"I've just been searching for the old footstool without success; since I don't play in public much anymore I use a volume of Jeffrey Archer novelettes which, with the pages taped round, I find is the ideal height for my leg, and the bright…"
"Joel, you've made a fine job of reproducing the foot stools and you will have no trouble in selling them. People value craftsmanship and fine materials these days and $125 is not a bad price for the best on the market. Of course you could send…"
"Yes it's priced in shillings, 240 pence made one pound, £1.00 or 20 shillings. When translating old money prices into modern values I often use the price of beer per pint, then and now, so for instance a pint of beer c1970 was around 2/-,…"
"I'm excited about your zither too, it looks to be a really top line model, it must have been made for some prominent player or one of the landed gentry. If you have any problems with setting it up let me know and I'll see if I can help."
"I don't think that you will find any reference to Cammeyer or his music in the pages of B. M.G. Essex and Cammeyer parted on very bad terms in 1900, and Cammeyer was not mentioned in the pages of B.M.G. until his death in 1949, by which time…"
"I don't think that you will find any mention of Cammeyer or his music in the B.M.G., Essex and Cammeyer parted on very bad terms in 1900 and Cammeyer wasn't referred to in the pages of B.M.G. until his death in 1949, by which time Essex…"
"Well played Rob, this piece and Cam's 'Bolero', 'Down Devon Way'. Marche en Passant' and Danse Bizarre' are my favourites. I think Sheaff remarked that they never played the 2 Cornish Dances in concert and…"
"A lot of the B.M.G. clubs closed during the war and never got going again, many people, especially women had their horizons widened by being in the armed forces or working in factories etc. it was a time of great change. There were new sources of…"
"Sid Turner was a hairdresser in Cheltenham, I remember his Weaver banjo being sold after his death c1964, he sold hand written copies of his HSHome arrangement for 5/- (five shillings) old money, 25p now but the real value could be as much as…"