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The Zabriskie Sale

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:80.00 USD Estimated At:130.00 - 130.00 USD
The Zabriskie Sale
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Chapman, Henry. CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF COLONIAL AND STATE COINS, 1787 NEW YORK, BRASHER DOUBLOON, U.S. PIONEER GOLD COINS, U.S. PATTERN PIECES, POLITICAL MEDALS, INDIAN PEACE MEDALS, ASSAY MEDALS, EXTREMELY FINE CENTS AND HALF CENTS OF CAPTAIN ANDREW C. ZABRISKIE, NEW YORK CITY. Philadelphia: Messrs. Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, June 3-4, 1909. 4to, original gilt-printed white paper covers. viii, 104 pages; 1429 lots; finely engraved frontispiece portrait of Zabriskie. Hand-priced in ink. Spine very weak, with covers loose; second half or so stained in margins. Good to very good. [with] THREE-RING BINDER HOLDING SET OF 13 REPRINT PLATES, AN ARTICLE ABOUT THE SALE AND A PHOTOCOPY OF THE PRICES REALIZED LIST. Contents held in plastic sleeves. Fine. A very important sale, well catalogued, featuring remarkable pioneer gold coins, American colonial coins, patterns and superb large cents. A lifelong collector, Zabriskie began buying pioneer gold coins long before they became popular. He had first choice, at private sale, of the Humbert collection before any of it was offered publicly. The reprint plates are well-done. Adams A: “Higleys (9). Brasher doubloon. Silver peace medals. Fabulous pioneer gold (Humbert’s collection). Excellent medals.” Clain-Stefanelli 12200.