Edison was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 23, 1928. He was a scion of the Edison family, who founded the famous Edison Brothers shoe store chain. Edison graduated from Harvard University, served in the Air Force during the Korean War, and went to Harvard Business School before joining the family company and helping drive it to the pinnacle of its success over the course of his career.
As a collector, Edison is perhaps most famous for what came to be called the “Missouri Cabinet” of United States Half Cents – one of the greatest such collections assembled thus far in the history of the hobby. It was auctioned publicly by Goldberg Auctioneers at the January 2014 Long Beach Expo.
Bernard Edison passed away on April 18, 2018. He was 90 years old.
At the 2018 EAC Convention, several members of Early American Coppers (EAC) gathered to discuss some of their fondest memories of “Tett” and the impact he made on their lives. In the video above, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan speaks to the EAC’s Bill Eckberg, Denis Loring, Harry Salyards, Bob Kebler, and Mike Packard.
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