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Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2018 2:46 PM
Subject: Set For Sale
Set For Sale:
# of tiles:
Color of tiles:
Material the tiles are made of:
Description of case:
Overall condition of set:
URL where you can see pictures:
Make an offer if you want to buy it.
Not sure why there are sooooo many flower tiles.
["Why there are so many flowers in some sets" is discussed in column #509 - Webmaster]
From: Anna Rosen <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2016 6:48 AM
Subject: Mah-Jongg Q+A
My mah-jongg question or comment is:
I would like to post a comment, if I may, on the Mah Jongg sets for the visually impaired available in the market today. As you may recall, my firm offered these sets for the first time many years ago long before any other vendor since I have been visually impaired since birth and saw the need for sets that could help those of us who have a problem with the regular tiles.
Over the years, we offered different types of sets to help those with visual problems but found some of them too heavy or too cumbersome to carry. Some of our customers were elderly with back problems and some of the sets made it difficult for them to carry their game.
Our current set has been overwhelmingly welcomed by customers nationwide because not only are the tiles larger and easier to see but they are thinner and lighter. We use regular racks with the metal ends and a soft burgundy case so the whole set weighs less than 9 lbs.
You can view our set at www.funwithmahjongg.com For questions, please call us directly at (561)308-1278 We have customers with macular degeneration and other low vision problems who have successfully used our set. Naturally, we cannot guarantee that everyone who is visually impaired will be able to use the set since the level of impairment varies from person to person.
Thanks, Tom and... Have a Great Mah Jongg Day!!
Mahjong Collector Magazine
>From: Katherine Hartman
>Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 6:52 AM
>Subject: The Mahjong Collector Magazine - Now Taking Subscription Orders
>For release February 2015
>The Mahjong Collector
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>Published by The Mahjong Collector Company Limited, The Mahjong Collector magazine will be composed of a range of in-depth articles and interviews, accompanied by high quality photographs, in glorious colour, of tile sets found in personal collections and museums.
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And might I add, there will be articles by me! (^_^)
the weekly Mah-Jongg column and
the Mah-Jongg FAQs -- donations appreciated.
Author of "The Red Dragon & The West Wind," the definitive book on Mah-Jongg East & West.
Los Angeles, California, USA
March 2, 2015
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