Wednesday, 22 December 2021




An Extremely Fine Christmas

And a very rare New Year


Oxford Numismatic Society 2021

                 Philip and Mary Shilling, 1554   Image used by kind permission of © Dix Noonan Webb



Sunday, 19 December 2021

Season's Greetings 

The Edinburgh Castle Museum, Thomas Middlebrook, Edinburgh Castle pub in Camden,  free museum, flag, with the season’s greetings, etc, rev. Balaclava bugle above motto of 17th Lancers, 32mmThomas George Middlebrook, innholder, Old King’s Arms, Southwark, 1874-9, and the Edinburgh Castle, 1879-1906; at the latter he housed a collection of military relics from about 1887, which was sold by Debenham Storr in January 1908.