Priced & Named Colin Lightbody Sale

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:180.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 300.00 USD
Priced & Named Colin Lightbody Sale
180.00USDto r*******0+ (31.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Oct 21 @ 12:51UTC-4 : AST/EDT
A buyer’s premium of 17.5% will be added to the cost of all lots purchased. See shipping info and full terms.
Cogan, Edward. CATALOGUE OF AMERICAN GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS AND MEDALS WITH COLONIAL, WASHINGTON AND PATTERN PIECES, AMONGST WHICH WILL BE FOUND SOME VERY FINE AND RARE AND RARE SPECIMENS; ALSO, A BOOK, THE LAWS OF MARYLAND, 1790, CONTAINING A LETTER FROM MARTHA WASHINGTON. THE PROPERTY OF COLIN LIGHTBODY, ESQ. New York, Dec. 6-7, 1866. 8vo, original printed wraps. (2), 38 pages; 774 lots; neatly priced in ink with buyers’ names throughout. Spine weak; a bit worn and dusty. Very good. Priced and named. Attinelli page 45: “An interesting catalogue. Mr. Lightbody was by occupation, a plumber in the city. An enthusiastic seeker after fine and rare pieces; that he was quite successful, the high average, brought by his collection, amply proves.” Adams 18, rated A- overall: “Clinton 1¢, other RR colonials. Early US medals. Gem copper. RRR Washington, e.g. 50¢ in silver.” A scarce and important catalogue, featuring the famed 1799 Abbey cent, which sold to “Livingston” for $45.00. Ex John J. Ford, Jr. library (Kolbe Sale 93, lot 375); ex Kolbe & Fanning Sale 126 (lot 649), where it brought $400 hammer.