The American Nnumismatist, 10 x 7, printed wraps, 9pp, complete starts at pg 41 ( as vol 5 ended on page 40).

In 1884  Charles E. Leal, only 14 years old, ran an ad selling Liberty Head nickels and revenue stamps, and postal marks. He commenced publishing at the age of 16 years old, The American Numismatist. Publisher of The American Numismatist from July 1886 to December 1887, with 12 issues published from September 1886 to December 1887. Leal originally sent his copy to be printed for The American Numismatist to New Market, New Hampshire to be printed by F. H. Pinkham, but changed printers beginning in February 1887 to Frank E. Essex in Paterson, New Jersey. After discontinuing The American Numismatist he immediately began publishing the Paterson Evening Telegram. In February 1891 he published his first issue of The Collectors Magazine. He died on October 18, 1894 at the age of 24 years.

Very scarce, a light amount of edge wear to wraps, small tear along spine b/l corner, a some age toning, overall Fine condition. cubk001


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