by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
1901 Bison Tender Note

The 1901 Bison Tender Note is arguably one of the most popular large bills in American history. It was one of the earliest legal tender notes to feature a face value of $10, and has considerable historical appeal. Due to signature combinations experts confirm that these notes were being printed up to the 1920s.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Antiques & Jewelry
beaded line jewelry

One of the hottest new trends in the jewelry industry for 2018 is jewels that incorporate beaded lines. Some contain spheres which use materials such as rose or yellow gold and have a touch of granulation with geometric designs which are slight. Below are some reasons this style of jewelry has caught on.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Vintage & Luxury Watches
wempe luxury watches

Although Switzerland is Europe’s most well-known destination for the manufacture of luxury watches, Germany has made a name for itself, especially in recent years. This is best seen in Wempe watches, which have a unique identity both for design and movement. These German watches emphasize minimalist design, while some display more advanced mechanical movements with base plates that are about three quarters in size.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Antiques & Jewelry
engagement ring trends

Everyone has been talking about the engagement ring worn by Meghan Markle, who plans to marry Prince Harry next month. The ring is special not only because of its elegance; diamond cut cushion and yellow gold, but also because it has set new trends in the jewelry industry. Below are some of them.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Gold & Bullion
physical gold and mining shares

There is a big difference between investing in shares of gold mining and gold bullion. Shares are ultimately speculative, and require good timing to be profitable. In recent years gold mining has become more complicated and risky. This is why many experts feel that purchasing physical gold is far safer and cost effective than mining shares. Below are some ways in which gold shares influence gold bullion, making it more attractive.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
1917 $1 Washington Saw Horse Note

Issuance for the 1917 $1 Washington Saw Horse note lasted from 1917 to 1923, when a final change was added after which the government decided to transition to smaller notes. This is the last example of American currency that displays a design which is asymmetrical, and it also features dual vignettes along with scroll work which is quite intricate.

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