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Slack's Pioneer Gold

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:70.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 100.00 USD
Slack's Pioneer Gold
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.
Mehl, B. Max. THE ROMANCE OF THE PIONEERS. THE JUDGE CHARLES W. SLACK COLLECTION OF PIONEER AND TERRITORIAL GOLD COINS. May 5, 1925. 23, (1) pages; 161 lots; 4 color-tinted plates; hand-priced in ink. [bound with] Mehl, B. Max. ANNOUNCING THE ROMANCE OF THE PIONEERS. A NUMISMATIC HISTORY OF THE GOLDEN WEST OF PIONEER DAYS, 1849-1861, AS REPRESENTED BY THE VALUABLE COLLECTION OF PIONEER AND TERRITORIAL GOLD COINS FORMED BY JUDGE CHARLES W. SLACK, SAN FRANCISCO. TO BE CATALOGUED AND SOLD BY B. MAX MEHL, NUMISMATIST. Fort Worth: Mehl Building, (1925). A large sheet of fancy gold paper in an embossed moiré pattern, printed in black ink, folded in half twice to form a four page brochure. 4to, later maroon cloth, gilt. Ex M. Vernon Sheldon, with his bookplate. Fine. An important sale for pioneer gold. Adams A-: "Proof 1848 CAL $2.50. Superb pioneer gold: Baldwin $10, Shultz $5, Kellogg $50 round, Parsons $2.50, Mormon $10, etc." With the scarce prospectus.