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Stock Market Collectibles Can Be Assembled with Patient Searching

Stock Market Collectibles Can Be Assembled with Patient Searching

By Barry Krause  In five short years the 100th anniversary of the devastating crash of the stock market in New York will be remembered. Thinking of this tragedy reminds me of the many nice items in stock market memorabilia that we can collect and study.  The stock market crash plunged America into perhaps the worst economic depression in our history. […]

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Put Out the Old and Enjoy the New

By Sandy Dale  T’was the month after Christmas and all through our town  Merchants had a great season so there wasn’t a frown.  They cleaned out their windows and packed up the stuff.  Though they’d had lots of fun, they’d had quite enough.  They eyed one another and tried to decide  To replace what they’d had; something to excite.  The […]

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January Anniversaries

January 4 76th Anniversary of Burma gaining independence from UK January 6 102nd Anniversary of the signing of the Washington Naval Treaty in Memorial Continental Hall (1922) January 6-21 National Western Stock Show, Denver January 7 81 years since the passing of famed scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla January 14 Continental Congress ratifies Treaty of Paris (1784) January 15 Martin […]

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Happy Jack Creek, Alaska 1899

Happy Jack Creek, Alaska 1899

By Carol Mobley  I recently purchased a mounted photo for my snowshoeing collection.  I paid more than I usually would but the image was so sharp and I hadn’t purchased anything of merit for this collection in some time.  It was online so I had to rely on the description provided.  Most of the time this arrangement doesn’t work out […]

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The Venerable Lloyds of London

The Venerable Lloyds of London

By Henry J. Pratt  To top things off for the famous and exotic, Lloyd’s of London insured the shapely legs of Marlene Dietrich, the velvet eyes of Elizabeth Taylor, and even the sensitive nose of a perfume sniffer worth his weight in gold. More than 80 years ago, Lloyd’s reputation as a sound, reliable insurance operation was solidly demonstrated to […]

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