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Collecting Antiques - The Peoples Art Part 2 (Popularity: )
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In part one of this series of articles we discussed the growth in the marketability of antique brand images and how the apparent extinction of the brand itself can lead to the rapid rise of the marketability of the antique value of the packaging itself. Posters were very much in the vanguard of this market and it is quote ironic that when you look back from the experience of hindsight to ...

Cory Lidle and his flying passion (Popularity: )
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Cory Lidle, has been a pilot for about a year now. He took his pilot's license during the last off-season.He bought a four-seat airplane for $187,000 $. It was a Cirrus SR20, model of 2002, with approximately 400 service hours. Lidle was , 34, lived in West Covina,in California around 20 miles east of Los Angeles. During a trip to Arizona lately, Lidle met a former teammate, Tom Wilson, whose friend ...

Did Colorado Kill Doc Holliday (Popularity: )
John Henry “Doc” Holliday’s final words, spoken as he lay dying in the Hotel Glenwood in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, were “this is funny”. We’ll never know, of course, exactly what the Wild West legend meant by this. Perhaps he found it ironic that after a life spent tempting death in the gambling dens of the American frontier, it was at last his 15-year long battle with tuberculosis that had killed ...

German Reunification - A Wish For Freedom ! (Popularity: )
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The 3rd of October this year, Germany will complete sixteen years of it's reunification. This day brings back many happy memories for the Germans as the symbol of the Cold War, The Berlin Wall was torn down and the people of East Germany could face the world again. The reunification of Germany took place when the areas falling under the former Germany Republic, known as east Germany were incorporated into ...

New-Gate in New England: Hard Time Connecticut Style (Popularity: )
The very 1st state prison in the United States was founded before there were states at all, let alone united ones. Connecticut’s New-Gate Prison, originally a copper mine, was began it’s role as a detention center in the fall of 1773 as the colony’s public “gaol” and workhouse. It was called New-Gate after the fearsome prison of the same name in England. During the early years of the American Revolutionary ...

Saguaro The King of Cacti (Popularity: )
The visual identity of the American southwest has certain iconic signifiers: desert plains, tumbleweeds, rusty-red rock formations and a certain towering cactus called the Saguaro. These cacti, some as tall as 50 feet and as heavy as 8 tons, are one of the greatest symbols of America’s wild deserts. The Saguaro Cactus is found only in the Sonora Desert, from sea-level to elevations of approximately 4,000 feet, and limited by freezing ...

The Different Types of Archery Accessories (Popularity: )
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There are many different archery accessories that one can purchase when pursuing the sport of archery. Whether you’re going into archery for competitive reasons, hunting, or just for recreation, this article will discuss the different types of archery accessories that are currently on the market. One accessory that is available for archers to store and carry around their arrows in is of course arrow cases. Most of these cases are padded ...

The Different Types of Archery Accessories (Popularity: )
http://www.absolutearchery.com
There are many different archery accessories that one can purchase when pursuing the sport of archery. Whether you're going into archery for competitive reasons, hunting, or just for recreation, this article will discuss the different types of archery accessories that are currently on the market. One accessory that is available for archers to store and carry around their arrows in is of course arrow cases. Most of these cases are padded ...

The Fountain of Hooey: Ponce de Leon in Florida (Popularity: )
It probably won’t come as a surprise to too many people nowadays that the Spanish Conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon was not, in fact, really looking for a genuine fountain of youth on his explorations in Florida. This myth was most likely born in the 1560’s after Ponce’s death. The grain of truth that supposedly sits at the center of every tall tail may have to do with his metaphorical ...

The Mid-East Conflict Began In A Tent (Popularity: )
The conflict in the Middle East was born several thousand years ago in a tent in the desert. The Old Testament, Book of Genesis, lays out the story in great detail. It's compelling reading for students of the Middle East conflict. The story goes that God told Abraham that he would have a son, to name him Isaac, and that Isaac would be the first of a great nation, their number ...