THE LAST MONEY TREE SALE
Though no one knew it at the time, November's sale of the
Ken Lowe library would be the last sale for The Money Tree.
Several E-Sylum subscribers were in attendance at the sale,
which took place in Dearborn, MI, on Saturday November
John and Nancy Wilson penned an article about the sale for the December 7, 1999 issue of Numismatic News. The final passage of the article follows:
"We would like to say a few words about our friend Kenneth
M. Lowe. He was a good friend of almost everyone that is
known in our numismatic hobby. To sum up Ken’s life - he
was like Will Rogers who never met a person he didn't like.
We never heard Ken say anything bad about anyone, and he
always had a smile on his face. He always had a kind word
or cute greeting when you met him at a convention. He was
a great conversationalist. We have been receiving The Money
Tree catalogs almost from the start and always enjoyed
participating in their sales. Over the years, Ken edited one of
the most interesting publications you could ever find, “Out on
a Limb.” Every year after the ANA convention, he would take
the time to do an article in the Limb on the convention. It was
always interesting and well done. His passing left a great void
in our numismatic hobby. This two part sale of his outstanding
library (floor & mail bid and mail bid only), is a testament to
how great a collector Ken was when it came to numismatic
books and literature."
Wayne Homren, Editor
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