Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
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DoneSun, Jun 06, 2004 11:00 AM EDT
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA


1,406 lots of Autographs, Coins, Currency, Encased Postage, Civil War Material, Prints, Maps, and other Authentic, Historic Americana.

Highlights include:

AUTOGRAPHS: Autograph Document signed FOUR times by John Adams (Est. $8,000-$12,000).

CONTINENTAL & COLONIAL CURRENCY: Superb $20 Georgia note of 1778 with a “rattlesnake” vignette (Est. $8,500-$10,500); a 1775 Paul Revere-engraved “Sword In Hand” Massachusetts note.

ENCASED POSTAGE: An extraordinary 90¢ “Kirkpatrick & Gault” rarity (Est. $15,000-$20,000).

UNITED STATES COINS: A Very Good 1793 "Chain" Cent (Est. $6,750-$7,750).

TREASURE COINS: A fabulous, high-grade “Atocha” Silver Treasure Bar.

WESTERN AMERICANA: Important 1878 Colt DA Revolver with “Buffalo Bill” inscription (Est. $15,000-$20,000).

GUNS: Matched pair of c. 1720-1730 Bohemian Converted Percussion Pistols (Est. $5,000-$6,000).

MAPS: Important 1624 Map “L’Amerique” by Petrus Bertius (Est. $5,000-$7,000).

ADDITIONAL ITEMS: in the following areas: Colonial America, American Revolution, Washington-related, Post-Revolutionary War to Civil War, Civil War, Lincoln-related, Black History and Slavery, Famous Signers on Continental Currency, Colonial Notes Printed by Benjamin Franklin, Fiscal Paper and Stamps, Fractional Currency, Colonial and Washington Coinage, Medals, Ancient and World Coins, Newspapers, Pamphlets, Books, Posters, Political, Silk Ribbons, Americama, Judaica, Fossils, Meteorites, and Cultural Artifacts.