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The E-Sylum: Volume 13, Number 41, October 10, 2010, Article 10

U.S. MINT DIRECTOR A. PIATT ANDREW

The back cover of Charlie Davis' October 30, 2010 Mail Bid Sale pictures an interesting campaign poster for A. Piatt Andrew, the former U.S. Mint Director and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. Here's the lot description. -Editor

A. Piatt Andrew campaign poster 203 A[B RAM] PAITT ANDREW: Political Poster, 14x20" (1921) heavy board, sepia toned portrait of the candidate with all text in red. As New. (50.00)

Running for his first term in Congress, Andrew billed himself as REPUBLICAN - PROGRESSIVE. CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS. UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED WE FALL/ A. PIATT ANDREW, FORMERLY DIRECTOR OF THE MINT AND ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY followed by an endorsement from the Gloucester Master Mariner’s Association “We have found, hold and proclaim him our friend, a friend of friends, a man among men.” Obviously respected, Andrew served 8 terms and died in office. In the following 75 years, Massachusetts has probably not had 8 terms of a conservative congressman adding all districts together.

For more information on the sale, see: OCTOBER 30, 2010 DAVIS SALE CATALOG AND LOT IMAGES AVAILABLE (www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v13n39a07.html)

THE BOOK BAZARRE

NOVEMBER 18, 2010 AUCTION SALE HIGHLIGHTS

American Numismatic Literature From the Civil War Years

Including: Cogan’s 1858 Large Cent Sale in Exceptional Condition;
a Rare 1861 Catalogue Featuring the Collection of Daniel Groux;
A Rare 1863 Article on the Controversy Surrounding Benson John
Lossing’s Article on Continental Money; an Ante-Fire Chicago Coin Sale;
and Charles Chaplin’s Legendary Gointoem Strong Sale

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Wayne Homren, Editor

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