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    Christensen and Stone

    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 6

    12/1/1978

    ublication of such a listing Much discussion was held on pros and cons of such a listing Acceptance of his proposal died for lack of a motion USD A Food Stamp Token project was brought up by Neil Shafer In 1975 these tokens were offered to Neil three to four sets each time they were struck to be used for a future catalog Neil had received approval from the Board for free advertising and Christensen and Stone were to handle the sale repaying the manufacturer for the tokens supplied to them Neil is now asking if TAMS can pay the manufacturer direct and then recover their money after the tokens are sold This subject was tabled for the new Board of Directors and a detailed report is to be presented by Neil as to what he has submitted to Christensen and Stone Christensen and Stone will be asked to sup


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 6

    12/1/1978

    ublication of such a listing Much discussion was held on pros and cons of such a listing Acceptance of his proposal died for lack of a motion USD A Food Stamp Token project was brought up by Neil Shafer In 1975 these tokens were offered to Neil three to four sets each time they were struck to be used for a future catalog Neil had received approval from the Board for free advertising and Christensen and Stone were to handle the sale repaying the manufacturer for the tokens supplied to them Neil is now asking if TAMS can pay the manufacturer direct and then recover their money after the tokens are sold This subject was tabled for the new Board of Directors and a detailed report is to be presented by Neil as to what he has submitted to Christensen and Stone Christensen and Stone will be asked to sup


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    WAYNE'S NUMISMATIC DIARY: JULY 17, 2016

    07/17/2016

    ind me and we took our seats while we waited for them to set up our table for dinner We lamented that Howard Daniel couldn 39 t be with us He lives half the year in Viet Nam and might have helped with the menu I lamented that our resident wine expert Gene Brandenburg wasn 39 t with us yet But I asked myself quot What would Gene do quot and ordered a glass of Malbec from Argentina Christensen and Stone Eric brought with him a set of Christensen Stone mail bid sale catalogs These two lady dealers from California Alva Christensen and Ethel R Stone were active from the mid 1960s thru the early 70s often selling medals He was lending the set to me for the Newman Numismatic Portal It will be a great complement to the medal literature already digitized including the Presidentia


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 6

    12/1/1978

    ublication of such a listing Much discussion was held on pros and cons of such a listing Acceptance of his proposal died for lack of a motion USD A Food Stamp Token project was brought up by Neil Shafer In 1975 these tokens were offered to Neil three to four sets each time they were struck to be used for a future catalog Neil had received approval from the Board for free advertising and Christensen and Stone were to handle the sale repaying the manufacturer for the tokens supplied to them Neil is now asking if TAMS can pay the manufacturer direct and then recover their money after the tokens are sold This subject was tabled for the new Board of Directors and a detailed report is to be presented by Neil as to what he has submitted to Christensen and Stone Christensen and Stone will be asked to sup


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    The Token, America's Other Money (COAC #10)

    /1995

    ential Coin Anti que Co June 15 1974 lot 313 F VF Planchet crack edge to nose slightly dark W 52 Smithsonian Institution 1994 before 1980 found in collection pre 1980 source unknown F VF Corroded dug Flaws on rev denticles 8 34 g W 53 Presidential Coin Antique Co Jan 21 1983 lot 70 same as W 51 downgraded F Small planchet crack light scratches on Obv Rx W 54 Christensen and Stone MB June 20 1964 lot 390 ex consignment G store card coll F W 55 Stack s May 6 1992 lot 158 ex Gilbert Steinberg ex Ed Janis ex Christensen and Stone MB early 1960s Obv well centered Grad ed F by Ed Janis XF edge cut rim dented by Stack s presumed to be the same piece W 56 J Benjamin Yablok 1995 Aug 1991 ex Albert Jakira MB lot 280 F Several old small digs W 57 Chapman Br


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3

    6/1/1978

    548 Post Exchange Fort Crook Neb GF 1 line 12 85 571 Marine Post Exchange Camp Elliott I C Z Panama 1 00 BR VF Unlisted 47 75 SO CALLED DOLLARS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1114 HK405 au Cat 137 50 2400 1116 HK 412 VF XF dark Cat 175 00 29 65 1119 HK 450 Wilson dollar pitted F 23 60 1158 HK 821 Sterling Investment AU 180 00 1159 HK 822 Pedley Ryan AU 116 00 1160 HK 824 Pedley Ryan XF 5110 Christensen and Stone 2 20 78 330 HK 300 Louisiana Purchase Gold Plated 15 00 349 HK 491 N Y World s Fair Dollar Unc 20 78 HARD TIMES TOKENS PCAC 11 21 77 19 Lowll R 6 VF 145 00 81 Low 117 F VF Feuchtwanger 3d 198 00 STORECARDS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1039 Fashion Saloon Lodi Cal BF 1 drink Brunswick Balke Collender B2 42 00 1040 Joe Liel Farmers Saloon Milipita CA GF 5d drink VF B2 Unlisted 46 85


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    The Token, America's Other Money (COAC #10)

    /1995

    ential Coin Anti que Co June 15 1974 lot 313 F VF Planchet crack edge to nose slightly dark W 52 Smithsonian Institution 1994 before 1980 found in collection pre 1980 source unknown F VF Corroded dug Flaws on rev denticles 8 34 g W 53 Presidential Coin Antique Co Jan 21 1983 lot 70 same as W 51 downgraded F Small planchet crack light scratches on Obv Rx W 54 Christensen and Stone MB June 20 1964 lot 390 ex consignment G store card coll F W 55 Stack s May 6 1992 lot 158 ex Gilbert Steinberg ex Ed Janis ex Christensen and Stone MB early 1960s Obv well centered Grad ed F by Ed Janis XF edge cut rim dented by Stack s presumed to be the same piece W 56 J Benjamin Yablok 1995 Aug 1991 ex Albert Jakira MB lot 280 F Several old small digs W 57 Chapman Br


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3

    6/1/1978

    548 Post Exchange Fort Crook Neb GF 1 line 12 85 571 Marine Post Exchange Camp Elliott I C Z Panama 1 00 BR VF Unlisted 47 75 SO CALLED DOLLARS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1114 HK405 au Cat 137 50 2400 1116 HK 412 VF XF dark Cat 175 00 29 65 1119 HK 450 Wilson dollar pitted F 23 60 1158 HK 821 Sterling Investment AU 180 00 1159 HK 822 Pedley Ryan AU 116 00 1160 HK 824 Pedley Ryan XF 5110 Christensen and Stone 2 20 78 330 HK 300 Louisiana Purchase Gold Plated 15 00 349 HK 491 N Y World s Fair Dollar Unc 20 78 HARD TIMES TOKENS PCAC 11 21 77 19 Lowll R 6 VF 145 00 81 Low 117 F VF Feuchtwanger 3d 198 00 STORECARDS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1039 Fashion Saloon Lodi Cal BF 1 drink Brunswick Balke Collender B2 42 00 1040 Joe Liel Farmers Saloon Milipita CA GF 5d drink VF B2 Unlisted 46 85


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    THE HISTORY OF FOOD STAMP CHANGE TOKENS

    THE HISTORY OF FOOD STAMP CHANGE TOKENS

    02/01/2015

    was to be reinstated and the scramble was on in earnest That 39 s when Personalized Plastics came to the fore That La Crosse based company put out what must have been thousands of flyers promoting their plastic token sets as their response was tremendous They were also sympathetic to my request for some examples as they sent me pieces from so many different locations I had to send some to Christensen and Stone in California so they could sell them and help me to pay PP for such a quantity I did save a set from each store Their shipment to me covered the approximate years from 1973 through around 1975 The company was then sold to Plasco and I was refused any more cooperation whatsoever so I have no firsthand knowledge of anything they produced after they took over I imagine it was in the thousands o


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23

    d Jr Collection Earlier from Levine s sale of March 1976 lot 1254 Paper envelope with pedigree nota tion included 22878 Dakota Territory Hot Springs Good For 10 Cents In Trade At J Grosenbeck s Ranch Near Hot Springs Dakota Brass 36 mm EF 45 Text is incuse on token Original luster is present in the protected letters From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from Christensen and Stone s sale of May 1963 lot 1 72 Paper envelope with pedigree notation included 22879 Dakota Territory Pembrina R R Wilson Good For 10 cents Pembrina D T Brass 23 5 mm Fine 12 All text is incuse Reverse has a raised rim and denticles but otherwise is blank From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from Christensen ct Stone s sale of September 1962 lot 70 Paper envelopes wi


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    The Token, America's Other Money (COAC #10)

    /1995

    ential Coin Anti que Co June 15 1974 lot 313 F VF Planchet crack edge to nose slightly dark W 52 Smithsonian Institution 1994 before 1980 found in collection pre 1980 source unknown F VF Corroded dug Flaws on rev denticles 8 34 g W 53 Presidential Coin Antique Co Jan 21 1983 lot 70 same as W 51 downgraded F Small planchet crack light scratches on Obv Rx W 54 Christensen and Stone MB June 20 1964 lot 390 ex consignment G store card coll F W 55 Stack s May 6 1992 lot 158 ex Gilbert Steinberg ex Ed Janis ex Christensen and Stone MB early 1960s Obv well centered Grad ed F by Ed Janis XF edge cut rim dented by Stack s presumed to be the same piece W 56 J Benjamin Yablok 1995 Aug 1991 ex Albert Jakira MB lot 280 F Several old small digs W 57 Chapman Br


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23

    d Jr Collection Earlier from Levine s sale of March 1976 lot 1254 Paper envelope with pedigree nota tion included 22878 Dakota Territory Hot Springs Good For 10 Cents In Trade At J Grosenbeck s Ranch Near Hot Springs Dakota Brass 36 mm EF 45 Text is incuse on token Original luster is present in the protected letters From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from Christensen and Stone s sale of May 1963 lot 1 72 Paper envelope with pedigree notation included 22879 Dakota Territory Pembrina R R Wilson Good For 10 cents Pembrina D T Brass 23 5 mm Fine 12 All text is incuse Reverse has a raised rim and denticles but otherwise is blank From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from Christensen ct Stone s sale of September 1962 lot 70 Paper envelopes wi


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3

    6/1/1978

    548 Post Exchange Fort Crook Neb GF 1 line 12 85 571 Marine Post Exchange Camp Elliott I C Z Panama 1 00 BR VF Unlisted 47 75 SO CALLED DOLLARS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1114 HK405 au Cat 137 50 2400 1116 HK 412 VF XF dark Cat 175 00 29 65 1119 HK 450 Wilson dollar pitted F 23 60 1158 HK 821 Sterling Investment AU 180 00 1159 HK 822 Pedley Ryan AU 116 00 1160 HK 824 Pedley Ryan XF 5110 Christensen and Stone 2 20 78 330 HK 300 Louisiana Purchase Gold Plated 15 00 349 HK 491 N Y World s Fair Dollar Unc 20 78 HARD TIMES TOKENS PCAC 11 21 77 19 Lowll R 6 VF 145 00 81 Low 117 F VF Feuchtwanger 3d 198 00 STORECARDS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1039 Fashion Saloon Lodi Cal BF 1 drink Brunswick Balke Collender B2 42 00 1040 Joe Liel Farmers Saloon Milipita CA GF 5d drink VF B2 Unlisted 46 85


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    Calcoin News, vol. 15, no. 3

    6/1/1961

    o their new coin shop and home at 5615 N Rosemead Blvd Temple City They were as sisted in the move by the San Gabriel Valley Coin Club Its 28 members under direction of M H Bolender helped with trucks and trailers and turned the event into a party refresh ments being served after the day s work Open house the following weekend was well attended by South ern California numismatists Christensen and Stone are well known bourse dealers speakers and numismatic counselors at a number of Southern California clubs and re gional conventions Alva Christensen is now serving her third term as pres ident and Ethel Stone as correspond ing secretary of the San Gabriel club So far as known Alva is the only lady now holding the presidency of a Southern California club Other offi cers of the San Gabriel


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    Calcoin News, vol. 15, no. 3

    6/1/1961

    Co Des Moines la Harold Hall Lomita Abe Kosoff En cino John Schreuder Concord Cal Coin Supply Oakland Mandel Jewelers San Francisco P D Witter San Francisco Don Jurgensen Santa Barbara A1 Warren Bijou Calif Hayward Coin Shop Hayward Max Justus Beverly Hills George Justus Costa Mesa John Skubis San Fran cisco Vern Widel Berkeley Lester Merkin New Yoi k City Christensen and Stone Temple City Deane Duffy Long Beach Cy Phillips Azusa Trader Sam Long Beach California Stamp Co Oakland Henri Heller Temple City Paramount Distributors Tampa Fla Harry Forman Phila delphia Pa Frank Wilson Reseda Herbert Tobias Brooklyn N Y Vin cent A Wirth El Monte A Farmer Hollywood Wilshire Coin A Rama Santa Monica Arnold Rosing San Francisco Gilbert s Coin


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    Calcoin News, vol. 25, no. 4

    9/1/1971

    coins circulating in ancient Judea be fore 135 AD including Jewish coins of the Hasmonean period and first and second revolts against Roman rule plus many Greek and Roman issues It will be a valuable aid for attributing ancient coins as it illus trates coins to be found in specialized books and should be an added in centive for membership in this highly specialized group TENTH ANNIVERSARY Christensen and Stone Temple City recently marked their tenth year of mail auctions Alva and Ethel state their first mail bid sale was in July 1961 and 49 of those who bid in that first sale are still customers to day California Exonumist Society marked its tenth anniversary with a special celebration at the Huntington Sheraton Hotel Pasadena in July More than 200 attended the active event at which Wayne Denn


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    Calcoin News, vol. 35, no. 2

    3/1/1981

    es Calif Society foT International Numismatics fSINCON X second 1981 Show August 20 23 1981 Airport Park Hotel Inglewood Calif Greater Los Angeles Com Convention September 25 27 1981 TWENTY FIVE YEAR PINS Twenty Five Year pins were presented by the Numismatic Association of Southern California to Garden Grove Coin Club Monterey Park Coin Club and Orange Countv Coin Club ANOTHER 25TH Christensen and Stone celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a Post Card Show on January 18 1981 in the Ballroom of the Huntington Sheraton Hotel Pasadena FLYING BOAT Covina Coin Crier reports an unusual program for January Charles Colver pre sented a report on Howard Hughes famous flying boat the Spruce Goose In his capacity as Mayor of Covina Charles was 49


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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1971

    into tine matter except as a last resort Petty things are usually a misunderstanding and should al ways be ironed out between the parties concerned Respectfully submitted Earl R O Cathey 398 First Vice President IOWKC ATTENTION ATTENT ION PLEASE READ Because of the delay in the delivery of the May issue of Bunyan s Chips please ex tend the closing date of the Christensen and Stone Mail Bid to June 22nd We have not heard from the others who had ads but I m sure they too would go along with this We are truly sorry for the inconvenience this has caused However all Bunyan s Chips were mailed on May 6 th and left the Radnor Post off ice the same day Where they are I have no idea but a crippled turtle could have transported them in this time As of the 15 th even Ohio mem b


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    Bunyan's Chips

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    Journal of the Token and Medal Society, Vol. 3, No. 4

    9/1/1963

    ip or not These two changes in the by laws he noted were voted in executive session of the Board prior to the general membership meeting in accordance with Article VIII Section 1 of the Constitution and By Laws of TAMS Public thanks were given Joe Kotler for his work in securing an attractive binder for issues of the TAMS Journal It was pointed out that these binders are now available from Christensen and Stone for 1 75 Dr Phillip Whiteley Denver Colo and Harold Schmal Phoenix Ariz co chair men of the program committee reported that a steak or fish dinner would be served at the Denver Press Club Friday night Aug 9 1963 and that all TAMS members and guests were invited to this first official TAMS social function They reported 70 tickets distributed at that time


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 49, No. 5

    10/1/2009

    ntinued his illustrious career as TAMS Editor and Publisher His work has set a high bar for those who would follow Bill Fowler a long time serious Texas token collector writes of Texas Facts and Fantasies Arlie Slabaugh once again touched on the subject of publishing expenses often exceeding incoming dues The Southern Turf an interesting token was put in its place by Paul Dillingham Christensen and Stone offered more than 800 different food stamp token sets in auction David Schenkman wrote of the Haymarket Massacre and the token which today commemorates the event 20 years ago Cory Gilliland wrote a long and fascinating story of A Medal from the Alma Mater U S Military Academy West Point a medal commemor ating a new monument honoring Gen Thaddeus Kos ciusko Dave Morice has researched the


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 6

    12/1/1978

    ign can be put on the tokens at no extra charge if camera ready art work is furnished by David D Gladfelter One of the newer firms in the growing plastic specialty token manufacturing business is Plasco of La Crosse Wisconsin Plasco s line of food stamp change tokens may be most familiar to collectors since a large and diverse group of these tokens has been auctioned off in recent months by Christensen and Stone The food stamp change tokens are usually ordered in five denomination sets 16 black 5 i green 10 blue 2b6 red and 50


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 16, No. 6 Part I

    12/1/1976

    of new members Cliff presented a copy of the new price schedule from Krause Publishing Co for maintaining the subscription list Further on this subject and based on the increased prices a price of 80 00 per thousand will be quoted to anyone requesting a set of labels Alva Christensen reported for Neil Shafer on the Food Stamp Token project which is to be made available to members through Christensen and Stone Motion was made by Walter Caldwell seconded by Max Schwartz to allow for a quarter page ad on these tokens Motion carried Brief discussion was made regarding including religion in a biography no action taken Though a new membership list was discussed at the 1975 Board meeting such a list met with problems A list was sent out asking about collector interests but since it was a separat


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    Calcoin News, vol. 15, no. 3

    6/1/1961

    Co Des Moines la Harold Hall Lomita Abe Kosoff En cino John Schreuder Concord Cal Coin Supply Oakland Mandel Jewelers San Francisco P D Witter San Francisco Don Jurgensen Santa Barbara A1 Warren Bijou Calif Hayward Coin Shop Hayward Max Justus Beverly Hills George Justus Costa Mesa John Skubis San Fran cisco Vern Widel Berkeley Lester Merkin New Yoi k City Christensen and Stone Temple City Deane Duffy Long Beach Cy Phillips Azusa Trader Sam Long Beach California Stamp Co Oakland Henri Heller Temple City Paramount Distributors Tampa Fla Harry Forman Phila delphia Pa Frank Wilson Reseda Herbert Tobias Brooklyn N Y Vin cent A Wirth El Monte A Farmer Hollywood Wilshire Coin A Rama Santa Monica Arnold Rosing San Francisco Gilbert s Coin


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    Calcoin News, vol. 15, no. 3

    6/1/1961

    o their new coin shop and home at 5615 N Rosemead Blvd Temple City They were as sisted in the move by the San Gabriel Valley Coin Club Its 28 members under direction of M H Bolender helped with trucks and trailers and turned the event into a party refresh ments being served after the day s work Open house the following weekend was well attended by South ern California numismatists Christensen and Stone are well known bourse dealers speakers and numismatic counselors at a number of Southern California clubs and re gional conventions Alva Christensen is now serving her third term as pres ident and Ethel Stone as correspond ing secretary of the San Gabriel club So far as known Alva is the only lady now holding the presidency of a Southern California club Other offi cers of the San Gabriel


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    Calcoin News, vol. 25, no. 4

    9/1/1971

    coins circulating in ancient Judea be fore 135 AD including Jewish coins of the Hasmonean period and first and second revolts against Roman rule plus many Greek and Roman issues It will be a valuable aid for attributing ancient coins as it illus trates coins to be found in specialized books and should be an added in centive for membership in this highly specialized group TENTH ANNIVERSARY Christensen and Stone Temple City recently marked their tenth year of mail auctions Alva and Ethel state their first mail bid sale was in July 1961 and 49 of those who bid in that first sale are still customers to day California Exonumist Society marked its tenth anniversary with a special celebration at the Huntington Sheraton Hotel Pasadena in July More than 200 attended the active event at which Wayne Denn


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    Calcoin News, vol. 35, no. 2

    3/1/1981

    es Calif Society foT International Numismatics fSINCON X second 1981 Show August 20 23 1981 Airport Park Hotel Inglewood Calif Greater Los Angeles Com Convention September 25 27 1981 TWENTY FIVE YEAR PINS Twenty Five Year pins were presented by the Numismatic Association of Southern California to Garden Grove Coin Club Monterey Park Coin Club and Orange Countv Coin Club ANOTHER 25TH Christensen and Stone celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a Post Card Show on January 18 1981 in the Ballroom of the Huntington Sheraton Hotel Pasadena FLYING BOAT Covina Coin Crier reports an unusual program for January Charles Colver pre sented a report on Howard Hughes famous flying boat the Spruce Goose In his capacity as Mayor of Covina Charles was 49


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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1971

    into tine matter except as a last resort Petty things are usually a misunderstanding and should al ways be ironed out between the parties concerned Respectfully submitted Earl R O Cathey 398 First Vice President IOWKC ATTENTION ATTENT ION PLEASE READ Because of the delay in the delivery of the May issue of Bunyan s Chips please ex tend the closing date of the Christensen and Stone Mail Bid to June 22nd We have not heard from the others who had ads but I m sure they too would go along with this We are truly sorry for the inconvenience this has caused However all Bunyan s Chips were mailed on May 6 th and left the Radnor Post off ice the same day Where they are I have no idea but a crippled turtle could have transported them in this time As of the 15 th even Ohio mem b


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    Bunyan's Chips

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