Amethyst with some Americana to go with it.
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Author:  Jason Barrett [ Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:28 pm ]
Post subject:  Amethyst with some Americana to go with it.

Ellis mine amethyst from Due West, S.C.
Accompanied by the original mineral stamps that were issued over 43 years ago. One of the 4 stamps is an Ellis Mine amethyst(top left one)
I also got a commemorative letter with George Washington Carver on it, and a stamp with him on it.
Unbeknownst to many collectors and diggers, is the fact he dug amethyst himself at the Ellis Mine, back in the 1930's.
I just thought it was really cool to have the little bits of history to go with the stone.

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Author:  Barbra Voltaire, FGG [ Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:28 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Amethyst with some Americana to go with it.

I came across those stamps in my stamp envelope last week. Very cool....amethyst ain't bad either! :wink:

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