IMCA Insights – July 2012
First of all our
sincere thanks to Zelimir Gabelica who had a very serious health scare
at the beginning of this year and managed to recover on time to organize
this year’s show. Thank you Zelimir, I don’t know what the Confrerie,
the town of Ensisheim, France or the Meteorite Community would do
Dr. A. Ehlmann, a
brand new Guardien
Also recognized were Dr. Ludovic Ferriere, Curator of the Meteorite Collection of the Museum of Vienna, Madame Comette whose house was the impact site of the Draveil meteorite, Dima Sadilenko, Rob Wesel, and several others whose names I did not catch, very sorry.
All the new Guardiens
And this was followed by a welcoming speech by Zelimir and of course a glass of the local wine. Then everyone convene under the large white tent raised along the church for a nice dinner catered by the “Boeuf Rouge”, a great restaurant just a bit further on the square. And of course for a whole lot of talking.
Martin (Karmaka) and
Saturday morning the sun was shining bright for the first full day of the Show. As usual it occupied the whole upper floor of the Palais de la Regence, across the square from the church where the meteorite had been hanging in chains for hundreds of years. At the top of a long circular stone staircase, the show is divided in several connecting rooms with high carved wood ceilings.
A lot more NWAs
A giant Sikhote-Alin
Then on to the Main Room with a lot more dealers, and meteorites.
The main room as you
Different view of the
And a few highlights:
Some Tissints still
A large choice of
Laurent Jaworski and
Laurent! Your heart is in the right place!
meteorite in its historical case
This article has been edited by Anne Black and Norbert Classen.