Welcome to the New
SpaceDock13!




Menu

EK's STAR LOG
CATEGORY ARCHIVES:
Stolen items

As has been requested (endlessly) EK's Star Log is returning to the internet. You can still read the original archive here... https://eelkat.wordpress.com 

The reason you couldn't find it is because I set it to private un-index mode, meaning it no longer shows up in Google search results and can only be accessed by a direct link.

Meaning, if you didn't have the url for it, no amount of searching for it would tell you how to find it. Anyone who had the url could still access it though.

I had set it to private September 23, 2013, intending to move each page here to EelKat.com... however, November 14, 2013, after only moving about 30 pages, I was beaten up and left paralyzed for 5 months, then spent 18 months relearning to walk. I am still crippled and have limited mobility.

Below is one of the blog posts that originally appeared on EK's Star Log. The original articles are still online but no longer indexed in Google. Links to the original article, are included with this post, as is the original posting date. Clicking the links will take you to the original site, where you can see the old Space Dock 13 website still online. Space Dock 13 as it looked when hosted on WordPress from 2003 to 2013.


By EelKat Wendy C Allen

Ads by Google


(NOTE: As of May 2017, these items are still missing)

Still Looking for Stolen items

Posted on Saturday, November 17, 2007 4 comments

Repost: Still Looking for Stolen items

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2009 | Comments Offon >Repost: Still Looking for Stolen items

RStolen Items! Please be on the look out for them!

On April 26, 2007 our home in Old Orchard Beach Maine was broken into, several items were stolen. Among other things, the thieves stole an antique stamp collection that has been passed down in our family for nearly 100 years. There were 2 bound books, and several pages torn from a third book stolen, as well as a glass/cardboard case. The descriptions of the items that have been stolen are as follows:

One stamp album is a red cloth bound book dating from the 1920/1930 eras, containing stamps dating from 1890’s – 1950’s. Many of the stamps are from Japan and it’s neighboring South Pacific region as my grandmother was best friends with the wife of the ambassador of Japan, who was living in the South Pacific at that time and sent the stamps back to Maine to my grandmother, Helen Ricker Allen. In addition to these the album contains several hundred stamps from this era from nearly every country in the world that had stamps at that time. My grandmother was quite young at the time and knew nothing of stamp collecting, as a result the stamps are glued down, not hinged, onto the pages, with the duplicate colors of them pasted one on top of the other. This fact along with the date and size of this collection makes it stand out among old collections, so should the thieves attempt to sell it to you, you well have no difficultly in mistaking it.


The second album is not so unique and may be more difficult to trace, though we hope that the thieves attempt to sell them both at the same time. It is a plastic ring binder from the late 1960’s era, quite common, and contains the basic colorful world stamps that are so often found in world collections of this era. The torn out pages come from a second identical plastic ring binder album. These belonged to my mother as a child.

The glass/cardboard case is a butterfly case, whose butterflies long since rotted and were replaced (by me) with another item. The glass/cardboard case contains a one of a kind hand carved heirloom that has been passed down in our family since the 1930’s. The item is a hand carved wooden weaving comb (or hair comb) from a tribe in Papua New Guinea (believed to be Chimbu, but the exact tribe is unknown). Along with the comb is a negative of the solider (my dad’s uncle) who brought the comb back with him from PNG during the 1930’s. Also in the case is an index card on which I hand wrote the info about the comb and the solider.

These items are dearly beloved and greatly missed; both have been in my family and passed down for generations. We want them returned, and are contacting as many local dealers and appraisers as we can find and requesting that they be on the look out for anyone selling or requesting an appraisal on items fitting this description. If you see these items please know that they are stolen goods and call the police immediately! Make sure that you get the description of the bearer of these stolen items and if possible their names, so that you can give this information to the police. In addition to stealing these items the thieves did considerable damage to our home, using a crowbar to tear the lock off the door, and than trashing the house, including breaking and antique gold/glass anniversary clock that my grandmother had brought with her from Germany and smashing many 78’s. We are seeking to prosecute these vandals and thieves once we know their identity, but mostly we want the stamp album and the PNG comb returned safely back home where they belong.

I am trying to send this notice on to as many dealers as possible, but it is a daughting task, and ask if you could help by passing copies of this letter on to any of your associates, fellow dealers/appraisers, and collectors. Any help you can give us in tracking down these stolen items would be greatly helpful.


If you should find them, Please contact me:


Wendy C. Allen


Most Posts Like This One:

For Authors

Book Marketing

The Business Side of Your Writing Career

Character Creation

Creating A Magic System

Elves & Faeries

Every Day Life of Authors

How To Write High Fantasy & Yaoi

On Being A NaNoWriMo Overachiever

Self-Publishing

Story Prompts & Writing Dares

Stuff Writers Asked Me

World Building

Where To Find Ideas

Writing Basics

Writing Disabled Characters

On Writing Suicide, Rape, and Abuse

Albino Characters

YouTube

YouTube Gaming & Vlogging

Let's Lay Don't Starve

Let's Play Magica

Let's Play Oxygen Not Included

Let's Play Reigns 

Let's Play Slime Rancher

Let's Play The Witcher

Let's Play The Witcher 2

Let's Play The Witcher 3

More Topics

Flamboyant Nipples

On Being An Artist

How To Get Free and Local Traffic To Your Business By Organic Search Engine Optimization  

Ask An Art Car Designer

Ask An Author

Living With Disabilities (Autism & More)

CosPlay & OtherKin

Ask A Doll Maker

Ask An Ex-Mormon

Ask A Formerly Homeless Person (Homeless 11 Years)

Ask A House Bomb Survivour

Internet Marketing Interviews

Art By EelKat

Art Cars Built by EelKat

BookTube & Book Reviews

Completely Random Stuff

Even More Topics

Your topic not listed? Ask EelKat AnyThing I'll try to answer it.

About:

About EelKat

About Copper Cockeral Cards & Gifts

Hacked: My Website Was Hacked! Have Information? The FBI Wants To Know

Most Popular

Novel Excerpts/Free Sample Chapters To Read Online

The Real Christine: Meet the World's Most Haunted Car - The Terror of Old Orchard Beach

Amphibious Aliens: Etiole & The World's Most Haunted Car

FAQs About The Quaraun Series

FAQs About The Twighlight Manor Series

Flamboyant Nipples

How To Get Free and Local Traffic To Your Business By Organic Search Engine Optimization  

Gypsies In America

The History of The Scottish Gypsies of Old Orchard Beach

Gypsies: Religion, Spirituality, & The Paranormal

Life For Gypsies In Maine

The Real Christine: Meet the World's Most Haunted Car - The Terror of Old Orchard Beach





Art For Sale

World's Most Haunted Car Merchandise

Old Orchard Beach Pier

Bumper Stickers

Clothing

Yoga Pants

T-Shirts

Shoes

Hoodies

Ties

Fabric

Home Decor

Prints

Pillows

Curtains

Candles

Kitchen Towels

Mugs

Plates

Paper Plates

Tapestry Throw Blankets

Fleece Blankets

Christmas Ornaments

Fabric

Edible Gifts

Chocolates

Cookies

Jelly Belly Jelly Beans

Accessories 

Keychains

Tote Bags

Wristlets

Cell Phone Covers

Kindle Covers

Keyboards

Mouse Pads

Pendants

Stationary

Postage Stamps

Postcards

Note Cards

Gift Wrap

Tissue Paper

Gift Tags

Pets

Dog Cloths

Dog Tags

Food bowls







The Autism Awareness Articles

Autism: Understanding What's Really Going On Inside Your Child's Head

Autism: Why Can’t You Accept Me As Me?

Autism: The Obsessions

Autism: You look like you just walked out of a history book . . . why do you dress like that?

Autism: Law & Order

Autism: Excuse me . . . I’m sorry, but I’ve been talking to you for a half hour now and you haven’t heard a word I said . . .

Autism = I’m an Artist & Author Too!

The Portland Library Reopened and Living With Autism

Quaraun & Autism In Fantasy Novels

Aspergers Is Not Autism

Who Is Affected by Autism?

Autism = The Crazy Cat Woman of Maine

Autism: Speaking Verbally vs The Written Word

Autism: You see and hear things I can’t see and hear, therefor you are crazy and have Schizophrenia (A Look At Living with Etiole and The Adults Who Believe Him An Alien, A Demon, or Not Real)

Autism: Don’t you know it’s rude to stare?

Autism vs Sports and Perception

Autism In Fiction

Autistics Have Feelings Too & Diverse Books Rant


Still can't find what you're looking for?
This site has 6,000+ pages on it. 
Try the search button...




Custom Search



UPDATE: June 5, 2017
US Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division,
Joins FBI In Investigation of
Old Orchard Beach Town Hall and Police Department 
For Hate Crimes & Discrimination Done To
140+ Gypsies, Blacks, & LGBTQA+ Residents



Have Information?
Please Call FBI Agent Andy Drewer @ (207) 774-9322  

More info on what happened can be found HERE.