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    Mason & Co. [publisher]. Mason's Coin and Stamp Collectors' Magazine. Vol. III, complete. Philadelphia, 1869. 8vo, contemporary red half calf, gilt. 142 pages; text illustrations; fine original mounted albumen plate of Mason's Photographic Gallery of the Coin Collectors of the United States. The plate measures 22.5 by 13 cm. The fine photographic plate depicts 48 major coin collectors and dealers of the day and is of considerable importance. Folded for mailing; spine reinforced with clear tape; front flyleaf loose. Very good. Estimate $200.
    Ex: George F. Kolbe (11/2007).
    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
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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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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