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    Default Hobo Nickel 1925 - Bald Butler of Pedro Villarrubia

    Hello,
    I show you my last Hobo Nickel recorded, hope you like it.

    Peter


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    Last edited by pedroito; 07-18-2012 at 01:14 PM.

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    That is bold, real bold, not just round!
    Reminds me of my brother-in-law, Sam...

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    It looks like Daughtry, the American Idol star.

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    Very nice coin Pedro
    P.S.
    Bald is Cool!!!

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    Is Pedro Villarrubia or his butler someone who is well known in Spain?
    C. Roger Bleile
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    Roger, Did a search on the net and I thing he is an art teacher/artist/and this coin carver. He must have a butler he got to sit still.I could be wrong though. Fred
    Want to learn to engrave, "cut an inch a Day every Day" Jim Small
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    excellent job. praise be to the landlord, for he is now "chiselled in nickel".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Bleile View Post
    Is Pedro Villarrubia or his butler someone who is well known in Spain?
    Roger,Pedro Villarrubia is the real name of pedroito, the carver of this coin, not of the subject hehe, Pedro is a great guy and a great artist!

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    I kept reading bad butler.
    Poor butlers .. Forever under the yoke of 'done it'

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