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The Fewsmith Cabinet

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:60.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 100.00 USD
The Fewsmith Cabinet
SOLD
110.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Oct 21 @ 13:28UTC-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.
Mason & Co. THE “FEWSMITH CABINET,” A COLLECTION OF INTERESTING AND VALUABLE SILVER AND COPPER COINS, MEDALS, ETC., EMBRACING A FINE ASSORTMENT OF FOREIGN AND AMERICAN PIECES, ALSO, A CHOICE LINE OF COLONIALS, WASHINGTONS, PATTERN PIECES, POLITICALS, STORE CARDS, TOKENS, &C., IN VARIOUS METALS, FORMERLY THE PROPERTY OF WM. FEWSMITH, A.M. New York, Oct. 4-7, 1870. Large 4to, original gilt-printed wraps. 102, (2) pages; 2501 lots. Second day’s lots (750-1407) hand-priced and named in pencil, with some earlier lots also priced and named. Spine perished, with signatures separated. Good. Adams A: “The high point ... of Mason’s entire career was the sale of the Fewsmith Cabinet on October 4, 1870. This collection was rich not only in patterns but in copper, colonials and early proofs as well as several other useful departments.” While priced copies are seen from time to time, copies with names are distinctly less frequently encountered.