Harvey G. Stack
Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….
In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about three of the 20th century’s most important collectors, their most important coins, and how they got them.
Harvey Stack: My Most Exciting Coin Auction
When you have been involved with so many important coin auction sales it might difficult to think of the most exciting. Harvey tells the tale of when Stack’s teamed with Sotheby’s to sell the 1933 $20 Double Eagle.
Harvey Stack: My Most Difficult Coin Auction Sale
Stack’s had a coin auction scheduled on November 22, 1963 the day President Kennedy was assassinated. Harvey shares the painful decision of why it was decided to go ahead with the sale.
Harvey Stack: My Time As a Coin Auctioneer for Stack’s
Harvey Stack has been involved with as many important coin auctions as almost anyone in America. He shares what it has been like with both the good and bad.
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I was reading some interesting pieces about Most Interesting past collections a few minutes ago & it disappeared.Could you help me find it. Was beginning to look at some pretty paper money in your Vincent Collection, July 13, 2008. In truth, the other day I listened to Mr Stacks video about Anon Carter’s collection. About 5 or 6 yrs. ago I carried on an e-mail with Mr Bowere’s. Amon was a friend of our familiy, got my grandfarher start collecting in early “50’s, bring me a bag of change evry few days & I promise , in those days I would find 30 to 40 keepers at least which lasted until about ’64 when the bankers started figuring it out. My Dad & Amon grew up together & I told him a story of one Sunday morning , Dad & I met him at his office before they went to play golf & got to see some coins. He let me hold his 1804 dollar. I was about 10 or 12 but knew what it was. But it was so nice of Mr Boweres to take the time out of his schedule to advize me on many things over about 5 e-mails..
I still collect, even have bought some greek coins from you, Phillipll & Akexander of which I knew nothing about.
But, sorry this took so long but could you help me find the list of past sales or wjere to look?
Would appreciate it.
Sincerely,, L.H. McDaniel,lll
Mr Stack & Mr. Bowers are 2 men I have looked up to for many years. When they speak, I listen..
L.H. McDaniel, lll