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- e-letters (December 13, 2016) We asked: Are million dollar rarities overhyped? While the vast majority of collectors will never own a million-dollar coin – including me! – all of us can admire, appreciate and, yes, envy the stratosphere in which those historic coins orbit the hobby. Most of the time, news about the sale of seven-figure rarities generate headlines in ...
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today, Dec. 30, 2011 was the last day to get a roll of Kodachrome film processed. I was introduced to slide film in about 1972 when my mom decided to switch the family photos from 8mm movies to the 35mm … Continue reading
There are some great end-of-year deals available at www.shopnumismaster.com. Books, DVDs/CDs and subscriptions. George
If you will be attending the NY Internaitonal Numismatic Convention, January 6-9 at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Park Avenue at 50 Street, I’ll be at the KP table or somewhere near the bourse or meetings rooms depending on the day and … Continue reading
In just four days, Estonia will join the Euro using countries. Coins have been released in starter packes for some time. It is nice to start the new year with eight new types with national themes, but far nicer that … Continue reading
Today I read that HOF pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, Bob Feller has died at the age of 92. That is a great run. Of the many baseball autograph items that my dad collected as a teenager at Yankee Stadium … Continue reading
The new edition of the Standard Catalog of German Coins is now available. With the guidance of editor N. Douglas Nicol and exhaustive pricing updats by Tom Michael, this book is a must have. And this week it is part … Continue reading
Just arrived into our warehouse late last week, and now arriving at the Iola desk of the edtorial department are the first copies of the Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800. It’s Big, it’s nice, and at $85. retail, a … Continue reading
For about the last 7 days I have been working on adding new issues to the Standard Catalog of World Coins. Issues by the Cook Islands was the subject of my interest. Issues which had been lacking from the Standard … Continue reading
Well, the engagement of Prince William is official. Last week I had already received an email with a proposed wedding commemorative design. How long will it take for others? The Prince has been the subject of coins since his birth, … Continue reading