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    joseph kent post

    N.O.W. News, Winter 2013

    12/1/2013

    tists of the time were middle aged men or older of wealth and specializing in rare or antique coins The coin folders and a guide to common coins are two of the most fundamental pieces that a young coin collector can have Yet in 1938 neither of these items was readily available A Post coin board could be found if you knew where to look The coin board was invented in 1934 by an engineer named joseph kent post These were originally fabricated by his family The success of them soon exceeded the capabilities The boards made it easy for a whole new audience to enjoy coin collecting The low initial investment in a coin board and a pocket full of change would result in many hours of enjoyment Whitman printing Company of Racine Wisconsin was contracted to fabricate them for Mr Post Depression era econ


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    N.O.W. News, Winter 2013

    12/1/2013

    tists of the time were middle aged men or older of wealth and specializing in rare or antique coins The coin folders and a guide to common coins are two of the most fundamental pieces that a young coin collector can have Yet in 1938 neither of these items was readily available A Post coin board could be found if you knew where to look The coin board was invented in 1934 by an engineer named joseph kent post These were originally fabricated by his family The success of them soon exceeded the capabilities The boards made it easy for a whole new audience to enjoy coin collecting The low initial investment in a coin board and a pocket full of change would result in many hours of enjoyment Whitman printing Company of Racine Wisconsin was contracted to fabricate them for Mr Post Depression era econ


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    N.O.W. News, Winter 2013

    12/1/2013

    tists of the time were middle aged men or older of wealth and specializing in rare or antique coins The coin folders and a guide to common coins are two of the most fundamental pieces that a young coin collector can have Yet in 1938 neither of these items was readily available A Post coin board could be found if you knew where to look The coin board was invented in 1934 by an engineer named joseph kent post These were originally fabricated by his family The success of them soon exceeded the capabilities The boards made it easy for a whole new audience to enjoy coin collecting The low initial investment in a coin board and a pocket full of change would result in many hours of enjoyment Whitman printing Company of Racine Wisconsin was contracted to fabricate them for Mr Post Depression era econ


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    The Numismatist, March 2016

    3/1/2016

    or Buffalo nickels was provided by yet another area of hobby interest Since about 1980 I ve been collecting vintage coin boards of the 1930s and 40s These were the precursors to the folders still used today Instead of several small pages folded over one an other coin boards consisted of a single panel measuring II inches wide by 14 inches high The first coin board was cre ated in 1934 by joseph kent post Sr an engineer for Kimberly Clark paper products in Neenah Wisconsin A coin collector him self Post used his engineering know how to devise the coin board as a means of popularizing lassie coins the hobby which up to that point had been rather exclusive Since Kimberly Clark had cut back his pay and hours during the Great Depression the boards also promised a nice supplement to his fami


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