Paul S. Berry

  • November 15, 2016 A Field Trip to Montréal and the MTM Auction: 2

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    Several parties were bidding on lot #14 until it reached $10,000, at which point the contest was only between me and the gentleman who had underbid the previous lot.
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  • November 2, 2016 A Field Trip to Montréal and the MTM Auction: 1

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    The sale room was a hive of activity. About 20 people sat at tables scrutinizing lots, heads bent down with magnifying glasses pressed close to their faces.
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  • June 15, 2016 New Acquisitions

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    In May 2013, staff of the Bank of Canada Museum visited BABN and were able to select for the National Currency Collection more than 650 steel dies (small, engraved metal or “intaglio” plates) and other production tools formerly used by the company to prepare the intaglio printing plates.
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  • May 11, 2016 New Acquisitions

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    Canadians, on occasion, have used money as a signboard for political protest, a platform for social commentary and even as a handy notepad on which to record fleeting thoughts before they are lost.
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