Other popular features found in our magazine each month pertain to items that our readers have for sale. These generally appear in our Kentucky Explorer Classified Ads and Kentucky Explorer Book Page, but occasionally are found in Letters To The Editor or other pages, too.
Here are a few things for sale by readers from our April 2004 issue:
650 OLD 78 RPM RECORDS: I will sell one or all. All consists of a three-speed record player (33 1/3, 45, and 78). It holds eight records. Also, a four-drawer wooden file cabinet that they are stored in. Send $5 for a catalog of these records. You can deduct your $5 from your first $20 purchase. Contact: Earl L. Miller, 257 Annis Court, Chillicothe, OH 45601.
BOOK FOR SALE: The New History of Shelby County, Kentucky. Personally autographed by former governor Martha Layne Collins. 692 pages, 257 photos, and four custom maps. Almost sold out. Include this ad to guarantee receipt of autographed copy. Send $49.95, plus $5 postage to: Shelby County Historical Society, P. O. Box 444, Shelbyville, KY 40066.
CIVIL WAR WANTED: Guns, swords, knives, uniforms, photographs, etc. Paying top dollar for original items. Reward paid for information on campsites on private land. Contact: Ken Hamilton, 859/223-4450.
FORESTRY: Tudor Forestry Consulting, located in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, provides the following forestry services to Kentucky landowners: Timber Management, Timber Sales and Marketing, Timber Cruising and Appraisals, Timber Trespass, and Boundary Line Maintenance. For more information, contact: Kevin Tudor, 859/585-9690, daytime; or 859/498-4180, night.
WANTED: Wanted to buy Kentucky license plates, 1960 and older.
Contact: Ray Mauer, 3193 High Ridge Drive, Taylor Mill, KY 41015;
BOOK FOR SALE: Our Bach Family Ancestral Heritage, From Thuringia, Germany, to Quicksand, Kentucky, Volume One tells the life and times of nine generations of our German ancestors and show our relationship to Johann Sebastian Bach. Family Bible entries dating from 1757 to 1896 are included. Sources are cited in the book and most are linked to the Back family research conducted by Dr. Wilgus and Johann Sebastian Bach. The vast majority of our findings are supported by official records. This book is dedicated to all our pioneer mothers including yours. Price: $35, plus $4 S/H. Send orders to: T "Sam" Bach, 345 Caney Branch Road, Burnside, KY 42519.
THE MEMORY CREATORS: Let us transfer your slides, photographs, or 8mm movie reels to videotape. Price includes a $15.95 set-up fee (effective 11/1/03) and includes a high-quality videotape. Slides: 80¢, photographs: 80¢; movies: $5 per 50-foot reel. Contact: Bill or Mary Turner, 111 Hiawatha Trail #2, Georgetown, KY 40324; or call: 502/570-9799.
WE'LL VIDEOTAPE WEDDINGS, REUNIONS, EVENTS: Bill and Mary Turner, Turner Video, Georgetown, Kentucky, videotape weddings, reunions, birthdays, and many other events. We're willing to travel and offer quality services. Contact: 502/570-9799; or Turner Video, 111 Hiawatha Trail #2, Georgetown, KY 40324. Rates and prices depend on the event and mileage.
ATTENTION: Shelby A. Williams, specializing
in genealogical and historical research in Kentucky. Contact
Shelby at: 966 Frankfort, Road, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342; 502/839-0748;
BOOK FOR SALE: Excerpts From The Check Board is 148 pages of pictures and information about the Jenkins, Kentucky, area, from 1945 to 1952. It was taken from Consolidation Coal Company's magazine printed during that era. Heavy, glossy paper. Price: $18. Proceeds will go toward renovation of the C. V. Snapp Memorial Auditorium. Order from: Old Jenkins School Renovation Committee, P. O. Box 870, Jenkins, KY 41537; or contact: Betty Hunsaker, 606/832-4400.
FOR SALE: Kentucky's Civil War, 1861-1865 Volume II. Glossy 48-page, four-color magazine available for $5, plus $2.95 postage and handling. Includes interactive/historical map. Copies of Volume I are still available at the same price. Contact: Back Home In Kentucky, P. O. Box 710, Clay City, KY 40312; or 606/663-1011.
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