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The August Auction


This is an account of yesterday and today (set-up and then the auction itself). Most of the pics are from yesterday – the exceptions are a couple of pictures of items that fared especially well. 893 more words

Medals II

For anyone who read the previous piece about the cap badge, here is a quick update.

I wrote up the badge’s regimental history and also some blurb to go with the rifle medal and the WRVS medal and decided to put them at the centre of a display of military history books. 256 more words

WWII Navy Ship Matchbook Collection

For those planning a trip to Cabot Mill Antiques at Fort Andross in Brunswick, don’t forget to check out our display case (#90).  I’ll be there this morning adding a few new items including a fabulous collection of 174 Navy matchbook covers of ships manufactured during WWII, mostly destroyers and auxiliary ships. 577 more words

Heritage Collectibles

A Vintage Weekend

Although I’m not an outgoing person and have, for this as well as other reasons, chosen to pursue the lonely craft of writing, I really enjoy going out and doing things. 744 more words