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Souvenir Card issued at Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner in Denver

Souvenir Card issued at Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner in Denver

“… had partaken of an excellent dinner.”

– The Valley of Fear (VALL)

It was a lovely evening on August 2, when members of The Fourth Garrideb and Denver’s Doctor Watson’s Neglected Patients arrived at the Blake Street Vault in lower downtown Denver for the Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner. The American Numismatic Association was holding their annual World’s Fair of Money that week at the nearby Colorado Convention Center.

In attendance for good food, drink and conversation were Greg Ruby, Charles Davis, Walter Ostromecki, Darlene Cypser, Larry Feldman, Mark and Arlene Levy, Ron Lies, Joanna Moldow, Mary Ann and Michael Franden, Dennis and Franice Masel, and Gawain Connor.

Above random photos of the attendees taken by Darlene Cysper, Chief Surgeon of DWNP

Photo of Darlene Cypser taken by Charles Davis

Our thanks to Darlene Cypser, Chief Surgeon of the DWNP, for graciously helping us to coordinate this dinnner. It is appreciated. If her name sounds familiar, she is the author of the pastiche The Adventure of the Apprentice’s Coin.

As has been our tradition, we issued a souvenir for the evening’s dinner. For the third consecutive dinner, we issued a souvenir card  – this year featuring the Lady Carfax Memorial Walk Medal that was issued by the DWNP and 3 other groups 25 years earlier. Forty cards were prepared.

The American Numismatic Association will have it’s National Money Show in Irving, Texas next March and then their World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia next August. We look forward to seeing folks at these two dinners next year.

 

Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner Scheduled for Denver

Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner Scheduled for Denver

“… returns at seven sharp for dinner.” – A Scandal in Bohemia (SCAN) The Fourth Garrideb will hold its Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes dinner at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 during this year’s American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver. Site of this year’s dinner will be the Blake Street Vault, located… Continue Reading

TFG Issues Souvenir Card at 2017 ANA National Money Show Dinner

TFG Issues Souvenir Card at 2017 ANA National Money Show Dinner

“Surely you will stay and have some dinner?” – The Hound of the Baskervilles (HOUN) Souvenir Card issued for the 2017 Orlando Dinner Six Sherlockians and numismatists gathered at Maggiano’s Pointe Orlando on Friday, March 10th for the Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner. The 2017 National Money Show in Orlando by the American Numismatic… Continue Reading

Garridebs in the News – February 2017

Garridebs in the News – February 2017

“Under a series of flaming headlines …” – The Adventure of the Retired Colourman (RETI) Last month’s BSI Weekend in New York saw the release of the 5th edition of The Saturday Review of Literature. This year’s version features an article on the 70 year history of the Six Napoleons of Baltimore and features the souvenir scrip… Continue Reading

Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner to be held March 10 in Orlando

Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner to be held March 10 in Orlando

“We shall have time for a mouthful of dinner …” – The Adventure of The Empty House (EMPT) The Fourth Garrideb will be in Orlando, Florida for the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show being held March 9-11, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center. The Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner will be held… Continue Reading

Garridebs in the News – January 2017

Garridebs in the News – January 2017

“It is something new for me to see my name in the papers…” – The Adventure of the Cardboard Box (CARD) At the November 19, 2016 luncheon meeting of the Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes, two Garridebs were honored with memberships into the group. Congratulations to the 19th Garrideb, Steve Mason, on his investiture as The… Continue Reading

Save the Dates! Two Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinners Planned for 2017

Save the Dates! Two Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinners Planned for 2017

“Surely you will stay and have some dinner?” – The Hound of the Baskervilles (HOUN) Friday, March 10, 2017 is the date for the Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes dinner in Orlando, being held during the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show. We look forward to seeing many of our friends and Florida-based Sherlockians… Continue Reading

We are Thankful

We are Thankful

“We must be thankful for what we’ve got.” – The Valley of Fear (VALL) Tomorrow, here in the United States, is our Thanksgiving holiday. It is a time to be reflective and offer our thanks for many things. Thank you to our readers and members for joining us and reading our posts here. You are… Continue Reading