A Nice Group of Massamore Sales

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A Nice Group of Massamore Sales
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Massamore, George W. AUCTION CATALOGUES. Nine auction catalogues, including: Sales 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 25 and 37. Baltimore, 1880-89. 8vo, original printed wraps. Generally near fine or better with a couple exceptions. Baltimore coin dealer George Massamore (1845-98) remains a mysterious contributor to U.S. numismatic history. He joined the Confederate Army at the age of 16 and remained in it for the duration of the conflict, serving under Lieutenant General Richard Ewell, who commanded Stonewall Jackson’s 2nd Corps. Massamore’s later expertise in Confederate currency and abiding interest in the numismatic byproducts of the conflict suggest that his war memories remained with him. He entered the public numismatic sphere by cataloguing Baltimore’s first coin sale, held December 1, 1880, and consisting of duplicates from his own collection. His catalogues are decidedly scarce.