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    The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection
    Hardcover Catalogues

    Stack's and Stack's Bowers. Public Auction Sales. John J. Ford, Jr. Collection. Coins, Medals and Currency. Parts I-XXIV. Numismatic American History. New York etc., 2003-2013. Twenty-four volumes, complete. 4to, all but one in original matching maroon cloth, gilt; upper covers embossed; decorative endpapers. Part IV is the gray leather-bound presentation edition. 6452 pages; 15,284 lots; numerous portraits; profusely illustrated throughout, largely in full color. Fine.
    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: 11
    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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