Faber Optimé - Saturday's Child
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Saturday, February 2, 2008
North Island, New Zealand
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This Travel Bug’s mission is to see as many happy days,
geocaches, countries, geocachers and places as possible.
Please note the days of the week of both your birthday and this find in your log entry.
About This Item
Though an inherent misnomer, the term perpetual calendar is used to
refer to any calendar that is good for a span of many years.
This one is valid for dates from 1956 through to 2067 – effectively a 111
It is a simple brass device comprising a moveable dial (marked with the
months of the year at top and days of the month at bottom) and a base scale
(showing the years and day of the week), underneath.
This Travel Bug is named after the nursery rhyme:
Monday's child is fair of face.
Tuesday's child is full of grace.
Wednesday's child is full of woe.
Thursday's child has far to go.
Friday's child is loving and giving.
Saturday's child works hard for a living,
But the child who is born on the Sabbath Day is bonny and blithe and good and
- Identify a target date (anything from the 1st of January 1956 to the
31st of December 2067).
- Line up the desired month with the desired year (years around the turn
of the century are shown in the middle band, 1900s larger bands, 2000s
Note that if it is a leap year, the alternative January/February (as shown
on the dial in italics) should be used instead.
- The day of the week of your target date will be shown above its
respective day of the month.
For example, the 21st of April 1973 was a Saturday.
For the Log
Don’t forget to take note of the day of your find and calculate the day of
your birth with the perpetual calendar.
For Your Calendar
If you have enjoyed this Travel Bug, you might like to send John (firstname.lastname@example.org)
a happy birthday email each year on 21/4!
Travel Bugs need maintenance from time to time (as do we all?!). If this one looks in need (or if you would like to know how to make your own
capsule), please take a look at the
Faber Optimé Travel Bug Maintenance Manual.
A PDF file of the custom stash note for this travel bug can be obtained here.
About Faber Optimé
We aim to deliver excellence, in all of our
activities - such as bringing to you curious, interesting and
innovative geocaches and geocache items, like this one.
Keep your eyes peeled for more of the Faber Optimé
We're always happy to help fellow geocachers! Please do feel free to get in touch with us on
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