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Did You Know?

 

Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries was awarded “Best Auction Catalog: Books and Exonumia”from the Numismatic Literary Guild for the John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XXIV, September 2013 at the August 2014 Chicago ANA? Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold the John Jr. Ford Collection over a number of years for over $60 million and it is considered to be one of the most important collections of tokens, western Americana, political Americana and related items ever to be offered.
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Name That Person!

Name That Person!

Here are the answers to last week’s Test Your Knowledge! Did you pass the test? Chris F. did and his gift certificate for a free consigned item is on it's way! Remember you can participate on Facebook, Twitter or right on our blog at StacksBowers.com by leaving your answers in the comments section! Check back next week for a new numismatic question.

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The Long Beach Coin Expo

The Long Beach Coin Expo

By Melissa Karstedt, Consignment Director & Auctioneer

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries team will be headed to the Long Beach Coin Expo next week! The show opens to the public on Thursday, September 4 at 10 AM, and continues until Saturday. For specific show details visit the official show website at 

LongBeachExpo.com. Come visit with us at the show at Table 502! Meet with one of our industry leading experts to discuss consigning your collection. 
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The Curious Story of Confederate Major Orestes Parmeno Chaffee

The Curious Story of Confederate Major Orestes Parmeno Chaffee

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

Our upcoming Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo will feature a wide selection of Military and Civil Agent issued Confederate Train and Hoer notes. These T-39, T-40 and T-41 $100s issued in 1862 and 1863 are popular not only for their aesthetic appeal but for the background of those who issued the notes as agents of the Confederate States military and treasury department
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