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    Choice Deventer "162" and "164" St. Louis Advertising Note

    St. Louis, MO - P. L. & H. Van Deventer-Wholesale & Retail Clothiers, 162 Main St. Undated (1850s) "162" and "164" Advertising Note. PCGS Very Fine 30.
    A fascinating note produced by the firm of Doty & Bergen, Eng. N.Y. The complex vignette at top center shows an eagle riding a wave with flags trailing behind and a canal lock in the far distance. Hope is at lower left, and a Native American warrior is at lower right. Although the address listed beneath the title is 162 Main Street, the oval counters at the top have "162" at left and "164" at right. A charming, problem-free advertising note that is extremely rare.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
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    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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