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COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Suspension of Pittsburgh ANA Show  & TFG Dinner

COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Suspension of Pittsburgh ANA Show & TFG Dinner

“… again in the grip of this mysterious malady.”

– The Adventure of the Resident Patient

Earlier today, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) that it’s upcoming World’s Fair of Money is now being postponed from it’s scheduled dates of August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With the postponement of the event, this also means there will be no Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner hosted by our group.

The ANA is currently investigating other options for later 2020 dates or different locales to hold the WFM. We will monitor this situation to possibly reschedule our dinner as well.

TFG Issues Two Souvenir Cards During 2020 BSI Weekend

TFG Issues Two Souvenir Cards During 2020 BSI Weekend

“It is a little souvenir…” – A Case of Identity (IDEN) For the third consecutive year, The Fourth Garrideb issued a souvenir card for the Baker Street Irregulars Weekend this past January. Attendees of the annual BSI Dinner, the Dinner for “The Woman,” and the Gaslight Gala received one of our 8.5 by 11 inch souvenir… Continue Reading

TFG Members in the News – February 2020

TFG Members in the News – February 2020

“Look at the headlines … “ – The Adventure of the Stockbroker’s Clerk (STOC) Since the beginning of the year, several Garridebs have been in the news. Noted pastiche author, Dan Andriacco, has recently published interviews with several Sherlockians on his Baker Street Blog. Recent Garridebs interviewed by Dan, include: Burt Wolder,  Mike McSwiggin, Greg… Continue Reading

TFG Hosts Successful Dinner in Atlanta

TFG Hosts Successful Dinner in Atlanta

“I was feeling drowsy and stupid, partly from my dinner…” – The Adventure of the Naval Treaty (NAVA) Attendees at the Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner in Atlanta Front Row (l to r) Kathy Rosina, Heather Holloway, Crystal Noll, and Greg Ruby Back Row: Jeffrey Rosina, William Bierly and Steve Zitowski, The American Numismatic… Continue Reading

Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner in Atlanta February 27

Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner in Atlanta February 27

“… I should walk over in time for dinner.” -The Hound of the Baskervilles (HOUN) The American Numismatic Association will be holding its National Money Show at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta from Thursday, February 27 thru Saturday, February 29. The Fourth Garrideb, the Sherlockian group of coin collectors or the coin club with Sherlock Holmes fans,… Continue Reading

The Numismatic Edgar Allan Poe Published by TFG

The Numismatic Edgar Allan Poe Published by TFG

“You remind me of Edgar Allan Poe’s Dupin.” – A Study in Scarlet (STUD) Arthur Conan Doyle acknowledged on several occasions that the detective fiction was created by Edgar Allan Poe. Doyle managed a reference to Poe in his first Holmes story, A Study in Scarlet. One of the very earliest of posts on this website… Continue Reading

Garridebs in the News – December 2019

Garridebs in the News – December 2019

“It is something new for me to see my name in the papers…” – The Adventure of the Cardboard Box (CARD) Once again, it’s time for another installation of Garridebs in the News and we have several items to share. Congratulations to the Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota on the success of their recent triennial conference… Continue Reading

TFG Issues Souvenir Cards at 2019 ANA Shows

TFG Issues Souvenir Cards at 2019 ANA Shows

“Our meal was a merry one.” – The Sign of the Four (SIGN) The Numismatic Friends of Sherlock Holmes Dinner was held on Thursday, August 15 was held at the Basilico Restaurante in Northridge, Illinois during the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money. Garridebs attending the dinner included: Douglas Mudd, Charles Davis, Bob Fritsch,… Continue Reading

TFG Issues Souvenir Card at Norwegian Explorers Conference

TFG Issues Souvenir Card at Norwegian Explorers Conference

“… at this conference.” – The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone (MAZA) Our friends at the Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota held their triennial conference this past week with the theme of “Dark Places, Wicked Companions and Strange Experiences.” Friday, August 9 also happened to be the fifth anniversary of our group’s founding. To celebrate the event,… Continue Reading