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Who Knew?

When Fleet Society member Barbara Orler decided to move to Sebastian Florida, little did she realize that she was about to become part of 1715 Fleet history. Here is her story. Born in New York,...

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February 2022 Treasure of the Month

Our Treasure of the Month for February was a recent acquisition from the Florida United Numismatist (FUN) Show held in early January of this year. Our featured item is this silver eight reales dated 1698...

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FUN Show Follow-Up

The Florida United Numismatists (FUN) annual January show was held this year from Thursday, January 6 to Sunday, January 9 in Orlando. As previously indicated in an earlier post, the Fleet Society did not sponsor...

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2021 Wrap-Up

It goes with out saying that 2020 was an unprecedented year. We had high hopes for 2021 but unfortunately the lingering effects of Covid 19 continued to dominate the new year. Our usual trip to...

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17 to 15

Hi, Ben Costello here. I don’t know about the rest of you, but when I see the number “1715” it grabs my attention. For example, when I see 17:15 in Military Time (5:15 PM to...

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