EAC 1975 PHOTOS ONLINE
In a note subscribers to the Colonial Newsletter, Jim Spilman
"We have just posted another group of experimental
images on the University of Notre Dame numismatic website.
These are the Connecticut specimens from the famous EAC
Auction Sale of 15 February 1975.
These images include Lots # 001 through #553 and - with
one minor exception - were all photographed from the
original paste-up plates made to illustrate the catalog and
which were loaned to The Colonial Newsletter Foundation
by Mrs. Herb Melnick. All images are 500 ppi resolution,
At the time the photographs were made - one of the plates
was missing which included Lots 277 - 297. These lots ARE
included in our archive but the images were obtained from the
Richard Picker Photofiles at CNLF. Dick was presented with
the extra set of the original photographic prints by Herb
Melnick shortly after the sale was over and these prints were
donated to CNLF by Mrs. Richard Picker following Dick's
death. This Picker image set consists of a long 2x2 coin box
filled with 553 2x2 envelopes. Each envelope contains the
obverse and reverse print for the particular lot - they are stored
in exactly the same manner as coins - but the envelopes contain
photographic prints rather that coins. ...
We are in the process of breaking up some of the image groups
into smaller groups. We have discovered that a few of the
larger files are causing download difficulty with some browser
configurations and we hope that this will solve those problems.
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