Archive for June 2011
While this is a very informative and interesting video. The computerized voices are a little too Max Headroom for me.
When I posted about the InvisiVault, I mentioned not leaving certain items on the kitchen counter. Welcome the wall clock with a hidden compartment. Officially know as the Embassy JB4985, it merely hangs on the wall with a simple hinged design. It can keep the honest people honest that come through your home. You can pick one up at Amazon for not too much money.
Did you know that during the Civil War Julia Grant moved her home often to be as close to her husband as possible while he commanded the Union forces? She even brought her children with her when she thought it was safe enough! Bring history to life with this exquisite gold coin. The obverse features a detailed portrait of the first lady. The reverse features an image that captures the courtship of a young Julia Dent and Ulysses S. Grant. They are seen sharing their love for the outdoors while horseback riding at her family’s plantation, White Haven. This enchanting coin is available in both proof and uncirculated qualities. Enhance your coin collection by ordering today!
Image/Text: U.S. Mint
Second Party Grading has updated their website recently. I originally met Mike Ellis at the F.U.N. show back in January. Mike started this company to be your “Second Opinion” on coins you may have that are already graded, or for a pre-screening of raw coins before you send them in to a third-party grader. Anyone who has a real interest in the numismatic world, knows that coin grading is an art and not a science, thus is has changed throughout the years. This being the case, for better or for worse, we have companies like SPG and CAC to be the consumer watchdogs.
This beautiful proof silver medal commemorates the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. The medal’s designs are emblematic of the courage, sacrifice and strength of those individuals who perished in the attacks, the bravery of those who risked their lives to save others that day, and the endurance, resilience and hope of those who survived. The obverse features Lady Liberty holding a Lamp of Remembrance with the inscriptions ALWAYS REMEMBER and 2001 – 2011. The reverse features an eagle against a background of cascading water with the inscriptions HONOR and HOPE. A $10 surcharge per medal is authorized to be paid to the non-profit National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Order today and continue the legacy of hope.