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Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...
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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 11:31    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

I know collectors who never go to shows, but buy discreetly and keep under the radar. I tell them that a great deal of the fun, the knowledge learned, is from the people who frequent the mineral world events.


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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 11:35    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 11:44    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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Nice to see children at the show.
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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:05    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:11    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:18    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:23    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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Some great bargains are found here.
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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:41    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:46    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:52    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 18:59    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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Had a nice chat with these two ladies about what entices them, or doesn't entice them, into a mineral dealers room. It was fun.
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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2012 19:04    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 10:09    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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Joe Dorris showing us one of his exquisite pieces.
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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 10:19    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 10:26    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 10:33    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 10:40    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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Penny Williamson has two watches. Australian and USA time!
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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 11:48    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

Amazing pictures of the amazonite specimens from the new pocket, wow!

And a very funny slogan of John Cornish on his poster: "No One Said It'd Be Easy" ;-)
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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 12:48    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2012 13:00    Post subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...  

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