From Tom Holtz I had the honor and pleasure of attending the Annual Donor Thank You Weekend from the American Battlefield Trust February 11-13 in Columbia South Carolina. This is an annual event sponsored by the Trust as a show of appreciation for their significant donors, who they call Color Bearers. This year’s event consisted of … More American Battlefield Trust Donors Weekend
Forwarded from Member Mike Pierce. Some of you may know me but many will not, I’m the park’s volunteer coordinator and usually am not out in the field much. I am passing on a special announcement:Cannoneers to your post! Richmond National Battlefield Park has received some long-sought funding to conserve its collection of original Civil … More Hark! Hear the Roar of the Cannon. NPS Richmond Seeking Help
This one is courtesy of Sabot Miniatures. It’s a nice one. Thanks Mark and Jim.
I just received another donation for the raffle, this time from Ken Osen at WBritians. It’s the Troiani North Carolina Rifle Dragoon 1780-1781. A very fitting subject considering the our recent purchase for the Rev War Museum. Thanks Ken. Your donation is very much appreciated. Wbrtian.com
Our buddy Steve Kirtley owner of S&K Miniatures in the UK has donated a very nice piece to the raffle. It’s a 70mm Mike Blank sculpt of an English Foot Guards flag bearer at the Battle of Blenheim. Thanks Steve. https://www.skminiatures.co.uk/
These links where passed on to me by our friend Dr. Scott Stephenson at the MoAR. I thought some of you would find them interesting. Check out the part in the first article about the sword found in a Confederate camp outside of Richmond. https://americansocietyofarmscollectors.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2008-B98-Rethinking-the-Potter-The-Truth-Behind-t.pdf and https://americanrevolutioninstitute.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/303ABE4E-11E4-46A1-AE4E-273979915821
Board member Kurt Hollar has obtained 3 more prizes for out Membership Raffle this year. They are, A $50 gift certificate from Mike Davidson & The Hussar http://www.thehussar.com/?fbclid=IwAR2Y-f06AQksE0oK9QafmRT5haCtpG0g70Z6auyoWBJEitYZiUH95X9dGtc Two separate prizes from CGS Military Figures -1/6 Imperial Guard Grenadier bust and a £45 gift certificate. https://www.cgsmilitaryfigures.co.uk/ Get your renewals or new memberships in ASAP. We … More More Prizes Added.
The APG Board of Directors has just approved funding for the purchase of a rare, American made , Dragoon Sword from the American Revolution. The owner of the sword, currently on loan to the museum, has decided to sell this superb piece and has offered the museum first refusals. When I found out about this, … More APG Funds the Purchase of Rare American War of Independence Sword
We’ve started to accumulate a few raffle prizes for this years Membership Raffle. They are so far; John Jefferies – $50 gift certificate for bases at Birchtree Ent Courtesy of John Jefferies Mitches Military Models – £60 gift certificate Courtesy of Mitches Models https://www.mitchesmilitarymodels.co.uk/ Marshal Poniatowski bust from Mitches – donated by Kurt Hollar The … More A Few of This Years Raffle Prizes
Hello all and Happy New Year. It’s that time of year again and I’m happy to announce the Artist Preservation Group Annual Membership Drive and Raffle. I also want to pass on a bit of news. We had a relatively slow year in 2021. I was able to attend 2 shows and our biggest contribution … More Happy New Year!