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Heritage Auctions’ October 8, 2014 Auction Lot Descriptions of Two Irregular Plates

Heritage Auctions’ October 8, 2014 Auction Lot Descriptions of Two Irregular Plates

“Well, really, this is a very pretty little mystery!” – The Sign of The Four (SIGN) LOT 45316 – Original Brass Plate Mounted to a Dinner Tray Celebrating Sherlock Holmes and the … – Heritage Auctions October 8, 2014 Rare Book Sale, Beverly Hills We recently reprinted Jon Lellenberg’s 2014 article on The Mystery of The… Continue Reading

Heritage Auctions’ May 2, 2014 Auction Lot Description of the Toronto Irregular Plate

Heritage Auctions’ May 2, 2014 Auction Lot Description of the Toronto Irregular Plate

“There is a mystery about this which stimulates the imagination.” – A Study In Scarlet (STUD) LOT #36265 – Original Brass Plate Celebrating Sherlock Holmes and the Publication of Vincent St… – Heritage Auctions April 2, 2014 Rare Book Sale, New York We recently reprinted Jon Lellenberg’s 2014 article on The Mystery of The Three Irregular… Continue Reading

Mullock’s Auctions May 21, 2013 Lot Descriptions of Two Irregular Plates

Mullock’s Auctions May 21, 2013 Lot Descriptions of Two Irregular Plates

“I’ll have the plate moved over to the bank this evening.” – The Adventure of The Missing Three-Quarter (MISS) LOT 221B – Sherlock Holmes The Original Macmillan Company Brass Plate – Mullock’s Auctions, May 21, 2013 We recently reprinted Jon Lellenberg’s 2014 article on The Mystery of The Three Irregular Plates. To accompany his article, we… Continue Reading

More Commentary Regarding Those Three Irregular Plates

More Commentary Regarding Those Three Irregular Plates

“It immensely adds to the zest of an investigation …” – The Valley of Fear (VALL) During the December holiday season, I reached out to Jon Lellenberg regarding his article in the January 18, 2014 of the Saturday Review of Literature that we have just reprinted here on our site as The Mystery of the Three Irregular Plates. Mr.… Continue Reading

The Mystery of the Three Irregular Plates (2014)

The Mystery of the Three Irregular Plates (2014)

“… it is a mystery to me …” – The Adventure of The Norwood Builder (NORW) For the connoisseur of BSI History, of chief interest by far during the BSI weekend in New York this January 2013 were the two brass plates displayed at Saturday morning’s hucksters room by Madrid antiques dealer Javier Doria. Something like… Continue Reading

HolmeWork Assignment: The BSI Trust Benefactor’s Medal

HolmeWork Assignment: The BSI Trust Benefactor’s Medal

“… I should have had a medal the size of a soup plate.” – The Adventure of The Three Garridebs (3GAR) In the Spring 2012 issue of For the Sake of the Trust – The Baker Street Irregulars Trust Newsletter was the following announcement:  BSI Trust Benefactor’s Medal Awarded to Glen Miranker At the BSI Dinner on Friday,… Continue Reading

Liberian 1995 Coins Honoring BSI Members Roosevelt & Truman

Liberian 1995 Coins Honoring BSI Members Roosevelt & Truman

“He is a man of the world with a natural turn for diplomacy.” – The Adventures of The Illustrious Client (ILLU)   In 1995, the African nation of Liberia issued a series of commemorative coins honoring leaders from World War II.  Honorary Baker Street Irregulars (BSI) members Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman were each… Continue Reading