U.S. Coin Scales and Mechanical Counterfeit Coin Detectors available for sale

In 1999, Eric P. Newman and A. George Mallis published a nearly 400-page encyclopedia on U.S. Coin Scales and Mechanical Counterfeit Coin Detectors. For years, this work has been difficult to find, bringing upwards of $200 when offered at auction.

A small quantity of copies of this volumethe most comprehensive work yet published on the subject—has been discovered and copies are available for a limited time for $50 plus $5 shipping.*

Kolbe & Fanning will have this title available at Table 1215 at the ANA World's Fair of Money in Philadelphia, August 14–18. It can also be ordered now from our website at

Only one copy may be ordered per customer at this special price. 

The collection of coin scales, weights, coin banks, counters and devices, and mechanical counterfeit coin detectors owned by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society will be sold in Heritage's November 7–9, 2018 sale in Dallas. The discovery of these copies of Newman & Mallis comes at the perfect time to learn about these ingenious mechanical devices, so important to merchants and bankers of the 18th and 19th centuries in sorting the good from the bad. 

Order your copy today!

* $5 shipping offer is domestic only via USPS Media Mail. Priority mail and foreign shipping available at actual cost.

Thank you, loyal customers!

We are offering a new loyalty program to keep our faithful customers coming back to us for more great numismatic books and catalogues.

Once you spend $500 in our online bookstore, a coupon code will be provided for a 5% discount to be applied to all subsequent orders from our web stock in 2018. If you spend $1000, a 10% discount will be available for the remainder of 2018. No need to sign up for the program—your 2018 purchases qualify you automatically!

We are adding new stock all the time so check regularly for new publications and gently used gems.

Thank you for your continued business and have a happy 2018!

Highlights of John W. Adams Library Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will celebrate our 150th Auction by offering highlights of the extraordinary numismatic library formed by author and researcher John W. Adams on July 14, 2018. The Adams Library includes one of the finest collections of American numismatic auction catalogues ever assembled.

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