By Klaus Menny,Michael Stern
By Klaus Menny,Michael Stern
By Robert Stoddard,Bob Stoddard,Stoddard
Divided into 4 sections - indicators, packing containers, novelties and toys, and paper collectibles - creditors will locate every little thing from early Pepsi trays to cardboard indicators, and matchbooks to toys. The Encyclopedia of Pepsi-Cola Collectibles gains 2,000 person goods with present values, exact descriptions, rarity scores, and full-color pictures, and in addition provides a desirable ancient standpoint of the Pepsi-Cola corporation, together with the evolution in their well-known logo.
By Joseph M. Herbert
Pottery kinds, composed of particular units of attributes, have lengthy been outlined for numerous sessions and parts of the Atlantic coast, yet their relationships and meanings haven't been explicitly tested. In exploring those relationships for the North Carolina coast, this paintings examines the way within which pottery qualities cross-cut taxonomic varieties, checks the proposition that groups of perform existed at numerous scales, and questions the basic idea of ceramic kinds as ethnic markers.
Ethnoarchaeological case reports supply a way of assessing the mechanics of the way social constitution and gender roles can have affected the transmission of pottery-making options and the way socio-cultural obstacles are mirrored within the distribution of ceramic traditions. one other very invaluable resource of data approximately previous practices is replication experimentation, which supplies a way of figuring out the sensible concepts that lie in the back of the observable qualities, thereby enhancing our knowing of ways sure options could have inspired the transmission of characteristics from one potter to a different. either equipment are hired during this learn to interpret the which means of pottery as a trademark of social task at the North Carolina coast.
By Arthur Ward
By Durham Historical Society
By Raffi Katz
The ebook all started, unknowingly, while I labored at a store specialising in cash, medals, jewelry and bullion. From the first actual day i began making lists and charts: formulae of ways to calculate bullion costs speedy, lists of cash that have been of worth, notes approximately how I had wrong non gold goods for gold...the info grew and grew. the cause of this enthusiasm was once uncomplicated. We marketed broadly; we dealt in the alternate, either in the neighborhood and in another country; we observed clients who referred to as into the store and it used to be very busy, there has been no time to spend mins gaining knowledge of every one enquiry, the solutions needed to be to hand.
In the store I quickly learnt that the ability in settling on values used to be in understanding what was once valueless and what used to be worthy discovering. each day callers from round the kingdom may mobilephone: had their set of medallions favored in price? are a few gold sovereigns worthy greater than bullion price? how a lot is gold worthy? To my amazement i discovered myself answering an analogous questions each day. The solutions are during this book.
Some of the data was once challenging to come back through. units of commemorative medallions are attractive yet such a lot turn out within the melting pot. How a lot are they worthy? they're definitely worth the weight of gold or silver. How a lot do they weigh? not anyone knew, even the brands couldn't let us know. So at any time when we broke the seals on a collection of medallions we weighed them the record of weights is during this publication. This e-book contains many different charts of weights and values in addition to transparent motives of carat and hallmarks.
Upon leaving the store I went into company alone, production and advertising checking out gear for gold, silver and gems in addition to magnifiers and weighing scales. We manufacture the QUICKTEST and TROYTEST worthy steel testers.
With the expansion of the net (which didn’t existed whilst I wrote the 1st version of this ebook) got here our site, www.quicktest.co.uk, and over the past few years i've got written a number of articles in solution to buyers’ questions. How do you fresh silver utilizing an easy chemical response instead of resorting to messy cleaners? in case your weighing balance not supplies exact readings, how do you recalibrate it? What are the most recent legislation on utilizing weighing machines to be used in exchange? How do you move cash from one financial institution to a different, at no cost, and recognize that it'll arrive in hours? What do you want to understand approximately dealing with checking out acids? that are the most recent digital gold testers and the way trustworthy are they? Now that there are such a lot of businesses delivering to shop for gold, the place will you get the simplest cost? What are the pitfalls in taking charge cards? The solutions are during this book.
By Dennis Bartok,Jeff Joseph
A Thousand Cuts is a candid exploration of 1 of America�s strangest and so much fast vanishing subcultures. it really is concerning the demise of actual movie within the electronic period and a few paranoid, secretive, eccentric, and infrequently obsessive staff of film-mad creditors who made videos and their projection a personal faith within the time earlier than DVDs and Blu-rays.
The e-book contains the tales of movie historian/critic Leonard Maltin, TCM host Robert Osborne discussing Rock Hudson�s mystery Seventies movie vault, RoboCop manufacturer Jon Davison shedding acid and screening King Kong with Jefferson plane on the Fillmore East, and Academy Award�winning movie historian Kevin Brownlow recounting his decades-long quest to revive the 1927 Napoleon. different lesser-known yet both attention-grabbing topics comprise one-legged former Broadway dancer Tony Turano, who lives in a Norma Desmond�like international of decaying motion picture stories, and infamous movie pirate Al Beardsley, one of many males chargeable for placing O. J. Simpson in the back of bars.
Authors Dennis Bartok and Jeff Joseph research one of many least-known episodes in glossy criminal heritage: the FBI�s and Justice Department�s crusade to bother, intimidate, and arrest movie buyers and creditors within the early Nineteen Seventies. lots of these persecuted have been homosexual males. sufferers integrated Planet of the Apes famous person Roddy McDowall, who was once arrested in 1974 for movie gathering and compelled to call names of fellow creditors, together with Rock Hudson and Mel Torm�.
A Thousand Cuts explores the obsessions of the colourful people who created their very own screening rooms, spent great sums, negotiated underground networks, or even risked felony jeopardy to pursue their ardour for genuine, actual film.
By Joanne Raetz Stuttgen,Curtis Tomak
By Lewis Halprin
By Jeff Cooper