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The E-Sylum:  Volume 3, Number 35, August 27, 2000, Article 5

NBS DONATION AUCTION RESULTS 

   Secretary-Treasurer Dave Hirt reports that the donation 
   auction at our general meeting at the ANA convention 
   raised $1,450 for the NBS coffers as follows.  It should be 
   noted that some of the prices reflect the fact that the authors 
   of the works were in the room and available to provide 
   inscriptions. 

   [Lot] [Description] [Hammer Price] [Winning Bidder] 

   1. "Copy number 1 of 25 unnumbered copies" 
       of George Kolbe's reprint of Browning on quarter dollars, 
       $150 [P. Scott Rubin] 

   2. NBS, Two copies of The Asylum editor's proofs, $60 
       [Mike Paradis] 

   3. Jack Collins, FPL of Washingtonia,  $60 [George Kolbe] 

   4. Eric Newman & Ken Bressett, The Fantastic 1804 
       Dollar, $80 [Glenn Peterson] 

   5. John W. Adams' reprint of the Chapman 
       Jackman sale (with plates)  $425 [Bob Schulman] 

   6. Two Stack's Guides (1940's) [Eric Newman] 

   7. AJN Vol II, No. 8  $25 [Ron Thompson] 

   8. Bowers & Merena hardbound catalogs  $90 
       [Steve Abromowitz] 

   9. Eric Newman's Good Samaritan Shilling, $50 
       [John Huffman] 

  10. Newman-Mallis, Coin Scales $100 [Bill Swoger] 

  11. Copy No. 7 of Jack Collins' July 4 1987 sale, $35 
        [Wayne Homren] 

  12. Gilbert-Elder on 1796 cents, $35 [Dave Hirt] 

  13. Kolbe's John Adams sale, advance copy No. 24 of 35. 
        $25 [Wayne Homren]  (NOTE: The title page contains 
        a typo which went unnoticed and appears in the final 
        catalogue:  "Counterfeiting" is spelled with two R's) 

  14. Swoger, Brasher Doubloon monograph, $50 
        [John Huffman] 

  15. Hibler-Kappen, So-Called Dollars, $50 [Ken Barr] 

  16. Griffiths' Story of American Bank Note Company, $90 
        [Ron Thompson] 

  17. Bowers' Abe Kosoff, Dean of Numismatics, $25 
        [Dick Johnson] 

  18. 1964 "Redbook" autographed by author R.S. Yeoman. 
         $25 [Wayne Homren] 

   Thanks again to our donors:  John W. Adams (lot 5), George 
   Frederick Kolbe (lot 1), Tom Sheehan (lot 15), Bill Swoger 
   (lot 14), Wayne Homren (lots 2 & 7), Eric Newman (lots 4 
   & 10,  and Myron Xenos (all remaining lots). 

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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