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    Superior Quality Classic Hobo
    Excellent Semi-Cameo

    1937 Nickel by a Talented, Unknown Artist. Although the artist is unidentified, this Superior hobo nickel shares several characteristics used by the most accomplished classic-era carvers. A three-dimensional domed hat sports a simple band, with no bow. The beard is carved, not punched. A long, narrow ear is half-tucked beneath the brim, while enhanced facial features include a carved eyebrow over an expressive eye. A simple, narrow double collar tops the date, which remains visible.
    From The Chris Dempsey Collection of Hobo Nickels, Part II.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2021
    13th-15th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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