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  • Apr 9 2008
  • 9 Apr 2008

This Week in Geek 4/2

If you’re headed to the comic shop, bring your wallet because this new comics day is a whopper. Everything came out this week and I mean everything! The end of the “Action Comics” Superman Legion tie-in hit today, along with new issues of both “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel”. Did I forget to mention a little Marvel Comics crossover called “Secret Invasion”?

  • Apr 9 2008
  • 9 Apr 2008

Identifying Marks On British Sterling

Here is a cute British sterling vinaigrette circa 1818. It was made by John Shaw under the reign of George IV. How do we know this?

The hallmarks on this piece are the keys to identity.

  • Apr 8 2008
  • 8 Apr 2008

When is the Right Time to Sell?

Daryle Lambert’s 31 Club Blog

Whenever you make a great buy, how much profit should you hold out for? No one can tell you the answer to that question on every purchase, but I can give you some suggestions.

  • Apr 7 2008
  • 7 Apr 2008

How to Find Information on Flags

I discovered that flags were an educational hobby in early 1980. Realizing that the study of flags was called vexillology and that I was a vexillologist was a personal breakthrough. Many aspects of my interest in flags, such as heraldry, art, history, culture, language, sociology, color and design, are encompassed within this discipline.

  • Apr 7 2008
  • 7 Apr 2008

Networking Pays Off in Antique Show Finds

Daryle Lambert’ 31 Club Blog:

  • Apr 6 2008
  • 6 Apr 2008

Licensed to Loot

On 9 April 2008, Sotheby’s are auctioning a Sikh armour plate in their ‘Arts of the Islamic World’ sale. It is just one artifact of many in the category, but the one that has caused the most stir, mainly for religious reasons more than heritage ones.

  • Apr 5 2008
  • 5 Apr 2008

The Sikh Armour and the Auction House

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).

  • Apr 5 2008
  • 5 Apr 2008

Stamps – What a Gift They Can Be

Forget 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.

  • Apr 4 2008
  • 4 Apr 2008

A Pitch for Hope: Barry Bonds’ Home Run Ball

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

  • Apr 2 2008
  • 2 Apr 2008

Coins of India Republic

Here 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.