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The David S. Wilson Sale, with Plates

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:650.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,000.00 USD
The David S. Wilson Sale, with Plates
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Chapman, S.H. CATALOG OF THE MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF THE GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER COINS OF THE UNITED STATES FORMED BY THE LATE DAVID S. WILSON, ESQ., PITTSBURGH. Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers, March 13-14, 1907. 4to, recent white cloth, gilt. (2), 67, (1) pages; 1254 lots; 10 very fine photographic plates. Hand-priced in red ink. Fine. A fine, newly bound copy of this important sale, fully hand-priced and with the original photographic plates. The plates are good impressions, though some are without text headers and footers, as occasionally seen. Adams A: "Comprehensive gold: 1823-1834 $5, 1860-1905 proof sets. MS 1822 10ó. MS 1823 1ó. 1854-1905 proof sets." Wilson’s collection is especially notable for United States gold coins, but includes choice United States silver coins, large cents, and half cents. The first five plates depict superb United States gold coins; plate six illustrates silver dollars; plate seven depicts half dollars; plate eight illustrates dimes and half dimes; and the last two plates depict choice large cents and half cents. Clain-Stefanelli 12437. Davis 215.