Five for Friday: Gift Ideas for Collectors of All Kinds

The end of the calendar year means so many different things to different people, whether that means an extended visit with family, a holiday religious service or hours spent scanning the sky for a sleigh streaking between the stars behind a team of reindeer. Unfortunately, it also can mean a number of other things that […]

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Collecting Your Hometown in Obsolete Banknotes

Eagle River. Marquette. Jackson.  The city names may sound obscure to most people, but to me and vintage currency collectors they are as familiar as apple pie. As a Michigander (a “Yooper” by birth) it’s a delight to find antique currency from the cities and towns I grew up in and visited all my life. […]

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