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Friday, December 11, 2009

Then finally, modern matches that are given away but tagged with a brand and an address

Collectors are unusually the first port-of-call when it comes to dealing with other peoples collections, I've found. Take my wife's father; Bruce W. Heath's ephemera collection - like I do, he clipped and filed newspaper items - airline tickets, restaurant menus and show programs - he kept all his WW2 flying records, his full kit and caboodle. After he passed away it was kept in the family and then much later when his wife passed away, Barbara and her sister Suzanne had to deal with the hoard. That's where I came in - just another (large) load of plastic storage boxes to be visually recorded and packed away. Below is just the tip of his iceberg . . .

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