheby’s upcoming auction on 9 April 2008, where up for sale is Lot No. 269, “A Rare Sikh Steel Armour Plate, North West India/Pakistan, 18th Century” that might have once belonged to the Tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh (1675-1708). More >>


Stamps – What a Gift They Can Be (4/5/08)
1918 Inverted JennyForget about the baseball cards, I wish that I had my stamp collection back. The stamps that were given to me as a young child might have been the fortune that got away. More >>


A Pitch for Hope: Barry Bonds’ Home Run Ball (4/4/08)
Every baseball fan dreams of catching a fly ball when they see their favorite team play: it is the ultimate collectible. For Jameson Sutton, this wish came true last fall. The 24-year-old was in the front row when Barry Bonds hit his 762nd home run at Coors Field. The crowd went More >>


Free Dr Pepper for new Guns N Roses! (4/3/08)
Short blog here, according to www.blabbermouth.net and my friend also heard it at the Guns N Roses forums, if the procastination expert Axl Rose releases his 20 year in the making album (yes, he started it back during Appetite for Destruction) Chinese Democracy, then everyone in the United States EXCEPT former guitarists Slash and Buckethead will get a free Dr. Pepper. More >>


True collector or Junk, that is my question. (4/3/08)
I love to collect stuff. My husband says it is junk. I hope to be able to add pictures to my descriptions soon, but first I have to ask my husband to show me how to put them on the computor. I have other things that I want to put in my list, but I don’t think just a description will do. More >>


Coins of India Republic (4/2/08)
25 Grammes ReverseHere are examples of coins of the India Republic. I purchased these coins 28 years ago at M.A. Storck Inc. in Portland, ME. At that time I was collecting coins of India. Since then, I have branched out to collecting world, USA coins and paper, as well as rare and unusual medals. I have included photographs of some of the India coins from my collection. More >>


Stoneware Jugs Can Pad Your Pockets (4/2/08)
31 Club member, Cecil, attended a very small flea market in Greenville Kentucky, when a gentleman approached him inquiring about … More >>


This Week in Geek 3/26 (4/1/08)
 Interior art from Mighty Avengers #11It’s New comic Wednesday and time for another This Week In Geek New Comic Round Up! Not a terribly heavy week, but there was still plenty of fun stuff waiting for me on the new comic shelves. More >>


The Golliwogg Character: Historical Icon or Racist Symbol ? (4/1/08)
golliwoggCreated in the 1870s by Florence Upton in England, the Golliwogg was a caricature used in advertisements all over Europe. It seldom appeared in the United States, however. It was made into a doll by Steiff of Germany in 1902. If you have one of these dolls today it could be worth upwards of $10,000. More >>


Why Are Presidents Collected? (4/1/08)
Challenge coin of President Bill Clinton, c. 1990sIt is a mystery to educated people from other countries: What is it with the American fascination with presidents? School children know their names in order by heart. Parents date important moments of their lives by who was in the Oval Office. Many people collect objects associated with their favorites. Why? More >>


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