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Baker Street Meals And Menus: The Three Garridebs (1976)

Baker Street Meals And Menus: The Three Garridebs (1976)

“We had a pleasant little meal together …” – The Adventure of The Cardboard Box (CARD) Editor’s Note: In 1976, Bramhall Hall published The SHERLOCK HOLMES COOKBOOK; Or Mrs. Hudson’s Stoveside Companion Formed Upon Principles of Economy and Adapted to the Use of Private Families by Two Gentlemen and Which Contains in One Volume ‘Holmes Cooking’… Continue Reading

June HolmeWork Assignment: Sherlock’s of Somis California Token

June HolmeWork Assignment: Sherlock’s of Somis California Token

“But these glasses do puzzle me, I confess.” – The Adventure of The Abbey Grange (ABBE) Our HolmeWork assignment for this month may not even be related to Sherlock Holmes. We recently came across a somewhat crude looking 1.5 inch brass token weighing 31.54 grams for Sherlock’s of Somis, California. The obverse features a pair… Continue Reading

Sherlockian / Coin Themed Items Available on Redbubble

Sherlockian / Coin Themed Items Available on Redbubble

“I did a good deal of shopping. “ – The Hound of The Baskervilles (HOUN) The website Redbubble is an online marketplace for print on demand products based on user submitted artwork. At the time of this posting, there are two artists offering products that combine Sherlockian and coin themes. The first artist we will… Continue Reading

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

Ephemera for the Irregular Plates from 2013 BSI Weekend

Ephemera for the Irregular Plates from 2013 BSI Weekend

“Did you notice nothing curious about that advertisement?” -The Adventure of The Three Garridebs (3GAR) We recently reprinted Jon Lellenberg’s 2014 article on The Mystery of The Three Irregular Plates. To accompany his article, we are showing a flyer and color brochure that we believe were produced by Javier Doria, the vendor who was attempting… 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