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Introducing A New Feature – From Watson’s Tin Box

Introducing A New Feature – From Watson’s Tin Box

“Somewhere in the vaults of the bank of Cox and Co., at Charing Cross, there is a travel-worn and battered tin dispatch-box with my name, John H. Watson, MD, Late Indian Army, painted upon the lid.”

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Dr. Watson's tattered tin dispatch box ~ The very one!
Dr. Watson’s battered tin dispatch-box ~ The very one!


Paul Churchill
Paul Churchill as Dr.Watson, September 2008 ~ Photo by Laura Klotz

Watson’s Tin Box, a BSI scion that meets in Columbia, Maryland, will be sharing the contents of their tin evidence boxes for various stories of the Canon with The Fourth Garrideb.

These evidence boxes were originally created by the late Paul Churchill, BSI, one of the founders of Watson’s Tin Box and contains both genuine artifacts and genuine faux reproductions that he (and others) created. These items create a great deal of discussion at their monthly meetings and we hope it will do the same here.

We like to thank the Powers That Be at Watson’s Tin Box for extending this courtesy to The Fourth Garrideb.  Special thanks to Debbie Clark, ASH, the guardian of all 60 evidence boxes for her assistance.  Pictures and scans to illustrate future posts will be from Beth Austin and Denny Dobry and we thank them for their efforts.

Later this month, be sure to look for From Watson’s Tin Box: The Copper Beeches.

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