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Re: Rare ledgers reveal shoe-buying habits of Tolkien and Waugh
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Cream isnt it !
Personally i use polish

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Re: Rare ledgers reveal shoe-buying habits of Tolkien and Waugh
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Agreed. The idea that the customer would write his own details in such a ledger is patently absurd.

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Re: UK Antiques Roadshow 26th March 2017
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Khamûl wrote:
On what planet was buying a second-hand car ever a decent investment?

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Depends on the car. Classic (or rare) sportscars have skyrocketed in recent years. A few years back, you could get a McLaren F1 for a million quid, now you would get 15-20 million for the same car.

Even low-end supercars like the Gallardo are rising at the moment. 5 years ago, you could pick up an early one for £50,000, and you would be lookinh at closer to £75,000 now. You lose a GIANT amount of money buying one new, though...

Posted on: 3/23 13:55:50


Re: HarperCollins celebrates 200 years as a publisher
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Radio Four's Open Book had a brief interview today with the archivist at HC's archive, which is in Glasgow; they discussed the website & the 200th anniversary. No mention of Tolkien, but there was talk of increasing access to the public...

BH

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Re: UK Antiques Roadshow 26th March 2017
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On what planet was buying a second-hand car ever a decent investment?

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