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The Star Trek: The Next Generation Sherlockian Phone Card

The Star Trek: The Next Generation Sherlockian Phone Card

“… a most interesting character …” – The Adventure of the Speckled Band (SPEC) Brent Spiner would play the role of android Lt. Commander Data in all but one episode of the seven seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and in four feature films. His character is introduced to the Sherlock Holmes stories in the season 1… Continue Reading

A Japanese Phone Card with a Canine Holmes and Feline Watson

A Japanese Phone Card with a Canine Holmes and Feline Watson

“… he hauled something in as a fisherman lands a fish …” – The Valley of Fear (VALL) Many of the visitors to this website probably recall the days when pay phones were a common site when walking down a city sidewalk or inside a hotel lobby. You would drop a few coins into the phone,… Continue Reading

Another Sherlockian Pre-Paid Debit Card Option

Another Sherlockian Pre-Paid Debit Card Option

“… he has £220 standing to his credit in the Capital and Counties Bank.” -The Man With The Twisted Lip (TWIS) Several weeks ago, we published a post regarding prepaid debit cards featuring Sherlock Hemlock of Sesame Street. The company that produced those two debit cards, Card.com, also has another design that features Sherlock Holmes. This card… Continue Reading

Sherlock Hemlock Featured on Two Prepaid Debit Cards

Sherlock Hemlock Featured on Two Prepaid Debit Cards

“… all were equally puppets in his hands.” – The Adventure of The Solitary Cyclist (SOLI) Your editor is of the age that he grew up with the television show Sesame Street when it first started on Public Broadcasting stations in the late 1960’s. Oscar the Grouch was my favorite character, but I do remember seeing a… Continue Reading

HolmeWork Assignment: The Sherlock Holmes Credit Card

HolmeWork Assignment: The Sherlock Holmes Credit Card

“… while he has £220 standing to his credit in the Capital and Counties Bank.” – The Adventure of The Five Orange Pips (FIVE)          The Universal Sherlock Holmes by Ronald Burt De Waal and 14th Garrideb, George A. Vanderburgh has been a tremendous reference tool to your Mycroft as we first attempted to… Continue Reading

Japanese Real Estate Portal Issued A Second Sherlockian Themed Phone Card

Japanese Real Estate Portal Issued A Second Sherlockian Themed Phone Card

“I went to the house agents …” -The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge (WIST) Back in September 2015, we posted about a 500 unit prepaid phone card for the Japanese online real estate portal HOMES.CO.JP We now have a 1,000 unit card reported to us. There are a few differences from the previously reported card. This card has… Continue Reading