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T’is the Season for Collectors to get themselves a special gift?

T’is the season for fun, festivities, family and friends!

This time of year it is said many times over how commercialized Christmas has become. Invariably we purchase gifts that are opened, used and then forgotten.

Not so the case with the collector. Collectors understand and appreciate the physical and emotional value of a gift added to their collection. Collectors also recognize how rewarding and enjoyable it is to begin a new collection.

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JENKINS KENNEDY

Breaking the Collecting Focus Rule

Breaking the Collecting Focus Rule

It is a long held belief that a collector should find a focus of the collection and then obtain items within that focus. That is absolutely true. So the question is what does Joseph ‘Joe’ Patrick Kennedy Sr. and Francis Charles Jenkins have to do with my early Canadiana focus?  Nothing though in spite of the good advice previously shared I chose to purchase an item related to each of these American gentlemen. Why? As a collector, I felt the “stories” that accompanied each of these items  very special, interesting to me and thus I wished to own them.

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