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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2008, 02:21:41 pm »
hummel?

Whats that?

I collect postcards posted from somewhere exotic (well exoctic to me anyway!)

Sometimes I;ll even post some to myself while on holiday!!  :laugh:

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2008, 08:41:18 pm »
Thanks susie!

Yes, such polish rocks are interesting!

I have a pudding rock!

Ever seen one?

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2008, 08:46:03 pm »
Thanks susie!

A pudding rock has dots or other parts which looks like chocolate pudding  !!

It is utmosly rare.

Maybe someone can tell me if it is from an asteroid? Meteriorite??

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2008, 08:47:48 pm »
Great collections!

Any interesting signatures?  We have signatures from a number of famous aviators and astronauts, plus some of the Star Trek folks.  Maybe some you have also?

Not historic flags, but a flag from every country either my husband or I have visited.  Still trying to figure out how to display them.



I've got TOS, TNG, and DS9 signatures from all the headliners. I've had a Shatner and Nimoy signature since I was 9 years old.

The flag display depends upon the height of your ceilings. I have sufficient space in parts of the house to hang an overhead display of some of the modern flags. My historical flags, some dating pretty far back, I have encased for protection and I display them on the walls.

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2008, 08:48:34 pm »
"Gettin' tired of your dumbass missin'!"

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2008, 08:49:04 pm »
I have an original Elvis poster for one of his concerts.

If anyone is interested!

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2008, 08:54:05 pm »
Thanks Shasta!

I do not think so, but maybe so.

It does mention also St-Joseph Island, did you see, but no pic.

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2008, 08:55:59 pm »
Thanks brokeplex!

Did you or anyone know that I had an original old Amercian flag with:
only 48 stars  !!

How much would that have been worth?

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2008, 09:06:54 pm »
Thanks brokeplex!

Did you or anyone know that I had an original old Amercian flag with:
only 48 stars  !!

How much would that have been worth?

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not a great deal unless it can be documented to have flown at a time of national significance. example, I have an old 48er that flew over a federal facility in Honolulu on Dec 7, 1941, that can fetch some money.

a plain jane 48er, in good to excellent condition, can probably fetch you about 50$

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Re: Collections - What do you collect?
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2008, 09:12:10 pm »
Very cool that you have have Shatner and Nimoy's signatures since you were so young!  From Trek I only have Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, and Robert Picardo.  From real life space/aviation folk, I have Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins, Cernan, Glenn, Crossfield, both Rutans, and a few others.  Many of these are on space & aviation artwork adorning the walls of my home.

A little story, as an aside.  A few years back my husband and I were eating breakfast in Dayton, OH, where we were attending the "Inventing Flight" celebration.  We looked over at the next table and there was John Glenn having breakfast with his wife and another couple.  We didn't want to bother them during the meal, so we quietly arranged with our waitress to pick up the check for his table.  We considered it an honor.  Well, we were rewarded when, upon checking out, the hotel staff handed us a personal letter from John Glenn, complete with our names, thanking us.  What a class act!  He is one of my heroes.

We have about 40 flags, so it is a bit of a challenge.  We have a hangar with an 18 foot ceiling, and are trying to think of a way to hang the flags.  Still working on it.



interesting that you would mention Armstrong, I have his signature on my home church's church bulletin from back when I was a teenager. he was there that sunday as an out of town guest, and of course, I'm sure not shy so I asked.  

Glenn is the first Astronaut whom I remember as a little boy. Your hangar may be ideal for hanging the flags if your can put in appropriate lighting. You just need some support cross struts to hang the flags from and you will be in business.