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THE NEWCOMB COLLECTION, PARTS I & II

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THE NEWCOMB COLLECTION, PARTS I & II
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This item SOLD at 2014 May 15 @ 14:02UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Raymond, Wayte, and J.G. Macallister [J.C. Morgenthau]. PART I: UNITED STATES CENTS, 1793–1814. THE HOWARD R. NEWCOMB COLLECTION. RARE UNITED STATES GOLD AND SILVER COINS. PART II: UNITED STATES CENTS, 1816–1857. THE HOWARD R. NEWCOMB COLLECTION. RARE WASHINGTON COINS, MISCELLANEOUS UNITED STATES RARITIES. New York, Feb. 7–8 and May 16, 1945. Two catalogues. Small 4to, original printed card covers. (2), 50, (2), (4); 21, (3) pages; 906, 488–886 + 13 lots; 7 plates. Near fine. Important. Part I is rated A by Adams: “Newcomb’s fabulous collection of early date cents — a landmark in the hobby, exceeding in breadth and quality anything auctioned before or since. Sale is also rich in choice early silver.” Part II is rated A–: “Newcomb’s superb late dates by Andrews numbers; 267 lots sold as one to Floyd Starr who later merged this set with the equally impressive late dates of Henry Hines.”