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    Paper Money (September/October 1995)

    9/1/1995 Numismatics

    corralled the entire country The astute collectors were similarly gaining access to these data most with his direct or indirect help As these data be came available and the rarity road map clarified interest and upward pricing naturally snowballed By the early 70s na tional bank location collecting was the preferred choice and prices had advanced appreciably over 60s levels As a dealer john hickman was riding the crest of this wave which he had largely created He was not finished with the Van Belkum data though It was available but not readily accessible To get it into collectors hands he and his second partner Dean Oakes arranged with Krause Publications to publish it in the now benchmark Hickman Oakes phone book size catalog in which they even provide rarity information The first e


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    Paper Money (September/October 1995)

    9/1/1995 Numismatics

    red When possible he enlisted the aid of prominent location collectors to join him by maintaining thorough records of notes from the areas that they tracked The result by the time of his death was information on about 150 000 notes Everybody seems to collect data now but this did not really catch on until the last few years Those of us who pioneered this concept had a hard go of it early on john hickman recognized that census data was ultimately worthless if secreted away Before he died he began to consider ways to make it available in a more sophisticated form than the simple count rarity scales in the Hickman Oakes catalog Some years ago John the hyper guy who could hardly sit still bought a computer and began the painstaking process of log ging his data into the system so that he could


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    Paper Money (September/October 1995)

    9/1/1995 Numismatics

    Paper Money Whole No 179 Page 205 IN MEMORIAM I knew john hickman John Hickman was a friend of mine and you are no John Hickman Anyone who knew John can safely utter these familiar words because John was like no one else he was that super rare unique in dividual With his endless repertoire of stories John was a numismatic Mark Twain Just about everything there is to say about John has already been said but there is no reason not to say it again and a


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    The Rag Picker

    4/1/1997 Numismatics Periodicals Paper money

    ers This note was from plate position C from the bank s first plate and I immediately noticed that the title layout on this note was completely different Three months later at the St Louis show in November I noticed that the same dealer still had the note When I asked if I could borrow the note to get a photocopy of it he readily agreed Later that day I showed a copy of both notes to john hickman and he made a comment that I missed That evening with John Hickman present I showed the copies to Peter Huntoon and he immediately said The earlier note has the 1 863 Act date whereupon John Hickman stated I said that this afternoon When I got the copy back I took a closer look and saw that the earlier note also had the earlier Variety 2 vignettes and I stated They must have alter


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    Paper Money (January/February 1992)

    1/1/1992 Numismatics

    Page 14 Paper Money Whole No 157 Syngraphic Analysis The chances of locating a Germantown National Bank note are about what you might expect considering it was a small rural bank that wasn t around for a very long time and issued an amount of circulation that was barely above pocket change That is to say the odds are rather long To further complicate the chase john hickman once explained to me that notes from banks that went under are usually harder to find because the neighboring banks made an extra effort to remove the failed bank s notes from circulation They felt it was bad advertising to remind customers of problems in the banking industry This was especially true during the Great Depression The Germantown National Bank issued only 1151 sheets of 10 10 1


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    The Rag Picker

    4/1/1997 Numismatics Periodicals Paper money

    ers This note was from plate position C from the bank s first plate and I immediately noticed that the title layout on this note was completely different Three months later at the St Louis show in November I noticed that the same dealer still had the note When I asked if I could borrow the note to get a photocopy of it he readily agreed Later that day I showed a copy of both notes to john hickman and he made a comment that I missed That evening with John Hickman present I showed the copies to Peter Huntoon and he immediately said The earlier note has the 1 863 Act date whereupon John Hickman stated I said that this afternoon When I got the copy back I took a closer look and saw that the earlier note also had the earlier Variety 2 vignettes and I stated They must have alter


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    The Rag Picker

    10/1/2004 Numismatics Periodicals Paper money

    ed with the note and was soon its new owner When I listed the note in my collection ledger I noted that the bank had subsequently changed its name to The Winthrop National Bank of Boston and issued nots under that title Several years went by and I fortunately acquired the 5 Brown Back note issued by charter 2304 as The Winthrop National Bank I think the first person I showed the pair to was john hickman who really got a hoot out of them I later sent copies of the 2 notes to Harold and he was tickled too The late John Hickman used to hold court in one of the small couches located outside of the auction room in the balcony of the Marriott in Memphis One night he and Peter Huntoon were going at it feverishly and slowly a crowd gathered to listen in I was sitting on the floor next to the


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    Harper's Weekly

    /1860 Numismatics; Periodicals

    of his present prominent position he would never re turn to it voluntarily He is recognized at home as a man of unquestioned courage courteous to ward his adversary but unwilling to make a single concession by which the truth would fail to be vindicated His powers as an orator combined with close analytical and logical reasoning facul ties are freely admitted where he is best known HON john hickman OF PENN SYLVANIA John Hickman the representative in Congress from the Sixth Congressional District of Pennsyl vania was born oh the 11th of September 1810 in the Township of West Bradford five miles west from the Borough of West Chester the seat of jus tice for the old and populous County of Chester He springs from a family of the same name long settled in the two counties composing h


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    Dean Oakes

    (1936 - )

    ral Emmet County Iowa nbsp Graduate of the University of Iowa in 1961 Married to Evelyn Feddersen in 1958 They have two sons and two daughters He began collecting coins in 1949 In 1962 he formed A amp A Coins Inc with Ben Marlenee and Roger Schnittjer By 1965 he had become sole owner and sold the store in Iowa City in 1978 Oakes bought out Hickman and Waters in 1972 He joined partner john hickman in 1972 to conduct sales of currency under the name of Hickman Oakes They conducted 38 auction sales from 1976 through 1989 Oakes was a founder of the Iowa City Coin Club He has served as president of the Iowa Numismatic Association In 1991 he serves as treasurer for the SPMC He collects half cents large cents and national bank notes He has the finest known collection of Iowa obsolete not


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part One: American Paper Currency



    accomplished by a skilled hand and are becoming rather common among what would otherwise be fragile early type notes Pleasing eye appeal and sharp penned signatures While nearly 40 large size notes are known just five of them predate the Series of 1882 This is one of two lazy deuces reported and the last public appearance that we are aware of for either of them was when this note was sold by john hickman in 1980 Purchased from Tom Denly October 2004 Previously from John Hickman s sale of April 1980 Lot 249 New York Troy The Manufacturers National Bank of Troy Ch 721 10 Fr 480 W 1361 1882BB No 9161 N778052 Plate C Very Fine A lovely Brown Back 10 with good color and a dis tinctively reddish brown Treasury seal Moderate circulation wear but strong body and nice eye appeal remai


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    American Numismatic Biographies

    11/3/2012 Biography

    ty Iowa Graduate of the University of Iowa in 1961 Married to Evelyn Feddersen in 1958 They have two sons and two daughters He began collecting coins in 1949 In 1962 he formed A A Coins Inc with Ben Marlenee and Roger Schnittjer By 1965 he had become sole owner and sold the store in Iowa City in 1978 PNG member Ifter 1966 Oakes bought out Hickman and Waters in 1972 He joined partner john hickman in 1972 to conduct sales of currency under the name of Hickman Oakes They conducted 38 auction sales from 1976 through 1989 Oakes was a founder of the Iowa City Coin Club He has served as president of the Iowa Numismatic Association In 1991 he serves as treasurer for the SPMC He collects half cents large cents and national bank notes He has the finest known collection of Iowa obsolete not


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    United States Paper Money: Part I of the October Sale



    ndpoint others try to assemble sets of notes or sheets from the fifty states or even approach the field as a type note collector even that being a tremendous challenge Once every few years a truly noteworthy collection of Nationals appears generally a collection specialized in one state Christie s sale of Richard Saffin s New Jersey notes NASCA s sale of the Wilmington Delaware Collection john hickman s sale of the Krakover California notes and Barney Bluestone s sale of Grinnell s Michigan and New York notes among others are particularly memorable The collecting of the first 100 Charter Numbers is popular even though completion is impossible many of the banks are unknown today despite fair sized outstanding balances Rarer still are great sales of uncut sheets of National Bank Notes Th


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    United States Paper Money: Part I of the October Sale



    CALIFORNIA NATIONAL BANK NOTES CALIFORNIA California is one of the more common yet most popular states and California notes inevitably bring good prices at auction The definitive collection of California National Bank Notes was that of Philip Krakover sold at auction by john hickman on March 3 1990 With virtually unlimited resources and unusual tenacity Mr Krakover built the finest collection ever formed of California Nationals To find a specimen of a California bank finer than that in the Krakover Collection is indeed an achievement Lot No 7 7 FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICO Ch l3711 10 00 Uncut Sheet of 6 1929 TVpe 2 Serial Num ber A000001 A000006 Choice Uncircu


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    The Herman Halpern Collection of United States Paper Money Part I



    N 1490 ROMULUS NB Ch 11739 5 00 1902 Plain back Fr 607 Very Good or a bit better but trimmed in at the top with one or two short edge splits Rarity 6 in both large size and small size with an incredibly low 170 in large size outstanding Only two large size notes are known on this bank which has only two records of public sale in the last 50 years this note and a small size note in john hickman s May 1991 sale Ex Currency Auctions of America sale January 1992 lot 2083 1491 PEOPLES NB OF SALEM Ch 3245 10 00 1902 Plain back Fr 624 About Fine with some light soiling at the top and left Rarity 5 in large size 6 in small size We have only four prior records of sale for this bank including both large size and small size 1492 SAVONA NB Ch ll349 5 00 1929 Tl Very Good with


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part One: American Paper Currency



    accomplished by a skilled hand and are becoming rather common among what would otherwise be fragile early type notes Pleasing eye appeal and sharp penned signatures While nearly 40 large size notes are known just five of them predate the Series of 1882 This is one of two lazy deuces reported and the last public appearance that we are aware of for either of them was when this note was sold by john hickman in 1980 Purchased from Tom Denly October 2004 Previously from John Hickman s sale of April 1980 Lot 249 New York Troy The Manufacturers National Bank of Troy Ch 721 10 Fr 480 W 1361 1882BB No 9161 N778052 Plate C Very Fine A lovely Brown Back 10 with good color and a dis tinctively reddish brown Treasury seal Moderate circulation wear but strong body and nice eye appeal remai


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    American Numismatic Biographies

    11/3/2012 Biography

    ty Iowa Graduate of the University of Iowa in 1961 Married to Evelyn Feddersen in 1958 They have two sons and two daughters He began collecting coins in 1949 In 1962 he formed A A Coins Inc with Ben Marlenee and Roger Schnittjer By 1965 he had become sole owner and sold the store in Iowa City in 1978 PNG member Ifter 1966 Oakes bought out Hickman and Waters in 1972 He joined partner john hickman in 1972 to conduct sales of currency under the name of Hickman Oakes They conducted 38 auction sales from 1976 through 1989 Oakes was a founder of the Iowa City Coin Club He has served as president of the Iowa Numismatic Association In 1991 he serves as treasurer for the SPMC He collects half cents large cents and national bank notes He has the finest known collection of Iowa obsolete not


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    The Centinel, vol. 54, no. 3

    9/1/2006

    erlapping ingre dients involved They dove into the historical perspectives of the how and why of the introduction of this intriguing U S currency series the relationship and overlaps of the various charter series and the variety of approaches that can be taken in building personally meaningful collections The Higgins Museum came to be by the convergence of interests between Bill Higgins and john hickman Born in 1913 Higgins was an enthusiastic col lector from childhood which he spent in Clay and Dickenson counties his numismatic interests being initially from the early 1940s to the early 1970s focused on silver dollar size coins of the world His interest transferred to National Bank Note issues in 1972 when at the urging of the late John Hickman he acquired a unique 100 note of The Fi


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    United States Paper Money: Part I of the October Sale



    ndpoint others try to assemble sets of notes or sheets from the fifty states or even approach the field as a type note collector even that being a tremendous challenge Once every few years a truly noteworthy collection of Nationals appears generally a collection specialized in one state Christie s sale of Richard Saffin s New Jersey notes NASCA s sale of the Wilmington Delaware Collection john hickman s sale of the Krakover California notes and Barney Bluestone s sale of Grinnell s Michigan and New York notes among others are particularly memorable The collecting of the first 100 Charter Numbers is popular even though completion is impossible many of the banks are unknown today despite fair sized outstanding balances Rarer still are great sales of uncut sheets of National Bank Notes Th


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    United States Paper Money: Part I of the October Sale



    CALIFORNIA NATIONAL BANK NOTES CALIFORNIA California is one of the more common yet most popular states and California notes inevitably bring good prices at auction The definitive collection of California National Bank Notes was that of Philip Krakover sold at auction by john hickman on March 3 1990 With virtually unlimited resources and unusual tenacity Mr Krakover built the finest collection ever formed of California Nationals To find a specimen of a California bank finer than that in the Krakover Collection is indeed an achievement Lot No 7 7 FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICO Ch l3711 10 00 Uncut Sheet of 6 1929 TVpe 2 Serial Num ber A000001 A000006 Choice Uncircu


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    The Herman Halpern Collection of United States Paper Money Part I



    N 1490 ROMULUS NB Ch 11739 5 00 1902 Plain back Fr 607 Very Good or a bit better but trimmed in at the top with one or two short edge splits Rarity 6 in both large size and small size with an incredibly low 170 in large size outstanding Only two large size notes are known on this bank which has only two records of public sale in the last 50 years this note and a small size note in john hickman s May 1991 sale Ex Currency Auctions of America sale January 1992 lot 2083 1491 PEOPLES NB OF SALEM Ch 3245 10 00 1902 Plain back Fr 624 About Fine with some light soiling at the top and left Rarity 5 in large size 6 in small size We have only four prior records of sale for this bank including both large size and small size 1492 SAVONA NB Ch ll349 5 00 1929 Tl Very Good with


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part One: American Paper Currency



    accomplished by a skilled hand and are becoming rather common among what would otherwise be fragile early type notes Pleasing eye appeal and sharp penned signatures While nearly 40 large size notes are known just five of them predate the Series of 1882 This is one of two lazy deuces reported and the last public appearance that we are aware of for either of them was when this note was sold by john hickman in 1980 Purchased from Tom Denly October 2004 Previously from John Hickman s sale of April 1980 Lot 249 New York Troy The Manufacturers National Bank of Troy Ch 721 10 Fr 480 W 1361 1882BB No 9161 N778052 Plate C Very Fine A lovely Brown Back 10 with good color and a dis tinctively reddish brown Treasury seal Moderate circulation wear but strong body and nice eye appeal remai


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    Paper Money (September/October 1983)

    9/1/1983 Numismatics

    e your eyes and ears at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and on Capitol Hill If you want a steady flow of hobby news along with fresh advertising and historical facts about the notes you collect you should be receiving Bank Note Reporter Get maximum hobby enjoyment il for a one year 12 mue subscription 16 for non U S addresses Standard Catalog of National Bank Notes 1st Edition By john hickman and Dean Oakes 75 postpaid Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money 2nd Edition by Chester Krause and Robert Lemke 14 50 postpaid If you rose above our hobby for a moment and looked down you a get a feel for the scope of this catalog Here is a comprehensive over view of all currency issues of the United States more than 120 years of official and quasi official paper money Presented


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    Paper Money (July/August 1995)

    7/1/1995 Numismatics

    NATIONAL BANK NOTES THE ULTIMATE PAPER MONEY COLLECTABLE john hickman s contributions to further National Bank Notes comes from a long and deep love of them He is a legend in his own time Many of his contributions have had a far reaching effect on the hobby His fixed price lists and sealed mail bid sales at an early time revolutionized National collecting nation wide His voluminous Standard Catalog of Bank Notes in collaboration with Dean Oakes caps an illust


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    Paper Money (September/October 1995)

    9/1/1995 Numismatics

    ame and version of software used Microsoft Word Word Perfea or text ASCII are preferred Avoid unnecessary carriage returns spaces tabs and formatting Avoid tabs or extra lines to begin paragraphs and in tables use only one tab per column If disk is submitted double spaced printout must accompany disk ADVERTISING RATES IN THIS ISSUE SPACE 1 TIME 3 TIMES 6 TIMES THE PAPER COLUMN Outside john hickman S CONTRIBUTIONS Back Cover 152 420 825 Peter Huntoon 171 Inside Front THE STATE NATIONAL BANK OF ST LOUIS AND ITS Back Cover 145 405 798 UNIQUE ENGRAVED SIGNATURE CURRENCY Full Page 140 395 775 Dave Grant 174 Half page 75 200 390 ELEPHANTS ON WORLD PAPER MONEY Quarter page 38 105 198 Mohammad H Hussein 183 Eighth page 20 55 105 THE COOPER SHOP VOLUNTEER REFRESHMENT SALOON IN


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    Paper Money (September/October 1995)

    9/1/1995 Numismatics

    Paper Money Whole No 179 Page 171 john hickman S Contributions metastasized and was periodically very ill this past year Through sheer grit and determination he attended this years Memphis show in June to say goodbye to his many friends John was a charismatic personality As such he was widely beloved and just about everyone counted him as a friend as did he they The impact of John on the paper money hobby cannot be overstated His contr


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    Paper Money (September/October 1995)

    9/1/1995 Numismatics

    course our past president Judith and her husband Claud attend many shows each year She will be happy to talk to any prospective member about the merits of the SPMC Let s all help out with recruitment of new members so Judith won t feel like the Maytag repairman Most of you will know by the time you read this that the hobby has lost its most ardent supporter of national bank note collecting john hickman John passed away a week after at tending the Memphis show John spent a lot of the past thirty years encouraging collectors to collect Nationals If you wanted to talk about nationals John s time was yours If you wanted specific information from him he would give it but he always mentioned a quid pro quo John and I were partners for many years happily putting out lists until we were force


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    Paper Money (September/October 1995)

    9/1/1995 Numismatics

    NATIONAL BANK NOTES IN MEMORY OF JOHN T HICKMAN john hickman WILL FOREVER BE REMEMBERED FOR HIS LOVE OF NATIONAL BANK NOTES He shared his wisdom of them freely and graciously His mission in life was to immerse his whole being in doing works and deeds that promoted nationals John was a true scholar and a true champion of changes for the good of the hobby John SHARED information with all of us When I phoned John on June 9th one of the things we discuss


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    Paper Money (November/December 2005)

    11/1/2005 Numismatics

    is dedicated to preserving and promot ing the heritage of the National Bank Note issuance period of 1863 to 1935 According to Higgins board member Clifford Mishler the production of a video program was created with public television and club program viewing in mind The basic pro gram has a run time of approximately 36 minutes with a sup plemental interview of about 20 minutes with the late john hickman who coined the phrase Main Street banking to describe National Currency issuing z ERA OF HOMETOWN The introduction presents an BANK NOTES overview of paper money then and Nomwioajohn Amtin j 1 sroKSomi BY Script James A Simek now 1 he video traces develop u Director Barrie ment of paper money in America j ONEY from Colonial times through the MUSEUM obsolet


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    Paper Money (May/June 2011)

    5/1/2011 Numismatics

    an to serve on the Board then the first woman president It occurs to me here that some time it might be fun to organize a past president s gathering so we could share our memories It was during my presidency that we started the breakfast on Saturday morning Before that we had dinners at the old Rivermont but as the auctions gained larger and larger followings it was too difficult to compete john hickman attended the first and told some really funny stories at our table but then he would right We were so fortunate to have him for all too brief a time Another good soul on my board was Milt Friedberg so wise and such an asset he was I contin ued on the SPMC board for some time as most members know and remember well when Benny Bolin came on to the board Bob Schreiner was secretary for a whi


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    Harper's Weekly

    /1860 Numismatics; Periodicals

    gust for all humanitarians and Yankees He proposes remaining in London there to await an opportunity for resuming his former avocation of amateur Italian patriot and revolutionist Tiie Lynchburg Virginian says We were shown on yesterday a beautiful cane gotten up by a gentleman of Bedford to be presented to the Hon II A Edmund son as an appreciation of his conduct in switching 1 john hickman in the streets of Washington the other day The cane lias a heavy silver head upon which is engraved To Hon H A Edmundson the man who whipped one of the eighteen million Gerrit Smith is making use of his returning health He has retained Messrs Sedgwick Andrews and Ken nedy of Utica to commence suits in his behalf against Watts Sherman Royal Phelps and S L M Barlow promine


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    The Asylum, Spring 1988

    4/1/1988

    e listed it will be quite a large reference Bob said he was sure it would stimulate a lot of new collecting interest in this field as did the National Bank Note book Bob was referring to the KP s Hickman Oakes Standard Catalog of National Bank Notes that was released in 1982 and is now out of print sold out and selling for around 100 Tom Snyder a local National collector told me that john hickman told him that 2 400 copies were sold I will add that the Haxby Krause reference is long overdue The only other reference that compares to this God send is Criswell s North American Currency Since this is long out of print unavailable and worthless as a pricing guide you can see the great need for the Haxby Krause reference Bob then covered several other books produced by Krause Publicati


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    N.O.W. News, Fall 2003

    10/1/2003

    e real nickel locked up and the one he passed around was a fake At one MNS meeting myself and two other teenagers took the 1913 nickel to the snack bar in the lower level removed it from its screwed together holder and scrutinized the piece with a strong glass in search of some alteration We found nothing wrong Mac took his nickel home and never knew what we had done with it In 1978 I met john hickman the great salesman who got me to practically give up coins and switch to collecting National Banknotes After all said John many of these notes are just as rare as 1913 Liberty Head nickels they just haven t been previously owned by millionaires yet Am I glad I listened to him 14


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    The Centinel, vol. 53, no. 2

    6/1/2005

    nk Note issuance in 1935 The body of the program develops the stories of why National Bank Notes were created and how vital they became in the nation s economy This story is brought to life through the illustration of many notes owned and displayed by the Higgins Museum The basic program has a run time of 36 minutes There is also a sup plemental interview of about 20 min utes with the late john hickman Accepted for broadcast by Iowa Public Television the program was sponsored by the William R Higgins Jr Foundation Underwriting grants for the project were also received from Bank Note Reporter and the Professional Currency Dealer s Association The video ideal for coin club meeting coin show educational programs and civic and professional groups is priced at 24 95 plus 2 for packagi


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    The Centinel, vol. 58, no. 4

    12/1/2010

    nto lots for homes Meet the author I joined the Milwaukee Numismatic Society in 1959 and am a life member of that organization and the Society of Paper Money collectors I also am a member of the Waukesha Coin Club the American Numismatic Association and Central States Numismatic Society I was introduced to the paper money hobby by Del Bertschy in 1977 and also M O Warns around the same time john hickman provided the hook I previously received in 1987 the Elston G Bradfield Literary Award from Central States for an article on Wisconsin Obsolete and National Bank Paper Money After 32 years I am continuing to enjoy the hobby as I still haven t seen it all The most recent acquisi tion is a Serial No 1 small size 1929 Oconomowoc WI 10 note which recently surfaced when a non collector sold


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    Calcoin News, vol. 45, no. 2

    3/1/1991

    h for Fitzgerald by Dr Thomas F Fitzgerald Only 100 copper medals were struck for the sole purpose of the Honorary Mention Literary Awards BOOK SHELF The STANDARD CATALOG OF NA TIONAL BANK NOTES 2nd Edition has been eight years in the offing and has been totally revised It is offered by Krause Publications Inc 700 E State St Iola Wi 54990 at 95 00 plus 2 50shipping U S Authors john hickman and Dean Oaks have added nearly another decade of vital National Bank Note information to this new edition said Roger Case pub lisher of the Krause Publications Numis matic Division The second edition has been completely updated and is the most accurate reading of National Bank Note values available anywhere At 1 216 pages the new STANDARD CATALOG OF NATIONAL BANK NOTES 2nd edition co


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    The TNA News, May-June 2006

    5/1/2006

    financial empire He died in Honolulu on June 29 1934 Walter Breen claimed that he committed suicide Pictured is a 10 1902 Date Back on the National Exchange Bank with the printed signature of Waldo Newcomer as president Bibliography Oakes Dean and john hickman Standard Catolog of National Bank Notes Second Edition Krause Publications Inc Iola WI 1990 Smith Pete American Numismatic Biographies Remy Bourne Ramm Communications Inc Minneapolis MN 1992 www 17941argecents com Biographical Sketches of Large Cent Personalities ELECTRONIC T N A Joe Olson TNA President numijoe hot rr com Ron Kersey TNA News Editor tnanews sbcglobal net J


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    Numismatic Literary Guild: A 25-Year History, 1968-1993

    /1993 Numismatics

    Anthology was edited by NLG members Carl W A Carlson and Michael J Hodder and included major research articles by such NLG members as Walter Breen R W Julian David T Alexander Elvira Clain Stefanelli P Scott Rubin and Douglas Ball Chosen as Best Specialized Book in U S Coins was The Error Coin Encyclopedia by Arnold Margolis Best U S Paper Money Book honors went to Dean Oakes and john hickman for their Standard Catalog of National Bank Notes from Krause Publications Best Auction Catalog was claimed by Stack s 55th Anniversary sale including the historic Allen F Lovejoy U S Dime Collection The Clement F Bailey Memorial Award was received by Ed Kondratieff of the highly successful ancient coinage journal The Celator The 1990 Clemy Award winner David L Ganz then presented the


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    N.O.W. News, Summer 2002

    7/1/2002

    y were also on hand John gave a talk on 50 rare Wisconsin items you can collect I was going to attend but got sidetracked by Tom Snyder We sat down to look at some of Tom s Wisconsin National s and ended up having a Rag Jam as other paper money collectors sat down and lis tened to stories of finding notes and old time collectors I haven t had as much fun since I sat in rapt attention in john hickman s presence in Memphis It gave me a great idea for the state NOW show in April I may bring up my Upper Peninsula Michigan notes and perhaps Tom can bring some Wisconsin notes and we could put on a program about the stories behind finding the notes and maybe we can get Chet Krause to sit in as well That s enough for now see you at a coin show President Brandimore presents Leon Saryan wit


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 20, No. 5

    10/1/1980 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    Charles Littlefield St Louis MO 9358 E KRATOCHVIL TRAVERSE CITY Mich By Norman G Peterson Gib Rapids Ml 9361 RICHARD LANE CHICAGO ILL By George Owen Bensenville IL 9363 R A MESTER PORTSMOUTH IOWA By Lewis K Ferguson Ames IA 9373 ROOST INDEPENDENCE KY By Lloyd E Wagaman Camby IN 9380 O DONAHOE REDMOND OMAHA NEBR By Elaine Swanson Omaha NB 9384 THEDUNCOMB FORT DODGE IOWA By john hickman Des Moines IA 9385 B P O ELKS 343 PORT HURON MICH By Lloyd E Wagaman 9392 S J COUCH HASTINGS MICH By Lloyd E Wagaman 9417 OLD GOLD POOL ROOM GREENCASTLE IND By Lloyd E Wagaman 9435 THE SPORT LIVINGSTON MONTANA By Glenn A Rome Seattle WA 9451 LIMA HOUSE LIMA OHIO By Joe Emmons Hillsboro OH 9454 J REGIER LE MAY MO By Charles Littlefield 9457 CABINET CIGAR STORE NELSON B C


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    The Asylum, Spring 1988

    4/1/1988

    e listed it will be quite a large reference Bob said he was sure it would stimulate a lot of new collecting interest in this field as did the National Bank Note book Bob was referring to the KP s Hickman Oakes Standard Catalog of National Bank Notes that was released in 1982 and is now out of print sold out and selling for around 100 Tom Snyder a local National collector told me that john hickman told him that 2 400 copies were sold I will add that the Haxby Krause reference is long overdue The only other reference that compares to this God send is Criswell s North American Currency Since this is long out of print unavailable and worthless as a pricing guide you can see the great need for the Haxby Krause reference Bob then covered several other books produced by Krause Publicati


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    N.O.W. News, December 1990

    12/1/1990

    e attributions of these issues Code PM 49 00 COLLECTING WORLD COINS 3rd edition 624 pages The single most valuable handbook for novice world coin collectors on the market today This junotr edition to the Standard Catalog of World Coins helps you identify and price world coins issued during the last century Code CC 19 95 STANDARD CATALOG OF NATIONAL BANK NOTES 2nd edition By Dean Oakes john hickman 1216 pages 8 V 2 xir This massive volume updated for the first time in nearly 10 years provides a comprehensive study of all known National Bank Notes Issued between 1863 and 1935 The new edition features extensive price and variety adjustments that make it a must for serious collectors in this paper money arena More than 117 000 notes are listed in this thorough study Available October


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    N.O.W. News, Summer 2002

    7/1/2002

    y were also on hand John gave a talk on 50 rare Wisconsin items you can collect I was going to attend but got sidetracked by Tom Snyder We sat down to look at some of Tom s Wisconsin National s and ended up having a Rag Jam as other paper money collectors sat down and lis tened to stories of finding notes and old time collectors I haven t had as much fun since I sat in rapt attention in john hickman s presence in Memphis It gave me a great idea for the state NOW show in April I may bring up my Upper Peninsula Michigan notes and perhaps Tom can bring some Wisconsin notes and we could put on a program about the stories behind finding the notes and maybe we can get Chet Krause to sit in as well That s enough for now see you at a coin show President Brandimore presents Leon Saryan wit


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    N.O.W. News, Fall 2003

    10/1/2003

    e real nickel locked up and the one he passed around was a fake At one MNS meeting myself and two other teenagers took the 1913 nickel to the snack bar in the lower level removed it from its screwed together holder and scrutinized the piece with a strong glass in search of some alteration We found nothing wrong Mac took his nickel home and never knew what we had done with it In 1978 I met john hickman the great salesman who got me to practically give up coins and switch to collecting National Banknotes After all said John many of these notes are just as rare as 1913 Liberty Head nickels they just haven t been previously owned by millionaires yet Am I glad I listened to him 14


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    The Centinel, vol. 34, no. 2

    6/1/1986

    ain Indianapolis Indiana 4642 Earl E Moore 4643 Larry D Berg Bowbells North Dakota 4644 Leo Housknecht Jenkintown Pennsylvania 4645 Rosine Paul Jenkintown Pennsylvania 4646 Steve Butler Springfield Illinois 4647 D J Polly Des Moines Iowa 4648 Daniel D Anderson North Liberty Iowa 4649 Joe Elliott Richardson Texas 4650 Lynda E Baver Dallas Texas 4651 Evelyn Oakes Iowa City Iowa 4652 john hickman West Des Moines Iowa 4653 George Neuner 4654 Terry A Blunt Worthington Minnesota 4655 David Linovall Minnetonka Minnesota 4656 Jon R Evans Lvnnwood Washington 4657 Gene Sanders 4658 Tom Durkin Northville Michigan 4659 Brian A Smith Jefferson City Missouri 4660 Thomas A Bermal Mission Kansas 4661 Barbara Moehn Alton Illinois 4662 Tom Moehn Alton Illinois 4663 Mark Mauer Minneapolis


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    The Centinel, vol. 39, no. 2

    6/1/1991

    lifornia Bruce R Hagen New York New York Steven L Goldsmith New York New York William P Schmidt Fort Wayne Indiana John H Krueger Marshfield Wisconsin John F Godar Florissant Missouri Louise Godar Florissant Missouri D A Perry Farmers Branch Texas Dale L Dye Iowa City Iowa Tim LaPointe Mt Lakes New Jersey John Acs Lathrup Village Michigan Phillip E Stangler Florissant Missouri john hickman West Des Moines Iowa Jeff Brant Sun Prairie Wisconsin Bob Smith Sun Prairie Wisconsin Brent Johnson Burnsville Minnesota Marlene M Highfill Broken Arrow Oklahoma Dan North St Louis Missouri Charlie Adkins New York New York Barry Alexander Des Plaines Illinois George Alexander Des Plaines Illinois Josh Anderson St Louis Missouri Mark Anderson Boston Massachusetts Ed Baer Perry Iowa


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    The Centinel, vol. 53, no. 2

    6/1/2005

    nk Note issuance in 1935 The body of the program develops the stories of why National Bank Notes were created and how vital they became in the nation s economy This story is brought to life through the illustration of many notes owned and displayed by the Higgins Museum The basic program has a run time of 36 minutes There is also a sup plemental interview of about 20 min utes with the late john hickman Accepted for broadcast by Iowa Public Television the program was sponsored by the William R Higgins Jr Foundation Underwriting grants for the project were also received from Bank Note Reporter and the Professional Currency Dealer s Association The video ideal for coin club meeting coin show educational programs and civic and professional groups is priced at 24 95 plus 2 for packagi


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