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ICYMI – The Red-Headed League

ICYMI – The Red-Headed League

“I would not have missed it for worlds.”

– The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (NOBL)

Our story for this month is The Red-Headed League and we have already published our monthly features on this story – From Watson’s Tin Box, highlighting items from their collection of evidence boxes;

Brad Keefauver’s The 17 Steps; and Frank Mentzel’s Data! Data! Data! – that provide excellent discussion points for this story.

Over the past three years, we have previously published a few posts that relate to this story and would like to take this opportunity to remind you to also check out these posts:

There are several other posts of ours that refer to The Red-Headed League and you can look for them using our search feature in the upper right side of the screen or clicking on the tag for REDH on the right side as well.

We’ll have a few more posts this month on The Red-Headed League, and as always, we welcome your comments!

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… Continue Reading

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

The 2016 Silver Blaze (Southern Division) 2 Guinea Banknote

The 2016 Silver Blaze (Southern Division) 2 Guinea Banknote

“‘Then he paid up his two guineas…“ – The Hound of the Baskervilles (HOUN) In 1952, Thomas L. Stix, Sr. started the New York Silver Blaze at the Jamaica Raceway in honor of the story of the same title by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The race was an annual (well, almost) race at various tracks around… 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