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Parade float to carry a local resident's decorating legacy

The Daily Jeff 24 Nov 2021
Cambridge Park's Department Foreman Marty Matthews has been hard at work on a special float for the 2021 Cambridge Christmas Parade ... Mike Edwards, superintendent of Cambridge Parks and Recreation, wrote the wording for a plaque on the float ... Cambridge Mayor Tom Orr bought the stencils to see what could be done to put the display back together.
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Sunday Bulletin Board: “Mothers are bigger than fathers. Everyone knows that.”

Pioneer Press 14 Nov 2021
The Permanent Family Record. Writes THE GRAM WITH A THOUSAND RULES. “Subject. Pneumonia, Tight Shoes and The Battle Over the Hen & the Rooster ... ... Larry enjoyed telling stories about his family’s farm near Cambridge, as well as his experiences as a forester for the Minnesota DNR. He thrived on those online auctions and drove a yellow Mustang.
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Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett guitar sells for £20K at Cambridge auction

BBC News 28 Oct 2021
A guitar once owned by Pink Floyd's founder Syd Barrett has sold at auction for almost £20,000. The 12-string Yamaha acoustic guitar fetched almost double its pre-sale estimate of £5,000 to £10,000 at an auction at Cheffins, in Cambridge. Barrett left Pink Floyd in 1968 and lived in his mother's basement in Cambridge.
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Love letter from Edward VIII to his OTHER mistress Freda Dudley Ward moaning about 'pompous' ...

The Daily Mail 21 Oct 2021
A love letter from Edward VIII which reflects his disenchantment with life as a royal, years before he met Wallis Simpson, has sold at auction for £7,117 ... It was bought by a UK-based telephone bidder, who asked to remain private, at Cheffins auctioneers in Cambridge today.
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Edward VIII’s love letter fetches more than £7,000 at auction

Belfast Telegraph 21 Oct 2021
A love letter from Edward VIII which reflects his disenchantment with life as a royal, years before he met Wallis Simpson, has sold at auction for £7,117 ... It was bought by a UK-based telephone bidder, who asked to remain private, at Cheffins auctioneers in Cambridge on Thursday.
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Guitar once owned by Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett to be sold at auction

Belfast Telegraph 12 Oct 2021
A guitar once owned by Pink Floyd founder member Syd Barrett is to be sold at auction for charity ... An artwork, thought to be the last created by Syd Barrett, is to be sold at auction with a pre-sale estimate of £4,000 to £6,000 ... Also up for auction at Cheffins in Cambridge is what is believed to be the last artwork created by Syd Barrett.
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Love letter sent by Edward VIII before he was King to be sold at auction

Belfast Telegraph 08 Oct 2021
A love letter from Edward VIII which reflects his disenchantment with life as a royal, years before he met Wallis Simpson, is to be sold at auction ... Mr Ashton, of Cheffins auctioneers, said ... The letter, accompanied by the original envelope bearing a black wax seal, is part of the Cheffins Library Sale auction in Cambridge on October 21.
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Cambridge Fire Department receives $3K from sale of Hopalong Cassidy statue

The Daily Jeff 06 Oct 2021
A 6-foot statue of William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy was recently sold at auction by local collector Laura Bates, raising $3,000 for the Cambridge Fire Department ... That day came on Saturday when Dover resident Roger Ramsey purchased him during the sale at the Carol Goff Auction House in Cambridge.
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Museum founder selling Hopalong Cassidy memorabilia at auction

The Daily Jeff 30 Sep 2021
A pledge made more than five years ago when Cambridge firefighters rescued a statue of Hopalong Cassidy from a fire-ravaged museum will be honored when Laura Bates sells her "Hoppy" memorabilia at auction ... Festival in Cambridge will be included in the auction conducted by Col.
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Cambridge Women's Club Gala Bazaar returns in October

The Star Democrat 25 Sep 2021
AMBRIDGE — Members of the Cambridge Woman’s Club invite the public to their Gala Bazaar to be held 9.30 a.m ... The Bazaar is being held at Sycamore Cottage, located at 417 High Street, Cambridge ... While visiting the bazaar, be sure to visit the clubhouse where a variety of silent auction items will be ready for your bidding.
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One thing was sure at this year's fair: It was better than last year's

The Post-Star 31 Aug 2021
The Sunday afternoon auction of chainsaw sculptures and blown glass objects, created by crafters during the fair, was also a fundraiser. For the second year, the fair’s Junior Committee held a livestock auction Sunday afternoon to raise money for the Junior Committee’s scholarship fund.
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Cambridge’s iconic ‘Live Poultry Fresh Killed’ sign sells for $14,500 at auction

Boston Herald 26 Aug 2021
The iconic “Live Poultry Fresh Killedsign seen for decades outside Mayflower Poultry in Cambridge sold for $14,500 at auction to a local business association and will remain in town, according to the auctioneer ... Gould plans to donate 10% of sale proceeds to Cambridge ...
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Sylvia Plath’s Family Album, Wedding Ring and Letters to Ted Hughes Are Being Sold

New York Observer 07 Jul 2021
On Friday, bidding will begin at a Sotheby’s auction that consists of a trove of letters, photographs and miscellaneous personal items that belonged to or were crafted by Sylvia Plath, the extraordinary midcentury American poet whose treatises on abject femininity have bewitched generations of writers.
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Queen's subtle nod to her German guest: Monarch chose glittering Cambridge Emerald Brooch acquired by ...

The Daily Mail 03 Jul 2021
The Queen has once again proved she's the master of subtle diplomatic dressing after wearing a brooch acquired by an ancestor at a Frankfurt auction to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The monarch, 95, donned the Cambridge Emerald Brooch during an audience with Mrs Merkel at ...
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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Going, going, gone! Christie's turns away socialite's art figures

The Daily Mail 30 Jun 2021
Now I can reveal that the world's leading auction house, Christie's, has stopped selling the historic art figures ... Now I can reveal that the world's leading auction house, Christie's, has stopped selling the historic art figures ... The Blackamoor items are now being sold at Cheffins auction house in Cambridge.
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