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    Appleton City, MO - $20 1882 Value Back Fr. 581 The First NB Ch. # (M)2636 PCGS Fine 12.
    The initial note in the most significant offering of Missouri National Bank notes since we sold Bob Denny's Missouri collection in our inaugural CAA sale in October of 1990. With the two most important Missouri holdings having rested in extremely strong hands for the better part of a full generation, the notes offered here, most for the first time in decades, assume even more importance. Virtually every piece here is new to the census, and the collection abounds with rarities, both for type and bank, containing everything from never before offered banks to previously unreported types for the state. This note comes from the only bank to issue in rural St. Clair County in the west central part of the state. The community was originally named Arlington, but changed its name in honor of a benefactor named William Henry Appleton, a New York publisher who made a donation benefiting the local library and schools. A nice pen signed example.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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    Truth Seeker: The Life of Eric P. Newman (softcover)
    A powerful and intimidating dealer of the 1960s, backed by important colleagues, was accused of selling fraudulent gold coins and ingots to unsuspecting numismatists. Who would go up against a man like that and, over the course of decades, prove the fraud? Who would expose a widely respected scholar as a thief, then doggedly pursue recovery of coins that the scholar had stolen from an embarrassed numismatic organization, all over the objections of influential collectors who had bought coins with clouded titles? Eric P. Newman would - and did. Reserve your copy today.
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