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Title: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 01, 2016, 10:05:54 am
Hi all

I have arrived at Beverly Wilshire Hotel in LA 2 days ago and will be reporting and sending some photos of the Convention.

Here are some photos to start with.

Photo 1-3: The venue for the Convention, Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Photo 4: My hotel room. I think all the members who checked in earlier enjoyed a free room upgrade.
Photo 5: Lunch with fellow forum members, Jo & David Earp. From left to right: Foo Jong Kan from Singapore, me, Jo Earp and David Earp.
Photo 6: Visit to Clare Chu's residence. From left to right: Clare, me and Michael Chu.
Photo 7: The Singapore contingent, the biggest so far for the Convention. Dinner at the Cut Restaurant. From left to right: Me, Dominic Yeo, Johnson Tan, Foo Jong Kan.

More photos will be posted when they are available.

Stay tuned....


Richard reporting from L.A.

P.S. Sorry, the photo I took with you did not turn out well, will post another one when available.



Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Steven on November 01, 2016, 12:25:09 pm
 :D :D :D

Thanks for sharing Richard!!

Glad to see them all, will all the forum members will have a party together, I wish I can be there.

Please keep us posted!

Steven


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Fiveroosters aka clayandbrush on November 01, 2016, 01:42:44 pm
Thank you dear Richard, please keep posting
Giovanni


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 01, 2016, 03:12:35 pm
So beautiful and very exciting !   Thank you for sharing some pictures Richard !


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: YT on November 01, 2016, 05:12:10 pm
Dear Richard,

Thank you for sharing.
Enjoy the convention and soak in the election atmosphere with history in the making.

Cheers,
YT


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: samsonlzj on November 01, 2016, 07:12:05 pm
Dear Richard,

Thank you very much for your live reporting from L.A. I'm very excited to follow the actions going on at the convention. Look forward to more updates! I wish could be there too! :)

Enjoy it!

Best,
Samson



Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: joearp on November 02, 2016, 09:31:13 am
It's a great convention.  So very happy to meet Richard Baey  Great to see a lot of snuff bottle friends that I only see once a year and make new friends. I always learn so much at the conventions and the bottles are wonderful.  Thanks to Richard for starting this post.  Wish all collectors could be here this week in LA.


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 03, 2016, 02:25:04 am
Hi Guys

Thanks for all your comments!

Here are some photos for the Convention Day 1:

Photo 1: Registration desk.
Photo 2: Tea reception hosted by Christies.
Photo 3: Welcome speech by the President, Berthe Ford.
Photo 4: Lecture by Stephen Little.
Photo 5: Me with Charll Stoneman.
Photo 6: Me with Christopher Randall, a dealer.
Photo 7: Me with Humphrey Hui from Hong Kong.
Photo 8: Me with Michel Beniest from Belgium.
Photo 9: The Singapore collectors with Per Kristensen from Norway, the owner of the Nordic Butterfly Collection.
Photo 10: Susan Page from England.

To be continued...


Richard



Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: YT on November 03, 2016, 04:11:37 am
Dear Richard,

Dealers' room please.... hahahaha. Can we do online shopping with you? 
We online and you shop!  :P ::)

Cheers,
YT


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Fiveroosters aka clayandbrush on November 03, 2016, 07:18:31 am
Well said YT, I too was waiting to see the bottles that are being exhibited, handled, traded there.
Kind regards
Giovanni
 


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: samsonlzj on November 03, 2016, 08:41:23 am
I always imagine how a snuff bottle "marketplace" looks like. Must be a grand one! ;D

Best,
Samson


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 03, 2016, 09:00:21 am
Hahaha!  ;D ;D ;D

Sorry guys was busy handling the bottles myself and forgot about the photography!

Apology!


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 03, 2016, 09:49:13 am
Hi Guys

Here are some photos for the Convention Day 2:

Photo 1: Cheers at the dealers' room.
Photo 2 & 3: Lunch reception at The Huntington Library hosted by Clare & Michael Chu.
Photo 4: Lecture by June Li.
Photo 5 & 6: The exhibition on Gardens, Art, & Commerce In Chinese Woodblock Prints at the Marylou and George Gallery at The Huntington Library.
Photo 7-9: The Chinese Garden at The Huntington Library.
Photo 10: Huntington Art Gallery.

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 03, 2016, 11:30:39 am
Good day Richard...  Thank you for sharing wonderful pictures with us again !




Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 03, 2016, 08:44:11 pm
Dear Richard,

    Great idea! It is a lot of fun, and there are 5 Forum members here - Richard, Charll, Jo & David, and myself.
Best,
Joey


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: AntPeople on November 03, 2016, 09:25:24 pm
Hi Richard.......Thanks for sharing the pictures.

Enjoy  ;D

Pin


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Wattana on November 04, 2016, 05:10:30 am
Hi Richard,

I don't know how I missed this thread all these days. Great to see your photos. You are making me quite envious.

Thanks for sharing!

Tom

PS: Hmm......I see you get the bottle, while everyone else only gets a glass at the dealers' cheers.  ;D


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 04, 2016, 07:17:25 am
Dear Tom,

    He brought it...  ::) ;D
Best,
Joey



Hi Richard,

I don't know how I missed this thread all these days. Great to see your photos. You are making me quite envious.

Thanks for sharing!

Tom

PS: Hmm......I see you get the bottle, while everyone else only gets a glass at the dealers' cheers.  ;D


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 04, 2016, 09:25:18 am
Hahaha Joey! ;D ;D ;D

How do you know that??   ::) ::) ;D


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 04, 2016, 09:33:02 am
Hi Guys

Photos of Convention Day 2 (Cont'd):

Photo 1 to 5: The Huntington main residence and it's art collections. Looks more like a palace to me!

Stay tuned...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 04, 2016, 09:58:56 am
Hi Guys

Here are some photos for the Convention Day 3:

Photo 1: Arrival at Chen Art Gallery situated inside the Sunrider Headquarters for viewing and a lecture by Clare Chu. Unfortunately we are not allowed to take any photos inside the gallery.
Photo 2 & 3: In the Sunrider Headquarters.
Photo 4 - 10: Lecture by Clare Chu. Some of the examples are from the Chen Art Gallery.

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 04, 2016, 10:21:40 am
Hi Guys

Photos of Convention Day 3 (Cont'd):

Photo 1: Lunch at The Sunrider Headquarters.
Photo 2: From left to right: Rosanne Chan, Polly Yu and Jill Guo. 
Photo 3: From left to right: Former ICSBS President John Ford, Present ICSBS President Berthe Ford and me. 
Photo 4: From left to right: Patrick Backx, me and Michel Beniest. two prominent Belgium collectors:
Photo 5: Arrival at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to view the exhibition of snuff bottles from Southern California collections.
Photo 6: A gorgeous black and white snuff bottle on display.
Photo 7: Group photo at LACMA, from left to right: Joey Silver, Berthe Ford, John Ford, Foo Jong Kan, Johnson Tan and me.

Stay tuned, dealers' room coming up next...


Richard




Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Steven on November 04, 2016, 10:51:04 am
Thanks for sharing Richard!!!

I like your shirt Joey. ;D ;D ;)


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: samsonlzj on November 04, 2016, 11:06:10 am
Thanks Richard for your updates! The convention is really a great occasion to meet prominent collectors! It's really nice for me to finally get to see the appearance of some of our members here! Looking forward to pics from the dealers' room too!

Joey, Steven's right, cool shirt you have! And glad to see you! :)

Best,
Samson


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: YT on November 04, 2016, 05:16:53 pm
Dear Richard,

Thank you for the effort. We are getting inspired too.
Joey makes people feel a bit of Hawaii everywhere.

Cheers,
YT


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Fiveroosters aka clayandbrush on November 04, 2016, 05:26:56 pm
Dear Richard, has not yet opened the dealers room? ;D
Or is not allowed to take pictures there? :(
Please show us some bottle! ::)
Kind regards
Giovanni


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 04, 2016, 06:59:56 pm
Dear All,

    Thank you for the support for my sartorial choices!  ;D ::)
The convention is all over, but for the final banquet ( and post convention trip, of course. ).
It was a great convention, and 2017 in London promises to be even better!
31.Oct.-4.Nov.2017, coinciding with Asia Week London.
Shabbat Shslom,
Joey


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Fiveroosters aka clayandbrush on November 05, 2016, 02:25:01 am
Dear Joey, London will be better under which point of view? That of the banquets? ;D  We have not seen a single image of snuff bottles! :(
Kind regards
Giovanni


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 05, 2016, 03:06:57 am
Hi Guys

Patience, dealers' room is opened but no photo taking unless you buy at least a bottle. Just kidding!  ;D ;D

Here they come!

Photos of Convention Day 3 (Cont'd):

Photo 1: The dealers' room.
Photo 2: Stand of Bonhams.
Photo 3: Stand of Chris Randall.
Photo 4 & 5: Stand of Asian Art Studio, Clare Chu.
Photo 6 & 7: Stand of CA Design featuring modern inside painting artists and enamel artist Yu Feng Hua.
Photo 8: Stand of Espace Quatre, Laurence Souksi from France.
Photo 9: Stand of Xanadu Gallery, Marsha Vargas from USA.
Photo 10: Stand of Jing Hing, Robert Lee from USA.

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: samsonlzj on November 05, 2016, 05:52:48 am
Dear Richard,

Thanks a lot for the pics from the dealers' room. Spectacular! I only wish I could be there to see and handle the bottles! :) Expecting the day when the convention will once again be held in Hong Kong!

Best,
Samson


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 05, 2016, 08:59:57 am
Hi Guys

Here are sone of the bottles displayed in the dealers' room. A feast for the eyes!

Enjoy!

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 05, 2016, 09:10:56 am
Hi Guys

More beauties.

Enjoy!

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 05, 2016, 09:22:16 am
Hi Guys

Even more beauties.

Enjoy!

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 05, 2016, 09:33:33 am
Hi Guys

More beauties...Boy! Is this ever going to end??

Enjoy!

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 05, 2016, 09:46:16 am
Hi Guys

The final segment at last!

Enjoy!

To be continued...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: samsonlzj on November 05, 2016, 10:05:43 am
Thanks Richard! Really, what feast for the eyes as you said! :o

By the way, I think I caught a Meng Zishou bottle in two of the pics, I think it's same as the one shown here: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/a-miniature-inside-painted-glass-snuff-bottle-meng-5977565-details.aspx?from=salesummery&intobjectid=5977565&sid=0121ea84-29f5-42c1-b4df-14db9f9f10c8

Been searching for MZS's samples online quite extensively recently so I remembered. :)

By the way, who's stand is that?

Best,
Samson


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Fiveroosters aka clayandbrush on November 05, 2016, 10:59:26 am
Dear Richard, thank you, what a parade!
Giovanni


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 05, 2016, 11:18:06 am
Dear Samson,

     I  believe that we are having a Taipei convention in 2020 (after 2017 in London UK, 2018 in Baltimore MD, and 2019 in Minneapolis MN), with a post convention trip to Shanghai. So you might be able to attend that one. Hong Kong will not feature again before 2024 or 2026  (we had Hong Kong conventions in 1978, 1990, 1996 (Beijing/Hong Kong), 2005 (Hong Kong/ Beijing), and 2014 (Hong Kong/Xian).
Best,
Shabbat Shalom,
Joey

Dear Richard,

Thanks a lot for the pics from the dealers' room. Spectacular! I only wish I could be there to see and handle the bottles! :) Expecting the day when the convention will once again be held in Hong Kong!

Best,
Samson


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: samsonlzj on November 05, 2016, 12:04:05 pm
Dear Joey,

Thanks for the info! Well Taipei is close enough for me and I will make sure I won't miss that round! Rest of the times the internet remains the major means for me to access information... ;D

Really, the internet's really done us much convenience in enabling information to be shared across continents. It's helped me develop a lot of interests. Can't imagine without it... :D

Shabbat Shalom,
Samson


Dear Samson,

     I  believe that we are having a Taipei convention in 2020 (after 2017 in London UK, 2018 in Baltimore MD, and 2019 in Minneapolis MN), with a post convention trip to Shanghai. So you might be able to attend that one. Hong Kong will not feature again before 2024 or 2026  (we had Hong Kong conventions in 1978, 1990, 1996 (Beijing/Hong Kong), 2005 (Hong Kong/ Beijing), and 2014 (Hong Kong/Xian).
Best,
Shabbat Shalom,
Joey

Dear Richard,

Thanks a lot for the pics from the dealers' room. Spectacular! I only wish I could be there to see and handle the bottles! :) Expecting the day when the convention will once again be held in Hong Kong!

Best,
Samson


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 05, 2016, 07:47:50 pm
Hi Samson

Yes, I believed it is the same one.

Regards.


Richard

Thanks Richard! Really, what feast for the eyes as you said! :o

By the way, I think I caught a Meng Zishou bottle in two of the pics, I think it's same as the one shown here: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/a-miniature-inside-painted-glass-snuff-bottle-meng-5977565-details.aspx?from=salesummery&intobjectid=5977565&sid=0121ea84-29f5-42c1-b4df-14db9f9f10c8

Been searching for MZS's samples online quite extensively recently so I remembered. :)

By the way, who's stand is that?

Best,
Samson


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 05, 2016, 10:14:02 pm
Thank you for another group of wonderful pictures Richard !


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 06, 2016, 02:59:52 pm
Hi Guys

Photos of Convention Day 4:

Photo 1: Members inspecting the lots for the Benefit Auction.
Photo 2-4: Some of the items for the auction.
Photo 5-6: The auction in session.
Photo 7: Susan Page trying hard to impress the bidders.
Photo 8-9: Lecture by Stuart Sargent: The Snuff-Bottle Monkey Business Revisited.
Photo 10: The 5 topics being discussed.

Stay tuned, the Gala Dinner coming up next...


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 06, 2016, 04:32:56 pm
Hi Guys

Photos of Convention Day 4:

Photo 1-3: Members at the Gala Dinner.
Photo 4: Finally te forum members have a chance to take a proper group picture!
Photo 5: Me with Berthe Ford.
Photo 6: Me with Yin Tao, a friend from Beijing.
Photo 7: More friends from Beijing and Singapore.
Photo 8: Me with Bob Lee. a L.A. dealer.
Photo 9: Bob Lee with Mike Ma from Beijing.
Photo 10: Me with Lindsey Hall and Rosanne Chan.

The Gala Dinner marks the official closing of the Convention.

Stay tuned, coming up next is the Optional Tour to the local collectors' homes.


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 07, 2016, 02:22:40 am
I have to ask... What was the Lecture by Stuart Sargent,  "The Snuff-Bottle Monkey Business Revisited" about ?


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 07, 2016, 10:38:48 am
Dear George,
 
      The late Russell Mullin was a great snuff bottle collector of the 1940s-1970s. His son Terry and wife, have continued haphazardly, but he has published his late father's journals about collecting and collectors, which  Russell had called "Snuff Bottle Monkey Business', partially because he saw all the activity we collectors get up to amusing, and partially because he'd just bought a Suzhou Jade monkey bottle!
He did NOT mean by the term 'shady' business.

      Stuart Sargent was paid 'big bucks'(Not sure how much, really) by the Mullins to 'edit' (read 'ghost-write'!) the book and  to give the lecture. And we paid him too, for the lecture, but just an honorarium. And he and his wife were invited to all the meals as our guests -  the High Tea on Tues. aft.; Lawry's The Prime Rib on Wed. for dinner.; at the Shen Collection museum on Thurs., and the Final Banquet on Fri.  (The reason I've gained a couple of kgs during the convention!  :'(   ::) besides my inability to say no to delicious food!).
Best,
Joey


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: joearp on November 07, 2016, 11:28:04 am
I also thought it was interesting that he gave a map that showed the Beverly Wilshire and the proximity of the  early collectors as well as some of the shops they frequented. At that time many great collectors like Bob Stevens and Lila Perry were within a small distance of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Also what was interesting is that the book contains notes regarding the banter back and forth between collectors. ;)  It seemed there was a lot of buying and selling between collectors.  I ordered a copy and look forward to reading it when it arrives. I enjoyed the lecture very much. 


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 07, 2016, 05:02:36 pm
Dear George,
 
      The late Russell Mullin was a great snuff bottle collector of the 1940s-1970s. His son Terry and wife, have continued haphazardly, but he has published his late father's journals about collecting and collectors, which  Russell had called "Snuff Bottle Monkey Business', partially because he saw all the activity we collectors get up to amusing, and partially because he'd just bought a Suzhou Jade monkey bottle!
He did NOT mean by the term 'shady' business.

     

Thank you Joey !


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 07, 2016, 05:17:45 pm
My pleasure, George.

     In 2003, at the previous LA convention of the ICSBS, we visited Terry Mullin's palatial home overlooking LA. It has featured in many movies as a backdrop, with someone lounging at the infinity swimming pool with the superb views of LA below, or swimming, or lying face-down in the pool (in episodes of at least 3 detective series I've seen - one in The Closer, one in Monk, and I think the earliest one was in Columbo; as well as a number of LA-set murder mystery movies. Oh, and thinking back, there is one in an episode of Murder She Wrote, when Jessica Fletcher is visiting a nasty TV or movie producer, and the no-goodnik ends up face-down in the pool.

      They were very hospitable to our group and laid on a fine spread. And were very considerate to keep the 'kosher' lox and sushi far away from the prawns and oysters, etc.!  :D
     Best,
Joey


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Wattana on November 09, 2016, 02:59:06 am

     In 2003, at the previous LA convention of the ICSBS, we visited Terry Mullin's palatial home overlooking LA. It has featured in many movies as a backdrop...


Dear Joey,

I recall reading somewhere that the house once belonged to Alfred Hitchcock. Do you know if that is correct?

Best,
Tom


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 09, 2016, 11:17:16 am
Dear Tom,

    I don't remember, quite frankly. And considering how the Mullins are into the 'scene' in TV- and Movie- Land, they would have said so. I will ask and 'revert' to you (as Irish solicitors are wont to say!)   ::)
Best,
Joey


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: YT on November 10, 2016, 12:59:13 am
Dear Richard,

Thank you for taking this much effort to post so many photos up.

Cheers,
YT


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on November 10, 2016, 01:08:48 am
Hi YT

You are welcome!

More photos on the Optional Tour to local collector's homes on the way.

Stay tuned...



Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 10, 2016, 11:08:34 am
Dear Richard,

Thank you for taking this much effort to post so many photos up.

Cheers,
YT

Yes indeed.. Thank your Richard :)


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: joearp on November 10, 2016, 12:11:08 pm
You did a great job and even though I was there I have so enjoyed your photos.  Thanks Again.  Jo


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 10, 2016, 02:20:17 pm
Dear Richard,

      I agree with Jo's sentiments..
Thank you.
Joey


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 13, 2016, 01:17:28 am
Beautiful !!!

Thank you for sharing these Richard..  :)


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Wattana on November 13, 2016, 08:55:14 am
Hi Richard,

A really great photographic record of the Convention! Thanks so much for posting so many shots.

Regards,
Tom


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: joearp on November 17, 2016, 02:54:25 pm
Have enjoyed these so much Richard.  Thanks for sharing with all of us.  It was a wonderful time in LA! 


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on November 17, 2016, 06:27:16 pm
Yes indeed Richard... Thank you so much for sharing !


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on November 17, 2016, 06:41:38 pm
Dear Richard,

   As Jo said, seeing the photos reminds us of the good times when they were taken
Thank you.
Shabbat Shalom from 'The Fragrant Harbour' ,
Joey


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: George on January 01, 2017, 05:59:15 am
Thank you again Richard !


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: joearp on January 01, 2017, 01:41:41 pm
 This post brings back great memories of a wonderful convention.  Thanks again for sharing Richard. We look forward to seeing you and many of our snuff bottle friends who plan to attend this year in London.  It should be quite a treat!  Happy New Year to all of you.   Jo and David


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Wattana on January 01, 2017, 11:30:02 pm
Hi Richard,

Thanks for continuing this photographic record. It is especially interesting to see behind the official version which gets into the Journal.
I have to admit that in my 19 years as a member of ICSBS I have never before heard of Mucci and Larry Taylor. They must keep a very low profile!

Regards,
Tom


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on January 01, 2017, 11:58:20 pm
Hi Jo & Tom

Yes, it brings back fond memories of the event.

Looking forward to meeting you again in the near future!

Regards.


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: richy88 on January 02, 2017, 04:06:14 am
Hi all

As mentioned in the other thread, I have removed the last 3 posts due to privacy issues.

For your information.

Regards.


Richard


Title: Re: ICSBS 48th Convention - Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles
Post by: Joey on January 02, 2017, 07:07:28 am
Dear Richard,

       I appreciate it and I'm sure the hosts do as well. It is just too easy to access the info and if the wrong people do, the homeowners involved could find themselves robbed at the very least (robberies also go bad, and in that case, not everyone has a Browning 38 and the will or ability to use it, as I do and have).
Best for 2017,
Joey