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Those of you who hadn't gotten the previous two weeks' issues never did receive them, but should have gotten last week's issue normally. No one reported not receiving their issue, so it looks like things are back on track. Sorry about the missing emails, but as always, you can usually view each new issue on the NBS web archive shortly after publication. Links to this year's issues are at
There is one correction to last week's issue. Sorry! Joe Boling writes:
Note that your link to George Kolbe for The Feel of Steel
is not correct - his email address is
, not GKF.
Ye Olde Editor is quite grateful for the efforts of reader John Salyer, who offered to pitch in and help with some weekly E-Sylum chores. Several of the images seen in this issue were uploaded to our Flickr vault by John. Thanks!
This week we open with information on yesterday's David Sklow sale and upcoming sales by Charlie Davis and George Kolbe, followed by a report on a new Whitman encyclopedia. Other literature topics include the availability of a history of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association and a great story on the making of a new coin folder.
Other topics include "what to leave in, what to leave out" when compiling numismatic catalogues, Google's proposed book copyright settlement, a new web page for the ANS' archival collections, and two more installments of Tom Kay's series of numismatic newspaper clippings from Ledger 694.
To learn whether Alcoholics Anonymous tokens are redeemable for drinks
and where to see Norman Borlaug's astounding medal collection, read on.
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Wayne Homren, Editor
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