Things For Sale

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 July/August 2004 issue:


WANTED: Old fishing tackle. I collect old reels: Meek, Milam, Snyder, Fullilove, Gayle, etc. Also, lures, tackle boxes, and rods. Anything for fly fishing and bass fishing. Contact: Tyler Thompson, 502/548-3927.

INDIAN RELICS: All old, authentic BC, even Civil War and Americana relics. Send only $1 for a huge introductory catalog. Contact: Indian Shop, P. O. Box 246, Independence, KY 41051.

METAL DETECTORS FOR SALE: White's and Tesoro brands. New and used. Buy, sell, and trade. Find relics, coins, and jewelry. Priced from $171, plus tax. Contact: Burt Ladd, 859/881-9270, Nicholasville.

FLOYD COUNTY BOOKS FOR SALE: Available are The History of Abbott Creek and The Village of Bonanza by Delmas Saunders, $25; Soup Beans and Cornbread by Jimmy Goble (true stories of a young boy growing up in the community of Auxier, Kentucky), $20; The Butcher Family, $15; 1850 Floyd Census, $15; 1860 Census of Floyd, $15; 1870 Floyd Census, $15; and 1880 Floyd Census, $18. Please add $4 for shipping and handling for each book ordered. Send all orders to: Bobby W. Wells, Hager Shoals Publishing Company, P. O. Box 171, Auxier, KY 41602-0171.

PRINTING: Genealogy, book, magazine, etc. printing. Owner: Steve Williams. Call: Williams Printing, 242 University Drive, Prestonsburg, KY 41653; 800/765-2464; or
[email protected]

JESSE STUART FOUNDATION: Special offer: W-Hollow Cookbook compiled by Glennis Stuart Liles, $17, plus Kentucky sales tax and $4 S/H. Over 900 down-home recipes from the hills and hollows of Kentucky. Contact the foundation at: 606/326-1667; or P. O. Box 669, Ashland, KY 41105.

JESSE STUART FOUNDATION: Special offer: Send $5, plus Kentucky sales tax and $4 S/H, and receive softback copies of A Penny's Worth of Character and Old Ben by Jesse Stuart, and you'll also receive an order form for hundreds of Kentucky and Appalachian books. Contact the foundation at: 606/326-1667; or P. O. Box 669, Ashland, KY 41105.

ATTENTION: Vacation cabins between Red River Gorge and Natural Bridge State Park. Canoeing, rock climbing, Amish furniture, and local handmade crafts. Contact: Red River Outdoors, 415 Natural Bridge Road, Slade, KY 40376; 606/663-9701; or

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT REPAIR: Including all fretted and violin family instruments. Bow re-hair, $50, includes return shipping. Repair and restoration. Tonal adjustments. Instruments bought and sold. By appointment. Gary S. Cornett, 4913 Warm Springs Court, Louisville, KY 40245; 502/241-1309; or
[email protected]

The Explorer contains pages of classifeds each month.