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October 2012's News

Important Portuguese Coins

Morton & Eden’s next auction on Tuesday November 13 features an important offering of Portuguese and Portuguese Colonial coins from the magnificent Archer M. Huntington Collection. Some 500 pieces are expected to raise around £500,000. This will be followed early next year by the sale of… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 26 October 2012 by Carol
Posted in: Coin News, General News

Stolen medals

The medals of Brigadier Stanley-Clarke of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) were stolen in a burglary earlier this year. The group comprised: CBE (Mil) Order of Polonia Restituta 3rd Class (Polish) DSO with 2nd award bar. 1914 Star with clasp. British War Medal Victory Medal (Mid) 1939-45 Star… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 23 October 2012 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Last of the few

Battle of Britain pilot William Walker, one of the last of the "few" has died in hospital following a stroke. He was 99. More details can be found on the BBC site here Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 23 October 2012 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Sovereign sensation

Sovereign sensation Open House? THERE are a few subjects that dominate my “Comments” in any given year: one is high prices paid at auction (and with the recent record set at Baldwin’s I could easily do the same again this month); another is the future of our hobby with regard to encouraging new collectors and a third… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 22 October 2012 by Alyson Thomas
Posted in: Coin News

World Notgeld 1914-1947

At last a new version of Krause's acclaimed "Notgeld" Catalogue which was a best seller in book form a few years back. Now produced on CD Rom for ease of access this catalogue is the perfect companion to any notgeld collection - ideal for both valuations and identifications! Click here to order… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 10 October 2012 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, General News

Just Giving....an update

Just Giving....an update In support of her fellow Token Team Member Abbey (left), who has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, Klara (right) has having her head shaved for charity! Abbey has had hers shaved in readiness for the side effects of the chemotherapy. The charity in question is FORCE, the Devon based… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 8 October 2012 by Phil Mussell
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Record Fighter Ace

Record Fighter Ace Dallas Delights This year’s Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) annual Convention was held in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dallas Fort Worth Airport over the weekend of August 16–19. Dallas in August isn’t necessarily somewhere where you want to be and being at an airport hotel meant that… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 3 October 2012 by Alyson Thomas
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