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Ben Costello

This Day in Fleet History: February 17 – 19, 1977

February 17, 2020 | 0

The final major sale of Fleet gold coins (310 in all) at Bowers & Ruddy Galleries in Los Angeles.  

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This Day in Fleet History – February 15, 1983

February 15, 2020 | 0

The Plus Ultra Newsletter is launched.

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Cuba Conference Update – February 9, 2020

February 9, 2020 | 0

For all of you going, or thinking of going to our conference next month in Cuba, please access the link below for some information about traveling to Cuba. For information about the conference, please contact ASC International USA at 813-319-7095. Many thanks to Fleet Society member Allen Balogh (Member #37) for providing this information to […]

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This Day in Fleet History – February 4, 1967

February 4, 2020 | 0

The second major Real Eight auction offered artifacts, silver and 264 gold coins. Parke Bernet Galleries, New York City.

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February 2, 2020 DATELINE: Venetia, Pa.

February 2, 2020 | 0

Greetings. Ben Costello, Director here. Most of you who regularly visit this website are aware of the fact that not all Fleet Society members are lucky enough to populate the sunny climes of Florida, including yours truly. Here is a picture taken this morning outside of my front door. Facing west, you can see the […]

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Cuba Conference Update

January 23, 2020 | 2

As outlined in a previous post, I attended the Florida United Numismatists Show in Orlando. After the shows completion on January 12, I headed off to Cuba the next morning. I was joined by Fleet Society Directors John de Bry and John Pullin. Also with us was a colleague of mine from Pennsylvania, J. Scott […]

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DATELINE: Sebastian, Florida News From the McClarty Treasure Museum

January 21, 2020 | 0

While I was visiting Florida recently I stopped by the McClarty Treasure Museum in Sebastian for a visit. There I met Corey Kerkela, the new Museum Coordinator and Volunteer Manager. His predecessor, Ed Perry, recently retired after many years of dedicated service. Corey, along with volunteer George R. LaPorte (a Fleet Society member), informed me […]

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DATELINE: Orlando, Florida 2020 FUN Show in Pictures

January 20, 2020 | 0

Here are a few pictures that I took at the FUN Show. As you can see, there are not many as I was rather occupied with other duties. I will try to do better next year.          

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