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The Value of a Pedigree, Part 5

The Value of a Pedigree, Part 5

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

In the late 1960s, after Stack’s was chosen to sell the Adams Family Collection coins, my cousin Norman Stack and I went to Boston and were taken down to the area where the coins were stored. We worked with the curators to select a representative collection that could be retained for display purposes, if so desired, in the halls of the Society.

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The Value of a Pedigree, Part 4

The Value of a Pedigree, Part 4

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

Last time I mentioned the collection of the Adams family of Massachusetts. By the early l830s the members of the family had accumulated thousands upon thousands of documents, showing history and events from our early colonial days, through the War of Independence and the early days of the Industrial Revolution in the 1830s.

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How Stack's Helped Save The Famous Adams Family Papers

How Stack's Helped Save The Famous Adams Family Papers

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

The HBO cable television show portraying the life of John Adams (the second president of the United States) and other members of the Adams family jolted my memory as to the special role Stack’s had in the preservation of history.
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