[meteorite-list] "Is there any religion that invites.... (Burnham's Meteorites?)

From: Dan Miller <dannyspl12_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 12:00:51 -0700
Message-ID: <CAKth5kaD15Ny_fTBfNjM_hxh_HdUGi=TDYeizXH9m45QDDmi1Q_at_mail.gmail.com>

If he didn't have a will and beneficiary it went to probate and ended
up at auction somewhere. One needs to find his probate attorney or
living trust executor.

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 9:19 AM, Mal Bishop <magbish3 at lowcountry.com> wrote:
> Looks like he's holding a specimen in his hand as well, yes?
> I'd love to know of the disposition of his collection as well.
> I like you, Mike, would give a portion of my anatomy for one of Robert
> Burnham's
> meteorite samples as well. ?If you or anyone has a clue please keep me in
> the loop as well PLEASE!
> After Kevin whetted my appetite when announcing he was selling his set of
> Burnham's Celestial Handbook ( I missed out on the ones he was selling),
> I went directly to eBay and purchased a hardcover set in very good condition
> to add to my library. ?Don't know why I hadn't purchased a set long, long
> ago.
> As much as I love astronomy and books, it just defies me why I didn't have
> Robert's work in my collection till now.
> Regards,
> Mal
> On 6/12/2012 11:59 AM, Michael Gilmer wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> One last thing about this Burnham article. ?If you go to the bottom of
>> the first page, there is a link to part two of the article. ?The photo
>> at the top of part two shows Burnham in his "lab", surrounded by his
>> eclectic collection. ?In the center is a white cabinet similar to a
>> medicine cabinet. ?This cabinet is filled with meteorite specimens.
>> You can clearly see them and their specimen cards. There also appears
>> to be more specimens laying on the top of the cabinet.
>> Does anyone know which meteorites these are? ?And does anyone know
>> where these meteorites are now. ?I would give my right arm for one of
>> these specimens with Burnham provenance. ?If anyone knows where I can
>> acquire one of these, please contact me off-list and let me know.
>> Such a specimen would have very special meaning for me.
>> Best regards,
>> MikeG
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