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    A Plated Copy of Elder's 1917 Carlton Sale

    Elder, Thomas L. Public Auction Sale of the George C. Carlton Collection of United States Cents., Etc., and Other Properties... New York, Dec. 6-8, 1917. 4to, original printed card covers. 93, (1) pages, blank leaf; 2327 lots; five superb 8 by 10 inch photographic plates, tipped in as issued. Front cover detached; rear lacking. A somewhat worn copy, particularly at the spine, though the exceptional photographic plates remain nearly fine. Only a small number of plated examples from this auction have come to sale in the past 30 years.
    Estimate $1,500.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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