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Don Hobbs
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The Hansom Club Club
Back in the day, I was a weekly contributor to SherlockPeoria. Brad Keefauver and I did some crazy things in the name of Sherlock Holmes during our 10 years together. One of the pawkiest things we did was creating the Hansom Clock Club: A Scion Society of S...

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Sherlocking in Estonia
Estonian Coat of Arms Estonia is a small Baltic country that has the distinction of being the first of the Soviet Republics to declare its independence. The Republic of Estonia was re-established on August 21, 1991, not too bad of an accomplishment for a co...

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Inspector Lestrade Is Back
The first thing to go is one's memory, or so I've heard. I have so many passwords that I cannot remember them all. That is exactly what happened with this blog. After I created the last post, I changed jobs, changed computers, changed iPads, changed iPhones...

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Hungry for Hungarian
Sherlock Holmes emlékiratai: Bünügyi Elbeszélések  -1974 - DW- C-3124 . I once bought a Hungarian Sherlock Holmes edition on eBay. It was a
relatively new book, nothing out of the ordinary. The seller was prompt on
delivery and accurate on the book's descri...

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Hungry for Hungarian
Sherlock Holmes emlékiratai: Bünügyi Elbeszélések  -1974 - DW- C-3124 . I once bought a Hungarian Sherlock Holmes edition on eBay. It was a
relatively new book, nothing out of the ordinary. The seller was prompt on
delivery and accurate on the book's descri...

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Hungry for Hungarian
Sherlock Holmes emlékiratai: Bünügyi Elbeszélések  -1974 - DW- C-3124 . I once bought a Hungarian Sherlock Holmes edition on eBay. It was a relatively new book, nothing out of the ordinary. The seller was prompt on delivery and accurate on the book's descri...

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My Japanese Visit -March 117
More than a year ago Masamichi "Mitch" Higurashi invited me to speak at the Japanese Sherlock Holmes Club in Tokyo. I graciously accepted and began preparations. Other than a brief over night stay at Narita Airport, this is my first trip to Japan.  The flig...

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Pirate of a Pirate
There are all sorts of pirates. One that comes to mind is the late Roberto Clemente,
the Pittsburgh kind of pirate. There is the Blackbeard, a.k.a. Edward Teach,
the notorious English pirate who terrorized the West Indies in the early 1700’s.
Then there is ...

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What better way to spend a cold, damp Sunday morning than publishing a new blog post.  Enjoy!

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Mon Bonheur
One of the delightful things for a
collector is sharing finds with other collectors. The late John Bennett Shaw
once told me ‘if you have one of something, gloat; if you have more than one,
share.’ This is the  axiom  I have tried to live by and it is also ...
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