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  1. couldn't post links so had to screenshot The Numismatic reviews are also there but couldn't see a mention
  2. Wasn't sure where to ask this question but as it is related to provenance research this is as good a place as any I suppose. It's a long shot, but does anyone currently have access to the Gale Cengage Eighteenth Century Collections Online database? And if so would you be willing to access/download a document for me? thx Paul
  3. Diaconis

    Glendining auction catalogue March 12/13th 1958

    There's a copy on eBay now. Not sure if priced https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hn-Glendining-Co-Catalogue-of-Provincial-Tokens-of-18TH-Century-1958-cb308/254481367683?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D225075%26meid%3D16974f583f5a4f378398a9103258d9a9%26pid%3D100290%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D4%26sd%3D114287901941%26itm%3D254481367683%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2060778&_trksid=p2060778.c100290.m3507
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    rare as hens teeth, Gold mancus

    looks like it was made yesterday👍🏽
  5. Trump’s still got the edge
  6. Diaconis

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    someone who's easily impressed https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/very-rare-1967-one-penny-coin-it-s-amazing-how-big-it-is/143311843467?hash=item215e0d308b:g:DKQAAOSwV7NdFjKI
  7. Dave, Surely that's a term that a Bishop could also use, however only a numismatist might use the term 'reverse' when alluding to the backside of the actress.
  8. said the numismatist to the actress
  9. Diaconis

    Site problems?

    Blakeyboy drew my attention to the fact that the recent topic concerning the Wyon Cambridge medal is no more, ceased to be, as it were. 🤔
  10. Re: catalogue cost This handwritten calculation was entered in the sale catalogue along with names of buyers. Cost of printing was not insignificant
  11. I'm trawling through American auction catalogues to find the provenance of a Cromwell coin I own and came across, "Ralph Barker's Collection dd 1904". I was stunned to see full-colour plates in such an early catalogue, beautiful quality. The Newark siege half-crown looks particularly identifiable with the red wax identifiers, unless NGC have 'conserved' it that is.😂
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    More Pennies

    Mike, you could mount your phone on a stand and use a remote control to avoid motion. This one mentions control of the camera for photographs but I would think that video control should be possible. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Satechi-Bluetooth-Multi-Media-compatible-Microsoft/dp/B00824948U
  13. If they’re not up to scratch we know where to find you Wayne 🥾 😂😂😂😂 i’m sure they’ll be great and if not you’ve still pointed us in the right direction 😉.