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Harley's Beagle Blog - The Abingdon Collection

Harley’s Beagle Blog June 2018

More thoughts from The Abingdon Collection – The Diet Years Hello fans and apologies for not putting pen to paper over the last few very traumatic months. It all began when an article, written by my o
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50 Years of Passionate Collecting - The Abingdon Collection

50 Years of Passionate Collecting

It is a very strange thought that you can measure the various stages of life through something as simple as collecting, and many reading this will not have a clue what I am talking about. I have writt
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Killed on the First Day - The Abingdon Collection

Killed on the First Day

KILLED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME 1ST JULY 1916 On the 11th November 2017 I bought a World War 1 Shell at auction which had been converted into a dinner gong. This was a common practi
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Harley's Beagle Blog - The Abingdon Collection

Harley’s Beagle Blog October 2017

More thoughts from The Abingdon Collection Hello Harley Beagle fans and welcome to the next gripping instalment based on my true life adventures. I have had a very busy month with hundreds visiting th
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Harley's Beagle Blog - The Abingdon Collection

Harley’s Beagle Blog August 2017

More thoughts from The Abingdon Collection Well hello fans and welcome to the August edition of my blog. Things have changed again at ‘Abingdon Towers’ with the addition of another feline
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Went the Day Well - The Abingdon Collection

Went The Day Well

Those of us who like old black and white films may remember a well known British World War 2 propaganda film from 1942 called ‘Went The Day Well’. This is an excellent film and I would str
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Harley's Beagle Blog - The Abingdon Collection

Harley’s Beagle Blog May 2017

More thoughts from The Abingdon Collection Welcome all Harley fans to the next instalment of life at THE ABINGDON COLLECTION. First of all some sad news, as my good feline friend ‘Midge’ p
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Harley's Beagle Blog - The Abingdon Collection

Harley’s Beagle Blog March 2017

More thoughts from The Abingdon Collection Hello fans and apologies for the long wait in receiving this latest instalment of my life in the ‘fast lane’. The last four months have been diff
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World War One Death Penny - The Abingdon Colection

World War One Death Penny

I recently bought a World War One Death Penny at a local auction and have been taking the first steps in researching the soldier whose family received this very poignant symbol of the Great War. Many
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1936 Obergefreiter Service Tunic - The Abingdon Collection

1936 Obergefreiter Service Tunic

I thought a few of the avid militaria collectors might be interested in the attached photographs of a new addition to The Abingdon Collection. Last month I swore to my bank manager and my wife that my
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