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The Woodside Pattern Sale, with Plates

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:600.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,000.00 USD
The Woodside Pattern Sale, with Plates
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850.00USDto r*******0+ (148.75) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Oct 21 @ 13:39UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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New York Coin & Stamp Co. CATALOGUE OF THE REMARKABLY FINE COLLECTION OF U.S. PATTERN AND EXPERIMENTAL COINS, FORMED BY MR. GEO. D. WOODSIDE, OF PHILADELPHIA, PA., TOGETHER WITH THE CANADIAN COINS AND MEDALS OF THE LATE MR. JAMES OLIVER, OF NEW YORK. New York, April 23, (1892). 8vo, original printed yellow-green wraps. 45, (1) pages; 615 lots; 4 fine tinted Artotype plates depicting patterns and rare Canadiana, in tints approximating their metallic content (gold, silver and copper). Front wrap detached, but present; some staple rust. Some light chipping to wraps. Minor dampstaining affecting some text and plates, especially the final plate. Good. A plated copy of this rare catalogue, featuring George D. Woodside’s outstanding collection of United States pattern coins. The Woodside collection is one of the finest collections of patterns ever formed and, with plates, is one of the rarities of American numismatic literature. The sale also featured James Oliver’s notable collection of Canadian coins, tokens and medals, with important pieces including a 1760 Montreal medal depicted on the plates. Adams 6 (rated A- overall, A for patterns and B+ for Canada). Davis 785 (recording no plated copies sold between 1980 and 1991). Ex Harry W. Bass, Jr. library (Kolbe Sale 83, lot 986).