Clay Pigeon Shooting

The sport of Clay Pigeon Shooting involves using a shotgun to shoot at and break a circular flying target made form a fragile material. This object looks a little like a 'frisbee'. Clay Shooting still retains many phrases from its historical "Live Bird Shooting" past when real birds, such as pigeons, where released from a trap positioned in front of a shooter (records date back to 1831). This later developed into shooting Glass Balls filled with powder or feathers in an attempt to equalise the standard of targets and make the competition uniform. Clay Pigeon Shooting is a sport that´s

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Top 5 Antiques and Collectibles

Collectors will tell you, you can collect just about anything. Vases, books, diamonds, teacups; the possibilities are endless. All you need is a passion for what you're collecting and the budget to buy it. There are two types of collectors: The first is a casual collector that simply does it for the love of the items he or she is acquiring. The second is the serious collector a person who is very knowledgeable about the antiques and collectibles in their possession and the one who wants to turn their collection into a lucrative pastime. Choosing what to collect is of

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Determine the Value of Antique Dolls

Determine the Value of Antique Dolls There are many factors in determining the value of an antique doll.   For instance, you should consider the age, originality, quality, size, clothing, markings and body type of the doll. Determine the Value of Antique Dolls Age It may surprise you that age is not the determining factor in considering value of an antique doll. Certainly, if a doll is rare as well as old, the value increases. Is the doll readily available? Is the doll a one of a kind? It is interesting to note, that many 20th century mass produced dolls are

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Audi R8 shares hybrid tech with Lamborghini Asterion

Audi R8 shares hybrid tech with Lamborghini Asterion It’s a well-known fact that the second-generation Audi R8 isn't far away. It will feature an all-electric model but when it arrives, it could serve to seriously shake up the supercar market according to Audi research and development boss Ulrich Hackenberg. Audi R8 shares hybrid tech with Lamborghini Asterion In one of his interviews in UK, Hackenberg confirmed quite clearly that a plug-in-hybrid model and a pure electric were coming. And as with the current R8, the next-gen model will borrow from Audi's Italian cousins at Lamborghini. Audi has intentions to conclusively increase

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Scrapbooking is a Wonderful Revived Art Form

For centuries the art of scrapbooking has been kept alive because we all love mementos and souvenirs of our past. We all like taking photos of our friends and our families because very often we do not get to spend as much time as we would like with them. Creative memories scrapbooking is a wonderful way of keeping these special occasions alive. It is a way of capturing the treasured moments you spend together in a personal photographic journal that you can make as decorative as you like. Very often all our photographs stay in boxes or drawers because we

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How Do You Know What an Autograph is Worth?

How Do You Know What an Autograph is Worth? Have you recently started to become interested in autograph collecting and would like to know the present day market value of an autograph that you are interested in purchasing? Or have you inherited an estate from a family member and was surprised to find an abundance of autographed photos, items, cards, posters that you have no idea how to find the value much less who to sell them too? How Do You Know What an Autograph is Worth? There are several sources to find out how much your collectible or autographed

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