January 31, 2003

Hertfordshire DH 1: DNW's InterNews reports that their upcoming 19 March auction "will include the balance of the collection of British tokens formed by the late Mrs Eileen Judson, including a good run of 17th century pieces from East Hertfordshire and Suffolk, and 18th and 19th century tokens from East Anglia generally. One item of particular importance is an example of the penny token issued by Robert Orchard of Sawbridgeworth (Hertfordshire DH 1), of which only four examples are believed known."

January 23, 2003

Charles Bushnell's Copy of James Conder: 15 February 2003 auction by Charles Davis (Numismatic Literature) has not only Dalton & Hamer, three Bell books and several other token titles but also "An Arrangement of Provincial Tokens .... etc" by James Conder that was once owned (and signed) by Charles Bushnell, a premier American collector of the 1800s. Catalog is online and I expect could be obtained by contacting Charles Davis at numislit@aol.com or (978) 468-2933.

January 18, 2003

Life After Conders: StupidSmart (Stuart Cavaliero) has written to say "I have stopped selling Conders and have moved to Thailand! More details are available at my website".

January 05, 2003

Boulton and Watt Medals and Tokens: Mike Grogan has alerted the Conders Discussion Group about "an amazing collection of medals and
tokens from the families of Boulton and Watt, many in the original
shells", online at The Copper Corner that is well worth a look.

January 02, 2003

New York International Numismatic Convention: This year's convention will be January 15-18 2004 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC. Convention web site has extensive information. World Coin News Vol 31 No 1 January 2004 also has detailed information including list of booth holders. Bourse Chairman is Kevin Foley who can be reached at 414-421-3484, kfoley2@wi.rr.com .