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 2005 issue:
WANTED: Want to buy Kentucky license plates, 1960 and older. Contact: Ray Mauer, 3193 High Ridge Drive, Taylor Mill, KY 41015; 859/363-8880; or
WANTED: Championship Basketball, by Adolph F. Rupp. I need # 7, 8, 9, and 10 editions in hardback, red cover. Contact: Curt Gardner, 2304 Linden Avenue, Middletown, OH 45044; or 513/423-6638.
BOOK FOR SALE: The Blue Diamond Story. This is a historical perspective of the Leatherwood coal mining camp, owned and operated by the Blue Diamond Coal Company. It has 296 pages; over 200 photos; and features 38 families, including the author, who recall their memories of living and working in the coal camp. Price of the book is $25, plus $4 S/H. Contact: Jimmy L. Couch, 9902 Fairmount Road, Louisville, KY 40291; 502/231-0552;
ATTENTION: Will do research in Bracken, Fleming, Lewis, and Mason counties in Kentucky. Very reasonable rates. For more information, contact: Ann Ridout, Kentucky Researcher, P. O. Box 139, Washington, KY 41096.
PHOTO RESTORATION & REPRODUCTION: Visit the website for samples of my work. Write, call, or e-mail for free brochure: Jim Miller, 611 Perryville Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330; 859/734-2787;
COIN SILVER WANTED: Spoons, ladles, cups, pitchers, etc. by central Kentucky silversmiths. Fair prices offered for quality items. Advise item, maker's mark, and condition to receive estimate. Contact: Robert Reynolds, 859/498-1125 (days), 859/498-2403 (nights), or [email protected]
BOOK FOR SALE: Memories of Another Day, written by Pike County native, Frank C. Roberts, is a book of 156 8 1/2 X 11 inch pages; has a softbound, full-color cover; with 17 illustrations by the author. The book contains over 50 stories, old autos and rationing in WWII, dogs, witches, ghosts, haunted houses, old legends, and traditions of long ago. Price is $10, plus $2 S/H. Order from: Frank C. Roberts, 924 KY HWY 611, Pikeville, KY 41501.
The Explorer contains pages of classifeds each month.