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West Springfield, MA. August 11 - 13, 2017, The East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
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PostPosted: Aug 02, 2017 13:53    Post subject: Re: West Springfield, MA. August 11 - 13, 2017, The East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sho  

Here's a photo of Paula and Les Presmyk, featured exhibitors at this year's East Coast Show.


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PostPosted: Aug 02, 2017 14:25    Post subject: Re: West Springfield, MA. August 11 - 13, 2017, The East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sho  

Wish I could be there to see it out on display. They both have great collections having seen them at their house over the years.
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PostPosted: Aug 08, 2017 10:32    Post subject: Re: West Springfield, MA. August 11 - 13, 2017, The East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sho  

Photo http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=80266 by Alison Quinn Les' sister.
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PostPosted: Aug 08, 2017 23:41    Post subject: Re: West Springfield, MA. August 11 - 13, 2017, The East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sho  

Les and Paula Presmyk came through Pine Bluff on their way to The East Coast Show. Les, being ever mindful of the environment, was explaining to Gwen and me that although this is a slower mode of transportation, it leaves a much smaller carbon footprint than the old fashioned internal combustion engine. ;-)


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PostPosted: Aug 08, 2017 23:46    Post subject: Re: West Springfield, MA. August 11 - 13, 2017, The East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sho  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Here's a photo of Paula and Les Presmyk, featured exhibitors at this year's East Coast Show.


Paula and Les are two of the nicest people one could ever hope to meet. They are going to have 52 cases of their mineral collection on display in Springfield. Paula has won both the Desautels and the Lidstrom Awards. Wish that Gwen and I could be there to see their collection.

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PostPosted: Aug 13, 2017 04:54    Post subject: Re: West Springfield, MA. August 11 - 13, 2017, The East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Sho  

I took very few photos at this year's show but here is one that I found amusing. It was in Scott Werschky's case and he is seriously infected.


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