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‘A Skeleton Key to the Gemstone File’ Turns 40

May 1st, 2015

 “A Skeleton Key to the Gemstone File”

(link to original 22-page document)

“Is Howard Hughes Dead and Buried on an Island in Greece?”

Stephanie Caruana and Mae Brussell, Playgirl, December, 1974

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 Is this Eugene Brading’s ‘X-marked hatband’? (‘A Skeleton Key to the Gemstone File’ (p. 5)

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Bruce Roberts and Carmen Miranda from magazine photo, ca. 1952:

Note: Author Gerald Carroll discovered this photo in the archives of the San Francisco Examiner in 1989. Stephanie Caruana assured me this was the same Bruce Roberts she knew in San Francisco. It shows not only that Bruce Roberts existed but that he had knowledge and interest concerning artificial gems. SH

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