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About DORC Blog

Dick Osburn Rare Coins Blog. This blog is run by Brian P Cushing, owner of Osburn Cushing Numismatics (formerly Dick Osburn RC). This blog will provide our customers with show and market reports, company information and new purchase offerings, among other news. Twitter: DORCisms Brian is a professional Numismatist specializing in early United States silver coinage (Seated and Bust). He is co-author of the book "Liberty Seated Dollars: A Register of Die Varieties." (www.SeatedDollarVarieties.com). Brian is most proud of being a Dad to three wonderful kiddies.

Baltimore Days 3 & 4….

Another Baltimore is in the books. I made short appearances on both Saturday and Sunday, so not much to report. On Saturday, my fiance was celebrating a birthday and we found an overnight babysitter for the kiddies, so my time … Continue reading

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Baltimore, Day 2….

Well, day two is in the books. I’m back to the homestead having by-passed Little Italy or one of the many fine steak houses in the city, opting instead for a ham and cheese wrap at home so I could … Continue reading

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Baltimore, Day 1….

Random thoughts and observations after wrapping a neat lil’ bow on day one at the Whitman Expo… Thankfully the show proved more active than expected. Many brave travelers navigated the winter winds and abundant snow drifts to join us on … Continue reading

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The Winter Black & Blues…

In the midst of yet another Nor’Easter, this one packing a blizzard punch, I figured I’d take the opportunity to blog about the past month or so of Numismatic-isms while waiting for my power to go out. Since I last … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Hello….

So I meant to check in around Christmas-time, but with the travel centered around the kiddies, it was tough to find the time to sit and write. It’s been a challenging start to 2018 personally as I seem to have … Continue reading

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Many thanks!

I was told recently by a wonderful friend of mine that it had been awhile since I posted a blog update. So, here I go…. what to say… it’s been an up and down year. The coin market continues to … Continue reading

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TGIFALB….

Thank God It’s Friday At Long Beach (TGIFALB). My newly formed acronym for what should be a great day here at Long Beach! I must admit, I’ve become somewhat pessimistic with coin shows. One of my New Years resolutions was … Continue reading

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Greetings From Long Beach!

Hello from warm and sunny Long Beach! I landed in Los Angeles yesterday morning and got through set-up day unscathed. Long Beach opens to dealers for a dealer-only set up day on Wednesday afternoon. In addition to dealer set-up, the … Continue reading

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eBay Store is now open!

I forgot to post this last week, but we now have an eBay store. In addition to the inventory on the website I have a lot of inventory around the office that seems like it might be worth a shot … Continue reading

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Long Beach Preview…

Winter Long Beach… I hope you are all doing and feeling wonderfully! This is a quick note reminding you all that the Long Beach Coin Expo begins Wednesday in Long Beach California. I will be located at table 1029 with … Continue reading

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