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    [Weights and Scales]. Reference Works on Weights, Scales and Metrology. Includes: Sheppard and Musham's 1923 Money Scales and Weights; Withers's British Coin-Weights; Darier's 1807 Tableau du Titre, Poids et Valeur..; the International Society of Antique Scale Collectors' Troemner Scales, Balances and Weights; Crawforth's Handbook of Old Weighing Instruments; a draft of Mallis's Proposed Standard Designation for Coin Weights, Volume I; the International Society of Antique Scale Collectors' A Retrospective of Fairbanks Scale Catalogs; Barker's two-volume Pictorial History of American Scales, 1850-1950; the British Museum's Grains and Grammes: A Table of Equivalents for the Use of Numismatists; and Striegel's Residual Stresses in Numismatics. Generally very good or better, some with accompanying correspondence.
    Estimate $200.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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    Truth Seeker: The Life of Eric P. Newman (softcover)
    A powerful and intimidating dealer of the 1960s, backed by important colleagues, was accused of selling fraudulent gold coins and ingots to unsuspecting numismatists. Who would go up against a man like that and, over the course of decades, prove the fraud? Who would expose a widely respected scholar as a thief, then doggedly pursue recovery of coins that the scholar had stolen from an embarrassed numismatic organization, all over the objections of influential collectors who had bought coins with clouded titles? Eric P. Newman would - and did. Reserve your copy today.
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