en-US Lori Ferber Lori Ferber Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:17:11 +0000 http://fishpig.co.uk/magento/wordpress-integration/?v=3.1.0.8 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/ Move Over Mr. Huckabee 154 People Have Declared Their Candidacy for 2016 So you thought there were only one or two candidates that have declared their intention to run for President in 2016? Well surprise surprise, as of January 15, 2015 there were a total of 154 people who have filed their Statement of Candidacy (FEC Form 2) with the Federal Election Commission.

The link below lists all individuals who have filed a Statement of Candidacy (FEC Form 2) with the FEC to register as a 2016 presidential candidate.election_commission

Each individual who is a candidate for federal office must file an FEC Form 2 within 15 days of becoming a candidate. The candidate may file this form on paper or electronically. Paper filers may choose to send a letter that contains the information required on the FEC Form 2, in lieu of the form itself.

Under the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended (the Act), an individual becomes a candidate for federal office when:

* The individual has received contributions aggregating in excess of $5,000 or made expenditures aggregating in excess of $5,000; or

* The individual has given consent to another person to receive contributions or make expenditures on behalf of him or herself and that person has received contributions aggregating in excess of $5,000 or made expenditures aggregating in excess of $5,000 (11 CFR 100.3(a)).

http://www.fec.gov/press/resources/2016presidential_form2nm.shtml

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 04:16:54 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/move-mr-huckabee-154-people-declared-candidacy-2016/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/move-mr-huckabee-154-people-declared-candidacy-2016/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
Authenticating Presidential Autographs Is Sometimes Easier Than You Would Think Authenticating the signatures of American Presidents is an arduous and time consuming task. You have to examine the paper stock, the ink, the flow of the ink, the age of the paper, the curls and peculiarities of the letters and characters and compare them to known examples.

But sometimes it's easier than you think. Like today. A very nice lady sent us a photograph of a Franklin D. Roosevelt signature on a commemorative cover (envelope) which she said "looked good". Indeed the paper looked good, the signature was bold and clear. But we didn't really have to look very hard to determine it was truly not an original signature of President Roosevelt.

How did we know? Because the postmark on cover was 1966. President Roosevelt died in 1945.

So as the veteran newscaster Paul Harvey would have said, "now you know the rest of the story" :)

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Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:08:04 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/authenticating-presidential-autographs-sometimes-easier-think/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/authenticating-presidential-autographs-sometimes-easier-think/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
Congrats! You've Turned 100! Congratulations From The President These original and official cards were printed by the Gerald Ford administration to be sent to congratulate particular citizens who have reached the milestone of one hundred years old. We purchased a bunch of these in a collection from an individual who worked for the government in Washington, D.C. How many people get a letter from a President when the turn 100? Better yet, how many of us live to be a 100!.

Includes the gold embossed presidential seal at the top and the printed signatures of First Lady Betty Ford and President Gerald Ford.

Do you know someone turning 100 this year? Surprise them with an original congratulatory card from a President. presidents-collectibles494

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:49:04 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/congrats-youve-turned-100-congratulations-president/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/congrats-youve-turned-100-congratulations-president/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
John F. Kennedy's Gold Cart Features at Presidential Museum Last Chance to See President Kennedy's Golf Cart

JFK's beloved golf cart is featured in the "Presidential Getaway: JFK on Cape Cod." exhibit at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. But if you want to see it you better hurry, jfk-golf-carton October 31, the golf cart will go back into the archives for preservation.

Highlights from the exhibit are never-before-displayed artifacts from the Kennedy family's summers on Cape Cod, including President Kennedy's Golf Cart, his golf club and a set of personalized golf balls.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:28:34 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/john-f-kennedys-gold-cart-features-presidential-museum/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/john-f-kennedys-gold-cart-features-presidential-museum/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
Presidential Collectibles Company Announces Latest Acquisition (Scottsdale, Arizona) – Lori Ferber, President of Lori Ferber Collectibles leading dealers in presidential memorabilia and collectibles, today announced that the company has completed the acquisition of American Historical & Kelly letter-imageAmerican Heritage Parchments Company, a Division of Klein-Phoenix Graphics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed

“We are very pleased to add this superb line of presidential and patriotic items to our growing offerings”, said Lori Ferber, President of Lori Ferber Collectibles. “We are excited about this opportunity to broaden our base of products, particularly to the education and museum markets.”

In addition Ferber stated, “Our goal is continue the Company’s fine tradition of quality products, which includes presidential and patriotic items including historical parchments, gift items, plaques, fund raising items and puzzles. These products help educators and parents teach and share American history and politics with our nation’s children.”

Established over 40 years ago, Lori Ferber Collectibles is a leading dealer in presidential and political memorabilia and collectibles, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Their unique and interesting items can be found on their website at www.loriferber.com

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:08:30 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/presidential-collectibles-company-announces-latest-acquisition/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/presidential-collectibles-company-announces-latest-acquisition/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
Chris Christie 2016 - Will He Or Won't He Run For President? Chris Christie? Will he run? Will he run as a Republican? Will he get stuck on the wrong side of the bridge? This button suggests he will! run for the Republican nomination. This is a campaign button that we just got in that is promoting Chris Christie as a possible Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential nomination. Want one of your own? Click here to order Chris Christie

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:56:10 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/chris-christie-2016-will-wont-run-president/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/chris-christie-2016-will-wont-run-president/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
Hillary Clinton 2016 Campaign Items Hitting The Market Are you ready for the 2016 presidential campaign? Are you ready for Hillary (Clinton)? With the presidential election more than two years away, Hillary Clinton supporters are already busy drumming up support for the potential Democratic candidate. Posters, buttons, bobbleheads and even even bumper stickers have been printed and are being distributed.

"Today's campaign promotional items are tomorrow's collectibles" explains Lori Ferber of Lori Ferber Collectibles of Scottsdale Arizona. " We're amazed at how many campaign items are already on the market". And of course, Lori Ferber Collectibles is already featuring them in their store along with souvenirs of other Democratic and Republican candidates. Support your candidate or start your 2016 presidential colleciton today at www.loriferber.com or 2016 campaign souvenirs hillary_clinton_2016_poster

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:55:53 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/hillary-clinton-2016-campaign-items-hitting-market/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/hillary-clinton-2016-campaign-items-hitting-market/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
Uncles Sam's Birthday Is This Week In 1989, "Uncle Sam Day" became official. A Congressional joint resolution designated September 13, 1989 as "Uncle Sam Day" (birthday of Samuel Wilson).Today marks the day in 1813 when the United States officially took on its nickname of “Uncle Sam.” The name conjures up images of a man in a top hat pointing his finger at the viewer, but the character was named for a real person — Samuel Wilson.

Wilson was a meat packer who sent barrels of beef to the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. He stamped his barrels with “U.S.” for United States, but soldiers referred to the meat as “Uncle Sam’s,” and soon the name became synonymous for the federal government. It wasn’t until the 1860s that a political cartoonist drew Uncle Sam with a beard in a patriotic suit, and not until World War I, the character was juxtaposed with the phrase “I Want You for the U.S. Army.”
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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:15:02 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/uncles-sams-birthday-week/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/uncles-sams-birthday-week/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
APIC Denver Political Memorabilia Convention an Outstanding Success (Denver, Colorado). This past weekend the American Political Items Collectors (APIC) held its National Convention in Denver Colorado.

The convention was well attended and the comments heard round the convention floor was that this year's convention was one of the best ever.

Kudos go out to Ron Puechner (and of course his lovely wife Martha) along with dozens of dedicated volunteers who made this convention an outstanding success.

One of the highlights of the bourse was the number of dealers from around the country who went out of their way to provide free vintage campaign buttons to youngsters who attended the convention. What a great way of promoting our great hobby to the younger generation.

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Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:35:39 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/apic-denver-political-memorabilia-convention-outstanding-success/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/apic-denver-political-memorabilia-convention-outstanding-success/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef
New Expanded Presidential Memorabilia Website loriferber.comWe are proud to announce that we have launched our new presidential memorabilia website. Designed to be even more user friendly this new design and format will help us offer even more items, services and resources in the years to come.

The new website will include new and expanded search capabilities, bigger photos, easier navigation, increased social media options including facebooks, twitter, pinterest and youtube links.

The one thing that hasn't changed is our 40+ year commit to providing quality presidential and political memorabilia , at a very fair price and with our 100% money back satisfaction guarantee.

The new site is schedule to be "live" April 25, 2013 or sooner (we hope!)

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:33:57 +0000 http://www.loriferber.com/blog/new-expanded-presidential-memorabilia-website/ http://www.loriferber.com/blog/new-expanded-presidential-memorabilia-website/ lori@loriferber.com (stevef) stevef