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The E-Sylum:  Volume 2, Number 40, October 3, 1999, Article 2

BASS III RESULTS  

   Part 3 of the Harry Bass, Jr. Numismatic Library sales is 
   now history.  The sale was held Saturday, September 25, 
   at the Long Beach Coin & Collectibles Expo, by George 
   Frederick Kolbe.   Would any of the attendees care to 
   give us a report?   The prices realized list has been 
   published - here are a few  highlights:  

   Lot 5, the W. G. Jerrems set of The Numismatist brought 
   $27,000.    Lot 62, the deluxe leatherbound copy of 
   Ard Browning's 1925 work on U.S. Quarters brought 
   $8,500.  

   Lot 347, an advertising broadside for J.L. Riddell's 
   "Monograph of the Silver Dollar", 1845, brought an 
   astounding $2,700 on an estimate of $750.   Lot 411, 
   the Fuld set of Woodward catalogs, brought $16,000.  

   Lot 651, the Perkins' Bank Bill Test mentioned previously, 
   brought $6,500. 

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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