R. M. Smythe & Company to offer Part 13 of the Schingoethe Obsolete Currency Collection, December 12-13, 2007

. December 6, 2007

AuctionPublicity.com – R. M. Smythe & Company (http://www.Smytheonline.com) to offer Part 13 of the Schingoethe obsolete currency collection December 12-13, 2007. The sale will contain 1162 lots of obsolete notes to be auctioned over 2 days.

When it came to coins and paper money Herb Schingoethe collected almost everything, but it was obsolete currency that his wife Martha liked to collect most of all. She fell in love with the incredible diversity of issuers, and with the artistic quality of the vignettes on the notes. She enjoyed meeting and dealing with the people who bought and and sold obsolete currency. She had the skills and the energy required to organize and maintain everything they acquired. Her husband Herb had the passion to collect on a grand scale. Together they created what is now known as the Schingoethe collection.

From December 12-13, 2007 R. M. Smythe & Co. will be offering part 13 of this groundbreaking collection, with exceptional rarities and choice notes from many diverse series’. This sale features a section of Illinois notes from Herb’s core Illinois collection that were treasured by Herb and Martha. This sale also contains notes from the North, South and Midwest, including many pieces from Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Wisconsin. Many well vignetted and choice proof notes that Herb and Martha prized are also featured.

About R. M. Smythe & Co.
R. M. Smythe and Co., established in 1880, buys, sells, and auctions coins, paper money, stocks and bonds and autographs at their corporate headquarters at 2 Rector Street in the heart of the Financial District in New York City. To order a catalog, to contact any of the firm’s specialists, or to make general inquiries, call 212-943-1880 or 800-622-1880, or visit the firm’s website at: http://www.smytheonline.com/.

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