English Sterling Silver Retailer www.acsilver.co.uk

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UK Sterling Silver retailer, ACSilver, has an attractive website with good photos for identification, a built-in currency converter, and information like this: “Britannia standard silver was introduced by the British government in 1697 to denote an alloy of silver containing 95.84% silver, with the balance usually copper. Since the hallmarking changes of 1999 Britannia silver… Read more »

Midwest Antiques Forum Weekend: 14-15 MAY 2011

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Midwest Antiques Forum Weekend ::  May 13 – 15, 2011 Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130 (740) 681-1423. $245.00 Through the Midwest Antiques Forum, we hope to encourage and support scholarship of the understudied area of Midwestern decorative arts and material culture. We believe this region with its unique… Read more »

Recommended: Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Holistic Spa

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Need to decompress? Get away from the daily grind? Check out this 4-diamond, 4 1/2 Star resort located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortex meet to frolic on the beach. The Pueblo Bonito Pacifica. Minimum age 18, no music, no dancing, no entertainment, just healthy… Read more »

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Member Mark C. Grove

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Effective 28 FEB 2011 Mark C. Grove added yet another laurel to his crown of achievements, membership into the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. “RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) is the leading member organization in the world for professionals in property, land, real estate, construction and related environmental issues. “Launched in 1868 with headquarters… Read more »

MAJOR News Flash! IRS changes donation threshold from $20k to $50k Effective 27 JAN 2011

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE Washington, D.C. 20224 An illustration of the Internal Revenue Service logo January 27, 2011 SMALL BUSINESS/SELF-EMPLOYED DIVISION Control Number: SBSE-04-0111-008 Expiration Date: 01-27-2012 Impacted IRM: 4.25.1.5.8.1 and 4.25.1.5.8.2 MEMORANDUM FOR CHIEF, ESTATE AND GIFT TAX FROM: John H. Imhoff, Jr “/s/ John H. Imhoff, Jr.” Director, Specialty Programs… Read more »

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, VA

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America’s first great liberal. One can take that remark either way and be correct, but the fact is Woodrow Wilson was our President and he deserves respect if for no other reason than he made it to the top. As now the times were hard when he was in the White House. A world war… Read more »

PBS TV Antiques: The Chesapeake Collectibles Show 2011

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Mark C. Grove, ASA, is a guest on PBS TV Maryland Public Television (MPT), which has in development The Chesapeake Collectibles Show. The show was filmed at the studio made famous by the financial journalist, Louis Rukeyser, at Owens Mills, MD. Filmed in-studio on 5 & 6 June 2010, the Program is scheduled to commence… Read more »