The Howard R. Newcomb Collection

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The Howard R. Newcomb Collection
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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 bound in one volume. Small 4to, later red cloth, gilt. (2), 50, (2), (4); 21, (3) pages; 906, 488-886 + 13 lots; 7 plates. Original PRL for Part I bound in. Occasional annotations. Inscribed to Lester Merkin from Doug Smith and dated 1966 on front flyleaf. 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." Ex Merkin Library sale (Kolbe, 1984), lot 331.