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Johnny Gallegos

N.U.T.S. Club Webmaster

Mystery Guest

MR. BOB CAMPBELL

 

HOWARD FREED
RAILROAD MEMORABILIA COLLECTOR

 

Jim Record
and
Wallace Scott

Rock Collecting & Lapidary

Click on the Rocks Above for Wasatch Gem Society

Lisa Boren
Lost Rhoades Mine

To purchase this book click on the picture above.

HOWARD FREED
RAILROAD MEMORABILIA COLLECTOR

Presentation on the different varieties and types of arcade gaming tokens. He will also be speaking about the Utah connection of the very beginnings of the Golden Age of arcade games.

MR. Tom Nelson

Holladay, Utah History

On July 29, 1847 a group of pioneers known as the Mississippi Company, led by John Holladay, entered the Salt Lake Valley. Within weeks after their arrival, they discovered a free flowing, spring fed stream, which they called Spring Creek. While most of the group returned to the Fort in Great Salt Lake for the winter, two or three men built dugouts along this stream and wintered over. Thus, this became the first village established away from Great Salt Lake City itself.

Mr. Irv Ratcliff

 

He will be sharing with us his collecting interests. He will also share his experiences with the NUTS Club through the many years has been a member.

 

Mr. Doug Nyholm

Doug is a professional Numismatist specializing in Utah National Bank Notes

 

HOWARD FREED
RAILROAD MEMORABILIA COLLECTOR

NEW TOKEN FOUND!!!!!! 

BALE OF HAY  ALTA, UTAH

GOOD FOR 1 DRINK

Mr. Morey will be talking about the mining and recreation history of Alta Utah. He will have some amazing items to show and information to share.

 

Mr. Lee McKenzie

Mr. McKenzie will be giving a presentation about "Hard-time Tokens"

MR. BOB CAMPBELL

Mr. Doug Nyholm

Doug is a professional Numismatist specializing in Mormon currency

Mr. Doug Wright

A former president of the Utah Numismatic Society.

He is a passionate collector of old books, coins,

bottles, mining equipment and antique radios.

He has an almost obsessive interest in Utah history

and, more specifically, the old mining industry.

Click Above for more Information on Doug

Iron Pyrite and Juabite Specimens

Click Above for Rockhounding Information

Mr. Marlow Peterson

Come and see one of the most complete and best marble collections.

Click on the photos below for more information about marbles.

 

Maverick Utah Trade Tokens

Club Medals

Mr. Wilf Blum

Wilf Blum, President of Deep Blue Marine will be returning this month to give us an update and a more detailed presentation of their successes while diving for treasure off the Dominican Republic.

Click Above to Visit Deep Blue Marine

 

Maverick Utah Trade Tokens

Maverick Utah Trade Tokens

This month Mr. Chris Larsen will be presenting on his amazing collection of Salt Lake City Police badges.

 

Mr. Johnny Player

Johnny is one of Utah's most knowledgeable and successful treasure hunters. He will be giving a presentation on screening for bottles, tokens, marbles, and other treasure.

(click above to visit bottle guides and collecting information)

 

Mr. Phil Yadanza

Mr. Rick Holt, an avid bottle collector, will be giving a presentation on collectible bottles and bottle digging.

Click Above Visit Rick's Website.

Mr. Charles L. Keller

Mr. Charles L. Keller, noted historian and author of  "The Lady in the Ore Bucket" will be speaking on the mining and lumber history of Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons and the Alta mining district.

Click Above to Buy Mr. Charles Keller latest book.

Mr. Wilf Blum

Wilf Blum, President of Deep Blue Marine will be returning this month to give us an update and a more detailed presentation of their successes while diving for treasure off the Dominican Republic.

Click Above to Visit Deep Blue Marine

"BOURSE" NIGHT

"Bourse" is a European term meaning roughly "to exchange" , it is an opportunity to meet with friends to buy/sell/trade collectibles and stories amongst ourselves.

Mr. Bentsen Moss

Bentsen Moss graciously agreed to share another area of his amazing collection, Dog Tags. His display of Utah towns/tags has to be one of the most compete in existence.

MR. BOB CAMPBELL

Mr. Wilf Blum

Click Above to Visit Deep Blue Marine

2010

Mr. Phil Yadanza

Click above to visit their site.

Mr. Phil Yadanza is the President of the Utah Gold Prospectors Club. Phil will be speaking to us about his club, gold, and prospecting gold in Utah.

Mr. Kristian Wang

Click on photo above to visit Old Faithful.

Mr. Kristian Wang will be talking to us about Yellowstone Park Tokens and Medals that he has collected over the past 20 years. Yellowstone Park holds a special place in everyone's mind as the vacation spot to see Old Faithful and all types of wildlife.

Mr. Bentsen Moss

Click on photo above to visit Colton, Utah.

Mr. Moss will speak to us about the old mining town of Colton, Utah. Through the years, Bentsen has amassed a huge amount of items (coins, marbles, bottles, tokens, and other artifacts) from this town by metal detecting and screening.

Mr. Pat Hearty

Click on Map above to Visit the Pony Express Home Station.

The National Pony Express Association, is proud to announce a new monument by Peter M. Fillerup commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express.

Mr. Pat Hearty who is the Utah President for the National Pony Express Association. He will be talking to us about the pony Express routes through Utah, across the Nation and the significance the Pony Express played in our nations history.

Mr. Mike Redd

Click on Mike's Photo to Visit Blanding, Utah

Mr. Mike Redd will be talking to us about his family history in Blanding, Utah, and the many different types of Tokens from that area. His father Parley Redd owned the largest store in San Juan County, Parley Redd Mercantile. Mike started working at the store when he was five. The store was one of the main trading places for turquoise jewelry, Indian blankets, woven baskets, sand paintings and cedar berry necklaces.

MR. BOB CAMPBELL

Owner of "ALL ABOUT COINS" & Author of "UTAH TRADE TOKENS". He will be talking to us about cleaning coins (old and new.) Bob has been interested in coins since he was 12 years old. He is a former ANA President and a leading expert on Utah Trade Tokens and on the detection of counterfeit coins.

Please visit Bob's store to find more treasures and Utah historical information.

Mr. Duane Bylund

and

Mr. Roger Nielson

These two gentlemen have worked extensively on collecting,

recording, and preserving relics from Johnston's Army.

Click on the books above for more Historical Information and to Purchase

Mr. Kelly Finnegan

Kelly graduated from Weber State College with a degree in chemistry and for the last 10 years has been the owner of Penny Press Mint.

(click on the Die above to find out more about Penny Press Mint)

Mr. Doug Nyholm

Doug is a professional Numismatist specializing in Mormon currency

(click above to find out more about Mormon Gold Coins and order Doug's Book)

2009

Mr. Bentson Moss

~Love Tokens~

(click above to find out more about Love Tokens)

He is a member of the National Love Token Society. Benson has a very large collection of Love Tokens he has accumulated over the last ten years.

Mr. Johnny Player

and

Mr. Jack Player

(click above to visit bottle guides and collecting information)

Mr. Doug Springmeyer

President of "Utah Association of Geocachers"

(click above to visit their site)

Mr. Weston Davidson

He is a Browning firearms enthusiast who has been studying

and researching firearms and patents for many years.

(click above to by the book or visit the Browning Arms site)

Mr. Duane Bylund

and

Mr. Roger Nielson

These two gentlemen have worked extensively on collecting,

recording, and preserving relics from Johnston's Army.

Click on the books above for more Historical Information and to Purchase

Mr. Robert Dalley

UTAH DAIRY TOKENS

Mr. Dalley has one of the largest and most

complete collections of these tokens.

Click on the Dairy Tokens for more Historical Information

Click above for more information about the West Jordan Historical Society

Marlo Peterson

John Braithwaite

These two gentlemen have spent many years researching and collecting marbles. Marlo has coauthored four popular books about marbles. Recently they have made their own custom marbles.

Click ON The Photos above for More Marble Madness

Mike Capps

Stuart Burgess

Mike Capps has been exploring abandoned mines since he was 12. He and his friend Stuart Burgess are founders of Mojave Underground Utah, a group devoted to the joys of finding and exploring abandoned mines and preserving their history. Mike and the Mojave Underground group have explored more than 300 locations throughout the Western United states. No one knows exactly how many abandoned mines exist. There are tens of thousands in Utah and hundreds of thousands across the U.S.. New mines are being discovered every day, some by accident,
most by adventures who hunt them out.

GAIL DYRENG

Commemorative Coins

Click on the Logo above to find out more about the U.S. Mint Commemorative Coins

If you had a chance to look through a window into the past, would you stop to look or would you
walk right on by? Would you be fascinated with what you see? Perhaps you would say that means
nothing to you. The windows at which I pause mean the world to me. They are who I am and what I have. 

If the evolution of credit cards hasn't completely emptied your pockets of coins, the images on the
obverse are a short list of presidents. Between 1898 and 1954, 157 silver and gold commemorative
coins were authorized by congress. They were intended to commemorate events "of national
interest". Thirteen of these were gold. A single 1893 quarter honored queen Isabella. A single
1900 dollar honored Lafayette. The remaining 142 coins were half dollars. A type set of 48
individual coins displays a complete set of images. All of these coins were intended to circulate.
That is the key difference between these and the "modern commemoratives". The market
price of the raw metal today is far more than the face value of the coin.

My collection is still a work in progress. My goal is a 48 coin type set of half dollars. At present I
have 32. I concentrated on the difficult ones first--they are all in hand. I intend for all of significant
value to be graded, by either PCGS or NGS. I recently joined PCGS, because they will grade 8
coins as part of my membership. They would have been sent in, but I was afraid I wouldn't get
them back in time for the up-coming club meeting.

2008

Doug Wright

A former president of the Utah Numismatic Society.

He is a passionate collector of old books, coins,

bottles, mining equipment and antique radios.

He has an almost obsessive interest in Utah history

and, more specifically, the old mining industry.

Click Above for more Information on Doug

Iron Pyrite and Juabite Specimens

Click Above for Rockhounding Information

Richard Poulsen:

Iosepa Polyneasian Settlement

 

Click on Picture for more History of Iosepa by Richard Poulsen

HOWARD FREED
RAILROAD MEMORABILIA COLLECTOR

Click on Picture to Visit the Museum

TOKENS

 

Bruce Dugger

Click Above for more info on Bruce

George Wilson, President N.U.T.S. Club

"I also want to thank Bruce Dugger for
coming by to talk to us. I have
known Bruce for several years and
have seen many interesting finds
made by him. Some would say he is
very lucky, but I know he works very
hard to get those finds and he
makes his own luck."

Dr. Steve Lacy

Click on books for ordering information

George Wilson, President N.U.T.S. Club

"Over the years Dr.
Lacy has made a study of Mat Warner
and the other “bandit riders”
who were his partners in crime.
Over the years I remember my father
telling me stories about the
Robbers Roost Gang and how members
of my family had encountered
them. If you have deep roots here in
Utah or have an interest in history
that doesn’t follow the main stream,
then I am sure you will enjoy Dr.
Lacy’s presentation. If you have a
copy of his book, “Last of the Bandit
Riders Revisited,” bring it along for
an autograph!."

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