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Edgar Adams Notebook on Massachusetts Coins

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Edgar Adams Notebook on Massachusetts Coins
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This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 01 @ 15:06UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Adams, Edgar H. MASS. (New York, undated, 1920s?). 59 leaves, occasionally utilized on both sides, as follows: 1) Cents of New Jersey section: 17 leaves, consisting of two sacrificed copies of the Guttag work, mounted on blank leaves. 2) Massachusetts NE Shillings section: 2 leaves, with typescript descriptions and pedigree notes in ink, 14 obverse and 14 reverse photographic illustrations (half original photos and half from major Chapman sales). 3) NE Massachusetts Sixpence section: 1 typescript leaf, long typescript description, ink pedigree note, illustration from Bushnell catalogue. 4) NE Massachusetts Threepence section: 2 typescript leaves (second blank), typescript descriptions, ink note pertaining to original mounted photograph: "Guttag. This piece is not the genuine piece illustrated by Crosby. Neither is it from the Clay counterfeit dies." Two other illustrations appear to have long ago been removed. 5) Willow Tree Shillings section: 2 typescript leaves, one description in ink, 8 illustrations, 7 being original obverse/reverse photographs. 6) Willow Tree Sixpence section: 1 typescript leaf, obverse/reverse photographs of one variety (Bushnell illustration appears to have long ago been removed). 7) Willow Tree Threepence section: 1 typescript leaf, obverse/reverse photographs of one variety with pencil note: "Guttag has a specimen." 8) Oak Tree Shillings section: 3 leaves, with typescript descriptions and pedigree notes in pencil, 22 obverse/reverse illustrations, over half from classic Chapman sales, several original photographs, including two depicting Ellsworth coins, the Crosby 8 termed "Probably finest known." 9) Oak Tree Sixpence section: 2 typescript leaves, with typescript descriptions and pedigree notes in pencil, 9 obverse/reverse photographic illustrations. 10) Oak Tree Threepence section: 1 leaf, with typescript descriptions and pedigree notes in pencil, 3 obverse/reverse photographic illustrations (several others appear to have long ago been removed). [online description truncated: see PDF or printed catalogue for full description]