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Vic G

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I collect casino chips. I started collecting $1 casino chips when I was in high school growing up in New Jersey at the time casinos came to Atlantic City in 1978. In 2016 my collection topped 3,700 different $1 chips. I'm a regular poker player and have visited dozens or casinos and poker rooms across the United States.

Bob Berry

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Questions related to collecting Glass Insulators and porcelain insulators - I can provide historical information as well as current collector values. I am also interested in purchasing insulators I need for my collection.

David Miller

U.K.
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Questions on Salvation Army memorabilia and artifacts and sources and collecting of same. Also questions on The Salvation Army`s history from 1865 to date.

Robert Vermillion

U.S.
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Questions regarding collectable fishing tackle, reels, lures, etc. www.folkartfishinglures.com

Colonel666

U.S.
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Knives and other types of edged weapons or similar subject. Can be military related, hunting, fishing, collected, antique, rare, or valuable.

John Cooper

U.S.
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I am a collector of USAAF World War Two sterling wings. I can answer general history questions on the air war in the ETO from a USAAF perspective. I am also able to answer questions about the equipment used by USAAF airmen during WW2. Additionally I can can answer questions related to the information contained in the Pilots, Navigators, and Bombardiers information files. I look forward to your questions!

Ira Rubin

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Specialist in fire fighting history, municpal fire protection in general, Jersey City and NYC specifically. Fire service memorabelia in general, helmets, front pieces and badges specifically.

Bill Finkler

U.S.
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I am a collector of US Military Wings and Medals, homefront war effort and sweetheart jewelry from the Spanish American War to present. I can answer questions regarding militaria such as authenticity, dating pieces, evaluating and supplying. I have been consulted by experts for books published on Sweetheart Jewelry.

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2017-04-14 Whitall Tatum #2:

We identify this style as a CD 122.  Attached is a link to a style chart showing this (and others).  This was a standard style for telephone use and was made mu multiple glass companies.  In the late 1930s

2017-04-13 follow up photos:

Hi Cindy --     Very cool items, but these are not insulators.  I believe they are tea-lite holders.  They would sit point down in a metal ring holder and have a small tea-lite candle within.  Here is

2017-02-10 lefferts hook insulator in original block:

Awesome find!  Can you attach some pictures - it should be as simple at?  You mention unscrewing the insulator - the typical Leffert's hooks have a slot and a nail through the wooden block with secure

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