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    Woodward's Rare Vicksburg Sale
    With 12 Fine Photographic Plates

    Woodward, W. Elliot, assisted by Ed. Frossard. Catalogue of a Collection of Coins and Medals Selected from a Large Cabinet Collected at Vicksburg, Miss., Comprising the Gems of an Immense Collection, Especially Rich in the Great Crowns and their Multiples, of Germany and Europe, and Almost Equally Rich in the American Series of Colonial and Washington Coins, and the Regular Issues of the U.S. Mint... New York, May 21-25, 1888. 8vo, original printed paper covers. (2), 153, (1) pages; 2454 lots. Section on American Colonial coins neatly hand-priced in red ink. [with] Plates for Catalogue of W.E. Woodward's Ninety-Fifth Sale of Coins and Medals, May 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25, 1888. 12 fine photographic plates, the last gold-tinted. Housed in the remains of the original printed brown envelope, now in two pieces. The Vicksburg sales offered the splendid collection of George Marion Klein; the collection spanned four catalogues, of which this was the first and finest. Very rarely available with plates. Catalogue covers chipped and detached, with rear cover incomplete; plates with corner bump. Very good or so.
    Estimate $2,000.
    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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    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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