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Special Edition Menjou Sale

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Special Edition Menjou Sale
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Kosoff, A., and Abner Kreisberg [Numismatic Gallery]. THE ADOLPHE MENJOU CATALOGUE. UNITED STATES COINS. Beverly Hills, June 15-20, 1950. 4to, original green cloth, gilt. (10) pages, blank leaf, 8-133 pages; 2746 lots; text illustrations; portrait; prices realized printed by each lot. Inscribed by the principals of the firm. Rubbed at spine extremities; near fine. The Special Library Edition. No. 151 of 300 copies. Adams A+: “1884, 1885 Trade $1. 1894-S 10¢. 1873-CC no arrows 10¢. 1876-CC 20¢. 1838-O 5-¢. 1841, 1854-S $2.50. 1815, 1819, 1829 $5. 1879 quintuple Stella, proof 1907 $20. Exceptional California gold.” Though it bears the name of the urbane Hollywood actor, few of the coins in this notable catalogue actually belonged to Menjou. The first few pages feature illustrations of the two AKs at work in their well-appointed offices on Wilshire Blvd. in upscale Beverly Hills.