HT 289       Low 125       MS 64 BN       R-2   

S. Maycock & Co. Everpointed Pencil Case, New York City. 1837. Copper. 28.5mm.

30% red with normal weakness resulting in four or five letters being very weak or missing. Very rare this nice. Hayden says: "The first uncirculated example I have recorded."

Steve Hayden Mail Bid Sale #21, May 22, 2004, lot 676.
Ex. Schonwalter collection.
Ex. New Netherlands May 1952 sale.

   HT 290       Low 126       MS 64 BN       R-1   

S. Maycock & Co. New York City. 1837. Copper. 27.7mm.

A crisp, clean, well-struck piece on both sides. Even chocolate brown toning overall.

Stack's June 23, 1992 sale lot 66.















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