An 1863 Henry repeating rifle and a J. Tapia target pattern spade bit share top lot honors at the Cody Old West Auction

Henry repeating rifle, serial number 1729, a .44 rimfire caliber weapon with a 24-inch barrel, a brass frame and blue finish and walnut stock. ($23,600).

Henry repeating rifle, serial number 1729, a .44 rimfire caliber weapon with a 24-inch barrel, a brass frame and blue finish, walnut stock, original sights and matching numbers ($23,600).

Elaborate J. Tapia multi-spotted large silver inlaid California target pattern spade bit, made in the 1890s ($23,600).

Elaborate J. Tapia multi-spotted large silver inlaid California target pattern spade bit, made in the 1890s, with multiple rows of dots forming a central target pattern on each cheek ($23,600).

J.B. Farr’s early 1900s 14kt gold presentation sheriff’s badge, highly detailed, an important piece of Colorado history ($22,420).

J.B. Farr’s early 1900s 14kt gold presentation sheriff’s badge, highly detailed, an important piece of Colorado history and a great example of a presentation badge ($22,420).

Hand-carved wooden bull head with real horns and Wild West history, having hung in “Shotgun” Ben Thompson’s Bulls Head Saloon in Abilene, Kansas (12,650).

Hand-carved wooden bull head with real horns and Wild West history, having hung in “Shotgun” Ben Thompson’s Bulls Head Saloon in Abilene, Kansas, 30 inches tall (12,650).

Oil on canvas original advertising artwork for Climax Tobacco (“Highly Bred and Sweetly Tempered”), 50 ¼ inches by 31 ¾ inches (less frame) ($9,775).

Oil on canvas original advertising artwork for Climax Tobacco (“Highly Bred and Sweetly Tempered”), by an unidentified artist, 50 ¼ inches by 31 ¾ inches (sight, less frame) ($9,775).

The auction, which grossed $1.1 million, was held June 26 by Brian Lebel’s Old West Events in Santa Fe, New Mexico, plus online via the Old West Events website.

The auction moved at a fast pace, and strong sales kept the excitement level high. No one knew quite what to expect. We knew we had great items, but no one could predict such an enthusiastic sale.”

— Brian Lebel

SANTA FE, NM, UNITED STATES, July 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — A Henry repeating rifle manufactured in 1863 and a J. Tapia target pattern spade bit shared top lot honors at the 31st annual Cody Old West Auction held June 26th by Brian Lebel’s Old West Events at the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza in Santa Fe, as well as online via the Old West Events website, www.OldWestEvents.com. Both lots knocked down for $23,600.

As with past events, the auction was part of a three-day Old West Show, held June 25th-27th, also hosted by Old West Events, in the nearby Santa Fe Community Convention Center. The auction was packed with 384 lots, all but two of which ended up changing hands, for a 99.5 percent sell-through, a record for Brian Lebel’s Old West Events. The total gross was just over $1 million.

Major categories included cowboy antiques and collectibles (saddles, spurs, bits, etc.); Native American artifacts; antique and historic firearms; Hollywood cowboy memorabilia; Western fine art; Old West gambling and saloon items; antique and contemporary belt buckles and other silverwork; antique advertising and lithography; and Western decorative arts and furniture.

The Henry repeating rifle, serial number 1729, was a .44 rimfire caliber weapon with a 24-inch barrel. It had a brass frame and blue finish, walnut stock, original sights, matching numbers and extra sight dove tail in the frame. It boasted a very good bore, an even "gun metal" gray-blue barrel and great patina on all brass surfaces. It was excellent mechanically, with excellent marks.

The elaborate J. Tapia multi-spotted large silver inlaid California target pattern spade bit was made in the 1890s, with multiple rows of dots forming a central target pattern on each cheek. Also, a pair of J. Tapia silver inlaid drop shank California spurs mounted on the heelbands with three ¾-inch coin silver spots featuring Tapia's trademark raised nipples, gaveled for $10,925.

“Hollywood cowboys were a big hit on auction night, where a large collection of personal and screen-worn celebrity hats sold for way above estimate,” said Brian Lebel, owner of Old West Events. “A hat from rodeo champion and cowboy actor Ben Johnson sold for $8,850, more than 14 times its high estimate, while Clint Eastwood’s hat from the film Joe Kidd brought $8,625.”

Lebel said final prices were mostly within, or higher than, estimates, with strong bidding in all categories. “The internet, phones and live bidders were all busy, with live bidders representing the largest portion of buyers. The sale moved at a fast pace, and strong sales kept the excitement level high throughout. No one knew quite what to expect. We knew we had great items, but no one could predict such an enthusiastic sale, both in terms of live attendees and total sales prices."

The auction was held in conjunction with the Cody Old West Show, also held by Brian Lebel’s Old West Events. Because of COVID restrictions, only 65 vendors were allowed to set-up, but they all reported extremely strong sales and a very good weekend. Attendance exceeded 1,500 over the weekend show. More than one dealer said, “It was the best show I've had in decades."

Following are additional highlights from the auction. All prices quoted include the buyer’s premium.

The roll-top desk and chair used by Pat Garrett while he was sheriff in Dona Ana, New Mexico, from 1896-1900, both made in the 1880s, with the original 1884 bill of sale and a photo of Garrett, hammered for $16,100. Also, J. B. Farr’s early 1900s 14kt gold presentation sheriff’s badge, an important piece of Colorado history and a great example of a presentation badge – highly detailed, elegant and ornate – went for $22,420 against an estimate of $8,000-$12,000.

A circa 1893 Winchester Model 1886 saddle ring carbine, 40-65 caliber with a 22-inch barrel, blue and case color finish, walnut stock and forearm and original sights, excellent throughout, hit the mark for $21,240. Also, A Colt single action Army six-shooter manufactured in 1895, 44-40 caliber with a 4 ¾-inch barrel, once belonging to O. Frank Hicks, a private with the Arizona Rangers, tasked with ridding the Arizona Territory of its criminal element, rang up $17,250.

A maker-marked, expertly restored Edward H. Bohlin double buscadero gun rig, with a pair of 1880s-era Colt .45 single actions with silver Bohlin-style gun grips and 5 ½ inch barrels, with a possible Hollywood cowboy connection, reached $18,880. Also, a Florence State Penitentiary horsehair bridle, brightly colored, with triple strand round cheeks and double brow band and having an unusual bit showing a bare-chested woman dancing above a snake, fetched $12,650.

A hand-carved wooden bull head with real horns and Wild West history, having hung in “Shotgun” Ben Thompson’s Bulls Head Saloon in Abilene, Kansas, 30 inches tall and with a 40-inch horn spread, went for $12,650. Also, an oil on canvas original advertising artwork for Climax Tobacco (“Highly Bred and Sweetly Tempered”), by an unidentified artist, 50 ¼ inches by 31 ¾ inches (sight, less the gold gesso frame), a great saloon display item, brought $9,775.

Brian Lebel’s Old West Events’ next big show and auction will be held January 21st thru 23rd, 2022 in Mesa, Arizona. Watch the website for more information, at www.OldWestEvents.com.

Brian Lebel founded the Cody Old West Show & Auction 31 years ago in Cody, Wyoming as a small gathering of people who were buying, selling and trading in the antiques and artifacts of the American cowboy and the American West. Brian believed that more people would appreciate these great artifacts if only they were aware of what was available. So he launched his own event and it has been growing ever since.

Old West Events is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To inquire about consigning a single piece, an estate or a collection, you may call them at 480-779-WEST (9378), or, you can email them at contactus@oldwestevents.com. To learn more about Brian Lebel’s Old West Events and the events planned for later this month, please visit www.OldWestEvents.com.

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5 Best Tips for Finding the Perfect Engagement Ring According to Rachel and Victoria

Rachel and Victoria Wieck discuss how to choose the right engagement ring

SAN DIEGO, CA, USA, July 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Engagement ring shopping can be overwhelming. There are so many options from diamond shape to metal to settings. Therefore, according to Rachel and Victoria, here are 5 best tips to find that perfect engagement ring that not only fits your personal style and lifestyle but also stays on budget.

Budget:
When searching for the perfect engagement ring, budget is always the best place to start. This helps you hone in options that you feel comfortable with financially, as well as not getting pressured into spending too much. Starting with a budget before taking any other steps will put you on the right track in terms of design, gemstone type, carat size etc. (and no matter what your budget is, there are tons of options to choose from!).

Diamond or Gemstone Selection:
The next step in the process is, based on budget and style preference, deciding if you would like to use a diamond or a gemstone as your center stone. Diamonds are the more traditional and more popular choice of center stone, but gemstones definitely have a place throughout history as a unique and often regal choice. It's a misconception that diamonds are more expensive than gemstones… while this is true in some cases, there are several gemstones that are significantly more expensive than any diamond. So depending on what you prioritize, there's definitely something special about each option.

"After dedicating the last 30 years of my life to the jewelry industry, I've seen just about every type, size, and cut of diamond or gemstone. There is so much to learn about this subject and it is impossible for anyone to educate themselves fully during the shopping process. That's why having an expert to lean on that you can trust for guidance is a key part of the engagement ring shopping experience," said Victoria Wieck, TV Personality and Designer of Victoria Wieck Collections on ShopHQ.

Center Stone Shape:
Once you select a type of center stone, the next decision to be made is the shape. This is a more stylistic choice, and can have a big overall effect on the vibe of the ring. The most popular shapes are round, oval, cushion, princess, pear, emerald, and radiant. If you really want to do something unique, you could choose a heart shape, asscher, or marquise.

Her Personal Style, Reflected:
This is where getting the ring custom-designed can be a big benefit. Obviously, this is one of the most important purchases a young couple will make, so we always recommend incorporating elements of her own personal style into the design. For example, is she blonde? She may look GREAT in yellow gold. Or is she a little "trendier"… maybe rose gold is a good choice. Does she like nature? Perhaps adding some wispy vines to the band could be a good way of incorporating that. Or is she a little flashier? Let's surround that center stone with a halo and do a three-row micropave on the band. Having that little extra care and thought put into these special little touches can be really beneficial when making this once in a lifetime purchase.

"Selecting an engagement ring is THE most significant purchase a young couple will make, so it's not worth leaving anything to chance. Working with a designer to customize the ring is an excellent option to make this monumental purchase a truly personal one," said Rachel Wieck-Berry, Co-Founder of Rachel & Victoria.

Take Your Time:
Arguably the most important tip… take your time! As previously stated, this is one of the most important purchases a young couple will make… it's definitely not a good idea to rush it. Take some time to study what other type of jewelry she wears and what types of designs she gravitates towards. Learn her ring size either through her friends or maybe by swiping one of her other rings to get measured. Take some time to save! Planning ahead and taking this slow will ultimately result in the best engagement ring.

Rachel & Victoria provides the highest quality ring concierge services through a unique and completely custom bridal jewelry design experience to each of our socially responsible, eco-conscious clients. Schedule a consultation today!

Rachel Wieck-Berry
Rachel & Victoria
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Amuka Esports Signs Global Content Distribution Deal with ESTV

New partnership will bring 3 new weekly shows and 200+ hours of Canadian Esports content.

We are so excited to be able to work with an amazing content platform like ESTV to bring new voices into the Esports landscape”

— Ben Feferman, CEO of Amuka Esports

TORONTO, ON, CANADA, July 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Amuka Esports, a multi-channel Esports organization, is pleased to announce they have signed a new global content distribution deal with Los Angeles-based ESTV, to deliver a new slate of Esports content created by some of Canada’s best.

ESTV is the first 24/7 live linear and AVOD Esports channel available across the globe. They currently have content deals with NFL Alumni, Dept. of Defense Joint Base Lewis McChord Warrior Zone Esports, and International Esports Federation among many others.

Amuka Esports will be bringing their catalogue of 200+ hours of Esports content and four regular shows including The ReFrag, From the War Room, Bestof3 and Esports Unfiltered. There will also be a dedicated page for Parabellum Esports, with regular content coming from their content team and pro rosters.

“Over the past two years we have been developing a vast library of Esports content created by a diverse group of Canadian players and content creators. We are so excited to be able to work with an amazing content platform like ESTV to bring new voices into the Esports landscape,” according to Ben Feferman, CEO of Amuka Esports.

ESTV has been quickly scaling its distribution partners which now include Samsung TV Plus, Roku Live TV Channel, Amazon’s FireTv, Rakuten, TCL and VIZIO. To date, they have almost 30M unique viewers from over 40 countries around the world.

“We are excited to begin working with Amuka Esports and look forward to this opportunity for ESTV to further its business across Canada. The slate of new programming will infuse our current library with more diversity and inclusion, something we and our audience values,” according to Eric Yoon, Founder and CEO of ESTV.

You can check out the full library at www.estv.co with new programming being added every week.

For more information, please contact Ben Feferman at ben@amukaesports.com or Eric Yoon at eric.yoon@estv.co

About Amuka Esports
Amuka Esports is a diversified Esports company focusing on teams, tournaments, content, and venues. We create localized hubs in cities across North America, each consisting of a venue, tournament organizer, content team, merchandise brands, and incubator. Amuka also operates Canada’s largest Esports venue along with several teams based in North America and Europe. Learn more about our impact on the North American Esports scene at our official website and on our Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

About ESTV
ESTV is the first worldwide 24-7 live linear video channel dedicated to Esports. Launched in May 2019, ESTV provides round-the-clock coverage of Esports athletes and gaming franchises from an insider perspective. ESTV is available on the Roku® Channel (U.S. & Canada), Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV Plus, Dish® Sling TV, VIZIO, Rakuten TV (Europe), TCL TV (worldwide), ZEASN (worldwide), Hisense Sharp (worldwide), PLEX, RAD TV (PlayStation, Google TV & Android TV), EASY TV (Brazil), Select TV, TikiLIVE, XOD Global (worldwide), Simul-TV, Glewed TV, Klowd TV, Netgem TV, VIVA Live TV in the U.S. and international territories as well as over the air network for local media market. We are also available on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook platforms and streams live linear feed and AVOD services. ESTV partners with the world's top gaming networks and production partners for the most robust Esports content lineup on linear, online, and mobile. ESTV is also an exclusive media broadcast partner of the Department of Defense Joint Base Lewis McChord and NFL Alumni Esports events. For more information, please visit www.estv.co

Ben Feferman
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Seitaro Yamazaki Launches New Online Shop

‘Nike AIR JORDAN 1’

Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Creative Advisor and Renowned Japanese Contemporary Artist

TOKYO, JAPAN, July 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — : In a world where media is recycled and style is often copied, originality is sparse and hard to find. New ideas are far and few between, but Seitaro Yamazaki is revitalizing the world of art one piece at a time. With his sights set on dominating the world of art on a global scale, Yamazaki’s newest venture takes him into the media of the internet. Seitaro Yamazaki is making his works of art attainable through the opening of a new online shop where fans and others alike can purchase an original Seitaro Yamazaki.

The shop offers both paintings and sculptures created by Yamazaki. Early consumers will have a chance to purchase Yamazaki’s latest piece “Icon Made of Sand #01 ‘Nike AIR JORDAN 1’”. It is a sculpture made of mixed mediums depicting the theme of time and has subsequently earned him second place in the YICCA competition earlier this year. The sculpture is now available on his site at a price tag of $4,500.

What will our consumption look like when viewed through the eyes of people in the future with diverse values? That simple inquiry sparked the creation of this piece. "We have icon preferences, these icons are a part of our existence, and we devour them", according to Seitaro Yamazaki, who grew up in the thick of Tokyo street culture. Nike sneakers were a constant and absolute iconic presence for him.

The Nike Air Jordan 1 is a sand-sculpted sneaker. This is constructed of sand, with an acrylic brand mark. The functional material is separated from the symbol of consumption, and the two pieces are made of distinct materials and have a different feeling of time. The notion is dismantled and recreated using two distinct materials at two different times. Yamazaki said "We have icon preferences, and we consume icons as they are a part of our existence. In this sense, the piece is a letter from the future to all of us who are currently living in the present."

Yamazaki is the founder and director of Seitaro Design, Inc., radio personality of FM Yokohama’s “Culture Department” and the creative advisor of the Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Organization Committee. He has received many awards such as YICCA 2021, Annual Group Exhibition And Showcase 2018, and the 14th Arte Laguna Prize.

Seitaro Design, Inc., was established in October 2008 at THE WORKS ANNEX 1F 3-17-9 in Aobadai Meguro-ku, Tokyo with Seitaro Yamazaki as the Representative Director.

To check out Seitaro Yamazaki’s shop and learn more about his art visit: https://seitaro-yamazaki.myshopify.com/

Seitaro Yamazaki
Seitaro Design, Inc
+81 3-6417-4874
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The Clientron PT2500: Retail Transformation at the Point of Sale

The Clientron PT2500: Retail Transformation at the Point of Sale

The Clientron PT2500: Retail Transformation at the Point of Sale

Fanless Design with  Energy-Efficient and Powerful Intel® 7th Gen. Processors

Fanless Design with Energy-Efficient and Powerful Intel® 7th Gen. Processors

The Clientron PT2500: Retail Transformation at the Point of Sale

The Clientron PT2500: Retail Transformation at the Point of Sale

With the PT2500's reliability and capability, PetPark has the flexibility to evolve with the times without having to worry about new problems
happened.

It pays to the research necessary to make sure the system selected will meet your current and anticipated needs before purchasing a POS. The first step will be to analyze your actual needs.”

— Clientron Corp.

NEW TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN, July 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Established in 1999, the Wanda Pet Group is a well-known retailer with nearly 70 outlets across Taiwan providing a wide variety of foods, toys, medicines, and other care products for pets. With their recent diversification into services, such as grooming and housing, Wanda needed a robust and future-proof Point-of-Sale (POS) system. The new system must handle sales, inventory, and merchandise logistics, as well as flexible appointment scheduling, online-to-offline (O2O) promotions and reward programs, and new service categories that can meet the needs of a fast-evolving market.

Wanda chose the Clientron all-in-one PT2500 retail system.

The Clientron PT2500: Retail Transformation at the Point of Sale

Smooth Integration and Operation
With the Clientron PT2500, sales checkout is intuitive and seamless, with both its hardware and software tailored to meet the needs of busy retailers for scale and flexibility, including smooth integration with proprietary software.

Enhanced Customer Relations and Upsales
The PT2500 compiles email addresses, payment information, and other customer data, saving time during customer interactions while making it easier to offer, monitor, and innovate promotions, rewards programs, and value-adds.

Enhanced Employee Management
The PT2500 can track staff work hours, eliminating the need for separate time clocks while providing easy access to this data for calculating paychecks, holiday rates, and vacation time. It also facilitates employee performance monitoring. For example, during personnel training, the system can provide notifications, instructions, and even follow-up reminders.

Enhanced Inventory Management
Inventory monitoring and order are not always seamless. But with the PT2500, sales can be tracked across multiple locations, with automated inventory control even through third-party management systems. In addition, easy lookup of available quantities, prices, and product details make for smoother relations with your customers.

Improved Tax Management
The PT2500 simplifies tax reporting by making all required data quickly and easily available while ensuring correct sales or gross receipt tax calculation at the point of sale, minimizing sales and accounting errors.

Superb Design
The Clientron PT2500 offers a comfortable 15-inch dust-resistant and spill-resistant touchscreen and a durable fanless IP64-rated aluminum alloy chassis that minimizes damage and downtime. The Intel® Core CPU provides plenty of processing power, while the easily removable drive bay handles present and future storage needs. USB ports on both sides of the terminal enable easy and convenient connection with barcode scanners, thermal printers, label printers, and other peripherals.
The Clientron PT2500: Retail Transformation at the Point of Sale

Easy Transformation
With the PT2500's reliability and capability, Wanda has the flexibility to evolve with the times, without having to worry about new technical problems creeping up, such as point-of-sales errors or failures that might lead to an angry customer, making a scene on the premises, or posting a one-star review online later. And with its employee management and promotion innovation capabilities, the PT2500 puts digital transformation of Wanda's entire business within reach, without the usual technical learning curve, empowering them to do their business, grow their business, and evolve their business.

To learn more about the PT2500 from a Clientron representative, contact us here.

About Clientron
For over 35 years, Clientron has designed kiosks and POS for system integrators around the world. We help you get your project from conception to the storefront quicker and easier while providing second-to-none after-sales support.
Clientron was founded in 1983. The company is dedicated to providing highly integrated embedded solutions to our clients worldwide. With more than 35 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and after-sales service, Clientron offers high-quality and technology-leading solutions, including POS, Kiosk, Thin Client, and Automotive Electronics. Clientron commits to continue providing engineering excellence towards innovative solutions and the best services to global partners and customers. Visit us at www.clientron.com.

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Clientron Corp.
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12 Questions You Should Ask Your Potential Travel Partner

Ready to go on that exciting trip with your travel partner? Ask them these 12 compulsory questions to see if they are the right fit for your trip.

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Imagine this: You are planning a trip, and then you realize you will need a travel partner. Someone to travel with and share your exciting travel adventure with – what do you do? You could ask your best friend, family members, or a group of friends to become your travel partner. Or, if you are feeling more adventurous, you could sign up for a travel social networking site like 212Travelbuddy to find your potential travel partner.

After lots of conversations, you finally found a travel partner or group from an online travel site or your circle of loved ones – good for you! But before you pack your bags and book your flights, have you asked yourself if you guys are travel-compatible? Or if can you endure their presence and mood swings throughout the trip?

The truth is, traveling is not always rosy. Things like sleep deprivation, hunger, and culture-shock that can make people act differently or cause things to go from ten to one in 5 seconds. Are you mentally and emotionally prepared for that side of travel? To help you choose the right match, we have compiled a list of 12 questions you should ask your potential travel partner or group.

– What is your budget?
This is the first question you need to ask your potential travel partner or group. You should know if they are up for a luxurious or budget-friendly trip. You should know how much they are willing to spend on accommodation, food, activities, and transport. If your financial capabilities don’t align closely, then abort the mission!

– Can you share a bed or a room?
Accommodation is probably the most expensive part of any trip. It is also one of the many benefits of having a travel partner as they help you save costs. So, is your partner okay with sharing a room or bed (if it comes down to that situation) with you?

– What is your sleep schedule?
Is your partner an early bird or a night owl? Do they need up to 9hours of sleep or, can they function properly with less sleep? You need to know your partner’s sleep schedule so that you can plan your trip and sightseeing accordingly.

– How long do you need to get ready?
If you need to follow a schedule of having a cup of coffee, and scrolling through your phone before having a shower, and preparing for the day – then you would have issues with a partner that leaps out of bed and gets ready in 5minutes. Know your partner’s getting-ready schedule and make a favorable compromise.

– How do we plan our trip?
While some people like to work with a list, others prefer doing things on a whim. We suggest you and your partner create an itinerary of what to do and see on your trip. And choose who will handle the lodging, transport, and restaurant booking process before the start of your trip. This way, there is less chaos, and everything is easily managed.

– Do we remain together every time, or should we split and do things separately?
You might want to explore places or do things separately from your partner. And your partner might want to explore everywhere with you by their side. Just choose the option that works best for both of you to avoid hurting anybody’s feelings.

– What kind of in-city transportation are you prefer?
Is your partner comfortable using public transit, car-hailing services – or would they prefer to drive around in a rented car? You have to know the mode of in-city transportation they are comfortable with and plan your trip accordingly.

– What kind of traveler are you?
Is your partner interested in slow travel? Like lazing around pools or enjoying a fine bottle of wine before dinner? Or do they prefer to hop around different tourist sites in a fast-paced schedule? You need to find that sweet in-between and work with it.

– Do you have any dietary concerns?
Is your partner following a plant-based diet? Do they eat meat? Are they lactose intolerant? Do they have any food allergies? Or do they follow a special diet? Knowing these things will help you avoid what they don’t eat when you are ordering for them. A vegan and lover of meat can travel together as long as they can find restaurants that offer varieties of food options.

– What are your habits or vices?
Do you snore while sleeping? Do you smoke or drink? Are you a coffee or a tea person? You need to know your partner’s vices or habits and see if you can cope with them. If you can’t, forget about the travel partnership and continue your search.

– Do you like interacting with locals or other people while on a trip?
Your partner might enjoy striking a conversation with the locals, meeting new people – or they might not. You need to know if they are comfortable being social with locals or other people during the trip. This will help you know, if they want to be with you every time or if they prefer opportunities to meet new people.

– How do we split things financially?
This is another important question to ask. Some expenses like accommodation and transportation are easy to share because they come with payment-splitting options. Other expenses like food can be harder to split. So do you split things 50-50, 60-40? Or take turns in settling bills? Whatever option you should, make sure it suits both you and your partner.

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The Functional Chocolate Company Introduces New Brainy Chocolate

Vegan, Fair Trade Chocolate Stacked with Vitamins, Botanicals and Clinically Researched Ingredients Supports Focus & Productivity

Balancing work or studies with responsibilities is difficult. Full of clinically-researched ingredients, we formulated Brainy Chocolate as a delicious way to get your head back in the game.”

— Nicole Smith, CEO, The Functional Chocolate Company

EVERGREEN, COLORADO, USA, July 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Functional Chocolate Company® today announced the availability of Brainy Chocolate Bars in stores and online.

Combining vegan, fair trade chocolate with vitamins, botanicals and clinically researched ingredients, the newest product extends the Functional Chocolate line with a new formulation designed to assist with the everyday challenges of focus and productivity.

As more workers return to office life while others remain working from home offices, kitchens, and basements, productivity and engagement are a struggle for many. Distractions are everywhere, pulling concentration in countless directions.

“The challenge of balancing work or studies with outside responsibilities and passions is more difficult than ever before,” explained Nicole Smith, CEO, The Functional Chocolate Company. “Based on years of research and full of clinically-researched ingredients, our team formulated Brainy Chocolate as a delicious way to get your head back in the game.”

With a combination of trusted botanicals including ginkgo biloba, bacopa and rhodiola, paired with a proprietary blend of amino acids, omega 3 fatty acids and Chocamine®, a patented cocoa-based ingredient that may help improve cognitive function, Zesty Orange flavored Brainy Chocolate brings you back to center with calm focus.

Other offerings from The Functional Chocolate company include:
Energy Chocolate
Sleepy Chocolate
Carefree Chocolate for Stress and Anxiety
Hot Chocolate for Menopause
Sexy Chocolate for Low Libido
Rhythm Chocolate for PMS

All of The Functional Chocolate Company’s bars are made with Fair Trade 60% cacao from a cooperative of South American farmers. Crafted in the USA, these bars are 100% plant-based, vegan, dairy-free, non-GMO, cholesterol and gluten-free.

About The Functional Chocolate Company:

Founded in 2020, The Functional Chocolate Company® is headquartered in Evergreen, Colorado. We believe that treating your health should be a treat. With a team from consumer product development, confectionery, nutraceutical and nutrition backgrounds, we’ve learned that there is a better way to treat everyday health realities.
Flexible, fully customizable individual boxes, subscriptions, and gift options are available at funcho.co, as well as popular retail locations.

For wholesale inquiries, please contact sales@funcho.co or find us on RangeMe.

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● Learn more about the science of Functional Chocolate on our blog — https://funcho.co/blogs/articles

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Endon Technologies Ltd acquires UK Gaming Licence to supply slot content to both the land based and online sectors

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Edwin Ford

Edwin Ford, Designated Official for Endon

The addition of the UK license, opens up a whole new market and will allow Endon to provide their slot games portfolio to another great market.

Our games look great and play very well, the expertise in the team means we are making great games which slot players love, our graphics look great too with superb colour palettes and key animations.”

— Edwin Ford

DOUGLAS, ISLE OF MAN, July 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — After obtaining its Isle of Man license, Endon has been providing online gaming solutions to Europe for the past year. The addition of the UK license, opens up a whole new market and will allow Endon to provide their slot games portfolio to another great market.

Edwin Ford, Designated Official for Endon said “The past couple of years have been great for Endon as we moved into Europe from Asia with our Isle of Man license, now having a UK license gives us access to one of the largest markets in the region and we can now move ahead with the clients we have already lined up to service.

Our games look great and play very well, the expertise in the team means we are making great games which slot players love, our graphics look great too with superb colour palettes and key animations. All games are android friendly so we can present our games to the widest possible audience.”

The UK license was obtained on the 16th of July and Endon are working on its first releases, specifically requested by already onboarded clients in the UK.

For further information on our games please visit the Endon website here https://www.endontech.com

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Holabird's massive Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction, nearly 3,000 lots, will be held Aug. 5-9, live and online

Photo diary of Pancho Villa with real photo postcards (RPCs) by Arizona photographer Walter Horne (estimate: $25,000-$50,000).

Photo diary of Pancho Villa with real photo postcards (RPCs) by Arizona photographer Walter Horne, plus three books on the Mexican Revolution (estimate: $25,000-$50,000).

The militaria section of the auction is phenomenal, highlighted by General George A. Custer’s Civil War holster and gun belt (estimate: $60,000-$90,000).

The militaria section of the auction is phenomenal, highlighted by General George A. Custer’s Civil War holster and gun belt, accompanied by a lengthy history (estimate: $60,000-$90,000).

This framed cabinet card photo of prostitute “Amelia” from 1898, with her business license, is expected to sell for $5,000-$10,000.

This framed cabinet card photo of prostitute “Amelia” (in classic prostitute attire) from 1898, with her business license, is expected to sell for $5,000-$10,000.

Painting of Native Americans on horseback, titled Too Many Guns (1982), by Americo Makk (1927-2015), framed (estimate: $5,000-$10,000).

Painting of Native Americans on horseback, titled Too Many Guns (1982), by the Hungarian-American artist Americo Makk (1927-2015), framed (estimate: $5,000-$10,000).

Rainbow Man knifewing bolo by Myra and Homer Vacit, circa 1940s-1950s (estimate: $1,200-$1,800).

Rainbow Man knifewing bolo by Myra and Homer Vacit, circa 1940s-1950s, with stamped silver edging (estimate: $1,200-$1,800).

Top lots include General George Armstrong Custer’s Civil War holster and gun belt and a photo diary of Pancho Villa with three books on the Mexican Revolution.

This sale is full of ‘hot stuff’ and features some of the best collections in their genre offered publicly in a long time. Two of the major collections are Western in origin.”

— Fred Holabird

RENO, NV, UNITED STATES, July 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — General George Armstrong Custer’s Civil War holster and gun belt, a photo diary of Pancho Villa with three books on the Mexican Revolution, and an 1898 prostitute’s license and photo from Tombstone, Arizona are a few of the more interesting items in Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction, slated for August 5th-9th.

The five-day mega-event, packed with nearly 3,000 lots of Native Americana, philatelic (stamps) and numismatics (coins), militaria, railroad collectibles, Americana, mining memorabilia, stock certificates, art and more, will be held live in Holabird’s Reno gallery at 3555 Airway Drive, as well as online, via iCollector.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Auctionzip.com.

Start times all five days are 8 am Pacific. “This sale will make collectors even hotter than they were before the air conditioning got turned on,” said Fred Holabird, owner of Holabird Western Americana Collections. “The sale is full of ‘hot stuff’ and features some of the best collections in their genre offered publicly in a long time. Two of the major collections are Western in origin.”

The first centers around Arizona and Colorado ephemera, to include 19th century photos and documents related to major mining camps, supplemented by gorgeous oil paintings of Native American and western scenes by Douglas Rosa. The framed cabinet card photo of prostitute “Amelia” (in classic prostitute attire) with her business license, should go for $5,000-$10,000.

Added to this is a major collection related to the Mexican War and Pancho Villa, including the photo-diary by Arizona photographer Walter Horne, plus three books on the Mexican Revolution (estimate: $25,000-$50,000). The militaria section is equally phenomenal, highlighted by Gen. Custer’s holster and gun belt, accompanied by a lengthy history (estimate: $60,000-$90,000).

A California collection of Native American jewelry comprises more than 400 incredible pieces of fine, artistic silver and turquoise jewelry, much of it museum-quality and accumulated over several decades. The main part of the collection is represented by bolos from the Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico. There are also necklaces, bracelets, rings, belt buckles, brooches and other items.

The California collection also includes jewelry from the Navajo, Santo Domingo Pueblo and the Hopi – amazing pieces of jewelry from many Native people. “Bidders will have a difficult time deciding on which to choose from for their collections,” Mr. Holabird said. “Also, for Western bolo tie collectors, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, the largest sale of its kind ever held.”

A couple of noteworthy Day 3 jewelry lots include a Rainbow Man knifewing bolo by Myra and Homer Vacit, circa 1940s-1950s, with stamped silver edging (estimate $1,200-$1,800); and an incredible vintage No. 8 Mine turquoise jewelry set (Navajo Reservation, Arizona) boasting a magnificent squash blossom necklace with twelve squash blossoms (estimate: $3,000-$5,000).

The Ken Prag collection is the gift that keeps on giving, and there are three distinct parts of his collection in this sale. First and foremost, most or all of the material is from his unsorted acquisitions for decades. There is a wealth of paper ephemera, particularly from California. The post cards (about 500 lots) are stunning, with very rare views in both RPC and printed format.

There are so many examples, it’s hard to pick, like the Tahoe original RPC of Myers, or a trio from Glen Alpine Springs, or printed cards from Weber Lake. Want pioneer cards? The sale has hundreds of them. One of the more fun sections is the gaming section – postcards with a gaming or playing card theme. This collection is now in about 20 lots, comprised of hundreds of cards.

Also from the Prag collection, on Day 5, is a major hoard of German inflation bonds from 1922, with anywhere from 500-1,000 pieces in two types, with varieties: 1,000 Marks with coupons, a 4-inch stack of maybe 1,000 pieces with at least two printing varieties; and a 50,000 Mark bond with coupons, one printing variety, a 3-inch stack of a few hundred (estimate: $1,000-$2,000).

For the firearms collector is a large library of historical books on guns, hunting and related, with some all-time key references. Exploration researchers will love the Arctic Exploration library and other early works on western exploration. Stocks and bonds feature a fantastic selection from about a dozen collections, and there’s a fine selection of railroad passes and stocks, with rarities.

In addition to the 1898 prostitute’s license and photo, another Day 1 super lot is the spectacular large bronze plaque celebrating Charles Lindbergh’s famous first flight across the Atlantic in 1927, made by sculptor and painter Julius T. Gutzwa (Meriden, Conn., 1891-1956). The plaque is one of only two known and is in extra fine to uncirculated condition (estimate: $3,000-$6.000).

Also up for bid on Day 1 will be historic ledgers pertaining to the legendary Hollenbeck Hotel in Los Angeles: three ledgers for the hotel from 1902; one ledger for the hotel restaurant, 1896; and one ledger for the saloon, 1895-1896 (estimate: $2,000-$6,000); and a 14-inch-square original bronze sign for Bell Telephone Company of Nevada, rare and early (estimate: $1,000-$2,000).

Expected star lots on Day 4 will include a painting of Native Americans on horseback, titled Too Many Guns (1982), by the Hungarian-American artist Americo Makk (1927-2015), framed; and a U.S. one dollar gold coin, produced by Christopher Bechtler around 1838. Bechtler’s coins were accepted across the Southeast. Both of the lots have pre-sale estimates of $5,000-$10,000.

The full catalog can be viewed online now, at www.holabirdamericana.com. For those planning to attend the auction in person, regulations and protocols regarding COVID-19 will be enforced.

Color catalogs are available by calling 1-844-492-2766, or 775-851-1859. Also, anyone owning a collection that might fit into an upcoming Holabird Western Americana Collections auction is encouraged to get in touch. The firm travels extensively throughout the U.S., to see and pick up collections. The company has agents all over America and will travel to inspect most collections.

Holabird Western Americana Collections is always in the hunt for new and major collections to bring to market. It prides itself as being a major source for selling Americana at the best prices obtainable, having sold more than any other similar company in the past decade alone. The firm will have its entire sales database online soon, at no cost – nearly 200,00 lots sold since 2014.

To consign a single piece or a collection, you may call Fred Holabird at 775-851-1859 or 844-492-2766; or, you can send an e-mail to fredholabird@gmail.com. To learn more about Holabird Western Americana Collections and the Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction slated for Thursday thru Monday, August 5th-9th, visit www.holabirdamericana.com. Updates posted often.

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