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A Plated Post-Sale Stickney Catalogue

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:1,900.00 USD Estimated At:2,750.00 - 2,750.00 USD
A Plated Post-Sale Stickney Catalogue
SOLD
3,250.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 15:34UTC-4 : AST/EDT
A buyer’s premium of 18% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased by absentee bidders. The premium is reduced to 15% for floor bidders. See shipping info and full terms.
Chapman, Henry. CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED COLLECTION OF UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN COINS OF THE LATE MATTHEW ADAMS STICKNEY, ESQ, SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS. COMPRISING ONE OF THE GREATEST COLLECTIONS EVER SOLD IN THIS COUNTRY. UNIQUE COLONIAL AND STATE COINS, BRASHER'S 1787 NEW YORK DOUBLOON, 1815 HALF EAGLE, AND AN ORIGINAL 1804 DOLLAR. Philadelphia, June 25-29, 1907. 4to, original white cloth and gilt-printed paper boards; spine lettered in gilt. ix, (1), 222, (10) pages; 3026 lots; fine engraved frontispiece portrait of Stickney; 20 fine photographic plates; prices realized list bound in. Marginal annotations to plates; fine. A nice example of this monumental sale catalogue. The sale was Henry Chapman's first major solo production after the breakup of the partnership with brother Samuel Hudson the preceding year. While still graced by the magnificent photographic plates executed by his sibling, Henry catalogued the entire collection. The first three plates depict choice colonials; one plate illustrates Washingtonia; two plates depict rare patterns and a few historical medals; two plates illustrate United States gold coins; two plates depict silver dollars and two more illustrate the remaining silver series and Canadian and other rarities, mainly foreign; three plates depict the choice large cents, Canadian tokens and a few colonial rarities; one plate is devoted to half cents; two plates depict pioneer gold coins, an ancient Greek coin, English and European coins and several choice lower denomination United States gold coins; and one plate illustrates a silver Libertas Americana medal and choice European silver coins and medals. [online description truncated: see PDF or printed catalogue for full description]