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  1. Suppose we did get a time machine...

    Hello Expoboy, I am not so sure there is one! I have not seen a true Cameo, full frosted sun, on any Walker! Let alone DCam. In 1936 there was difficulty in even getting the finish brilliant. I am sure there are some in the registry but I have not been there since I had the top set of Type Dimes, and that was a very long time ago! I don't even have any scans saved. All I could find was this Pr 63 1906 Dr. Benson 10C I used to own. I bought it with the first photo shown, but B4 that I went and found online a Goldberg photo from back in the day and it was concentric colors city so I picked it up. It was just the same in hand as shown in the second photo. It was Goldberg's originally. This one was not wiped by the good Dr. Low mintage - 675. When I had it and the set there were 35 known and graded. Now? I have no idea. I bought this date because it shot me up in the Registry - a game I would not bother with anymore. I'll try to find images of my 10C set. The 1941 Pr65 10C was also rainbow toned strongly, and the Seated was deep purple as if from storage in leather. From the toning this Barber was in a cabinet. Do you collect Proof material Expoboy? Eric
  2. Suppose we did get a time machine...

    I would buy as many original 1936-1942 Proof sets as possible with an eye for frost - there has to be some Cameo Walking Lib 50C out there. Earlier Proof singles like Cameo Proof Barber or Seated material would be next and the rest in silver - halves in bulk at face. Oh, and gold. Early copper cents in high grade might also be a good thing!
  3. So much for the polls

    Hmm. My slides have portraits of both candidates by the meter?
  4. Homemade Stereo Views

    Hello, Here is one of mine - a little earlier. It is one of a two sided card. Mauretania under construction, Swan's Yards, Wallsend on Tyne, April 1907. I have about 5 of thses from 1905-1913.
  5. Truly.....The Dawn of a New Day

    I am sorry to say I must cancel this little walk :( Sincere apologies.
  6. A reference to Moses?

    Agreed - sort of Bikini Atoll meets Nathan's Coney Island. Well, there's a 39WF tie in anyway. What was the name of the fountain of th - remember The Fountain of the Atom with those playful Electrons om the Bowling Green? Those little angels or whatever holding the hot dog made me think of those. Great sculpture and those Electrons exist - as fired ceramic they are unchanged, just like the tiles deep inside Titanic's Turkish Bath.
  7. A reference to Moses?

    I wonder - I mean, the park in this cartoon appears well kept and the..structure seems maintained.
  8. Truly.....The Dawn of a New Day

    September 23rd 2007
  9. Fantastic!!! Did you notice the gold leaf grilled bookcases? What color did it seem? Warm? It was silver...
  10. Truly.....The Dawn of a New Day

    Resurrection!, Sunday (of course). One day only. Last time, last tour. September 23rd, 2018 (Autumnal Equinox). 80th Anniversary of the burial of the WESTINGHOUSE Time Capsule of Cupaloy. APP 1 pm, @ the Time Capsule. E~
  11. I am reminded of the home on LI that was listed as having the library fashioned from the Mauretania's libabry. That sycamore room is now the boardroom at Pinewood Studios. It was more fun to show the real estate agent the home photographed in the Libabry of Congress, while Mauretania still existed, with the library installed...
  12. Titanic

    An addition. A pocket watch case made from walnut from the first Mauretania (1906, fastest liner until 1929) crafted in 1935, after scrapping, likely at Hughes Bolckow by an older man, perhaps injured in the yards and now making souvenirs. Not uncommon. A glass "window", cracked (not seen here) which only adds to the presentation of the interior contents in my opinion. And inside, a fragment of the hull of Lusitania, shelter deck likely, part of a water tight door hand-gear, recovered in 1982 by Oceaneering International. Full papers, documentation & provenance.
  13. Another cover to review

    My contributions aside, I think "C" is the best cover offered. This current image, F, is only barely balanced, and I say that that of the full image, not folded. Once folded...only "C" works. I think "C" is the "final answer" in this equation. My last suggested cover may appear, to some, as distorted on the lower left, but that is the vantage and scale of the object speaking. Quite loudly I should think. If a color version follows, will the cover be restrained to this sepia wraparound format?
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