Sears, ElmerBorn in Fall River, Massachusetts, son of Isaiah F. Sears and Sarah A. Little.. Married to Mima Carr Gray on September 11, 1905. They had one child.
Dealer in Fall River, Massachusetts. Sears conducted three auctions during 1904 to 1910 and issued a few undated fixed price lists. He later joined Wayte Raymond in the United States Coin Company. They conducted 43 auction sales during 1912 to 1918.He issued a few undated fixed price lists. In 1914 he exhibited early gold coins at the ANS. In 1918 he retired and Raymond began to conduct business under his own name. Sears placed his stock with B. Max Mehl for auction.
He was a 32nd degree Mason. He died at home in Swansea, Massachusetts. He is buried at Christ Church Cemetery in Swansea, Massachusetts.
obit: NUM 51 Jan 1938 page 33; ANAHist 563
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Choice United States Gold, Silver and Copper Coins
Full title: "Choice United States Gold, Silver and Copper Coins: Encased Stamps, Fractional Currency, Etc." by Elmer S. Sears. Date approximate.