Day: January 26, 2021

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New Acquisition – Two New Testaments Celebrating Peace after WWI

  One of these was listed on eBay, and we bought it for a small fee given the village link, then we were offered the other by the seller. They were given to Fred and Arthur Foster in 1919. Wtih some research and asking around we now know that the boys father was killed in […]

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New Acquisition – Doctor Who Magazine

Not everything we acquire is old, sometimes there are current items that will be of more interest as time goes by. This copy of the magazine documents, across four pages with photographs, the return of Katy Manning in the village very nearly 50 years after the filming in 1971. With the anniversary this year there […]

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New Acquisition – Richard Clark Trading Token

This is a token issued by Richard Clark in Aldbourne in 1658. During the English Civil War official coinage was in very short supply, and in order to continue trading many businessmen and towns around the country issued trading tokens which acted as a replacement currency. This token is rarer than the John Adee “3 […]

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