Tony Tumonis of Glass Shoppe Coins in Tucson, Arizona writes:
I wanted to let you know that Maurice A. Storck Sr. passed away on November 29, 2019 at the age of 97 years. Maurice A. Storck was a Pearl Harbor survivor and coin dealer from
Maine that attended the King Farouk Sale in Cairo Egypt in February 1954. Later Maurice moved to Tucson Arizona and we became friends. Throughout the years I purchased many coins
and currency from Maurice. A few years ago Maurice sold me his extensive library. The attached photograph is of Maurice and myself at my store.
Maurice A. Storck Sr. and Tony Tumonis
Thanks. We missed the news when it first came out. See the earlier articles for more information. The Coin World piece has a great photo of Maurice atop a camel while in
Egypt for the Farouk sale. -Editor
"Members of the Storck family indicate that Mr. Storck, at the time of his death, still had many of the bulk lots he had purchased at the Farouk sale still in his
To read the Coin World article, see:
Last U.S. numismatist at 1954 Farouk auction dies at 97
To read the earlier E-Sylum articles, see:
COIN DEALER MAURICE A. STORCK (https://www.coinbooks.org/v20/esylum_v20n21a21.html)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: MAURICE STORCK (https://www.coinbooks.org/v21/esylum_v21n22a24.html)
Wayne Homren, Editor
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