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    DICK HANSCOM VISITS THE NEWBURYPORT JACOB PERKINS BUILDING

    05/30/2010

    DICK HANSCOM VISITS THE NEWBURYPORT jacob perkins BUILDING http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n22a22 html Back to top Dick Hanscom of Alaska Rare Coins visited his hometown of Newburyport MA last week and forwarded a set of pictures from his visit to the newly restored Jacob Perkins building See our Flickr archive for a complete slide show Thanks Pictured in front of the building is Jay Williamson the Historical Society of Old Newbury


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    VISITING JACOB PERKINS' HOMESTEAD

    VISITING JACOB PERKINS' HOMESTEAD

    06/08/2003

    VISITING jacob perkins HOMESTEAD http www coinbooks org esylum_v06n23a11 html The E Sylum Volume 6 Number 23 June 8 2003 Article 11VISITING JACOB PERKINS HOMESTEADW David Perkins writes I was in Newburyport Mass Tuesday and Wednesday June 4th 5th and while thereI visited Jacob Perkins house and mint building I am adistant relative of Jacob Perkins thus my interest in him isgenealogical as well a


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    Wayne K. Homren Correspondence, 1990-2000

    /1990 [Books Scales Research Homren Wayne K.]

    The ANS Library furnished me the following on jacob perkins Ralph R Weaver Essay Proof Journal Vol 19 No 2 pp 61 66 1962 Vol 19 No 3 pp 131 139 1962 Vol 19 No 4 pp 169 175 1963 Tom LaMarre Coin World Vol 28 No 1417 June 10 1987 pp 28 32 F Marcus Armand International Banknote Society Journal Vol 17 No 2 1978 pp 110 115 F Marcus Armand Paper Money Vol 18 No 2 march 1979 pp 88 90 Samuel Knapp


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    Wayne K. Homren Correspondence, 1990-2000

    /1990 [Books Scales Research Homren Wayne K.]

    The ANS Library furnished me the following on jacob perkins Ralph R Weaver Essay Proof Journal Vol 19 No 2 pp 61 66 1962 Vol 19 No 3 pp 131 139 1962 Vol 19 No 4 pp 169 175 1963 Tom LaMarre Coin World Vol 28 No 1417 June 10 1987 pp 28 32 F Marcus Armand International Banknote Society Journal Vol 17 No 2 1978 pp 110 115 F Marcus Armand Paper Money Vol 18 No 2 march 1979 pp 88 90 Samuel Knapp


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    BANK DONATES FUNDS FOR NEWBURYPORT PERKINS BUILDING

    BANK DONATES FUNDS FOR NEWBURYPORT PERKINS BUILDING

    05/21/2006

    BANK DONATES FUNDS FOR NEWBURYPORT PERKINS BUILDING http www coinbooks org esylum_v09n21a17 html The E Sylum Volume 9 Number 21 May 21 2006 Article 17BANK DONATES FUNDS FOR NEWBURYPORT PERKINS BUILDINGDick Hanscom forwarded the latest article about the jacob perkinsbuilding in Newburyport MA A bank founded 152 years ago will donate 200 000 to help historianssave a landmark city building where some of the nation s first currencywas printed The donation from the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank will allowthe Historical Society of Old Newbury to purchase the 200 year oldFruit Street building that was home to the state s first mint Inside this historic wor


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    KARL MOULTON ON THE JACOB PERKINS BUILDING

    KARL MOULTON ON THE JACOB PERKINS BUILDING

    06/24/2007

    KARL MOULTON ON THE jacob perkins BUILDING http www coinbooks org esylum_v10n25a20 html The E Sylum Volume 10 Number 25 June 24 2007 Article 20KARL MOULTON ON THE JACOB PERKINS BUILDINGRegarding the Newburyport newspaper article quoted last week KarlMoulton writes As for the Jacob Perkins so called Mint on Fruit St in Newburyport I have commented before that this was not officially aMint but served as his engravi


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    JACOBS PERKINS PRINTING AND ENGRAVING BUILDING OPENS

    05/16/2010

    JACOBS PERKINS PRINTING AND ENGRAVING BUILDING OPENS http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n20a30 html Back to top Dick Hanscom forwarded this article from Friday s Newburyport News about the festivities surrounding the opening of the restored jacob perkins building in that Massachusetts town Editor It s been a day decades in the making After a year of intense work the first phase of the restoration of the historic Jacobs Perkins Printing and Engraving building is complete And tomorrow it s time to celebrate The Historical Society of Old Newbury Cushing House Museum will be holding a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 1 p m to honor the


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    Wayne K. Homren Correspondence, 1990-2000

    /1990 [Books Scales Research Homren Wayne K.]

    The ANS Library furnished me the following on jacob perkins Ralph R Weaver Essay Proof Journal Vol 19 No 2 pp 61 66 1962 Vol 19 No 3 pp 131 139 1962 Vol 19 No 4 pp 169 175 1963 Tom LaMarre Coin World Vol 28 No 1417 June 10 1987 pp 28 32 F Marcus Armand International Banknote Society Journal Vol 17 No 2 1978 pp 110 115 F Marcus Armand Paper Money Vol 18 No 2 march 1979 pp 88 90 Samuel Knapp


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 33 (1920)

    /1920

    ncused letters is the word Washington Struck on a thin silver planchet the reverse being the same design as obverse in cused Silver Extremely fine and perfect Size 26 Unique and unpub lished unknown to everyone not even in Baker s Medallic Portraits of Washington 1885 It is wrapped in a piece of old paper and inscribed in Mr Stickney s handwriting 10 Pattern dollar 1793 by jacob perkins of Newburyport given me by his nephew very rare From the American Journal of Xuml ismatics Volume VIJ Page 77 Appleton s List of Washington Medals LIV George Washington bust of Washington facing the left within a wreath of olive Rev He Is in Glory The World in Tears In exergue Born Feb 11 1732 Ob Dec 14 1799 AE 68 an altar inscribed Victor Sine Clade and dec


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 33 (1920)

    /1920

    ncused letters is the word Washington Struck on a thin silver planchet the reverse being the same design as obverse in cused Silver Extremely fine and perfect Size 26 Unique and unpub lished unknown to everyone not even in Baker s Medallic Portraits of Washington 1885 It is wrapped in a piece of old paper and inscribed in Mr Stickney s handwriting 10 Pattern dollar 1793 by jacob perkins of Newburyport given me by his nephew very rare From the American Journal of Xuml ismatics Volume VIJ Page 77 Appleton s List of Washington Medals LIV George Washington bust of Washington facing the left within a wreath of olive Rev He Is in Glory The World in Tears In exergue Born Feb 11 1732 Ob Dec 14 1799 AE 68 an altar inscribed Victor Sine Clade and dec


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    Wayne K. Homren Correspondence, 1990-2000

    /1990 [Books Scales Research Homren Wayne K.]

    The ANS Library furnished me the following on jacob perkins Ralph R Weaver Essay Proof Journal Vol 19 No 2 pp 61 66 1962 Vol 19 No 3 pp 131 139 1962 Vol 19 No 4 pp 169 175 1963 Tom LaMarre Coin World Vol 28 No 1417 June 10 1987 pp 28 32 F Marcus Armand International Banknote Society Journal Vol 17 No 2 1978 pp 110 115 F Marcus Armand Paper Money Vol 18 No 2 march 1979 pp 88 90 Samuel Knapp


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    2 jacob perkins in Philadelphia Even a casual inspection of a list of his patents 21 in the United States 19 in England with only a few common to both countries will convince a reader that Jacob Perkins s head fairly rattled with ideas 26 Many of the ideas were good ones but because he was forever developing new ideas and improvements on old ones he never quite got around to demonstrating in his impecu


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    2 jacob perkins in Philadelphia Even a casual inspection of a list of his patents 21 in the United States 19 in England with only a few common to both countries will convince a reader that Jacob Perkins s head fairly rattled with ideas 26 Many of the ideas were good ones but because he was forever developing new ideas and improvements on old ones he never quite got around to demonstrating in his impecu


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    IMPENDING SALE OF JACOB PERKINS NEWBURYPORT BUILDING

    IMPENDING SALE OF JACOB PERKINS NEWBURYPORT BUILDING

    06/17/2007

    IMPENDING SALE OF jacob perkins NEWBURYPORT BUILDING http www coinbooks org esylum_v10n24a21 html The E Sylum Volume 10 Number 24 June 17 2007 Article 21IMPENDING SALE OF JACOB PERKINS NEWBURYPORT BUILDINGDick Hanscom of Alaska Rare Coins keeps us posted on numismaticevents in his hometown of Newburyport MA E Sylum readers havebeen following the slow process that we hope will preserve thebuilding once used as a min


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    A PERKINS FAMILY GENEALOGY

    A PERKINS FAMILY GENEALOGY

    06/24/2007

    NS FAMILY GENEALOGY http www coinbooks org esylum_v10n25a26 html The E Sylum Volume 10 Number 25 June 24 2007 Article 26A PERKINS FAMILY GENEALOGYThis week I found the following book offered for sale on the web the citation The Family of John Perkins of Ipswich Massachusetts Complete in Three Parts Part I Quartermaster John Perkins Part II Deacon Jhomas Perkins Part III Sergeant jacob perkins Perkins Geo A The Apple Manor Press GENEALOGY HISTORY Brand new softcoverreprint of a classic work originally published in 1889 I wondered if x0093 Sergeant Jacob Perkins x0094 is our Jacob Perkins ofnumismatic fame I contacted Jim Spilman Dick Hanson and Dave Perkinsto find out Dick Hanscom writes Ipswich is only a twenty minute drive fromNewburyport It is likely these fa


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    BOSTON GLOBE ON THE JACOB PERKINS NEWBURYPORT BUILDING

    BOSTON GLOBE ON THE JACOB PERKINS NEWBURYPORT BUILDING

    07/08/2007

    BOSTON GLOBE ON THE jacob perkins NEWBURYPORT BUILDING http www coinbooks org esylum_v10n27a14 html The E Sylum Volume 10 Number 27 July 8 2007 Article 14BOSTON GLOBE ON THE JACOB PERKINS NEWBURYPORT BUILDINGAs Karl Moulton noted on July 24 media descriptions of the JacobPerkins Newburyport MA building as a former mint are incorrect In a lengthy article this week the Boston Globe gets it right Commonly referred to


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    The 52 Collection, Iconic Imagery on American Paper Currencies



    The 52 Collection Part II 3209 SECURITY PRINTING PART I Fascinating Engraved Steel Artifact Attributed to jacob perkins Image Enlarged Engraved Steel Artifact attributed to Jacob Perkins 1807 New buryport Extremely Eine Engraved steel bar finely machined and polished face with engraved text Verso rough with Tolk style engraving 4 0 by 1 0 inches 25 inches thick 194 1 grams The polished face engraved in cursive as follows It was on this piece of Steel that Jacob Perkins the inventor of transfe


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    The Classics Sale: The Red Bank Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    confiscation of Tory property Good signatures of Nicholas Harwood andjohn Callahan An important opportunity for the advanced collector 11 Massachusetts October 18 1776 6 pence Codfish note Fine or so Split in the top edge and with a foxing spot at CE of PENCE Signed by Nehemiah Abbot The face plate was engraved by Paul Revere 1777 Massachusetts Bay Treasury Certificate Made out to jacob perkins 12 Massachusetts 1777 Treasury Certificate payable March 1 1781 Anderson The Price of Liberty MA 10 Rarity 4 Fine No 2932 A pleasing example of this Revolutionary War bond is sued to redeem Massachusetts bills of credit Nice indents on left margin a bit ragged at right and top wide selvage at bottom un tnmmed and original Interest redeemed for first year bold signa tures of c


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    2 jacob perkins in Philadelphia Even a casual inspection of a list of his patents 21 in the United States 19 in England with only a few common to both countries will convince a reader that Jacob Perkins s head fairly rattled with ideas 26 Many of the ideas were good ones but because he was forever developing new ideas and improvements on old ones he never quite got around to demonstrating in his impecu


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    The 52 Collection, Iconic Imagery on American Paper Currencies



    The 52 Collection Part II 3209 SECURITY PRINTING PART I Fascinating Engraved Steel Artifact Attributed to jacob perkins Image Enlarged Engraved Steel Artifact attributed to Jacob Perkins 1807 New buryport Extremely Eine Engraved steel bar finely machined and polished face with engraved text Verso rough with Tolk style engraving 4 0 by 1 0 inches 25 inches thick 194 1 grams The polished face engraved in cursive as follows It was on this piece of Steel that Jacob Perkins the inventor of transfe


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    The Classics Sale: The Red Bank Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    confiscation of Tory property Good signatures of Nicholas Harwood andjohn Callahan An important opportunity for the advanced collector 11 Massachusetts October 18 1776 6 pence Codfish note Fine or so Split in the top edge and with a foxing spot at CE of PENCE Signed by Nehemiah Abbot The face plate was engraved by Paul Revere 1777 Massachusetts Bay Treasury Certificate Made out to jacob perkins 12 Massachusetts 1777 Treasury Certificate payable March 1 1781 Anderson The Price of Liberty MA 10 Rarity 4 Fine No 2932 A pleasing example of this Revolutionary War bond is sued to redeem Massachusetts bills of credit Nice indents on left margin a bit ragged at right and top wide selvage at bottom un tnmmed and original Interest redeemed for first year bold signa tures of c


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 33 (1920)

    /1920

    188 THE NUMISMATIST jacob perkins DIE CUTTER ENGRAVER Jacob Perkins of Newburyport Mass is best known to collectors for having cut the dies for and issued two mortuary medals that were worn in funeral processions in memory of Washington a few weeks after his death Both of these medals bear the Inscription He Is in Glory the World in Tears Mr Perkins name is so closely linked with these medals that it is seldom one o


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 33 (1920)

    /1920

    188 THE NUMISMATIST jacob perkins DIE CUTTER ENGRAVER Jacob Perkins of Newburyport Mass is best known to collectors for having cut the dies for and issued two mortuary medals that were worn in funeral processions in memory of Washington a few weeks after his death Both of these medals bear the Inscription He Is in Glory the World in Tears Mr Perkins name is so closely linked with these medals that it is seldom one o


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    2 jacob perkins in Philadelphia Even a casual inspection of a list of his patents 21 in the United States 19 in England with only a few common to both countries will convince a reader that Jacob Perkins s head fairly rattled with ideas 26 Many of the ideas were good ones but because he was forever developing new ideas and improvements on old ones he never quite got around to demonstrating in his impecu


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    The 52 Collection, Iconic Imagery on American Paper Currencies



    The 52 Collection Part II 3209 SECURITY PRINTING PART I Fascinating Engraved Steel Artifact Attributed to jacob perkins Image Enlarged Engraved Steel Artifact attributed to Jacob Perkins 1807 New buryport Extremely Eine Engraved steel bar finely machined and polished face with engraved text Verso rough with Tolk style engraving 4 0 by 1 0 inches 25 inches thick 194 1 grams The polished face engraved in cursive as follows It was on this piece of Steel that Jacob Perkins the inventor of transfe


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    The Classics Sale: The Red Bank Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    confiscation of Tory property Good signatures of Nicholas Harwood andjohn Callahan An important opportunity for the advanced collector 11 Massachusetts October 18 1776 6 pence Codfish note Fine or so Split in the top edge and with a foxing spot at CE of PENCE Signed by Nehemiah Abbot The face plate was engraved by Paul Revere 1777 Massachusetts Bay Treasury Certificate Made out to jacob perkins 12 Massachusetts 1777 Treasury Certificate payable March 1 1781 Anderson The Price of Liberty MA 10 Rarity 4 Fine No 2932 A pleasing example of this Revolutionary War bond is sued to redeem Massachusetts bills of credit Nice indents on left margin a bit ragged at right and top wide selvage at bottom un tnmmed and original Interest redeemed for first year bold signa tures of c


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 77

    11/1/1987

    is brief report on Perkins we are pleased to include In this issue an up to date tabulation of Massachusetts Cent and Half Cent die varieties with rarity values prepared by CNL Patron Michael Packard of Fairfax VA In addition to tabulating the known die variety combinations Mike has included his current estimates of rarity and indicates those combinations believed to be struck from the dies of jacob perkins or Joseph Callender For the best current illustrations of these die varieties we recommend the continuous tone glossy photograph version of the Bowers S Merena Inc public auction catalog of The Frederick B Taylor Collection March 26 28 1987 New York City which contains beautiful illustrations of the majority of the die varieties K The Family Magazine biography closes with a footnot


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    My earliest recollection of jacob perkins was as associated with Murray Fairman Draper Under wood etc as bank note engravers I think my father s acquaintance dated back of that as I have heard him relate having been summoned as an expert in a suit for infringement of Perkins tack machine for cutting and heading tacks in one operation the ground of the defense being so imperfect a specification that no one could construct a mac


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    The Early Coins of America

    1/1/1875 Colonial

    ie one other specimen on a thick planchet weighing 1 13 grains has on the edge payable in LANCASTER LONDON OK BRISTOL Both of these are owned by the writer Most of the North AVales pieces are in a brassy composition but the two last mentioned are in copper A curious Washington piece is owned by Mr Stickney which he believes to have been intended as a pattern for a dollar and the work of jacob perkins It is struck as an incused shell and we speak from recollection only it being now impossible for us to obtain an exact description of it has in the centre a bust of Washington facing left and closely resembling those upon the small luneral medals of Washington the dies of which were cut by Perkins Around the tield surrounding the bust is fine engine work of mtricate pattern which co


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 77

    11/1/1987

    is brief report on Perkins we are pleased to include In this issue an up to date tabulation of Massachusetts Cent and Half Cent die varieties with rarity values prepared by CNL Patron Michael Packard of Fairfax VA In addition to tabulating the known die variety combinations Mike has included his current estimates of rarity and indicates those combinations believed to be struck from the dies of jacob perkins or Joseph Callender For the best current illustrations of these die varieties we recommend the continuous tone glossy photograph version of the Bowers S Merena Inc public auction catalog of The Frederick B Taylor Collection March 26 28 1987 New York City which contains beautiful illustrations of the majority of the die varieties K The Family Magazine biography closes with a footnot


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    My earliest recollection of jacob perkins was as associated with Murray Fairman Draper Under wood etc as bank note engravers I think my father s acquaintance dated back of that as I have heard him relate having been summoned as an expert in a suit for infringement of Perkins tack machine for cutting and heading tacks in one operation the ground of the defense being so imperfect a specification that no one could construct a mac


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    PERKINS MINT BUILDING MAY GO RESIDENTIAL

    PERKINS MINT BUILDING MAY GO RESIDENTIAL

    01/15/2006

    MINT BUILDING MAY GO RESIDENTIALDick Hanscom writes Here is an article about Perkins ofNewburyport from the Newburyport Daily News One of the city s most historic buildings is eyed forresidential use once again by the property owner The nearly 200 year old brick building at the rear of aFruit Street lot was the state s earliest mint It servedas the workshop for Newburyport s greatest inventor jacob perkins who created an engraving process for steelplates to print bank notes Perkins pioneering techniquewas eventually used to print all U S currency It s important because of not only what went on there but by whom said Jay Williamson curator of the HistoricalSociety of Old Newbury Perkins was an inventive genius Owner James Lagoulis a Newburyport lawyer and former Newburytown counsel want


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    FEATURED WEB PAGE: JACOB PERKINS

    FEATURED WEB PAGE: JACOB PERKINS

    01/15/2006

    FEATURED WEB PAGE jacob perkins http www coinbooks org esylum_v09n03a23 html The E Sylum Volume 9 Number 3 January 15 2006 Article 23FEATURED WEB PAGE JACOB PERKINSThis week s featured web page is the Rootsweb page onJacob Perkins The page provides a summary biography ofthis legendary numismatic figure along with a large numberof links to web sites with images and information about hislife and work including Geor


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    WAYNE'S LONDON DIARY 12 AUGUST, 2007: THE TOWER OF LONDON

    WAYNE'S LONDON DIARY 12 AUGUST, 2007: THE TOWER OF LONDON

    08/12/2007

    ilman wrote While you are there in Londonwith the Bloody British be certain to stop by the Arms Museum withinthe Tower of London It is just around the corner in one of thebuildings adjacent to the Crown Jewels exhibit Last time I wasthere they had on display the ORIGINAL Steam Gun invented by JacobPerkins ca 1820 It could penetrate a 19 brick brick wall withiron slugs Reference jacob perkins His Inventions His Times His Contemporaries Page 111ff Greville Dorothy Bathe TheHistorical Society of PA 1943 200 copies Not having yet been inside the Tower of London I made this my goalfor Sunday I had some salad and an apple for lunch at my hotel andheaded again for the tube This time I walked up to the Notting HillGate station and took the Circle Line which stops direct


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    JACOBS PERKINS PRINTING AND ENGRAVING BUILDING OPENS

    05/16/2010

    JACOBS PERKINS PRINTING AND ENGRAVING BUILDING OPENS http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n20a30 html Dick Hanscom forwarded this article from Friday s Newburyport News about the festivities surrounding the opening of the restored jacob perkins building in that Massachusetts town Editor It s been a day decades in the making After a year of intense work the first phase of the restoration of the historic Jacobs Perkins Printing and Engraving building is complete And tomorrow it s time to celebrate The Historical Society of Old Newbury Cushing House Museum will be holding a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 1 p m to honor the purchase


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    DICK HANSCOM VISITS THE NEWBURYPORT JACOB PERKINS BUILDING

    05/30/2010

    DICK HANSCOM VISITS THE NEWBURYPORT jacob perkins BUILDING http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n22a22 html Dick Hanscom of Alaska Rare Coins visited his hometown of Newburyport MA last week and forwarded a set of pictures from his visit to the newly restored Jacob Perkins building See our Flickr archive for a complete slide show Thanks Pictured in front of the building is Jay Williamson the Historical Society of Old Newbury curator Edit


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    SELECTED LOTS FROM KOLBE-FANNING SALE#137

    10/19/2014

    Probably finest known quot 9 Oak Tree Sixpence section 2 typescript leaves with typescript descriptions and pedigree notes in pencil 9 obverse reverse photographic illustrations 10 Oak Tree Threepence section 1 leaf with typescript descriptions and pedigree notes in pencil 3 obverse reverse photographic illustrations several others appear to have long ago been removed Lot 8 Bathe jacob perkins Bathe Greville and Dorothy JACOB PERKINS HIS INVENTIONS HIS TIMES AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES Philadelphia Historical Society of Philadelphia 1943 Number 170 of 200 copies printed of this modern classic and notable rarity Greville and Dorothy Bathe 39 s biography of Jacob Perkins 1766 1849 is widely considered to be a masterpiece on several levels Lot 22 Bushnell 39 s Arrangement of


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    ​JACOB PERKINS AND NEWBURYPORT COINAGE LECTURE

    03/20/2016

    8203 jacob perkins AND NEWBURYPORT COINAGE LECTURE http www coinbooks org esylum_v19n12a17 html Dick Hanscom lives in Alaska but hails from Newburyport MA home of early U S numismatic figure Jacob Perkins He follows events back home and passed along this notice of a lecture series at the Perkins Museum Editor On Wednesdays March 23 and 30 join one of the area s most knowledgeable numismatis


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    JACOBS PERKINS PRINTING AND ENGRAVING BUILDING OPENED

    05/23/2010

    JACOBS PERKINS PRINTING AND ENGRAVING BUILDING OPENED http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n21a28 html Back to top Dick Hanscom forwarded this follow up article from Monday s Newburyport Mass News about last weekend s festivities surrounding the opening of the restored jacob perkins building in that town Editor Isabella was one of more than 100 history lovers in attendance at Saturday s premiere of the historic Jacobs Perkins Printing and Engraving building on Fruit Street The Historical Society of Old Newbury Cushing House Museum held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the purchase and first phase of restoration of the building followed by tours and a receptio


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    The Philadelphia Americana Sale PATTERN COINS Extremely Rare 1818 Perkins Cent Electrotype Likely Made by jacob perkins 5356 1818 Perkins cent Electrotype Judd C1818 1 Copper Plain edge Jacobs Perkins of Newberry port Massachusetts was involved for many years with contract and private coinage and banknote en graving and he is well known as one of the finest engravers of the period In 1818 dies were engraved by Perkins for a cent and two for a silver dollar sized coin It is not known if these were propos a


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    The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction Rarities Night



    Appealing Mid Grade 1818 Pattern Perkins Cent 4408 1818 Pattern Cent by jacob perkins Judd C1818 1 Pollock 5065 Rarity 7 VF 30 BN NGC We are extremely fortunate to be offering another example of this rare intriguing privately issued pattern cent by Jacob Perkins We offered a presumably unique thick planchet example as lot 9086 in our June 2011 Baltimore Auction and quote a portion of that description here to provide background information on Perkins and his pattern cent


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    American Journal of Numismatics, Vols. 29 - 30

    7/1/1894

    e other bar of the star ano de 1882 Regular or Worshipful Lodge Carlos K Ruiz No 101 Orient of Leon 1882 the medal has to be turned upside down to read these last two lines between the rays on the pentagon are small balls growing larger as they approach the edge Re verse Plain A projection at the top for a ring Silver Size from point to point 24 To be continued W T R M jacob perkins The following item taken from J Russell s Gazette Boston January 6 1800 has some interest for medal collectors In connection with another extract published in the Jour nal of Numismatics XXIV 21 for July 1889 it shows conclusively that the Washington Medal there mentioned was the work of Jacob Perkins which hitherto has been a matter of surmise only s a g Mr Jacob Perk


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    The Early Coins of America

    1/1/1875 Colonial

    ie one other specimen on a thick planchet weighing 1 13 grains has on the edge payable in LANCASTER LONDON OK BRISTOL Both of these are owned by the writer Most of the North AVales pieces are in a brassy composition but the two last mentioned are in copper A curious Washington piece is owned by Mr Stickney which he believes to have been intended as a pattern for a dollar and the work of jacob perkins It is struck as an incused shell and we speak from recollection only it being now impossible for us to obtain an exact description of it has in the centre a bust of Washington facing left and closely resembling those upon the small luneral medals of Washington the dies of which were cut by Perkins Around the tield surrounding the bust is fine engine work of mtricate pattern which co


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