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    BIOGRAPHY: M. A. POWILLS

    01/08/2017

    BIOGRAPHY M A powills http www coinbooks org v20 esylum_v20n02a17 html The July 1945 issue of Frank Causey Wilson 39 s Monthly Rare Coin Bulletin has this short bio of early numismatic literature dealer Michael Powills Editor An ardent coin collector since 1915 Mr Powills holds a unique position as a dealer inasmuch as his business is confined chiefly to numismatic books A successful industrial realtor n


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    The Asylum, Winter 2001

    1/1/2001

    14 WINTER 2001 THE ASYLUM Frank J Katen 13T L powills and Frank Causey Wilson s Bulletin by Wayne K Homren Frank Causey Wilson s Monthly Rare Coin Bulletin was issued in at least fourteen numbers during the years 1945 46 Each issue featured a different recommended dealer These mini biographies are good sources of background information on coin figures of the day including Kenneth W Lee Hans M F Schulman C B Edwards C A Brownell and T


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    The Asylum, Winter 2001

    1/1/2001

    14 WINTER 2001 THE ASYLUM Frank J Katen 13T L powills and Frank Causey Wilson s Bulletin by Wayne K Homren Frank Causey Wilson s Monthly Rare Coin Bulletin was issued in at least fourteen numbers during the years 1945 46 Each issue featured a different recommended dealer These mini biographies are good sources of background information on coin figures of the day including Kenneth W Lee Hans M F Schulman C B Edwards C A Brownell and T


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    The Asylum, Winter 2001

    1/1/2001

    14 WINTER 2001 THE ASYLUM Frank J Katen 13T L powills and Frank Causey Wilson s Bulletin by Wayne K Homren Frank Causey Wilson s Monthly Rare Coin Bulletin was issued in at least fourteen numbers during the years 1945 46 Each issue featured a different recommended dealer These mini biographies are good sources of background information on coin figures of the day including Kenneth W Lee Hans M F Schulman C B Edwards C A Brownell and T


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    KOLBE & FANNING’S 2017 NEW YORK BOOK AUCTION

    01/08/2017

    photographers Matted under glass and framed in brown wood with hanger affixed to back Visible image dimensions 44 5 by 22 cm frame dimensions 57 5 by 35 5 cm Two blue convention ribbons lettered in gilt affixed to upper corners of photo under glass Image surface with a couple tiny flaws but still fine See catalogue for full description Lot 355 Correspondence between Tom Elder and M A powills Elder Thomas L and Michael A Powills CORRESPONDENCE EXCHANGED BETWEEN TOM ELDER AND M A POWILLS New York and Chicago 1930 46 File of approximately forty original letters postcards bidsheets and carbon copies of letters Around half of the items included are carbon copies of letters from Powills to Elder The remainder include Elder 39 s original correspondence some of it typewritte


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    The Numismatist, January 1949

    1/1/1949

    skit all of them being written and presented in a humorous vein For March of Time Lee Hewitt was announcer and others appearing were Messrs Gettys as a bus driver depressed by all the learning thrust upon him Ray son Green Sheldon Bebee Kurtzeborn his Vishinsky was good and Mrs Brown Glenn Smedley and Mrs Bebee co starred in a modern radio commercial type Romeo and Juliet Dorothy powills did a swell job as Aunt Mathilda with her hodge podge story of Prinderella and the Cince Noble Olson was really good as the announcer on the Inspirational Program with Mrs Green Messrs Powills Klug Lindall McDermott Kurtze born and Smith Sr doing the comedy janitor service while Mr Olson carried on under difficulties to be succeeded by Frank Smith Sr a janitor with aspirations


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    The Asylum, Autumn 1988

    10/1/1988

    tes A series of classic Hirsch sales on ancients usually sold well over estimates and the 1887 Ponton d Amecourt sale of Roman gold coins sold for 825 Overall Kolbe said the 216 lots on ancients sold extremely well with only 19 lots unsold An unusual feature of this sale was a group of more than 100 lots on Near Middle and Far Eastern coins most of which were from the library of Michael powills Many of the more expensive works were sold by Kolbe in two previous sales of Powills material but this sale contain ed many rare seldom available works he indicated Some bidders attend ed the sale solely to bid on this material but many were unsuccessful due to the high bids received by mail Highlight of the Powills group was the seven volume classic work in Japanese on coins of the To


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    The Asylum, Autumn 1988

    10/1/1988

    tes A series of classic Hirsch sales on ancients usually sold well over estimates and the 1887 Ponton d Amecourt sale of Roman gold coins sold for 825 Overall Kolbe said the 216 lots on ancients sold extremely well with only 19 lots unsold An unusual feature of this sale was a group of more than 100 lots on Near Middle and Far Eastern coins most of which were from the library of Michael powills Many of the more expensive works were sold by Kolbe in two previous sales of Powills material but this sale contain ed many rare seldom available works he indicated Some bidders attend ed the sale solely to bid on this material but many were unsuccessful due to the high bids received by mail Highlight of the Powills group was the seven volume classic work in Japanese on coins of the To


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    Frank Causey Wilson's Monthly Rare Coin Bulletin

    7/1/1945

    Frank Causey Wilson s MONTHLY RARE COIN RULLETIN JULY 1945 This column is run so that beginners in coin collecting may become acquainted with the different dealers advertising in this bulletin Each month there will be a different dealer recommended M A PO WILLS An ardent coin collector since 1915 Mr powills holds a unique position as a dealer inasmuch as his business is confined chiefly to numismatic books A successful industrial realtor nu mismatics is really his avocation Po sessing a balanced collection of the coins of the world particularly rich in the Oriental series in which he speci alizes it seemed quite natural for him to also fortify himself with a repre sentative numismatic libra


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    The Asylum, Autumn 1988

    10/1/1988

    tes A series of classic Hirsch sales on ancients usually sold well over estimates and the 1887 Ponton d Amecourt sale of Roman gold coins sold for 825 Overall Kolbe said the 216 lots on ancients sold extremely well with only 19 lots unsold An unusual feature of this sale was a group of more than 100 lots on Near Middle and Far Eastern coins most of which were from the library of Michael powills Many of the more expensive works were sold by Kolbe in two previous sales of Powills material but this sale contain ed many rare seldom available works he indicated Some bidders attend ed the sale solely to bid on this material but many were unsuccessful due to the high bids received by mail Highlight of the Powills group was the seven volume classic work in Japanese on coins of the To


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    Frank Causey Wilson's Monthly Rare Coin Bulletin

    7/1/1945

    Frank Causey Wilson s MONTHLY RARE COIN RULLETIN JULY 1945 This column is run so that beginners in coin collecting may become acquainted with the different dealers advertising in this bulletin Each month there will be a different dealer recommended M A PO WILLS An ardent coin collector since 1915 Mr powills holds a unique position as a dealer inasmuch as his business is confined chiefly to numismatic books A successful industrial realtor nu mismatics is really his avocation Po sessing a balanced collection of the coins of the world particularly rich in the Oriental series in which he speci alizes it seemed quite natural for him to also fortify himself with a repre sentative numismatic libra


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1950

    /1950

    o o 31 Lux Street Rochester 5 N T July 5th 1949 Mr Michael A powills 9645 Houth Leavitt Street Chicago 43 111 Dear Mr Powills Thie to acknowledge your letter of June 30th and to extend to you the personal sympathy of the writer as well as the members of the Club on your recent bereavment The age of 75 which your mother reached is the fullness of time but nevertheless when they are taken from our midst there is always a shock Having lost both my mother


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    California State Numismatic Association, vol. 1, no. 1

    6/1/1947

    s plans for the Fall Convention It was also voted to go on record as endorsing the candidacy of the follox ing for officers of the A i N A at the August Convention For President Loyd B Ged ys For First Vice President Ralph A Mitchell For General Secretary Lewis M Reagan For Treasurer George H Blake For Librarian T R Hammer For Members of the Board of Governors Edward Fogler M A powills NEWS about NUMISMATISTS The hobby show at Brea sponsored jointly by the Brea Chamber of Commerce and the ORANGE COUNTY COIN CLUB was well attended The numerous coin displays were well shown and attracted the attention of the public as well as of coin collectors Newest of the coin clubs in California is the TODA DINERA NUMISMATIC CLUB all money coin club recently organized in San Jose Mrs


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 2, no. 1]

    1/1/1949

    RS D C WISMER who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently Four great grandchildren helped make a festive occasion KROSS KOUNTRY KOSOFF So via Super Chief directly to Chicago I thought So I left California so I run into a Kansas snow storm so I m 16 hours snowbound so it s my own fault Finally Chicago HATS OFF DEPT Chicago Coin Club Anniversary Banquet with MIKE powills as M C and no speeches Bows by LOYD GETTYS SHELDON KLEIN YEOMAN and club officers also Dealers KELLY Dayton and KOSOFF Beverly Hills A swell radio take off produced by MRS LeROY KURT ZEBORN with cast including LEE HEWITT RAYSON OLSON SMITH GETTYS THE BEBEES THE POWILLS THE GREENS Quite an enjoyable time truly one your ed has enjoyed The pre banquet cocktails at MERRILL and


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 3, no. 11-12]

    11/1/1950

    fore me at this moment AL WISE Collectors and dealers for years to come will refer to this Sale because of com pleteness of series and faithfulness with which it has been catalogued DAVID M BULLOWA A superb Numismatic Treasure the finest I have ever had the pleasure of owning Wouldn t take twice the 10 I paid for it JOHN KENNEDY Assuredly a welcome addition to the powills Library M A POWILLS I m a printer and realize the amount of work involved in getting out a book like the Menjou Library Edition LESTER G CALVERT A work of art and a treasure For once I m at a loss for words ED LEVY Beautiful and dignified An addi tion to a numismatic library that really means something A de C CABANNE Add my compliments to all the re


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1950

    /1950

    o o 31 Lux Street Rochester 5 N T July 5th 1949 Mr Michael A powills 9645 Houth Leavitt Street Chicago 43 111 Dear Mr Powills Thie to acknowledge your letter of June 30th and to extend to you the personal sympathy of the writer as well as the members of the Club on your recent bereavment The age of 75 which your mother reached is the fullness of time but nevertheless when they are taken from our midst there is always a shock Having lost both my mother


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    California State Numismatic Association, vol. 1, no. 1

    6/1/1947

    s plans for the Fall Convention It was also voted to go on record as endorsing the candidacy of the follox ing for officers of the A i N A at the August Convention For President Loyd B Ged ys For First Vice President Ralph A Mitchell For General Secretary Lewis M Reagan For Treasurer George H Blake For Librarian T R Hammer For Members of the Board of Governors Edward Fogler M A powills NEWS about NUMISMATISTS The hobby show at Brea sponsored jointly by the Brea Chamber of Commerce and the ORANGE COUNTY COIN CLUB was well attended The numerous coin displays were well shown and attracted the attention of the public as well as of coin collectors Newest of the coin clubs in California is the TODA DINERA NUMISMATIC CLUB all money coin club recently organized in San Jose Mrs


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 1, no. 6]

    10/1/1948

    n line for position as Director Good Luck George Blake still going strong We hope to welcome you to San Francisco in 49 George California Contingent brought back the bacon the Board of Governors has accepted the invitation of the Pacific Coast Numis matic Society and the ANA will meet in San Francisco in 1949 The invite presented by A Kosoff ended with California Here I Come with Mike powills in good voice and Mrs Powills at the piano Dr Emmons California State Numismatic Assn President seconded the invitation cor rected Kosoff s 15 Calif Coins Clubs an nouncing formation of No 1 6 at San Bern ardino and was interrupted by Ed Fogler s announcement that No 17 at Vallejo had been formed Not to be outdone Karl Brainard of Santa Monica broke in with No 18 now being form


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 2, no. 1]

    1/1/1949

    RS D C WISMER who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently Four great grandchildren helped make a festive occasion KROSS KOUNTRY KOSOFF So via Super Chief directly to Chicago I thought So I left California so I run into a Kansas snow storm so I m 16 hours snowbound so it s my own fault Finally Chicago HATS OFF DEPT Chicago Coin Club Anniversary Banquet with MIKE powills as M C and no speeches Bows by LOYD GETTYS SHELDON KLEIN YEOMAN and club officers also Dealers KELLY Dayton and KOSOFF Beverly Hills A swell radio take off produced by MRS LeROY KURT ZEBORN with cast including LEE HEWITT RAYSON OLSON SMITH GETTYS THE BEBEES THE POWILLS THE GREENS Quite an enjoyable time truly one your ed has enjoyed The pre banquet cocktails at MERRILL and


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 3, no. 11-12]

    11/1/1950

    fore me at this moment AL WISE Collectors and dealers for years to come will refer to this Sale because of com pleteness of series and faithfulness with which it has been catalogued DAVID M BULLOWA A superb Numismatic Treasure the finest I have ever had the pleasure of owning Wouldn t take twice the 10 I paid for it JOHN KENNEDY Assuredly a welcome addition to the powills Library M A POWILLS I m a printer and realize the amount of work involved in getting out a book like the Menjou Library Edition LESTER G CALVERT A work of art and a treasure For once I m at a loss for words ED LEVY Beautiful and dignified An addi tion to a numismatic library that really means something A de C CABANNE Add my compliments to all the re


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    TWENTY QUESTIONS INSPIRED BY MICHAEL POWILLS CORRESPONDENCE

    12/12/2010

    TWENTY QUESTIONS INSPIRED BY MICHAEL powills CORRESPONDENCE http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n50a09 html George Kolbe submitted the following marvelous quiz inspired by material recently cataloged for sale in the next Kolbe Fanning numismatic literature sale Thanks This should be fun Editor Long a popular parlor game in the United States Twenty Questions became a successful radio quiz program in the 1940s and in the early 1950


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    NOTES FROM E-SYLUM READERS: JUNE 12, 2016

    06/12/2016

    NOTES FROM E SYLUM READERS JUNE 12 2016 http www coinbooks org esylum_v19n24a10 html M A powills Numismatic Bibliophile Dick Johnson writes M A Powills was mentioned in last week s E Sylum where his ANA membership cards were illustrated Mike was an exceptional numismatist and fine gentleman but demanded condition in his books as well as his coins When I visited his home in South Chicago once He showed me his extensive numismatic library He had special shelves made which were


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    NEWMAN PORTAL ADDS WILSON’S MONTHLY BULLETIN

    01/08/2017

    Rare Coin Bulletin Ken Lowe provided an overview in Remy Bourne s American Numismatic Periodicals Another periodical worthy of comment was Frank Causey Wilson s Monthly Coin Bulletin for which Bourne lists 12 monthly issues from April 1945 to March 1946 It consisted primarily of display ads for many mail order dealers including Raymond Federal Coin Exchange Kenneth Lee Clint Hester M powills and others not so prominent Its special feature was that each issue contained a biography of a different numismatist such as Lee Frank Katen Hans Schulman and also of Whitman Publishing Even individual issues of this Chicago based periodical are scarce Causey himself was an advertiser so this periodical falls somewhere between a house organ and a general interest numismatic publication


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    FANTASTIC 1804 DOLLAR BOUND PAGE PROOFS CENSUS

    01/22/2017

    week I reached out to several of today s Usual Suspects to confirm their holdings Here are the positive replies Dan Hamelberg writes I have two copies of The Fantastic 1804 Dollar book as quot first printing bound page proofs quot One copy was obtained from the 6 86 Kolbe sale lot 475 The lot description includes quot one of sixteen copies quot It is signed by both authors to Mike powills The inscription by Ken Bressett goes quot This is a set of bound page proofs made just prior to correction before publication of the book They were intended only as checking copies and reflect the situation before the discovery of the Siam specimen quot The inscription from Eric Newman is quot To my friend Mike Powills from his fellow coin enthusiast quot My other bound page proof copy


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    TWENTY QUESTIONS INSPIRED BY MICHAEL POWILLS CORRESPONDENCE

    12/12/2010

    TWENTY QUESTIONS INSPIRED BY MICHAEL powills CORRESPONDENCE http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n50a09 html Back to top George Kolbe submitted the following marvelous quiz inspired by material recently cataloged for sale in the next Kolbe Fanning numismatic literature sale Thanks This should be fun Editor Long a popular parlor game in the United States Twenty Questions became a successful radio quiz program in the 1940s and i


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 2, no. 1] [Sale #48]

    RS D C WISMER who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently Four great grandchildren helped make a festive occasion KROSS KOUNTRY KOSOFF So via Super Chief directly to Chicago I thought So I left California so I run into a Kansas snow storm so I m 16 hours snowbound so it s my own fault Finally Chicago HATS OFF DEPT Chicago Coin Club Anniversary Banquet with MIKE powills as M C and no speeches Bows by LOYD GETTYS SHELDON KLEIN YEOMAN and club officers also Dealers KELLY Dayton and KOSOFF Beverly Hills A swell radio take off produced by MRS LeROY KURT ZEBORN with cast including LEE HEWITT RAYSON OLSON SMITH GETTYS THE BEBEES THE POWILLS THE GREENS Quite an enjoyable time truly one your ed has enjoyed The pre banquet cocktails at MERRILL and


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1950

    /1950

    o o 31 Lux Street Rochester 5 N T July 5th 1949 Mr Michael A powills 9645 Houth Leavitt Street Chicago 43 111 Dear Mr Powills Thie to acknowledge your letter of June 30th and to extend to you the personal sympathy of the writer as well as the members of the Club on your recent bereavment The age of 75 which your mother reached is the fullness of time but nevertheless when they are taken from our midst there is always a shock Having lost both my mother


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 2, no. 1] [Sale #48]

    RS D C WISMER who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently Four great grandchildren helped make a festive occasion KROSS KOUNTRY KOSOFF So via Super Chief directly to Chicago I thought So I left California so I run into a Kansas snow storm so I m 16 hours snowbound so it s my own fault Finally Chicago HATS OFF DEPT Chicago Coin Club Anniversary Banquet with MIKE powills as M C and no speeches Bows by LOYD GETTYS SHELDON KLEIN YEOMAN and club officers also Dealers KELLY Dayton and KOSOFF Beverly Hills A swell radio take off produced by MRS LeROY KURT ZEBORN with cast including LEE HEWITT RAYSON OLSON SMITH GETTYS THE BEBEES THE POWILLS THE GREENS Quite an enjoyable time truly one your ed has enjoyed The pre banquet cocktails at MERRILL and


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    California State Numismatic Association, vol. 1, no. 1

    6/1/1947

    s plans for the Fall Convention It was also voted to go on record as endorsing the candidacy of the follox ing for officers of the A i N A at the August Convention For President Loyd B Ged ys For First Vice President Ralph A Mitchell For General Secretary Lewis M Reagan For Treasurer George H Blake For Librarian T R Hammer For Members of the Board of Governors Edward Fogler M A powills NEWS about NUMISMATISTS The hobby show at Brea sponsored jointly by the Brea Chamber of Commerce and the ORANGE COUNTY COIN CLUB was well attended The numerous coin displays were well shown and attracted the attention of the public as well as of coin collectors Newest of the coin clubs in California is the TODA DINERA NUMISMATIC CLUB all money coin club recently organized in San Jose Mrs


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 1, no. 6]

    10/1/1948

    n line for position as Director Good Luck George Blake still going strong We hope to welcome you to San Francisco in 49 George California Contingent brought back the bacon the Board of Governors has accepted the invitation of the Pacific Coast Numis matic Society and the ANA will meet in San Francisco in 1949 The invite presented by A Kosoff ended with California Here I Come with Mike powills in good voice and Mrs Powills at the piano Dr Emmons California State Numismatic Assn President seconded the invitation cor rected Kosoff s 15 Calif Coins Clubs an nouncing formation of No 1 6 at San Bern ardino and was interrupted by Ed Fogler s announcement that No 17 at Vallejo had been formed Not to be outdone Karl Brainard of Santa Monica broke in with No 18 now being form


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 2, no. 1]

    1/1/1949

    RS D C WISMER who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently Four great grandchildren helped make a festive occasion KROSS KOUNTRY KOSOFF So via Super Chief directly to Chicago I thought So I left California so I run into a Kansas snow storm so I m 16 hours snowbound so it s my own fault Finally Chicago HATS OFF DEPT Chicago Coin Club Anniversary Banquet with MIKE powills as M C and no speeches Bows by LOYD GETTYS SHELDON KLEIN YEOMAN and club officers also Dealers KELLY Dayton and KOSOFF Beverly Hills A swell radio take off produced by MRS LeROY KURT ZEBORN with cast including LEE HEWITT RAYSON OLSON SMITH GETTYS THE BEBEES THE POWILLS THE GREENS Quite an enjoyable time truly one your ed has enjoyed The pre banquet cocktails at MERRILL and


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    Numismatic Gallery Monthly [vol. 3, no. 11-12]

    11/1/1950

    fore me at this moment AL WISE Collectors and dealers for years to come will refer to this Sale because of com pleteness of series and faithfulness with which it has been catalogued DAVID M BULLOWA A superb Numismatic Treasure the finest I have ever had the pleasure of owning Wouldn t take twice the 10 I paid for it JOHN KENNEDY Assuredly a welcome addition to the powills Library M A POWILLS I m a printer and realize the amount of work involved in getting out a book like the Menjou Library Edition LESTER G CALVERT A work of art and a treasure For once I m at a loss for words ED LEVY Beautiful and dignified An addi tion to a numismatic library that really means something A de C CABANNE Add my compliments to all the re


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    The Numismatist, April 1947

    4/1/1947

    otes f f 15 cents Grant fi Sherman red and green backs Georgia 1776 Colonial bill redeemable for Ten Spanish Milled De llars Mr Jackson 1797 10 gold small eagle 10 00 gold 1798 1800 1801 1804 Mexican ge ld 5 00 1800 181 3 1818 1793 one cent Chain AMERI extremely fine rare in this con dition Mr Lind 50 foreign dollars a 2 00 Invasion bill with yellow seal and numbers Mr powills India proof set of the Lahore mint rupee rupee 1 4 rupee 2 anna and 1 pice Au stria proof 4 ducats of 1915 Mr Saab Bronze medals in plastic holder struck to honor German and Austrian musicians and statesmen Albania gold s t Lichtenstein gold s t Norway 3 different 20 Kroner EARI C BROWN Secretary COLUMBUS NUMISMATIC SOCIETY The 182nd meeting was held February 10 in th


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    The Numismatist, November 1947

    11/1/1947

    yable EARLE K STANTON Secretar CHICAGO COIN CLUB The 344th meeting was held Wednesday Oct 1 at the Hamilton Hotel Vice President Olenn R Ostrander pre siding in the absence of Mr Kopicki our presi dent who was unable to attend There were 83 members and three guests present one of the latter being H W Holzer of Elmhurst N Y Edward Eisler was elected to membership M A powills reported on plans for our An nual Banquet which is to be held Saturdav Oc tober 25 at firOO P M at the Hamilton Hotel We will have a guest speaker and after his talk we will have an auction of choice material Mrs Merkel our Second Vice President report ed on plans for Ladies Night at our November 5th meeting The ladies are to bring coin ex hibits and serve refreshments Mr Ostrand


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    The Numismatist, December 1949

    12/1/1949

    uk I Mr Ostrander 7 Crown size pieces of Germany Prussia Hesse and Sachsen Weimar of the Kingdom and Oak Tree 10th anniv of C onstitution Evacuation of Rhineland and Graf Zeppelin All unc or proof Mr Howe Set of 1938 Arkansas Half Dollars as received from the Commis sion Set of Shield and Liberty Head proof nickels Ten dollar bill with fold in the center caused in printing Mr powills Extensive collection of Mexican Revolutionary Coinage 1913 1917 Mr Giello Washington Medals and Paper Money Mr Pokorney Current Foreign Paper money The exhibits w ere outstanding as were the talks by the exhibitors Mr Ostrander won the prize for the most original exhibit and Mr Powills won the prize for most original talk These prizes are to be presented at our next meeting EARL C


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    The Numismatist, November 1949

    11/1/1949

    Scoles Fort Wayne Ind Cecelia Oddon Ft Wayne Ind Mrs C Furney Oakland Calif Larry Johns Whittier Calif Mrs Stephen Bibler Seattle Wash Marjorie Bibler Seattle Wash George Wilson Los Angeles Calif J F Rogers Santa Rosa Calif Mrs Robert G McArthur Sr Oakland Calif Mrs David M Hackle Los Angeles Calif Lt and Mrs R Enders San Diego Calif Mrs Michael A powills Chicago 111 Mrs Nelle C Fogle Chicago 111 Miss Patricia Lou Powills Chicago 111 Mr and Mrs Schvechert San Francisco Calif Miss Jane Conner Menlo Park Calif Mrs A R Conner Menlo Park Calif Mrs Ralph Brooks Palo Alto Calif Ralph Brooks Palo Alto Calif Dorothy Cole San Francisco Calif I Branson San Francisco Calif Violet Westergard Oakland Calif H A Cohon


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    The Asylum, Winter 2004

    1/1/2004

    the journal are quite rare bringing heavy attention and strong prices whenever one should be offered Another periodical worthy of comment was Frank Causey Wilson s Monthly Coin Bulletin for which Bourne lists 12 monthly issues from April 1945 to March 1946 It consisted primarily of display ads for many mail order dealers including Raymond Federal Coin Exchange Kenneth Lee Clint Hester M powills and others not so prominent Its special feature was that each issue contained a biography of a different numismatist such as Lee Frank Katen Hans Schulman and also of Whitman Publishing Even individual issues of this Chicago based periodical have become scarce Thus as America moved into the fifties the primary numismatic peri odical was the Numismatic Scrapbook followed by The Numismati


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1948

    /1948

    ter 6 H Y 42 S G Thayer Jr 710 Latta Rd Rochester 12 H Y 54 H S Thomas 1599 Highland Ave Rochester 7 H Y 43 C Bauer 47 Westchester Ave Rochester 9 H Y 55 R L Genthner 563 Gar son Ave Rochester 9 H Y 44 V R Shaver 469 Culver Parkway Rochester 9 H Y 56 R B Husk 23 East Ave Rochester 4 H Y 45 E S Smith Sr 30 Strathallan Pk Rochester 7 H Y 57 M A powills 9645 South Leavitt St Chicago 43 111 46 E VerDow Avon H Y 58 H F Prince 31 Lux St Rochester 5 H Y 47 S J Ruedenauer 38 Morningside Pk Rochester 7 H Y 59 C L Armstrong Caledonia H Y 4s G D Soper 230 Denise Rd Rochester 12 H Y 60 F J O Brien 72 Horth St Caledonia H Y 49 S Osterman Mrs 363 Lake Ave Rochester 6 H Y 6 l A Palmer J Caledonia H Y


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1948

    /1948

    1948 Compiled on the Basis of the Date of Entry and Continuous Payment of Dues r n 1 A H Plumb 51 A M Dean Adm member 4 15 47 2 0 J Bauer 52 E B Haack II II 5 6 47 3 C F Clarke 53 A P Petr ill II II M 4 B M Mehl 54 E S Thomas II II II 5 V F Sunday 55 R L Centhner II II 8 I9 47 6 A A Kolb 5o R B Husk H II 11 18 47 7 A C Parker Dr 57 M A powills II II lk 2 47 8 F E Peake 58 N F Prince II It 9 J W Sloan e 59 0 L Armstrong II II 2 3 48 10 C E Moore 60 F J O Brien II II II 11 I B Bernstein 6l A Palmer II II II 12 A D Donley 62 C Ricard II II _ 3 2 48 1 M Welsbuch 63 F Nevin II II 4 6 48 14 B Bloom 64 K Barth II II II 15 c J Cohen 65 E D Salem II tf 5 4 4s 16 17 18 W A Elston S


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1950

    /1950

    ester New York July 19th 1949 The 830th meeting of the Rochester Numismatic Association was called to orddr at 8 25 pm President J J Pittman presiding There were present 20 members and 3 visitors Minutes of the 829th meeting were read an approved as read Correspondence received since the previous meeting was read and placed on file gtmnnfe the correspondence were letters from Mr M A powills Chicago Dr John H Wild of Buffalo thanking the Club for their support and endorsement as well aa Nomination for the Board of Governors of the A N A for the coming year The Secretary stated no acknowledge ment had been received by him for the Club from Mr Vernon L Brown the third designs ee nominated by the Club for the Board of Governors A very nice letter was also received from the J


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1950

    /1950

    ttsburgh on Large Cents at a saving of 20 for an member des iring same Mr Pittman spoke on the election of Officers in the A N A and mentioned some of the vagaries employed by the various contestants Mr Pittman also brought up the Vote of the Club for officers of the A N A Mr Sloane made a motion which was duly seconded that the Club s ballot be cast bearing the names of Mr M A powills Dr John H Wild and Mr Vernon L Brown for the Board of Governors On being put to a vote this was unanimously carried and the Secretary instruced to cast such a ballot Bpr Bauer spoke regarding a series of Coins he had recently acquired from England which had been part of the Fitzwilliam Collection The visitors were received and introduced by the President Mr Bauer Mr Foster and othe


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1950

    /1950

    MICHAEL A powills 9648 SOUTH LEAVITT STREET CHICAGO 43 ILLINOIS August 4 1949 Mr Norman F Prince Secretary Rochester Numismatic Association 31 Lux Street Rochester 5 New York Dear Mr Prince Your good letter of July 5th I am aware should have been acknowledged ere this late date But try as I do to keep abreast of my numis matic correspondence it seems I am inadvertently weeks behind with my replies I s


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1950

    /1950

    Cul 0445 W 3 Lux St re t 326 No th D ive 72 North treet 21 Ci City Ham 5117 aledonia N Y 67 9 Lake Ave Apt 4 B 13 City 162 Fayette Street JJAImyra N Y 5 2 Grand Ave 9 City Ci 33 Garden Place Broo lyn 2 N Y 319 Crossman Te ace 20 City Hi 280 Gates si Apt 209 6 Cul 3708 R Broo lyn 2 N Y ace 20 City Ham 8 49 3 Bus R L Genthner 563 Ga so ve 9 Cui 044S W M A powills 9645 S Leavitt t 43 Ch cago 111 I II I N F Prince 3 Lux St re t 21 City Ham 5117 ummer 326 No th D ive 12 C L Armstrong aledonia N Y F J O lrien 72 North treet A Palmer C Ricard 52 Gregory treet 20 City Mon 405 J F Nevin Penf ield Roches ter Rd Box 237 Penfield N Y K BafTK 67 9 Lake Ave Apt 4 B 13 City l E D Salem 1 2 Fayette Street jiikmyra N Y Rj


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1953

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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1953

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    0 Osterman Mrs H F X X X X X X x X X X X X X X X Xr X s X X 1 Osterman H F X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 1 s Parker Dr A 0 e Palmer A X X Peake F E 0 Peck Wm Henry X X X X X X jX X X X X 1 3 Pittman John J X X X X X X X X X X St X 1 n X Pheilshifter Ralph 0 Pittenger A J X X X X X 4 Place S 0 0 Plumb H W X X X X X X X X 7 Potter E H X X X X X X X X 7 powills M A 0 Price G W Jr X 0 Pruoe Casimer S X X X X X X 6 Prince N F X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 1 4 Ricard G X X X X X X Xr X X 8 Rioe R G L 0 Rlohards L D 0 Roecker Robert M X X X X X X X X X X X X X 1 3 Rutalis Anthony X X 1 Shaver W R X X 3 Sloane John W X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 1 8 Sommer Miss Marie J X X 1 Starr C F X X X X X X X X X X X X 1 2 Sussman H


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1953

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    69 Culver Pkwy City 9 Cul 4445 M 38 E J VerDow Avon N Y Avon 4026 R F D MAN USj A X 39 Mrs H F Osterman 433 Tarrington Rd City 9 Cul 2438 J 40 Mr H F Osterman 433 Tarrington Rd City 9 Cul 2438 J 41 A M Dean Caledonia N Y 42 H S Thomas 1599 Highland Ave City 18 Mon 2864 Res Bak 4122 Bus 43 R L Genthner 563 Gar son Ave City 9 Cul 0445 W 44 M A powills 45 N F Prince Summer 46 C L Armstrong 47 F J O Brien 4 0 A Palnog C Rioard F Kevin H W VandenBrul 9645 So Leavitt St 31 Lux St 326 North Drive Chicago 43 Illinois City 21 City 13 Char Caledonia 190 Caledonia N Y 72 North St Caledonia N Y Caledonia 61 fldoaia 24 3 J 49 50 51 52 57 No r th S fr Cal e donia N Y CaX f 2 52 Gregory St City 20 1811 Five


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    ity 9 Oul 0720 R 37 W R Shaver 469 Culver Pkwy City 9 Cul 4445 M 38 E J VerDow Avon N Y Avon 4026 39 Mrs H F Osterman 433 Tarrington Rd City 9 Cul 2438 J 40 H F Osterman 433 Tarrington Rd City 9 Cul 2438 J 41 A M Dean Caledonia N Y 42 H S Thomas 1599 Highland Ave City 18 Mon Bak 2864 Res 4122 Bus 43 R L Genthner 563 Gar son Ave City 9 Cul 0445 W 44 M A powills 9645 So Leavitt St Chicago 43 Illinois 45 N F Prince 31 Lux St 326 North Drive City 21 City 12 Ham Char 5117 4525 M 46 G L Armstrong Caledonia N Y Caledonia 190 47 F J O Brien 72 North St Caledonia N Y Caledonia 61 48 A Palmer 57 North St Caledonia N Y Caledonia 243 J 49 C Ricard 52 Gregory St City 20 Mon 4054 J 50 F Kevin 1811 Five Mile Line Rd Penfield N


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1954

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    Aldridge W M Hutohinson 0 W Foster V W Judson A J Pittenger F E Eichora S 0 Place H W Plumb W A Elston Jr John J Pittman L B Cartwright L D Richards X E H Potter X J A Kirby H Sus email C F Starr A B Judd J I McGowan X Mrs S G Thayer Clem Bauer W R Shaver E J VerDow Mrs Stella Osterman H F Osterman A M Dean H S Thomas R L Genthner X M A powills 9645 So Leavitt St Chicago 43 111 N F Prince C L Armstrong F J 0 Brien v v Arnold Palmer N Charles Ricard Frank Nevin H W Vanden Brul Dr John M MacMillan L P Zicari X J A tz W T A Durand Mrs Jane Barnes Mi 88 Marie J Sommer H R Dutcher Jr John Harr i b


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    X X X X X X X X X X X is Osterman H F X X X X X X XX X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 19 Parker Dr A 0 Palmer A i T3 p Q 32 yxs cu U r Peake F E z Peok Wm Henry X X X X X d Pittman John J X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X L4 i Pheilshifter Ralth X X X X X 4 Pittenger A J X X X X X 4 Place S 0 X X 1 Plumb H W X X X X X X X X X 8 Potter E H X X X X X X X 7 powills M A 1 Prloe a ff Mat 7 u Ah 3 6 f 1 J Pruoe Oasimer S X X Jt X X X X X X X 9 Prince N F X X X X X X X X X 1 8 Qnagliana Edwin V X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 14 r Rioard 0 X X X X X a Rice R G Richards L D s X 2 Roeoker Robert M X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 16 A Rutal i s Anthon y X X X 2 Shaver W R X X X 2 Sloane John W k X X X X 1 X X X X X X


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    Rochester Numismatic Association Minutes, 1954

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