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    Christensen and Stone

    WAYNE'S NUMISMATIC DIARY: JULY 17, 2016

    07/17/2016

    ind me and we took our seats while we waited for them to set up our table for dinner We lamented that Howard Daniel couldn 39 t be with us He lives half the year in Viet Nam and might have helped with the menu I lamented that our resident wine expert Gene Brandenburg wasn 39 t with us yet But I asked myself quot What would Gene do quot and ordered a glass of Malbec from Argentina Christensen and Stone Eric brought with him a set of Christensen Stone mail bid sale catalogs These two lady dealers from California Alva Christensen and Ethel R Stone were active from the mid 1960s thru the early 70s often selling medals He was lending the set to me for the Newman Numismatic Portal It will be a great complement to the medal literature already digitized including the Presidentia


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 6

    12/1/1978 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    ublication of such a listing Much discussion was held on pros and cons of such a listing Acceptance of his proposal died for lack of a motion USD A Food Stamp Token project was brought up by Neil Shafer In 1975 these tokens were offered to Neil three to four sets each time they were struck to be used for a future catalog Neil had received approval from the Board for free advertising and Christensen and Stone were to handle the sale repaying the manufacturer for the tokens supplied to them Neil is now asking if TAMS can pay the manufacturer direct and then recover their money after the tokens are sold This subject was tabled for the new Board of Directors and a detailed report is to be presented by Neil as to what he has submitted to Christensen and Stone Christensen and Stone will be asked to sup


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    THE HISTORY OF FOOD STAMP CHANGE TOKENS

    THE HISTORY OF FOOD STAMP CHANGE TOKENS

    02/01/2015

    was to be reinstated and the scramble was on in earnest That 39 s when Personalized Plastics came to the fore That La Crosse based company put out what must have been thousands of flyers promoting their plastic token sets as their response was tremendous They were also sympathetic to my request for some examples as they sent me pieces from so many different locations I had to send some to Christensen and Stone in California so they could sell them and help me to pay PP for such a quantity I did save a set from each store Their shipment to me covered the approximate years from 1973 through around 1975 The company was then sold to Plasco and I was refused any more cooperation whatsoever so I have no firsthand knowledge of anything they produced after they took over I imagine it was in the thousands o


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3

    6/1/1978 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    548 Post Exchange Fort Crook Neb GF 1 line 12 85 571 Marine Post Exchange Camp Elliott I C Z Panama 1 00 BR VF Unlisted 47 75 SO CALLED DOLLARS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1114 HK405 au Cat 137 50 2400 1116 HK 412 VF XF dark Cat 175 00 29 65 1119 HK 450 Wilson dollar pitted F 23 60 1158 HK 821 Sterling Investment AU 180 00 1159 HK 822 Pedley Ryan AU 116 00 1160 HK 824 Pedley Ryan XF 5110 Christensen and Stone 2 20 78 330 HK 300 Louisiana Purchase Gold Plated 15 00 349 HK 491 N Y World s Fair Dollar Unc 20 78 HARD TIMES TOKENS PCAC 11 21 77 19 Lowll R 6 VF 145 00 81 Low 117 F VF Feuchtwanger 3d 198 00 STORECARDS PAUL CUNNINGHAM 3 18 78 1039 Fashion Saloon Lodi Cal BF 1 drink Brunswick Balke Collender B2 42 00 1040 Joe Liel Farmers Saloon Milipita CA GF 5d drink VF B2 Unlisted 46 85


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    Pesonal Tokens and Medals of American Numismatists

    4/7/2017 [Numismatics Tokens Medals]



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    The Token, America's Other Money (COAC #10)

    /1995 Tokens

    ential Coin Anti que Co June 15 1974 lot 313 F VF Planchet crack edge to nose slightly dark W 52 Smithsonian Institution 1994 before 1980 found in collection pre 1980 source unknown F VF Corroded dug Flaws on rev denticles 8 34 g W 53 Presidential Coin Antique Co Jan 21 1983 lot 70 same as W 51 downgraded F Small planchet crack light scratches on Obv Rx W 54 Christensen and Stone MB June 20 1964 lot 390 ex consignment G store card coll F W 55 Stack s May 6 1992 lot 158 ex Gilbert Steinberg ex Ed Janis ex Christensen and Stone MB early 1960s Obv well centered Grad ed F by Ed Janis XF edge cut rim dented by Stack s presumed to be the same piece W 56 J Benjamin Yablok 1995 Aug 1991 ex Albert Jakira MB lot 280 F Several old small digs W 57 Chapman Br


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23



    d Jr Collection Earlier from Levine s sale of March 1976 lot 1254 Paper envelope with pedigree nota tion included 22878 Dakota Territory Hot Springs Good For 10 Cents In Trade At J Grosenbeck s Ranch Near Hot Springs Dakota Brass 36 mm EF 45 Text is incuse on token Original luster is present in the protected letters From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from Christensen and Stone s sale of May 1963 lot 1 72 Paper envelope with pedigree notation included 22879 Dakota Territory Pembrina R R Wilson Good For 10 cents Pembrina D T Brass 23 5 mm Fine 12 All text is incuse Reverse has a raised rim and denticles but otherwise is blank From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from Christensen ct Stone s sale of September 1962 lot 70 Paper envelopes wi


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    The Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine

    5/24/1970 Numismatics; Periodicals

    Mehl Checks Recall i Golden Era 9 A hoard of checks of B Max Mehl Fort Worth Texas coin dealer often refered to as the best known dealer in America recently came onto the numismatic scene according to the California firm of Christensen and Stone In 1929 Mehl was using two types of imprinted checks in his coin business both similar in makeup showing the three story Mehl building and a cut of the Fugio cent Checks used for payments outside his firm were printed in blue serial num bers and bank name in red and the Fugio cent imprint in gold and were drawn on the Texas National Bank Fort Worth The checks were printed for Mehl by Staf


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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1976



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    Journal of the Token and Medal Society, Vol. 2, No. 5

    11/1/1962 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    the home of our former Secy Treas Lucy Kelly Hovt in order that Charter Members whose checks were returned may obtain a copy Pres Curto has announced that members under 7 316 may send their checks for 3 to the Secretary PC Box 1122 Waynes boro Va Make checks payable to TAI4S Strictly one per member PRICE LISTS RECEIVED Chapel Hill Medals Inc Oct I962 USS North Carolina Medal Christensen and Stone Mail Auction Sep 1962 Elongated cents counter marked large cents other count erst amps store cards various medals tokens Thomas A Domhoff Apr I962 Modern medals specialists items Chicago Century of Progress items Washington Bicentennial items wooden nickels H C Schmal if th Mail Bid Sale Aug 1962 Various tokens and medals American Medallists Sep I962 1958 1962 Medals T


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    Journal of the Token and Medal Society, Vol. 3, No. 4

    9/1/1963 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    ip or not These two changes in the by laws he noted were voted in executive session of the Board prior to the general membership meeting in accordance with Article VIII Section 1 of the Constitution and By Laws of TAMS Public thanks were given Joe Kotler for his work in securing an attractive binder for issues of the TAMS Journal It was pointed out that these binders are now available from Christensen and Stone for 1 75 Dr Phillip Whiteley Denver Colo and Harold Schmal Phoenix Ariz co chair men of the program committee reported that a steak or fish dinner would be served at the Denver Press Club Friday night Aug 9 1963 and that all TAMS members and guests were invited to this first official TAMS social function They reported 70 tickets distributed at that time


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 18, No. 6

    12/1/1978 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    ign can be put on the tokens at no extra charge if camera ready art work is furnished by David D Gladfelter One of the newer firms in the growing plastic specialty token manufacturing business is Plasco of La Crosse Wisconsin Plasco s line of food stamp change tokens may be most familiar to collectors since a large and diverse group of these tokens has been auctioned off in recent months by Christensen and Stone The food stamp change tokens are usually ordered in five denomination sets 16 black 5 i green 10 blue 2b6 red and 50


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    The Numismatist, September 1966

    9/1/1966 ANA Numismatist



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    Pesonal Tokens and Medals of American Numismatists

    4/7/2017 [Numismatics Tokens Medals]



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    Pesonal Tokens and Medals of American Numismatists

    4/7/2017 [Numismatics Tokens Medals]



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    The N.A.S.C. Quarterly

    9/1/1974 Numismatics; Periodicals

    ed as a surprise presentation by Bill ler If we find out what the surprise was we ll let you know next e Ed S ANGELES COIN CLUB Correction In the last Quarterly we reported that the April ram was presented by James L Miller of COINage speaking on experiences on the assay commission This was actually the May gram for LACC The real April program was provided by Ethel ne of the firm of Christensen and Stone speaking on The Elusive 0 Bill In June Jerry Yahalom spoke on Coin Investments object of course being profit rather than just pleasure and 23


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    The N.A.S.C. Quarterly

    9/1/1977 Numismatics; Periodicals



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    The Civil War Token Journal, vol. 46, no. 1-4

    3/1/2012 Civil War Tokens

    ir relationship to the South Many new discoveries were also reported Clifton Temple whose collection was sold just recently penned an interesting story of the only international Civil War token which happens to display his name Clifton C W is one of three cities whose names appear on this token David Gladfelter reported the discovery of a Genesee Station Wisconsin token buried in a Christensen and Stone auction Gerald Shepherd managed to pick it off for 210 Several non contemporary and unlisted Ohio tokens were discussed by Detwiler and Elwin Leslie Thirty Years Ago Sterling Rachootin s Wisconsin s Love Affair with the Eagle tells the epic of a Civil War mascot the eagle Old Abe Dick Myers related his evolution as a CWT collector in A Lunny Looking Penny Chicago s Merchants and Thei


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    Calcoin News, vol. 15, no. 3

    6/1/1961

    Co Des Moines la Harold Hall Lomita Abe Kosoff En cino John Schreuder Concord Cal Coin Supply Oakland Mandel Jewelers San Francisco P D Witter San Francisco Don Jurgensen Santa Barbara A1 Warren Bijou Calif Hayward Coin Shop Hayward Max Justus Beverly Hills George Justus Costa Mesa John Skubis San Fran cisco Vern Widel Berkeley Lester Merkin New Yoi k City Christensen and Stone Temple City Deane Duffy Long Beach Cy Phillips Azusa Trader Sam Long Beach California Stamp Co Oakland Henri Heller Temple City Paramount Distributors Tampa Fla Harry Forman Phila delphia Pa Frank Wilson Reseda Herbert Tobias Brooklyn N Y Vin cent A Wirth El Monte A Farmer Hollywood Wilshire Coin A Rama Santa Monica Arnold Rosing San Francisco Gilbert s Coin


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    Calcoin News, vol. 15, no. 3

    6/1/1961

    o their new coin shop and home at 5615 N Rosemead Blvd Temple City They were as sisted in the move by the San Gabriel Valley Coin Club Its 28 members under direction of M H Bolender helped with trucks and trailers and turned the event into a party refresh ments being served after the day s work Open house the following weekend was well attended by South ern California numismatists Christensen and Stone are well known bourse dealers speakers and numismatic counselors at a number of Southern California clubs and re gional conventions Alva Christensen is now serving her third term as pres ident and Ethel Stone as correspond ing secretary of the San Gabriel club So far as known Alva is the only lady now holding the presidency of a Southern California club Other offi cers of the San Gabriel


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    Calcoin News, vol. 25, no. 4

    9/1/1971

    coins circulating in ancient Judea be fore 135 AD including Jewish coins of the Hasmonean period and first and second revolts against Roman rule plus many Greek and Roman issues It will be a valuable aid for attributing ancient coins as it illus trates coins to be found in specialized books and should be an added in centive for membership in this highly specialized group TENTH ANNIVERSARY Christensen and Stone Temple City recently marked their tenth year of mail auctions Alva and Ethel state their first mail bid sale was in July 1961 and 49 of those who bid in that first sale are still customers to day California Exonumist Society marked its tenth anniversary with a special celebration at the Huntington Sheraton Hotel Pasadena in July More than 200 attended the active event at which Wayne Denn


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    Calcoin News, vol. 19, no. 2

    3/1/1965

    izing in foreign coins A feature of the new shop will be a foreign coin bid board a first in nu mismatic merchandising George and Pearl Johnson have an nounced the opening of a new coin store at 3516 Balboa Avenue in San Diego called The House of Coins The Johnsons have conducted a mail order business for some time and now have decided to start a retail store specializing in U S coins Christensen and Stone of Temple City recently announced they would conduct the auction to be held in connection with the Coin and Hobby Show at the Hotel Pick Ohio Youngs town Ohio March 19 21 The Gardena Coin Shop was recent ly opened at 14817 S Western Ave Gardena by George and Alma Wig gins Their trade slogan is The Coin Shop for Coin Collectors NEW CLUB NEWS Since our last issue the following new clu


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    Calcoin News, vol. 35, no. 2

    3/1/1981

    es Calif Society foT International Numismatics fSINCON X second 1981 Show August 20 23 1981 Airport Park Hotel Inglewood Calif Greater Los Angeles Com Convention September 25 27 1981 TWENTY FIVE YEAR PINS Twenty Five Year pins were presented by the Numismatic Association of Southern California to Garden Grove Coin Club Monterey Park Coin Club and Orange Countv Coin Club ANOTHER 25TH Christensen and Stone celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a Post Card Show on January 18 1981 in the Ballroom of the Huntington Sheraton Hotel Pasadena FLYING BOAT Covina Coin Crier reports an unusual program for January Charles Colver pre sented a report on Howard Hughes famous flying boat the Spruce Goose In his capacity as Mayor of Covina Charles was 49


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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1971

    into tine matter except as a last resort Petty things are usually a misunderstanding and should al ways be ironed out between the parties concerned Respectfully submitted Earl R O Cathey 398 First Vice President IOWKC ATTENTION ATTENT ION PLEASE READ Because of the delay in the delivery of the May issue of Bunyan s Chips please ex tend the closing date of the Christensen and Stone Mail Bid to June 22nd We have not heard from the others who had ads but I m sure they too would go along with this We are truly sorry for the inconvenience this has caused However all Bunyan s Chips were mailed on May 6 th and left the Radnor Post off ice the same day Where they are I have no idea but a crippled turtle could have transported them in this time As of the 15 th even Ohio mem b


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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1972



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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1972



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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1977



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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1977



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    Bunyan's Chips

    /1978



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