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Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.
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PostPosted: Sep 22, 2015 22:16    Post subject: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

Hello again!
I know I recently posted the Springfield show and now on to the next adventure. Jim and I drove to Denver on Wednesday, Sept 16th. Show set up was the next day. We had a large display case of minerals of the southwest United States.



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PostPosted: Sep 22, 2015 22:22    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

...The set up day is fascinating. You get to see so much activity and visiting is usually saved for after the cases are closed.


I'd like to dedicate this photo tour to Dave Bunk, by the way. Dave is in hospital getting chemo for his cancer and we wish him the very best. I expect Dave will enjoy the show through my lens at least!



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PostPosted: Sep 22, 2015 22:27    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 22, 2015 22:33    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 22, 2015 22:38    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 22, 2015 22:42    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 12:07    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

That display Jim is working on is going to look fantastic - are there photos of the final setup?!
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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 18:03    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

Coming right up! I had to sleep, I know I know...me sleep? It's true! Yes, I have LOTS of photos of the finished case...


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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 18:09    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 18:17    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 18:20    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

...meanwhile...


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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 18:42    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

Hoping for close-ups of your case so we can see what the minerals are.
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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 19:48    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

Patience my Dear John. My kids are cooking dinner for us so will add more later.


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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 22:17    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 22:24    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 22:30    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 22:35    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 22:42    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 22:50    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2015 22:59    Post subject: Re: Denver Gem and Mineral Show, 2015, Gail Spann photo tour.  

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Hoping for close-ups of your case so we can see what the minerals are.


Holding my breath until I see the close-ups, Gail :-)

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