KEN LOWE LIBRARY SALE RESULTS
The Money Tree sale of the library of the late Ken Lowe
began at 1:30 Saturday afternoon, in the same room as
the NBS meeting. Over 20 floor bidders and two very
active phone bidders participated.
Some highlights included:
- • lot 15: Newcomb, U.S. Cents 1801-02-03, 1925, $375
- • lot 37: Newlin, Half Dimes of the U.S., 1883, $960
- • lot 61: Crosby, Early Coins of America, 1875, $540
- • lot 169: Chapman, Simpson sale, 1924, plated, $1950
- • lot 170: Elder, Gschwend sale, 1908, plated, $1840
One of the most heavily bid items at the sale was lot 102,
Ken's 1994 Redbook, signed by over 75 numismatic
luminaries attending the 103rd ANA Convention in Detroit
that year. Estimated at $100, the lot brought $450.
The hammer prices listed above do NOT include the
10% buyer's fee. The mail bid portion of the sale closes
Wayne Homren, Editor
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