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    A Grizzled Old Hobo
    Artist Unknown

    1913-S Type Two Host Nickel, Imaginatively Carved Hobo Nickel. The well-formed ear supports a long, crescent-shaped hat brim. This hobo's narrow neck is decorated with a stylish bowtie. The profile is greatly altered to include a piercing gaze from the well-detailed eye, while the crooked nose would do a witch proud. The mouth is pursed open, revealing a few menacing lower teeth. The beard is sparse and pox-like -- not an altogether friendly looking old fellow, but with High Above Average overall quality. The artist is unknown.
    From The Chris Dempsey Collection of Hobo Nickels, Part III.

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    August, 2021
    18th-22nd Wednesday-Sunday
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