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877
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #64 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/12 
876
Coin Clocks ™ −by Mike & Joy Rothwell ... 1/12 
875
Close Encounter with a Spurious “Peanut Ear” ... 1/12 
874
“Cinco the Jeweler” and “Ralph the Collector” Go Treasure Hunting... ... 1/12 
873
“ Concert in the Park ” ( Hound & Banjo ) ... 1/12 
872
  2012 Prices Realized OHNS Auction #20 ... 1/12 
fun2012
Click to access all Annual Online FUN Auction Catalogs FUN2012 Mail and Floor Bid Auction Saturday, January 7, 2012  ... 1/12 
870
Sizzler: 20th Anniversary Dinner ... 1/12 
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869
MONEY TALKS • 25 December 2011 −by Owen Lorion ... 12/11 
868
Small Golden Spheres −by Andy Gonzales... 12/11 
867
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #63 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 12/11 
866
It's “The Hobo Way!” −by Ron Landis ... 12/11 
865
Aleksey Saburo • Engraver-Designer ... 12/11 
864
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #62 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 12/11 
863
moneytalks.thewebcomic.com • Money Talks −by Owen Lorion ... 12/11 
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862
“ Farther Along ” ( Guitar ) ... 11/11 
861
  Winter 2011 “BoTales” Feature Article ... 11/11  
860
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #61 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 11/11 
859
Mico Graphite Carving −by Ron Landis ... 11/11 
858
Service with Character ... 11/11 
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857
Doodlers Anonymous: From Sketches to Carved Coins ... 10/11 
856
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #60 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 10/11 
855
Kind of a High Class Hobo! −by Ron Landis ... 10/11 
854
MrtHe's Hobo nIckeLS ... 10/11 
853
“ Hobo Duet ” ( Dobro & Banjo ) ... Makin' Music on the High Iron ... 10/11 
852
  Carving Chips..... How the American Doughboys Fought the Bolsheviki
851
American's Foreign Legion ... 10/11 
850
NOT a Simple Matter! ... 10/11 
849
KRCC ~ Radio Colorado College ~ Adam Leech and Douglas Mudd ... 10/11 
848
Applied Hats −by Gregory G. Brunk ... 10/11 
847
  Carving Chips..... Western Lines' Safety Train for 1969 ( Incomplete. )
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846
A Nickel and a Nail − the Original Hobo Nickel Story ... 9/11 
845
THE DAILY • Bumming a nickel −by Maura R. O'Connor ... 9/11 
844
Click to view all Grandma Schipp's Photo Album pages “Birth of a Hobo Nickel” ~ Photos from the Delivery Room −by John Schipp ... 9/11 
843
Almost A Match −by Chris Dempsey ... 9/11 
842
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #59 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 9/11 
841
moneytalks.thewebcomic.com • Money Talks −by Owen Lorion ... 9/11 
840
Chris Dempsey, LM64, Launches Hobo Nickel Resource ... 9/11 
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839
  Fall 2011 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 8/11  
838
  Carving Chips..... Chris Dempsey, LM64, has Mad Skills as a Graphics Design Artist
837
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #58 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 8/11 
836
  Carving Chips..... Fall BoTales is Progressing
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835
Cliff Kraft Catches the Westbound ... 7/11 
834
Coin Carving 101: Creating the Modern Hobo Nickel ... 7/11 
833
Mounted on a Blank of an Unknown Metal ... −by Don Haley 7/11 
832
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #57 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 7/11 
831
Well Worth Your Time To Read !!! ... 7/11 
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830
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #56 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 6/11 
829
A Colorado Artist and Entrepreneur Carves a Niche for Himself! ... 6/11 
828
A Baker's Dozen... Plus One! −by Ron Landis ... 6/11 
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827
Watercolor Paintings by Nickel Carver Jack Press ... 5/11 
826
  Summer 2011 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 5/11  
825
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #55 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 5/11 
824
A Peek Into “Guido” Avancini's Bindle ... 5/11  
823
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #54 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 5/11 
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822
A Peek Into “Coal Cracker's” Bindle ... 4/11  
821
“Carving Progression Photos” ... −by Andy Gonzales 4/11  
820
Inspirations For Hobo Carvings Come From Many Sources ... 4/11  
819
  Carving Chips..... English Nicknames are a Fascinating Subject
818
Nickel Carver Frank Smith from Monroe, Michigan ... Ralph Winter 4/11  
817
Boomswagger Blog | Hitch hiking to Florida! ... Jim Dziura 4/11  
816
  Carving Chips..... Summer BoTales is Progressing
815
“My Coin Show Finds” ... −by “Ralph the Collector” 4/11  
814
Honorary Life Member Don Haley Revels in a Golden Era of Collecting! ... 4/11  
813
“Cinco the Jeweler” Has a Great Week! ... 4/11  
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812
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #53 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 3/11 
811
  Carving Chips..... Nickel Carver Marcus Hunt Catches 64# Wahoo! (October 2006)
810
Rocky′s 52 52 songs celebrating 52 years ... 3/11 
809
MamaJo at Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park ... 3/11 
808
Marc Banks Takes GRRREAT Natural Color Photographs! ... 3/11 
807
BoTales describes FUN activities COIN WORLD • March 14, 2011 • page 85 ... 3/11 
806
  Carving Chips..... How To Watch Keith Pedersen Carve Nickels... Assuming He Is OnLine At The Moment!
805
  Spring 2011 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 3/11  
804
Mark Thomas “Craftsman To The Past” ... 3/11 
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803
1963 • Earliest Published Photos of Carved Buffalo Nickels Found Thus Far ... 2/11 
802
A List of the Books on Tramp Life written by A-No.1 ≡ Leon Ray Livingston ... 2/11 
801
Hobo Terminology ... 2/11 
  800  
800
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #52 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 2/11 
799
  Carving Chips..... Keith Pedersen: One of Seventeen Engravers Offering Hand Engraving Training
798
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   Introducing “WILD MAN   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Fall 2001 issue of BoTales ... 2/11 
797
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   TALL EAR   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 2/11 
796
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   BEADY EYE   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 2/11 
795
Marc Milosevich • Detroit's “Go To” Man! −by Art DelFavero ... 2/11 
794
Click to view all Grandma Schipp's Photo Album pages Grandma Schipp's Family Photo Album ... 2/11 
793
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   THIN NECK   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 2/11 
792
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   LONG NOSE   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 2/11 
791
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #51 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 2/11 
790
Tom Culhane's Baker's Dozen of Carved Nickels ... 2/11 
789
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   BUSHY BEARD   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 2/11 
788
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   ICH KIBIBBLE   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 2/11 
787
  Quick Identification of 63 Nicknamed Carvers −by V-Dubya ... 2/11 
786
Hobo nickel sets record for a ‘Bo’ Numismatic News • 2/8/2011 • page 16 ... 2/11 
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785
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   Introducing “BIG EAR   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Fall 2002 issue of BoTales ... 1/11 
784
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   APPLE CHEEK   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 1/11 
783
  [ Read restored version of BoTales article ]   TINY EAR   By Stephen P. Alpert   −from the Spring 2003 issue of BoTales ... 1/11 
782
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #50 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/11 
781
  Two Master Carvers Return to Hobo Nickels! −by V-Dubya ... 1/11  
780
  FUN Dealers Had No Doubt What Ralph and Verne Were Searching For! ... 1/11  
779
  YouTube • Hobo Nickel Carving at 2011 FUN Show −by Ralph Winter ... 1/11  
778
  United Kingdom → Hawaii → Alaska! −by Marcus Hunt ... 1/11  
777
  Carving Chips..... Spring BoTales is Progressing
776
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #49 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/11 
775
  2011 Prices Realized OHNS Auction #19 ... 1/11 
fun2011
Click to access all Annual Online FUN Auction Catalogs FUN2011 Mail and Floor Bid Auction Catalogue Saturday, January 8, 2011 ... 1/11 
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773
When the Season Slows −by Christopher Paul Stinnett ... 12/10 
772
 NiCE Nickel Carvings Show • Grouped by Carver ... 12/10 
771
Recommendations by Jeff The Czech Hobo ... 12/10 
770
Coin Clocks ™ Upgraded! −by Mike & Joy Rothwell ... 12/10 
769
My Hobo Nickels −by Steven Van Dyke ... 12/10 
768
It looks like the wanderlust has gotten the better of me... −by Adam Leech ... 12/10 
767
A Pair of Brothers from Late in the Great Depression ... 12/10 
766
The Great Depression Timeline ~ How It All Went Down ... 12/10 
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A Most Unusual Offering On eBay! ... 11/10 
764
“Ralph the Collector” Scores at the MSNS Fall 2010 Thanksgiving Convention ... 11/10 
763
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #48 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 11/10 
762
OHNS Strives to be G-Rated and Family Oriented −by V-Dubya ... 11/10 
761
Coin Clocks ™ −by Mike & Joy Rothwell ... 11/10 
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760
Ten Amazing Jack O'Lanterns Ray Villafane Is a Pumpkin Carving Master ... 10/10  
759
  Winter 2009 “BoTales” Feature Article ... 10/10  
758
Centennial of Carving Hobo Nickels from Buffalo Nickels −by Cinco de Arturo ... 10/10  
757
  Carving Chips..... Winter 2010 BoTales (Auction Catalog) is Progressing
756
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #47 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 10/10  
755
The Hobo Nickel Studio −by Steve Van Dyke ... 10/10  
754
Hoboken Nickels Marked Soldiers' Last Days in U.S. −by Tom Culhane ... 10/10  
753
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #46 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 10/10  
752
“Another Country Heard From”... Carver Mario Sarto from Bad Salzuflen, Germany ... 10/10  
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751
Bill Jameson has been BUSY! ... 9/10  
750
Click to view all Grandma Schipp's Photo Album pages Family Photo Album Found In Grandma Schipp's Attic ... 9/10  
749
Travel Bug Hobo “Bert” Visits 50th State, Hawaii, First! ... 9/10  
748
Carved Kennedy Half Dollars/“Turkeys” Researched ... 9/10  
747
“Cinco the Jeweler” Captures Another Bargain Classic on eBay! ... 9/10  
746
  Carving Chips..... The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art −by Dalton Ghetti
745
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #45 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 9/10 
744
  Carving Chips..... Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden ~ Marysville, Victoria, Australia
743
  Fall 2010 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 9/10  
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742
“Ralph the Collector” Visits Saline, Michigan Train Enthusiast's Backyard Collection
741
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #44 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 8/10 
740
In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash.
739
  Carving Chips..... Nick O'Honnis Attends Robbie Horvath's 50th Birthday Party!
738
Ron Suddendorf Attends Steve Cox's Hobo Nickel Carving Class ... 8/10 
737
  Carving Chips..... Keith Pedersen filmed for “Discovery HD Theater”!
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736
  2011 OHNS Elongated "rolled" Tokens ... 7/10  
735
  Carving Chips..... Fall BoTales is Progressing
734
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #43 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 7/10 
733
  Carving Chips..... Bison Popular Subject in “Jerry Easter” Sketches
732
  Advertising One's Obsession Pays Off for “Ralph the Collector” ... 7/10  
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731
Click to read all posted American Experience news items   American Experience: “Hoover Dam”   ... 6/10  
730
  “Ralph the Collector” Meets “Adam the Rad Nickel Carver” ... 6/10  
729
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #42 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 6/10 
728
  Hobo nickel carver using initials “JAG” −by Jennifer Johnson ... 6/10  
727
Click to read all posted American Experience news items   American Experience: “Surviving the Dust Bowl”   ... 6/10  
726
OHNS “Engraver's Honorarium” Project Launched ... 6/10
725
  PhotoSTEEL ~ Making memories permanent ... 6/10  
724
Click to read all posted American Experience news items   American Experience: “The Civilian Conservation Corps” ... 6/10  
723
  Ann Arbor, MI:  “Tags”, “Murals” and “Sculptures” ... 6/10  
722
Click to read all posted American Experience news items   American Experience: “The Crash of 1929” ... 6/10  
721
  Summer 2010 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 6/10  
720
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #41 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 6/10 
719
Click to read all posted American Experience news items   American Experience: “Riding the Rails” ... 6/10  
718
  A Hobo About To Go Traveling! −by Marcus Hunt ... 6/10  
717
  Zarathustra Carving by Stephen D. Cox ... 6/10  
716
  The Hobo Nickel ~ By Bill Fivaz ... A Tribute to “Bo” Hughes and Other Hobo Nickel Artists 6/10  
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  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder! ... 5/10  
714
  “Original Hobo Nickels” Fixed Price List circa 2000 ... 5/10  
713
  2010 Nickel Carving  −by Clifford L. Kraft ... 5/10  
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712
  2010 reprints of the Hobo Nickel Guidebook completed! ... 4/10  
711
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #40 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 4/10 
710
  Three Inch “Lucky Nickel” Souvenirs Encountered ... 4/10  
709
  Carving Chips..... www.GinnyHogan.com ~ Primitive images on handmade paper by Ginny Hogan
708
  1978 Avon Buffalo Nickel Soap Dish ... 4/10  
707
  Carving Chips..... Summer BoTales is Progressing
706
  Ralph the Collector Scores Big-Time... ... 4/10  
705
  Steve Alpert's Classic Carvings Repository ... 4/10  
704
  Ralph the Collector Acquires a Superb Bezel... ... 4/10  
703
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #39 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 4/10 
702
  Carving Chips..... www.KatherinePlumer.com ~ Scrimshaw by Katherine Plumer
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701
  Bargain Books ~ Railroads ... 3/10  
  700  
700
  Carving Chips..... www.TVPigs.com ~ What's TVPigs?
699
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #38 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 3/10 
698
  Carving Chips..... “Charmin´ Harmon” Mauer Catches the Westbound • March 6th, 2010
697
  A Nickel Carver from the 20th Century ... 3/10  
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696
  U.S. Coin Mutilation Laws ... Wayne Homren, E-Sylum Editor. 2/10  
695
  Craftsmen of London ... −by Barry Lee Hands 2/10  
694
  Classic Carving from Dave Wilson's Estate Surfaces on eBay ... 2/10  
693
  Carving Chips..... “Can Buy Me Love” • Pittsburgh Magazine • February 2010
692
  J.Press & J.Allen Photos Acquired for Archives! ... 2/10  
691
  Spring 2010 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 2/10  
690
  Carving Chips..... “Not All Things Worth Carving Are Carved On Nickels” ~ V-Dubya
689
  Ron Landis... A Huge Talent Working On Canvases To Match! ... 2/10  
688
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #37 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 2/10 
687
  Donal Wolfe Acquires a Nice Cache of Classic Carvings! ... 2/10  
686
  Carving Chips..... Hobo Hickel Guidebook 2010 Reprint is Progressing
685
  MIA ~ “Better Luck Next Time” ... 2/10  
684
  “What were the Old Days like Papa?” ... 2/10  
683
  Carving Chips..... “Kosher Carvings” −by Verne “V-Dubya” Walrafen ~ Story to follow in a future “BoTales”
682
  “Pour Féliciter • Happy New Year” −from Jerry Pardubicky ... 2/10  
681
  Carving Chips..... “The Immortality Coin” −by Arlo Herring ~ January 1991 ~ Story to follow in a future “BoTales”
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680
Click to read all historical dossiers ... De Zwerver Dossier #36 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/10 
679
  Carving Chips..... Spring BoTales is Progressing
678
  Photograph Album ~ 2010 ... 1/10  
677
  2010 OHNS Hobo Tokens ... 1/10  
676
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #35 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/10 
675
  2010 Prices Realized OHNS Auction #18 ... 1/10  
fun2010
Click to access all Annual Online FUN Auction Catalogs FUN2010 Mail and Floor Bid Auction Catalogue   Saturday, January 9, 2010  
  ... 1/10
673
  FUN being had at F.U.N. in Orlando, Florida ... 1/10  
672
  Time to pay your OHNS dues!     ... 1/10  
671
  Carving Chips..... A Christmas Package from the Hills of Kentucky! −from Bill Jameson
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670
  The Jewish Nickle  . . .  A Very Clever Pocket Joke ... 12/09  
669
  This Hobo Nickel was done by Uncle John the Hobo!!! −by J.Allen ... 12/09  
668
  Carving Chips..... Windows To The Soul! −by Steven G. Adams
667
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #34 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 12/09 
666
  The Lovely Steam Trains & Last Train Out 12/09  
665
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #33 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 12/09 
664
  Silver Dollar Carving Anyone? −by Bill Jameson ... 12/09  
663
  Bill (Jameson) Zach Hobo Nickel Carvings Archive of available scans as of 12/1/2009 ... 12/09  
662
Jim Beam J.B.Turner Train Set −by Steve Cox ... 12/09 
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661
A Day at the Michigan State Numismatic Society (MSNS) Coin Show −by Ralph Winter ... 11/09 
660
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #32 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 11/09 
659
Hall of Fame: Saluting Great Collections ... 11/09 
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658
  Winter 2009 “BoTales” Feature Article ... 10/09  
657
  Carving Chips..... Digging around in Cinco's midden heap!
656
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #31 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 10/09 
655
  Carving Chips..... Winter BoTales (Auction Catalog) is Progressing
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654
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #30 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... ... 9/09 
653
2010 OHNS Elections ... 9/09 
652
The Pre-Long Beach Auction ~ September 8th, 2009 ... 9/09 
651
  Fall 2009 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 9/09  
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650
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #29 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 8/09 
649
Nickel Carvings with Narratives ... 8/09 
648
Jason Morris Attends Steve Cox's FIRST Hobo Nickel Carving Class ... 8/09 
647
“Inunnguaq” Carved In Gold By Lee Griffiths! ... 8/09 
646
  Carving Chips..... Fall BoTales is Progressing
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645
  Carving Chips..... BoTales Headers from 2004 to date
644
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #28 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 7/09 
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643
“hobo style” LEECH NICKELS ... 6/09 
642
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  10th Share ... 6/09 
641
  Summer 2009 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 6/09  
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640
Hobo Nickel Carver Keith Pedersen ... 5/09 
639
Two More Fun New Guys ~ Larry Foster ~ J.W. Hughey ... 5/09 
638
Sketchpad ~ Eric Truitt ... 5/09 
637
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #27 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 5/09 
636
  The Eclectic World of “The Aurora Borealis Carver” Clifford L. Kraft ... 5/09 
635
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  9th Share ... 5/09 
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634
Two Fun New Guys ~ Adam Leech ~ Eric Truitt ... 4/09 
633
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  8th Share ... 4/09 
632
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #26 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 4/09 
631
  Carving Chips..... Rebuilding Bruno´s Art & Sculpture Garden ~ March 23, 2009
630
  Carving Chips..... Summer BoTales is Progressing
629
  Carving Chips..... Fishing with friends in Warsaw, Missouri for Paddlefish on April 9, 2009!
628
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  7th Share ... 4/09 
627
  Hobo Nickels ~ 02.02.09 By Derek Dahlsad ... 4/09 
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626
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  6th Share ... 3/09 
625
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  5th Share ... 3/09 
624
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #25 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 3/09 
623
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  4th Share ... 3/09 
622
  Carving Chips..... Bruno´s Art & Sculpture Garden ~ North East of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
621
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  3rd Share ... 3/09 
620
  Spring 2009 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 3/09  
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619
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  2nd Share ... 2/09 
618
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  1st Share ... 2/09 
617
Click to view Historical Precious specimens “ It'ss My Preciousss, Yess! ”  ~  Call To Share ... 2/09 
616
  Carving Chips..... NAVERNE is an old organization for well traveled journeymen from Scandinavia.
615
  The Shrewsbury Hobo Nickel Collection ~ Auction −by Bowers and Merena ... 2/09 
614
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #24 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 2/09 
613
  Dave Boulay Visits www.YourStamps.com ... 2/09 
612
  “The Engraver” Shows Stephen Cox Carved Nickels ... 2/09 
611
  Carving Chips..... Fred “Roo” Ross, Esq. • OHNS's “Cartoon Scratcher Emeritus”
610
  Carving Chips..... Two books... ...published with-in six weeks of each other in early 2008!
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609
  Numismatist in Action: Joe Paonessa −by Barbara Gregory ... 1/09 
608
  Carving Chips..... Spring BoTales is Progressing
607
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #23 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/09 
606
  2009 Prices Realized OHNS Auction #17 ... 1/09  
fun2009
Click to access all Annual Online FUN Auction Catalogs FUN2009 Mail and Floor Bid Auction Catalogue   Saturday, January 10, 2009  
  ... 1/09 
604
  F.U.N. Convention Underway ... 1/09 
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603
  From Steve Adams' Personal Cassone ~ “Bertrand Van Morgan” ... 12/08 
602
  James Stewart, Gravette, AR ... 12/08 
601
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #22 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 12/08 
  600  
600
  Hobo Nickels “Down Under” −by Wendy Circosta ... 12/08  
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599
  Carving Chips..... Just in case you've been wondering why nothing new...the last couple of weeks!
598
  Two Examples of Slang Carved on Hobo Nickels ... V-Dubya 11/08  
597
  Hobo Art Coinage ~ The Color of Money Auction Sale XLII ... 11/08  
596
  Nickel Carver Hallmarks ... V-Dubya 11/08  
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595
  Winter 2008 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 10/08  
594
  Quality Designation Terminology ~ “Hobo Nickel GuideBook” −by Stephen P. Alpert ... 10/08 
593
  ohns.shutterfly.com ~ Archive of Bill Fivaz's “Hobo Nickel Grading Set” ... 10/08 
592
  “Enjoying” The Balmy South Seas Breezes −by V-Dubya ... 10/08 
591
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #21 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 10/08 
590
  Stonefield Recalls the Golden Age of Railroading ... 10/08 
589
  Carving Chips..... The Entrance of 20 Exchange Place, New York City ~ Photographed by Alan Roche
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588
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #20 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 9/08 
587
  Carving Chips..... Recipes from Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Senic Railroad
586
  Carving Chips..... United States Civilian Conservation Corps 1933-42
585
  Fred “Roo” Ross, Esq. ~ OHNS's “Cartoon Scratcher Emeritus” ... 9/08 
584
  Owosso Hobo Fest 2008 −by Ralph Winter ... 9/08 
583
  Carving Chips..... Winter BoTales is Progressing
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582
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #19 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 8/08 
581
  The Britt News-Tribune ~ What makes a modern day hobo? ... 8/08 
580
  Carving Chips..... Ohhh...Geesh!! Instant Nicknamed Carver! Taint fair... Taint fair a tal!
579
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #18 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 8/08 
578
  Something caught my eye... −by Steven G. Sdams ... 8/08 
577
  Carving Chips..... 2008 American Buffalo One-Quarter Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin
576
  What did I do to deserve getting so “hammered”? −by Arturo DelFavero ... 8/08 
575
  HOBO NICKELS Hand Carved −by Tom Mathews ... 8/08 
574
  Fall 2008 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 8/08  
573
  Carving Chips..... Spanish Shopkeeper Finds Homer Simpson Euro
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  How they broke away to Rootabaga Country −by Carl Sandburg ... 7/08  
571
  Beauregard “Bull” Brahma Carved by Cliff Kraft −by V-Dubya ... 7/08  
570
  Carving Chips..... A Surprise From Lake Worth, Florida
569
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #17 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 7/08 
568
  GRS Basic Western Engraving Class of 2007 −by Jeremiah Watt ... 7/08 
567
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #16 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 7/08 
566
  OHNS Auction 17 Deadline for Submissions is September 1, 2008 −by Ralph Winter ... 7/08 
565
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” Bulls −by Jack London ... 7/08 
564
  Carving Chips..... Fall BoTales is Progressing
563
  Commemorative Coins for Master Engravers? −by Mark Sedlak ... 7/08 
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562
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #15 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 6/08 
561
  Introducing “Braidy”/“Telephone Ear #2”, “Merchant” and “Slim Shady” ... 6/08 
560
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” Two Thousand Stiffs −by Jack London ... 6/08 
559
  Newell A. Shireman, OHNS RM#52, dies at 93 ... 6/08 
558
  Carving Chips..... Please Let Us Know If You See Any Of These AWOL Dave Boulay Carved Nickels!
557
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #14 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 6/08 
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556
  Folk singer Utah Phillips dies at 73 ... 5/08 
555
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” Road-Kids and Gay-Cats −by Jack London ... 5/08 
554
  Summer 2008 “BoTales” Feature Articles ... 5/08  
553
  Carving Chips..... Summer BoTales is Progressing
552
  Carving Chips..... Please Let Us Know If You See This AWOL Jon Dake Carved Nickel!
551
  If the Politicians Don't Quit Lying! −by Bill Jameson ... 5/08 
550
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” The Road... Hoboes That Pass in the Night −by Jack London ... 5/08 
549
  Recent Carvings Going to a San Diego Coin Show! −by Owen Covert ... 5/08 
548
  Classic Carvings Going to a San Diego Coin Show! −by Owen Covert ... 5/08 
547
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #13 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 5/08 
546
  Carving Chips..... Rita Jean Sledz is “Back in Action”
545
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” The Road... The Pen −by Jack London ... 5/08 
544
  Neither Photos Nor Scans Really Show Carvings Suitably! −by V-Dubya ... 5/08 
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  Raytown's “Hobo King” Dies at 72 ... 4/08 
542
  ~ Bob Shamey Published In 2008 ... 4/08 
541
  Jon Is Enamored With Vintage Hats! ... 4/08 
540
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” The Road... “Pinched” −by Jack London ... 4/08 
539
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #12 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 4/08 
538
  Carving Chips..... A Trio of Day Brighteners
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537
  “About the Artist” ~ Raymond E. Cover, Jr. ... 3/08 
536
  Carving Chips..... Wealth Is Made Up By Accumulating Friends ~ Not Pelf !
535
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” The Road... Pictures −by Jack London ... 3/08 
534
  How and Why Henry Got the Name Smiley −by Bill Jameson ... 3/08 
533
  Carving Chips..... Woxikon Online Dictionary - Translation
532
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #11 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 3/08 
531
  People Liked Him −by Edgar A. Guest ... 3/08 
530
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” The Road... Holding Her Down −by Jack London ... 3/08 
529
  Carving Chips..... Ribbon Rail Productions' Clip Art Collection
528
  Round Trip In A Side-Door Pullman −by John R. Niemi, Jr. ... 3/08 
527
  Railroad Slanguage Glossary −from www.railroad.net ... 3/08 
526
  King of the Hobos laid to rest in West Valley −by Lynn French ... 3/08 
525
Click to read Jack London's “The Road” The Road... Confession −by Jack London ... 3/08 
524
  Donal Wolfe learns to carve nickels from Owen Covert −by Owen Covert ... 3/08 
523
  Hughes Branch ... Theo, Alcorn County, Mississippi ~ “Rock Biscuits” and “Water Gravy” ... 3/08 
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522
  Carving Chips..... “2008 OHNS Annual Meeting & Auction” Article ... CORRECTION !!!
521
  Carving Chips..... A Pin Back Laser Carved and Engraved on Red Alder
520
  The Hobohemians: On the rails with the new freedom riders −by Ben Ehrenreich  
519
  Carving Chips..... Just Doing a Bit of Research
518
  The First Passenger Train ... Okeechobee, Florida ~ On the morning of January 4, 1915 ... 2/08 
517
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #10 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 2/08 
516
  I Figure This Pretty Much Speaks For Itself! ... 2/08 
515
  My Hobo Got An OSCAR! ~ “Emperor of the North Pole” ... 2/08 
514
  Bill (Jameson) Zach Hobo Carvings ~ Archive of available scans as of 2/16/2008 ... 2/08  
513
  One of Nickel Carver Dick Sheehan's Favorite Parables ... 2/08  
512
  Spring 2008 “BoTales” Feature Article −by Art DelFavero and Steve Alpert ... 2/08  
511
  “Schnozz” Census Addendum ... −by Art DelFavero 2/08  
510
  Under the Bridge, a Man of Means by No Means −by Charlie LeDuff  
509
  Carving Chips..... A Group of Fantastic Classic Carvings from the Upcoming LongBeach2008 Heritage Auction
508
  James Earle Fraser's 1911 Indian “Cent” and Lincoln “Nickel” Pattern Electrotype Trials ... 2/08  
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Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #9 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/08  
506
  Picture Postcard Magic! −by Ralph Winter ... 1/08  
505
  Carving Chips..... A Fine Pair of Ken Hunt Engraved Guns
504
  Carving Chips..... Spring BoTales is Progressing
503
  “Shamey Unwrapped” ~ Bob Shamey toothpick and fruit pit carvings ... 1/08  
502
  Armstrong Engraving & Custom Jewelry ... 1/08  
501
  Have You Ever Seen a “Hobo Nickel”? −by Timothy B. Benford ... 1/08  
  500  
500
  Art or vandalism, railcar graffiti roll across land −by David Paulsen  
499
  Carving Chips..... OHNS BoTales Editor Ralph Winter and King Louie
498
  The Eclectic World of “The Aurora Borealis Carver” Clifford L. Kraft ... 1/08  
497
  OHNS Workers On The Convention Floor ... 1/08  
496
  $9,020 ~ Record Price for a Hobo Nickel!     ... 1/08  
495
  Roster of OHNS Officers − 2008 ... 1/08  
494
  2008 Prices Realized OHNS Auction #16 ... 1/08  
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  ... 1/08  
492
  Railroad Nicknames −by Jon Macleod ... 1/08  
491
  Time to pay your OHNS dues!     ... 1/08  
490
  Real hobos ride the rails as a way of life −by Deb Saine  
489
  Both New and Old Nickel Carvers Excel in New Year! ... 1/08  
488
  Carving Chips..... A Sneak Peek at a Work in Progress
487
  Welcome to the 慗ungle −by Josh McAuliffe ... 1/08  
486
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #8 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 1/08  
485
  Train hoppers' adventure ends in arrest −by John Lynch  
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484
  Sinterklaas in Different Countries ~ A Carved Nickel by Clifford Kraft ... 12/07  
483
  “Something Different” ~ Antiques Roadshow Insider ~ November 2007 ... −by Jane Viator 12/07  
482
  Keith Pedersen Carved Nickel Sells for $313! ... 12/07  
481
  A Two Hour Carving Session by Carvers Joe Paonessa and Steven Adams ... 12/07  
480
  Living on the Edge: Charlottesville residents... −by Patricia Cooper  
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Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #7 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 11/07  
478
  Recent Carvings by Currently Active Nickel Carvers ... 11/07  
477
  Carving Chips..... FUN2008 Auction Catalog is Underway
476
  Carving Chips..... flickr: 700 Hoboes
475
  Dude, Where's My Train? −by Mike “the Trainiac” Connor  
474
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #6 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 11/07  
473
  Trick-or-treating in Eureka Springs, Arkansas −by V-Dubya ... 11/07  
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472
  Baseball at the Corner 1896-1999 −by Joe Goode ... 10/07  
471
  Mama Jo's Tracks ~ Gas Can Paddy −by Mama Jo LeCount ... 10/07  
470
  City Pages review of “Long Gone” −by Jeremy O'Kasick  
469
  Bob Shamey's “Western Collection” Silver Bracelets −by Bob Shamey ... 10/07  
468
  Joe Goode's “Hobo” Trade Dollars −by Joe Goode ... 10/07  
467
  Carving Chips..... The Art of Whittling ~ Woodworking Classics Revisited (Paperback)
466
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #5 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 10/07  
465
  Last Days on the Tracks: Railroad policemen weather murderers, guns... −by Lee Beach  
464
  OHNS Membership Medal Order Status ... 10/07  
463
  OHNS Member ONLY Quests ~ A new “core” webpage ... 10/07  
462
  Carving Chips..... Cooter and the Hant: Cooter's Halloween Adventure
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461
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #4 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 9/07  
460
  Rail culture: the language of freight-hoppers −by James D. Graham  
459
  Memorable quotes from “Wild Boys of the Road” (1933) ... 9/07  
458
  Carving Chips..... By the mid-1880s, the center of whaling activity had shifted from New Bedford to San Francisco
457
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #3 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 9/07  
456
  I Keep Coming Back To Indians −by Bob Shamey ... 9/07  
455
  Tramps found riding the rails −by Jonathan Gneiser  
454
  A Passionate Collector −by Michael W. Michelsen, Jr. ... 9/07  
453
  James Earle Fraser's Model for the Buffalo Nickel ~ 1913 Armory Show ... 9/07  
452
  Carving Chips..... Air-Tite Capsule Measurements Table Available
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451
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #2 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 8/07  
450
  Down the Track: Hobo Handiwork −by K.J.Longley  
449
  An older “SGA” piece for the 2008 OHNS auction −by Steve Adams ... 8/07  
448
  Royals are right on track −by Nick Coleman ... 8/07  
447
  Carol's 9K charm is a “Gobbo” −by V-Dubya ... 8/07  
446
  Carving Chips..... Cliff Kraft felt so bad about cutting the tail off V-Dubya's 30" trophy Walleye...
445
  Scenery Junkies −by John Mark Eberhart  
444
  Carving Chips..... Engraver抯 Caf Interview with Lee Griffiths
443
  Gil穕ie also Ghil穕ie • Scottish • A professional fishing and hunting guide −by V-Dubya ... 8/07  
442
Click to read all historical dossiers De Zwerver Dossier #1 [ stukken en brokken ] −by V-Dubya ... 8/07  
441
  Carving Chips..... Fall 2007 BoTales Is Progressing!
440
  Young hobos said to be seeking escape −by Daniel Jackson  
439
  OHNS Milestone: 1000th Regular Member Number Assigned! ... 8/07  
438
  Carving Chips..... Derek Pegnall's Latest Magnum Opus!
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437
  Steps of Carving a Franklin Half Dollar −by Bill Jameson ... 7/07  
436
  Captivating Carving with a Problematic Provenance ... 7/07  
435
  Jumping Someone Else's Train −by Craig Metz  
434
  Carving Chips..... Old Nicknamed Artists Synopsis Updated
433
  “Winter Alert”... Looking for a Carved Nickel −by Ralph Winter, LM-37 ... 7/07  
432
  OHNS Members Certified To Order Medals −by Rollie Taylor, LM-36 ... 7/07  
431
  Carving Chips..... The YV330 ~ 2007 PLA 4th of July BBQ ~ Mixed Freight
430
  The Real Grand Excursion −by Mike Mosedale  
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429
  Major General Daniel Edgar Sickles • Moses Jardine Lee −by Bill Jameson ... 6/07  
428
  Carving Chips..... Fall 2007 BoTales Up Next!
427
  OHNS Membership Medals Now Available! −by Rollie Taylor, LM-36 ... 6/07  
426
  2007 OHNS Hobo Tokens Now Available! −by Don Haley, HLM-9 ... 6/07  
425
  Life on the Open Rails −by Bryon S. Houlgrave  
424
  Carving Chips..... Fishing on “The Lake of the Woods”
423
  Carving Chips..... What does it mean GRS class?
422
  How I Got Hooked on Hobo Nickels −by Ralph Winter, LM-37 ... 6/07  
421
  Carving Chips..... The YV330 hosted a wedding reception
420
  The Wander Years −by Leslie Dunn  
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  Joe Paonessa here... Something good has happened to me! ... 5/07  
418
  Carving Chips..... Acumulaci髇 Del Rancho De las Monta馻s
417
  Carving Chips..... Summer 2007 BoTales Is Progressing!
416
  Coin Carving Software Discussion −from “The Engraver's Caf” ... 5/07  
415
  Man of Many Marks −by Johnny Ray Huston  
414
  This may well be an all-time record price for a first carving by a new carver! ... 5/07  
413
  The Heart And Soul Of OHNS Is Its People!   ... 5/07  
412
  Carving Chips..... Spare any change? Canada Unveils C$1 Million Coin
411
  “Westbound” ~ A Documentary Film ... 5/07  
410
Railway Renegades: Despite the real perils, train-hopping is catching on again −by Leonie Sherman
409
  Mississippi Hobo Jungle −by Sarah Ledbetter ... 5/07  
408
  Carving Chips..... The Nickel is but a Canvas to the Imagination
407
  Bill (Jameson) Zach Hobo Nickel Carvings Archive of available scans as of 5/1/2007 ... 5/07  
406
  Accent: In search of Hobo graffiti ~ Riding the rails Opinion by Bonnie Henry  
405
  Carving Chips..... Steve Cox Shows V-Dubya His Personal Collection
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404
  Carving a Subject on a 2007 Washington Dollar −by William Jameson ... 4/07  
403
  Persistence Pays Off! −by Cinco de Arturo ... 4/07  
402
  A Different Breed of Freight-Hoppers −by Pamela LiCalzi O'Connell  
401
  Carving Chips..... James Olivencia's “Riding The Eternal Rails” a Tribute to A-No.1
  400  
400
  Fran's Hobo Page ~ Fran DeLorenzo ~ “The Hobo Minstrel” ... 4/07  
399
  Carving Chips..... “Gang of Four” Solid Gold • More Derek Pegnall “Limey” Carvings
398
  Hopping Freight Trains in the Twilight of Hobo Tradition −by Stephen Holden  
397
  Carving Chips..... “Hobo Phasmid” Finds Home in Northern Minnesota
396
  “Ad Astra Per Aspera” ~ Carving Nickels in the Kansa Territories ... 4/07  
395
  Carving Chips..... Recently Engraved Pennies
394
  Train Tags: Beyond Hobo −by Sam Caplan  
393
  Hobo Jungle ...a Short Story by William Manchee ... 4/07  
392
  Mama Jo's Tracks ~ The Danville Girl −by Mama Jo LeCount ... 4/07  
391
  Riders of the Rails −by Holly Dohrn  
390
  About Railroad Spike Knives −by Ray Rantanen ... 4/07  
389
  159,063 Railroad Photos and Counting! www.RailPictures.Net ... 4/07  
388
  A Study into Hobo Literature −by Nial Anderson  
387
  “Riding The Rails” −by Errol Lincoln Uys 4/07  
386
  Carving Chips..... William Jameson • Nickel Carver Extraordinaire
385
  The Hobo Is Dead. Long Live the Hobo. −by Alex Brand  
384
  Industrial Workers of the World “Little Red Songbook” ... 4/07  
383
  The Adolph Vandertie Collection of Tramp Art Ashwaubenon Historical Museum ... 4/07  
382
  The American Hobo −by Colin Beesley  
381
  Carving Chips..... Several Days Spent Building HTML Searches
380
  A Four-Pack from “The California Kid” −by Peter Hoffman ... 4/07  
379
  Mama Jo's Tracks ~ Hit the road Jack! −by Mama Jo LeCount ... 4/07  
378
  Carving Chips..... Grandpa Dudley with Mad Mary
377
  Carving Chips..... Everywhere I look I see potential carved nickels!
376
  Carving Chips..... What People Did For Amusement Before They Had T-V's
375
  Carving Chips..... “The Cat in the Hat” looks pretty good for being 50 years old!
374
  Restroom etching may have been done by famed hobo −by Elo韘a Ruano Gonz醠ez ... 4/07  
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  1,000,000,000 Cents with 70 Faces −by Bob Shamey ... 3/07  
372
  Joe Paonessa's “Convention Demonstration” Nickel Carvings ... 3/07  
371
  A Couple O' Bo's On a Mission −by Carollee “CeeBo” Allen ... 3/07  
370
  I'm Hooked! −by Derek Carl Pegnall, Harrogate, United Kingdom ... 3/07  
369
  Carving Chips..... A Smorgasbord of Internet Language Resources
368
  The Engraver's Caf 2007 Penny Carving Contest −by Tira Mitchell ... 3/07  
{ Beginner ThreadClick to visit Beginner 2007 Penny Carving Thread • • • Intermediate ThreadClick to visit Intermediate 2007 Penny Carving Thread • • • Advanced ThreadClick to visit Advanced 2007 Penny Carving Thread • • • Professional ThreadClick to visit Professional 2007 Penny Carving Thread }
367
  Carving Chips..... Michael Parsons' “Working Railroader” Railroad Spike Knives Arrive in the Kansa Territories
366
  Carving Chips.....   • Elegant Small Treasures from the Workbench of Mike Pezak •  
365
  First Revenue Run Since 1945! ~ March 17, 2007 −by Wes Swift ... 3/07  
364
  Carving Chips.....   • Steam Train Videos From Valhalla Videos •  
363
  Carving Chips.....   • Cyberhobo's Book Recommendations •  
362
  Carving Chips.....   • Mountain Magic ~ Baby Bear Innocence” •  
361
  Carving Chips.....   • Engraved 1820 Georgius III Crown •  
360a
  Michael Parsons' “Southern Pacific Lines” Magnum Opus ... 3/07  
360b
  Michael Parsons' “Working Railroader” Railroad Spike Knives ... 3/07  
359
  He Will Never “Get It!” −by V-Dubya ... 3/07  
358
  Carving Chips.....   • Mountain Magic ~ Trying to Think Like a Hobo” •  
357
  Carving Chips.....   • Spring 2007 BoTales Is In The Mail! •  
356
  Carving Chips.....   • Mountain Magic ~ A New Life” •  
355
  New Nickel Carver Serving In Qatar ... 3/07  
354
  Carving Chips.....   • Big Rock Candy Mountain”  (i.e., Hobo Paradise) •  
353
  Introducing “Schnozz” −by DelFavero/Kagin/Winter ... 3/07  
352
  Bum Rap −by Edward C. Rochette ... 3/07  
351
  A Tribute to Master Engraver Ronald W. Landis −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 3/07  
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350
  A Living History of the Restoration of Yosemite Valley Railroad Observation Car #330 ... 2/07  
349
  Carving Chips.....   • Hobo History” Yahoo Group •  
348
  Advertisement.....   • Hobo Token Sale!   −Striker Token and Medal  
347
  Carving Chips.....   • James LaBonte, OHNS LM#19, Deceased •  
346
  Carving Chips.....   • Art's Backlit Plique-a-jour Enameled Nickel •  
345
  “Stepping the Mast” ~ Not Exactly a Hobo Nickel −by Ralph Winter ... 2/07  
344
  Carving Chips.....   • V-Dubya Misses the Boat! •  
343
  Carving Chips.....   • Photos That Found Their Way To V-Dubya's Desk •  
342
  Carving Chips.....   • Hobo Events for 2007 •  
341
  “Mountain Magic” from Richard Carpenter's Workshop ... 2/07  
340
  “Hoboically Yours” ~ A peek into the underground world of America抯 hoboes ... 2/07  
339
  Carving Chips.....   • The Hobo Nickel Group” Yahoo Group •  
338
  These are My First Attempts at Coin Carving −by Mark F. Sedlak ... 2/07  
337
  Bill Jameson is at it Again! −by V'Dubya ... 2/07  
336
  Carving and the Creative Process −by Mike Pezak ... 2/07  
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  “The Pick of the Litter” from Bob Shamey's Website −by V'Dubya ... 1/07  
334
  Carving Chips.....   • Spring 2007 BoTales Is Progressing! •  
333
  Dave's “Banjo Theme” carved nickels −by V'Dubya ... 1/07  
332
  1 OZ. .9999 GOLD −by Bob Shamey ... 1/07  
331
  Make My Next “Hobo” a Hobo Dollar! −by Mel Neff ... 1/07  
330
  ###  Kick Start 2007 at FUN & OHNS General Meeting and Auction  ### −by Mama Jo ... 1/07  
329
  Carving Chips.....   • Dave Wilson, OHNS RM#32, Deceased •  
328
A Record $84,376 of Hobo Nickels Auctioned in One Day ... 1/07  
327
Prices Realized OHNS Auction 15 Auction held 1/6/07 in Orlando, Florida ... 1/07  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Sioux-City Sue” has seen better days •  
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324
In Search of the American Hobo ... 12/06  
323
In Search of the American Hobo • • • Story Board ... 12/06  
322
Traditional Folk Art Forms Evolve as Dynamic Living Traditions ... 12/06  
321
  Carving Chips.....   • Designed by God” but “Enhanced by Dick! •  
320
Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America −by Todd DePastino... 12/06  
319
  Carving Chips.....   • One of this Country's Most Colorful! •  
318
  Carving Chips.....   • Cool and Different! •  
317
Hobo Statue... “Bo and his Bud” −by Bob Shamey... 12/06  
316
  Carving Chips.....   • Carving Nickels Relieves MUCH of the Stress of Maintaining a HUGE Bridge! •  
315
  Carving Chips.....   • A Selection of Fantastic Classic Carvings from the Upcoming FUN2007 Heritage Auction •  
314
21st Century Nickels Carved by William “BillZach” Jameson −by Mel Neff... 12/06  
313
21st Century Nickels Carved into “Hobo Nickels” −by Mel Neff... 12/06  
312
“Opgehitener” ~ A Kippah and a Tophat! ... 12/06  
311
I Just Figured I Would Share This With Ya! −by Amy Armstrong... 12/06  
310
One Hobo Nickel Collector's Recent eBay Acquisitions ... 12/06  
309
Authentic Original HOBO NICKELS by “BO” Hughes ... 12/06  
308
  Carving Chips.....   • Searching for Contemporary Nickel Carvers •  
307
Hobo History −by Hobo Jeepers... 12/06  
306
Camera Jim's Guides To eBay Auction Photography ... 12/06  
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A Brief History of North American Caricature Carving −by Rick Ferry ... 12/06  
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More Carvings From “Dear Old Blighty” −by Marcus Hunt ... 11/06  
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What Color is that Elephant White??!! −by Bill Fivaz ... 11/06  
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“Thirty Years Too Late” −by Dr. Richard Cannon ... 11/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Contemporary Whimsy Bottle Artists •  
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Carl Worner, Folk Artist Extraordinaire −by Susan D. Jones ... 11/06  
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 Maurice W. Graham  ~ “Steam Train Maury” 
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Railroad Folklore Through Storytelling and Song −by Bill Morris ... 11/06  
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Hobos Travel to the Temecula Valley Wine Country −by Stephen D. Cox ... 11/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • 1.3 Megapixel Microscope Camera •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Clearing Off My Desk Before My Texas Trip •  
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It's All Greek to Me! ~ “Graecum est; non potest legi ... 11/06  
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  Advertisement.....   • Wiseman Hobos On Their Way To Orlando!   Heritage Auction Galleries  
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How to Grade Circulated Buffalo Nickels −by Amanda ... 10/06  
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“Inunnguaq” to be carved in gold! −by V-Dubya ... 10/06  
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  OHNS Membership Medals Program is Now Over! −by Rollie Taylor ... 10/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Ojos de Oro from Steve Ellsworth  
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  Monte Holm Equipment Evaluation −by Wasatch Railroad Contractors ... 10/06  
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  Monte Holm Dead at 89 −by Matthew Weaver ... 10/06  
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  “Marianne” National Symbol of France −by Nicolas Maier ... 10/06  
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  Ray Castro's Latest Carvings are Really the “Cat's Meow” ... 10/06  
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  The Size or Scale of Railroad Models ... 10/06  
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  Heritage to Offer Troy Wiseman and Norm Talbert Hobo Nickels ... 10/06  
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  “Freddy the Pig” is Moving to the Kansa Territories ... 10/06  
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  Recent Sales of Carved Nickels ~ October 2006 ... 10/06  
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  What was a nickel actually worth when it was being carved? −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 10/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • More “Real People” Carvings by Veteran Engraver Steve Ellsworth  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Art, Candace and Ralph are Working on a “Schnozz” Article for BoTales  
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  Letter to “Life in These United States” Editor, Reader's Digest −by Margaret E. Giltner ... 10/06  
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  Self Styled Hobo King Was Native Of County −by Jack Kennelty ... 10/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Elmer's Hoboes File Inventory •  
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  Small Traveling Exhibits −by American Numismatic Association ... 10/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Photos That Found Their Way To V-Dubya's Desk  
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  Carving Chips.....   • The Golden Boys Fresh From Las Vegas •  
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  Copying Another Engraver's Work −by Sam Alfano ... 9/06  
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  From Concept To Completion −by Steven G. Adams ... 9/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Jason Comic Art Studio - Clown Comics #1Hubert the Hobo” •  
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  Introducing  “Raymond”  and  “Cactus Face” −by Steven Alpert ... 9/06  
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  A Squirl “Featured Collection”... Carved “Hobo” Nickels ... 9/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Alaska was a BLAST ! •  
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  OHNS Website Visits... Go Through The Roof! −by V-Dubya ... 8/06  
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  The Way Things Stand At The Moment An Interview With Ron Landis ... 8/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Grand Masters Program Special Events Weekend Photos ~ August 11-13, 2006 •  
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  Fishing Lure Earrings... True Love! −by Michael Cirelli ... 8/06  
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  Fruit Pit Carvings ... Amazing details in miniature carvings −by Bob Shamey ... 8/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Photos That Found Their Way To V-Dubya's Desk  
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  Collecting Hobo Nickels −by Leon Worden ... 8/06  
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  Joe Paonessa attends ANA's Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado ... 8/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Fall 2006 BoTales Is Progressing! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Answers.com's “Translations for Hobo”  
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  Carving Chips.....   • James Olivencia's “Mr. Big Cheeks”   Click to EMail this person.
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  Amy Armstrong attends GRS class in Emporia, Kansas −by V-Dubya ... 7/06  
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  “The Ol'Fatman” Just Retired... Meet “V-Dubya”! −by Rick Ferry ... 7/06  
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  You say Buffalo, I say Bison! ... 7/06  
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  Bison from Outside of North America ... 7/06  
249
  Carving Chips.....   • Once Upon a Time... When Pike's Peak Belonged to Us Kansans!  
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  Bessie Tucker... one REALLY talented Hobo! ... 7/06  
247
  Carving Chips.....   • 346 Items Found at eBay> Buy> Coins> Scripophily> Railroad  
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  2nd Annual Grand Masters Program 2006 ... 7/06  
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  Superior Carvings from the “State of Deseret” ... 7/06  
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  Another Stolen or Missing Hobo Nickel −by Stephen P. Alpert ... 7/06  
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  53A Models Photo Collection −by John Turner ... 6/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Probably not available from Tiffany & Co. •  
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  Recent Sales of Carved Nickels ~ June 2006 ... 6/06  
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  Steve Ellsworth just raised the bar! −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 6/06  
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  Buying a “Pig in a Poke”! −by V-Dubya ... 6/06  
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  I Won't be Vacationing in the Poconos −by V-Dubya ... 6/06  
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  All The Best From Over The Pond −by Marcus Hunt ... 6/06  
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  The President and Mama Cirelli! −by Michael Cirelli ... 6/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • A Hobby In Transformation •  
234
  Carving Chips.....   • A Successful Raid on Mr. Cox's eBay Store •  
233
  “Who was first?” Carvings by Steve Adams ... 6/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Tribute to “THE HOBO NICKEL •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • A Rare Color Locomotive Photograph! •  
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  A Silver Smith and Lapidary −by Ramon Castro ... 5/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Summer 2006 BoTales Is Progressing! •  
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  The Eclectic World of “The Aurora Borealis Carver” ... 4/06  
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  The New World of Stephen Cox −by Owen Covert ... 4/06  
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  Artistry by... Lee R. Griffiths ... 4/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Mr. President... a Penny for Your Thoughts! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • HarpWeek Presents... Immigrant and Ethnic America •  
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  Railroads, Railroad Owners, Railroad Workers Study List ... 3/06  
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  Dave Wilson gives talk on HOBO NICKELS -from MJRRC Newsletter ... 3/06  
221
 ••••• OHNS Website User Survey Results ••••• Who's Out There? ... 3/06 
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  Carving Chips.....   • MamaJo and HoboSanta LeCount •  
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  The First Railroad Ride In California Verne R. Walrafen ... 3/06  
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  Two More Nicknamed Hobo Nickel Artists −by Covert/DelFavero/Winter ... 3/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • NOT VERY F.U.N.NY ! •  
216
  BT2006#1 ~ Table of Contents −by Don “Sport” Farnsworth ... 3/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Classic Nickel Carvings from Ohio and Illinois •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • The First Working Steam Locomotive •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • The Main Moving Parts of a Steam Locomotive with Walschaerts Valve Gear •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • American Experience ~ Transcontinental Railroad •  
211
  Lee Griffiths Continues Railroad Worker Series −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 2/06  
210
  Numismatist” ~ Every Month's Cover Story Is Available On-Line! −by V-Dubya ... 2/06  
209
  The “Missing Link” Revisited −by Robert Polk ... 2/06  
208
  Carving Chips.....   • Roger Wollam's Carved Nickel Collection •  
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  What the Heck is an Engraving Bridge? −by Steven G. Adams ... 2/06  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Circus Lingo and Old Hobo Slang •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Classic Nickel Carvings off of eBay! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • “Al and Al”... Engraver Al Rowe and an Indignant Alligator •  
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  ••••• OHNS Website User Survey ••••• Who's Out There?  
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  ###  FUN at OHNS  ### −by Mama Jo ... 2/06  
201
Perfect Fields... created by William “BillZach” Jameson! ... 2/06
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  Carving Chips.....   • A Remarkable Batting Average! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Six Pedersen Hobos Who Survived! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Could it be an Early Hobo Nickel? •  
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Not All “Carved Nickels” Started Life As Nickels! −by V-Dubya ... 1/06
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  Carving Chips.....   • BoTales ~ Special FUN Show Issue •  
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The “Missing Link” −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 1/06
194
OHNS Plans Winter and Summer Auctions Annually ... 1/06
193
  2007 OHNS Token "Casting Call" −by Ron Landis ... 1/06  
192
  Carving Chips.....   • Return to Monticello •  
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  Included in the FUN2006 Heist... watch for these carved nickels! ... 1/06  
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  One dozen of the many hundreds of carved nickels stolen at FUN2006 ... 1/06  
{   $450,000 in coins stolen in 5 thefts ~ Henry Pierson Curtis ~ Sentinel Staff Writer   }
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Click to access all Annual Online FUN Auction Catalogs FUN2006 Mail and Floor Bid Auction Catalogue Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 10 a.m. ... 1/06  
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  Heritage's January 2006 FUN Signature Auction -Lot:7814 Auction:394 ... 12/05  
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  Carving Chips.....   • You have to be an OHNS member to qualify! •  
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  Additional Information ...added to FUN2006 Auction Lot39 ... 12/05  
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  NiCE Hodgepodge −by V-Dubya ... 12/05  
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  Carving Chips.....   • What do you think of the silver? •  
183
  Hobo Tokens ...struck by Gallery Mint Museum -a collaborative project ... 12/05  
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  Carving Chips.....   • You were serious about defacing a valuable coin ...right? •  
181
  MORE “Fun at a Coin Show” −by Ralph Winter ... 12/05  
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  A Carved Hobo Nickel “Button” −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 12/05  
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  Carving Chips.....   • A Classic “Telephone Ear” Carving •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • More Samhna (November) SGA Carvings •  
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  Dusty & B.G. “Big-Grin” Johansson −by Rick Ferry ... 11/05  
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  Nam Nickels −by Ralph Winter ... 11/05  
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  Diamonds Are Forever −by V-Dubya ... 11/05  
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  Carving Chips.....   • www.Warthers.com •  
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  My First Train! −by Amy Armstrong ... 11/05  
172
  ###  The Touch of the Master's Hand  ### −by Mama Jo ... 11/05  
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  Carving Chips.....   • 1971 Copper-Nickel $1 MS64 Altered Surfaces... NOT by Bill Zach! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Just a “touch” of Green Verdigris! •  
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The Most Powerful Survival Characteristic! −by V-Dubya ... 10/05  
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A Triptych for the FUN Show −by Bob Shamey ... 10/05  
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  Cliffy conjures up MORE jocose Blarney! −by Cliff Kraft ... 10/05  
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  Carving Chips.....   • The Eyes Have It! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • HoboPie... NOT the Food! •  
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  ###  Reach Out and Touch Someone  ### −by Mama Jo ... 10/05  
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  “10Q” means... Thank You! −by Jerry Pardubicky ... 10/05  
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  The Sky is the Limit! −by James Olivencia ... 10/05  
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  From Russia With Love −by Boris Luban ... 10/05  
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  NiCE Nickels Project Unveiled  ~  Eleven Good Men...Tried and True! ... 9/05  
159
  Four “Real People” Carvings from Steve Ellsworth −by V-Dubya ... 9/05  
158
  ###  I Will Work For Gasoline  ### −by Mama Jo ... 9/05  
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  Special price reduction, $995 −by Kelsey Barker, GRS ... 9/05  
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What Is This? −by Don “Sport” Farnsworth, BoTales Editor ... 8/05
155
Naming Recently Acquired Carvings . . . What A Hoot! −by V-Dubya ... 8/05
154
Before The Hobo Nickel “Revisited” −by Ralph Winter ... 8/05
153
###  National Hobo Convention  ### −by Mama Jo ... 8/05
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My “so called” FREE TIME! −by Amy Armstrong ... 8/05
151
Decisions ~ Decisions ~ Always Decisions! −by V-Dubya ... 8/05
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Do You Recognize Me?  &  Our New FHWA Mascot! −by Cliff Kraft ... 7/05
149
###  Hobo Days − Britt, Iowa − August 11−13  ### −by Mama Jo ... 7/05
148
Aanakala Day Parade... “kinda like St.Urho” −by Cliff Kraft ... 7/05
147
  Carving Chips.....   • Six Carvings Picked Up in Arkansas! •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Continual Improvement is an Unending Journey •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Stealing Time in the Sign Shop! •  
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"Hobo Nickel" added to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... 6/05
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4-4-0 -from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... 6/05
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Railroads Shipped by Sea −by Wendell W. Huffman ... 6/05
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The Hobo News A Street Newspaper ... 6/05
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A Bergie Pulls Up Stakes! A Steve Adams carving ... 6/05
139
Two More Nicknamed Old Hobo Nickel Artists -from BoTales2005#2 ... 6/05
138
Buy What Makes You Smile! ...a Steve Ellsworth “Eskimo” carving ... 6/05
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Imperatoris Caesaris Traiani Hadriani Augusti A Michael Cirelli carving ... 6/05
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  Carving Chips.....   • Looking for an Actual Photograph of Sacramento No.1 •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • B&BMedal ... “Bo&Bert” not “Bed&Breakfast” •  
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W. Eddings ~ Gadsden, Alabama April 16, 1999 obituary ... 5/05
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  Carving Chips.....   • Steve Ellsworth's First Nickel Carvings •  
132
That Just Wasn't “Good Enough”! ...a Bill Jameson “recarved” nickel ... 5/05
131
An Impressive Body of Work! A complete Lee Griffiths archive ... 5/05
130
Preeminent “Jungle” Cook A Bill Jameson original nickel carving ... 5/05
129
The First Railroad Ride in California ~ SVRR ~ August 17, 1855 ... 5/05
128
  Carving Chips.....   • Unemployed MKT Workers” −by Lee Griffiths •  
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A Handful of Feathers -from Harper's Weekly... November 29, 1884 ... 5/05
126
My View for the Last Three Weeks −by V-Dubya ... 5/05
125
Albert and ET −by Ralph “Hobo Bazoo” Winter ... 5/05
124
  Carving Chips.....   • Jewish Hobo Nickels” -from The Shekel... March-April 2004  •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • The Apple Orchard Raider” −by Steven “Mr.Chips” Adams •  
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Thanks for the Reminder −by Fred “The Roo” Ross ... 4/05
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  Carving Chips.....   • Pope John Paul II 1920-2005 ~ “Man of World” •  
120
  Carving Chips.....   • The Latest From The Bench Of Sam Alfano” •  
119
Thoughts From a Nickel Carver −by Dick Sheehan ... 4/05
118
  Carving Chips.....   • Artwork from Mike Cirelli and Jerry Pardubicky •  
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  Carving Chips.....   • Nothing is Safe When I Have Something Sharp in My Hands! −by Keith Pedersen •  
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Whoops..... Report of a missing paragraph in BoTales2005#1 ... 3/05
115
  Carving Chips.....   • Knight Of The Road” Token −by Del Romines •  
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Turkey ... A Canvas Bag for Carrying Possessions −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 3/05
113
Men of the Road −by Bob Shamey ... 3/05
112
Getting Back into Small Works of Art −by Bob Shamey ... 3/05
111
Gleanings from the Cutting Room Floor −by V-Dubya ... 3/05
110
Demonstration Forgery of a Classic Nickel Carving −by V-Dubya ... 3/05
109
So Many Things To Carve... So Little Time! −by Clifford L. Kraft ... 3/05
108
Who Is The Best Modern Day Carver? −by Bill Zach ... 3/05
107
Travel Stories Train riding experiences by an unknown author ... 3/05
106
Hobo Nickels Part of CCL Casino Night Successful Charity Auction ... 3/05
105
Where The Ideas Come From −by Rick Ferry ... 3/05
104
As Long As Both My Eyes And Hands Will Let Me −by Steve Adams ... 3/05
103
Another Trip Through The Flint Hills −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 3/05
102
In Loving Memory of Archie R. "Flick" Taylor, Sr. ~ OHNS-RM235 ... 3/05
101
Contemporary American Folk Art −by V-Dubya, OHNS-HLM620 ... 3/05
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2005 American Bison Nickel Featuring Bold New Jefferson Image Heads into Circulation ... 3/05
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Alpert's Artist Galleries Stephen P. "BigOne" Alpert, OHNS-LM10 ... 2/05
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Digging In My Personal Midden Heap −by V-Dubya, OHNS-HLM620 ... 2/05
  97
Finding  Nemo  John Dorusa −by Ralph Winter, OHNS-LM37 ... 2/05
  96
If You Keep All Three... 2 "Bert" & 1 "Bo" nickel carvings sell on eBay ... 2/05
  95
OHNS Auction 13 Donations Report −by Steve Alpert, Auction Manager ... 2/05
  94
Catching The Next Outbound Joe Rust deceased ... 2/05
  93
Transforming Coins Into Pictures View Neighborhood Newspaper story ... 2/05
  92
OHNS Website Visits undergo a ten fold increase ... 2/05
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Deep in the Ozark Mountains Sonny Carpenter coup d'oeil ... 1/05
  90
Big Nose George A Really Hard Life! −by Gary Jacobs 1/05
  89
Stephen Alpert Receives Recognition... "Siberian" Hobo Nickel ... 1/05
  88
Booty From Florida −by V-Dubya ... 1/05
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It's a Jungle Out There −by Verne Walrafen ... 1/05
  86
Prices Realized OHNS Auction 13 Auction held 1/15/05 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida ... 1/05
  85
Click to access all Annual Online FUN Auction Catalogs FUN2005 Mail and Floor Bid Auction Catalogue Saturday, January 15, 2005 at 10 a.m. ... 1/05  
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Pocket Change Sculptures −by Joe Paonessa ... 1/05
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A Good Feeling of Accomplishment −by Mike Cirelli ... 1/05
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A Simple Nickel... Who Would Have Thought? −by Bob Shamey ... 1/05
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Carved Nickels... Artwork From Artist's Inspiration! −by Ray Cover, Jr. ... 1/05
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Allow me to introduce myself... −by Ralph J. Perrico, III ... 1/05
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A Railroad Like None Other in the United States −by John Combs ... 1/05
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...Central Pacific Brakemen and the Itinerate Hobos... −by Pappy W.A. Clay ... 1/05
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Introducing the first class... −by GRS Training Center, Glendo Corp. ... 12/04
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BCW's Boxcarfull a Lore, Tall Tales, Witticism, Traveling Anecdotes, &c. ... 12/04
  75
Website CD-ROM Available at a nominal cost ... 12/04
  74
Hobo Nickel Club Holds FUN Auction From Numismatic News ... 12/04
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Carvings Delivered to Arkansas OHNS Board voting results ... 12/04
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2005 OHNS Token Candidates Line-up for Board Vote! COOL recent carvings ... 11/04
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"Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!" Lee Griffiths' carved nickel ... 11/04
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Is That a Sledge Hammer or a Roasting Ear? Whimsical rantings ... 11/04
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Membership Medal Dies Finished! Landis/Wiseman project status ... 11/04
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Flint Hills Prime Cuts Introducing Bob Finlay ... 10/04
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My Happy Hobo Days −by Peter Hoffman ... 10/04
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Two Bits of Tomfoolery −by Bill Jameson ... 10/04
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Indian Nickel Carvings... −by Robert Shamey ... 10/04
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2005 OHNS Token "Casting Call" −by Ron Landis ... 10/04
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The Eyes Have It... Bulino Engraving −by Lee Griffiths ... 10/04
  62
Home, Home on the Range... −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 10/04
  61
Recent Nickel Carvings −by V-Dubya ... 10/04
  60
Online Catalog Planned The first three auction lots ... 10/04
  59
John Carter's Nickel Carvings "Picturetrail" Photo Albums ... 10/04
  58
Flat-Plane Woodcarving −by Rick Ferry ... 10/04
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Hobo nickel bearing Reagan image a rarity −by Carol Decker ... 10/04
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Before The Hobo Nickel −by Ralph "Bazoo" Winter ... 9/04
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Gandy Dancers and Handcars Whippany Railway Museum ... 9/04
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Turn your chisel over... it's upside down! −by Verne Walrafen ... 9/04
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The Trygg Family −by Roger Schroder ... 9/04
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2004 has been a milestone... −by Robert Shamey ... 9/04
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Nine Interesting Old Hobo Nickels −by Stephen P. Alpert ... 9/04
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OHNS WebPoll #1 How can we improve our Latest News webpage? ... 8/04
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OHNS Membership Profile Most recent membership profile ... 8/04
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Gone, But Not Forgotten! −by Bill Fivaz ... 8/04
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Hank Snow 1914-1999 Two song lyrics by Canadian "Country Music Legend" ... 8/04
  46
Ernest "Mooney" Warther 1885-1973 −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 8/04
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How I came to carve hobos −by Rick Ferry ... 8/04
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Hobo Nickels - Hobby puts a new face on the 5-cent piece −by Patti Conley ... 8/04
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The Six Flag Raisers On Iwo Jima A Steve Adams carving ... 8/04
  42
2004 ANA Summer Seminar −by Verne R. Walrafen ... 8/04
  41
"Tasks left undone must stay that way." Goodbye to Arthur Hutchison ... 8/04
  40
Auction 13 Report As of early August, we have 111 auction lots ... 8/04
  39
All Y'all Can Be Hobos ... I wanta be the Engineer! −by V-Dubya ... 8/04
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HOBO NICKEL stamp ~ 2000 ~ Colorado Springs A Christopher Madden art print ... 8/04
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The Grat Brothers Try Nickel Carving Two "FIRST" carvings by Tony and Tim ... 7/04
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An Engraver's Point of View −by Steven G. Adams ... 7/04
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BoTales2004#3 Fall BoTales header created ... 7/04
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Perusing Old EMail Files ... Carvings From The Desert Four "Harry Hobo" carvings ... 7/04
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Coin With A Signature Patriot-News article about Newell Shireman ... 6/04
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The Fabric Of Life Report on Monte Holm's book "Once A Hobo ..." ... 6/04
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OHNS Nickel Auction 13 Preview Examples of Goetz carvings that will sell at FUN2005 ... 6/04
  30
Czech Hobo S Kytkou −by Jerry Pardubicky ... 6/04
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A Siberian 3-sided Hobo Nickel −by Stephen P. Alpert ... 6/04
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Fun at a Coin Show −by Ralph "Bazoo" Winter ... 6/04
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Call For Diversity Request for vintage nickel carvings subjects ... 5/04
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V-Dubya Facsimiles ... Carvings From The Kentucky Hill Country A Bill Jameson gang ... 5/04
  25
OHNS Membership Profile Most recent membership profile ... 5/04
  24
Books Abound in HyperSpace Links to two examples of Hobo related books ... 5/04
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Kraft's Drovers ... Trailing Beeves into the Kansa Territories Recent Cliff Kraft carvings ... 5/04
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Once A Hobo ... −by Monte Holm and Dennis L. Clay ... 5/04
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Glowing Mosquitoes −by Jerry Pardubicky ... 4/04
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OHNS Nickel Auction 13 Report William Goetz Collection to sell at FUN2005 ... 4/04
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A Dictionary of Old Hobo Slang −by Stephen Alpert ... 3/04
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Membership Medals Progress Ron Landis' original concept artwork ... 3/04
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BoTales2004#2 Summer BoTales Header created / Spring BoTales mailing completed ... 3/04
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OHNS QD Examiners Expression of gratitude for these folk's contribution to OHNS ... 3/04
  15
Joe Rust and his racing armadillo "Future Luggage" GMM's 2004 Hobo Tokens ... 3/04
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A challenging project overall Three Lewis and Clark carvings by Steve Adams ... 3/04
  13
The Results Are Most Impressive Bill Fivaz two ounce silver round carvings project ... 3/04
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An Apparently Nice 2-sided Hobo Nickel A fake nickel carving described by Stephen Alpert ... 3/04
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OHNS Membership Profile Counts after dropping members not renewing for 2004 ... 3/04
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BoTales2004#1 Production status report on spring issue ... 3/04
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OHNS Membership Profile Counts prior to dropping members not renewing for 2004 ... 2/04
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Troy Wiseman Donates OHNS Membership Medals Medal project conceptualization ... 2/04
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Ron Landis Thanks OHNS Museum project donation from OHNS acknowledged ... 2/04
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2004 ANA Summer Scholarships Call for scholarship candidates ... 2/04
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BoTales2004#1 Announcement of change of BoTales Editor ... 2/04
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Prices Realized OHNS Auction 12 Auction held 1/10/04 in Orlando, Florida ... 1/04
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Active Nickel Carvers Abound At FUN2004 Group photo taken in Florida ... 1/04
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OHNS Nickel Auction 12 Announcement of Auction to be held ... 11/03
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A History of Hobo Nickels −by Stephen Alpert ... 9/03
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