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Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner In Dallas A Success!

Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner In Dallas A Success!

“… had partaken of an excellent dinner.”

– The Valley of Fear (VALL)

TFG DAllas Dinner
The 10 attendees of the Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner at the Green Door Public House in Dallas, March 3, 2016

A combination of ten Sherlockians and numismatists turned out for the Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner held March 3, 2016 at the Green Door Public House in Dallas, Texas. TFG was in Dallas as part of the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show.  Good food, good cheer and good times were enjoyed by the attendees.

Our thanks to the members of the Dallas scion, The Crew of the Barque Lone Star, for coming out in force to join us that night.

One hundred souvenir wooden nickels was issued to commemorate the dinner and given out at the National Money Show.

TFG 2016 Dallas Wood

 

OBVERSE: (Logo of The Fourth Garrideb)

REVERSE: ANA National Money Show / Numismatic / Friends of / Sherlock Holmes / Dinner / March 3, 2016 / Dallas, Texas

38mm, Wood (printed in red ink), Round

Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels At BSI Weekend 2016

Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels At BSI Weekend 2016

“It is a little souvenir …” – A Case of Identity (IDEN) This upcoming week, Sherlockians converge on New York City for the BSI Weekend. Your beloved (?!?!) editor is arriving on Wednesday, January 13th and will be out and about with fellow Sherlockians through Sunday the 17th. I hope to see many of you… Continue Reading

Two TFG Members Issued Sherlockian Themed Wooden Money

Two TFG Members Issued Sherlockian Themed Wooden Money

“It is a little souvenir …” – A Case of Identity (IDEN) In 1995, the 7th Garrideb Bob Fritsch issued the above wooden nickel, which he called “A Baker Street Shilling.” In the April 1995 issue of Scuttlebutt From The Spermaceti Press, Peter E. Blau called this “an imaginative Sherlockian wooden shilling as his calling card. OBVERSE: (silhouette bust of Sherlock… Continue Reading

TFG Issues Wooden Nickel for 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money

TFG Issues Wooden Nickel for 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money

“It is a little souvenir …” – A Case of Identity (IDEN) The Fourth Garrideb will be giving away the above pictured wooden nickels at next week’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. This event, sponsored by the American Numismatic Association, will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center from Tuesday, August… Continue Reading

Watson’s Tin Box Celebrates 25 Years

Watson’s Tin Box Celebrates 25 Years

“…the true history of this curious case remained entombed in the tin box which contains so many records of my friend’s adventures.” – The Adventure of The Creeping Man (CREE) On Monday, October 27th, Watson’s Tin Box of Ellicott City, Maryland celebrated their silver anniversary with their annual formal dinner. In addition to good food… Continue Reading