Saturday, December 20, 2008

Heirloom of the Week

My mind is still with Burl Wilkes Mason this week. I hope I have the story about this heirloom correct. This little leather pouch, containing a 1900 Liberty Silver Dollar, was found in Burl's pocket at the time of his death.

It now resides in the pressed glass honey dish that belonged to his wife Nettie, which itself holds an honored place in my china cabinet.

LSW

3 comments:

RMG said...

Cool! It obviously wasn't a robbery then.

LG said...

I've never seen that before. RMG and I are both intrigued by the other theory about Burl's death unless you are referring to the economic situation of that time.

RMG said...

W.O.W...?