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Harry W. Bass - The Number One Finest Set of All Time

Retired Statistics
Rank

1
GPA with Top Bonuses

62.447
GPA Weighted

62.447
Complete

96.67%
Set Rating

58.814

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About the Harry W. Bass Collection

Harry W. Bass

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
1795 8066 1795 $5 MS63 5 7 98
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Kagin's on Oct. 1, 1977.
1796 8067 1796/5 $5 AU53 7 13 713
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Kreisberg in September, 1971, lot 1014.
1797 8068 1797 $5 AU55 2 3 65
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Byron Reed collection auction conducted by Spink America in October, 1996, lot 996 for $137,500.
1798 8078 1798 $5 MS62 10 2 102
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Ronald J. Gillio on August 27, 1973.
1799 98081 1799 $5 MS62 1 1 1311
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Beck collection auction conducted by Quality Sales on January 27, 1975, lot 336.
1800 8082 1800 $5 MS63 11 9 1111
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abner Kreisberg on Dec. 6, 1971.
1802 8083 1802/1 $5 MS64 17 3 173
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Lester Merkin in October, 1969, lot 424.
1803 8084 1803/2 $5 MS63 19 16 1916
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Bowers and Ruddy Galleries on February 29, 1972.
1804 8086 1804 $5 MS63 4 1 235
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 750. Earlier it was bought by the Norwebs from Stack's November, 1955 Farish Baldenhofer sale, lot 1213.
1805 8088 1805 $5 MS64 17 2 183
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Dibello II collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 809 for $825.
1806 8090 1806 $5 MS63 13 3 7651
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the ANA sale conducted by Superior in August, 1975, lot 1504.
1807 8101 1807 $5 MS64 23 4 295
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Lester Merkin in March, 1969, lot 184.
1808 8102 1808 $5 MS63 19 18 2121
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Ruby III collection auction conducted by Superior in February, 1975, lot 1150.
1809 8104 1809/8 $5 MS64 22 7 227
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Gordon Wrubel on August 26, 1978.
1810 8108 1810 $5 MS64 35 3 404
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Bowers and Ruddy Galleries on February 15, 1973.
1811 8110 1811 $5 MS63 12 8 4928
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Beck collection auction conducted by Quality Sales on January 27, 1975, lot 386.
1812 8112 1812 $5 MS64 42 9 429
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Lester Merkin in March, 1969, lot 191.
1813 8116 1813 $5 MS63 53 54 5455
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Stack's in April, 1978, lot 848.
1814 8117 1814/3 $5 MS62 13 11 1311
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Paramount in April, 1978, lot 432.
1815 8118 1815 $5 AU58 1 1 11
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb I collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 767.
1818 8121 1818 $5 MS64 6 61
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Abner Kreisberg in November, 1972, lot 1160.
1819 8124 1819 $5 MS63 1 1 12
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb I collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 770. Norweb had purchased it from Sotheby's 1954 Palace sale of the King Farouk collection, lot 236.
1820 8127 1820 $5 MS65 1 2 22
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the RARCOA section of Auction '85 in July, 1985, lot 434 for $23,100.
1821 8129 1821 $5 MS62 1 1 11
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Nate Shapero collection auction conducted by Stack's in October, 1971, lot 975. Earlier it appeared in Stack's 1962 Wolfson collection auction, likely bought in that sale by Nate Shapero.
1822 8130 1822 $5
1823 8131 1823 $5 MS63 4 9 49
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb I collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 774. Norweb had purchased it from Stack's November, 1955 Farish Baldenhofer sale.
1824 8132 1824 $5 MS62 2 11 211
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb I collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 774. Norweb had purchased it from Stack's November, 1955 Farish Baldenhofer sale.
1825 $5
1826 8135 1826 $5 MS64 1 1 11
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Beck collection auction conducted by Quality Sales on January 27, 1975, lot 405.
1827 8136 1827 $5 AU58 2 13 213
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Eliasberg collection auction conducted by Bowers and Ruddy in October, 1982, lot 384 for $22,000. Earlier it was from the S.H. & H. Chapman May, 1906 Smith collection auction, purchased by John M. Clapp, passing to his son, John H. Clapp, and to Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. in the purchase of the Clapp collection in 1942.
1828 8138 1828/7 $5 MS63
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Paramount section of Auction '82 in July, 1982, lot 1932 for $42,500. Earlier it was in the Waldo C. Newcomer collection, sold by B. Max Meh to Col. E.H.R. Green, where it passed to King Farouk. It was later owned by Clifford Smith and sold by Stack's in the ANA sale August, 1976, lot 2944 for $25,000.
1829 8139 1829 $5 MS65
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass. Earlier it was in the collections of Clifford Smith, King Farouk and Col. E.H.R. Green.
1830 8152 1830 $5 MS62 2 7 27
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Nate Shapero collection auction conducted by Stack's in October, 1971, lot 980.
1831 8153 1831 $5 MS62 1 2 12
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Nate Shapero collection auction conducted by Stack's in October, 1971, lot 981.
1832 8156 1832 $5 MS64 3 3
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the ANA sale conducted by RARCOA in August, 1970, lot 1520.
1833 8158 1833 $5 MS65 1 1
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Rowe & Brownlee on October 6, 1966.
1834 8160 1834 $5 MS64 2 3810
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Greenwald collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena, lot 1400. Greenwald of Dallas purchased it privately from Bowers and Ruddy in the late 1970s.
1835 8173 1835 $5 MS62 19 26 1926
1836 8174 1836 $5 MS64 16 4 164
PCGS graded.
1837 8175 1837 $5 MS62+ 1 17 117
PCGS graded. Pedigreed 5/2/14.
1838 8176 1838 $5 MS65 3 2 32
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Garrett collection auction conducted by Bowers and Ruddy.
1839 8191 1839 $5 MS63 5 3 65
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Abner Kreisberg on September 1, 1975.
1840 8200 1840-O $5 MS62 4 1 169
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Julian Leidman in June, 1969.
1841 8202 1841 $5 MS64 8 101
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Malcolm Varner on February 28, 1973.
1842 8209 1842-C $5 MS63 2 33
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from World Wide Coin Investments on February 17, 1968.
1843 8216 1843-O $5 MS64
Estimated grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Milas collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1995, lot 452.
1844 8222 1844-O $5 MS65 1 2
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Miles collection auction conducted by Stack's in October, 1968, lot 399.
1845 8224 1845-D $5 MS65 1 1
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 817.
1846 8226 1846 $5 MS63 3 1 44
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Malcolm Varner on June 13, 1973.
1847 8231 1847 $5 MS63 19 8 249
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the DiBello collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 872.
1848 8236 1848 $5 MS64 1 3
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from N.K.S. on April 28, 1967.
1849 8241 1849-C $5 MS64 2 2
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Bareford collection auction conducted by Stack's in December, 1978, lot 171.
1850 8243 1850 $5 MS62 5 85
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Alto collection auction conducted by Stack's in December, 1970, lot 179.
1851 8246 1851 $5 MS63 8 4 107
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the ANA sale conducted by Stack's in August, 1976, lot 2971.
1852 8250 1852 $5 MS64 10 2 142
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the ANA sale conducted by RARCOA in August, 1970, lot 1545.
1853 8254 1853-C $5 MS64 2 45
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Bareford collection auction conducted by Stack's in December, 1978, lot 173.
1854 8256 1854 $5 MS63 6 5 138
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Julian Leidman on August 12, 1969.
1855 8262 1855-C $5 MS63 1 37
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Garrett collection auction conducted by Stack's in March, 1976, lot 379.
1856 8266 1856 $5 MS64 2 2 72
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Paramount section of Auction '86 in July, 1986, lot 1919.
1857 8271 1857 $5 MS63 12 5 208
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the DiBello collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 908.
1858 8276 1858 $5 MS64 4 1 51
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Paramount section of Auction '79 in July, 1979, lot 310.
1859 8280 1859 $5 MS62 2 87
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Dan Devore on August 21, 1968.
1860 8284 1860 $5 MS64
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Glendining in October, 1970, lot 968.
1861 8288 1861 $5 MS65 7 2 72
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stanley Kesselman on October 12, 1971.
1862 8292 1862 $5 MS61 2 1 32
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Julian Leidman on June 6, 1969.
1863 8294 1863 $5 AU58 9 5 137
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stanley Kesselman in June, 1975.
1864 8297 1864-S $5 MS65 1
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 875. Previously, it was sold in the 1956 Melish collection auction conducted by Abe Kosoff, lot 2122.
1865 8298 1865 $5 AU58 1 2 33
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the DiBello collection auction conducted by Stack's in May, 1970, lot 925.
1866 8300 1866-S $5 AU58 5 2 126
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Michael Brownlee on August 31, 1977.
1867 8313 1867 $5 MS61 3 3
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Miles collection auction conducted by Stack's in October, 1968, lot 476.
1868 8316 1868-S $5 AU58 6 2 134
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Lester Merkin in March, 1969, lot 309.
1869 8317 1869 $5 MS64
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from N.K.S. on June 8, 1971.
1870 8319 1870 $5 MS61 2 3
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Shuford collection auction conducted by Abe Kosoff in April, 1968, lot 2000.
1871 8324 1871-S $5 MS61 2 1 62
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Eliasberg collection auction conducted by Bowers and Ruddy in October, 1982, lot 526.
1872 8325 1872 $5 MS63 1 3 13
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Paramount in August, 1969, lot 1982.
1873 8328 1873 $5 MS65 3 51
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Superior in February, 1973, lot 489.
1874 8333 1874 $5 MS63 1 1 11
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from N.K.S. on September 27, 1971.
1875 8338 1875-S $5 MS63
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Stack's in October, 1994, lot 1208.
1876 8339 1876 $5 MS64 4 2 43
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the sale conducted by Stack's in December, 1970, lot 236.
1877 8342 1877 $5 MS62 2 41
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Jack Klausen on June 19, 1968. Pedigreed 10/17/06.
1878 8345 1878 $5 MS64 10 10 1412
Estimated Grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 899.
1879 8350 1879-S $5 MS63 29 14 6037
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Julian Leidman on August 15, 1972.
1880 8351 1880 $5 MS64 93 36 19153
Estimated Grade.
1881 8354 1881 $5 MS63 1747 492 2017626
PCGS grade. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Norweb collection auction conducted by Bowers and Merena in October, 1987, lot 905. Previously, it was sold in the 1956 Melish collection auction conducted by Abe Kosoff, lot 2173.
1882 8360 1882-S $5 MS64 166 32 35964
Estimated grade.
1883 8363 1883-S $5 MS63 43 8 11837
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Shuford collection auction conducted by Abe Kosoff in April, 1968, lot 2118.
1884 8364 1884 $5 MS60 6 119 22367
Estimated grade.
1885 8367 1885 $5 MS64 90 12 524122
Estimated Grade.
1886 8369 1886 $5 MS64 17 4 31644
Estimated Grade.
1887 8371 1887-S $5 MS63 331 66 33166
Estimated Grade.
1888 8372 1888 $5 MS61 43 94 59134
PCGS grade.
1889 8374 1889 $5 MS67 1 1
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Goliad Corporation on November 3, 1971.
1890 8376 1890-CC $5 MS62 93 78 9885
1891 8377 1891 $5 MS64 18 1006
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Steve Ivy on December 19, 1975.
1892 8379 1892 $5 MS63 163 134 214145
Estimated Grade.
1893 8384 1893-CC $5 MS64 7 1 30565
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Julian Leidman on August 12, 1969.
1894 8387 1894 $5 MS62 670 435 690441
PCGS grade.
1895 8390 1895 $5 MS60 267 3474 2683500
PCGS grade.
1896 8392 1896 $5 MS63 65 32 7238
Estimated grade.
1897 8394 1897 $5 MS64 172 49 17754
Estimated grade.
1898 8397 1898-S $5 MS62 128 136 535383
PCGS grade.
1899 8398 1899 $5 MS64 792 199 843216
PCGS grade.
1900 8400 1900 $5 MS63 2864 1315 31041486
1901 8403 1901/0-S $5 MS63 71 120 23722202
Estimated Grade.
1902 8406 1902-S $5 MS63 644 737 902869
PCGS grade.
1903 8408 1903-S $5 MS65 188 28 21641
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stanley Kesselman on September 19, 1973.
1904 8410 1904-S $5 MS67 2 61
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Montgomery collection auction conducted by Bowers and Ruddy in February, 1976, lot 2181.
1905 8412 1905-S $5 MS67 1 31
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Montgomery collection auction conducted by Bowers and Ruddy in February, 1976, lot 2181.
1906 8413 1906 $5 MS66 33 10 4414
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass from the Heim collection auction conducted by Stack's in June, 1972, lot 882.
1907 8416 1907 $5 MS65 111 33 23657
PCGS grade.
1908 8418 1908 $5 MS65 249 59 542109
PCGS graded. Purchased by Harry Bass via private treaty from Stanley Kesselman on February 24, 1971.
1909 8515 1909-O $5 AU58 111 80 359531277
PCGS graded.
1910 8517 1910 $5 MS63 661 309 964418
PCGS grade.
1911 8520 1911 $5 MS64 464 119 507131
PCGS grade.
1912 8523 1912 $5 MS63 1473 580 1490601
PCGS grade.
1913 $5
1914 8528 1914-D $5 MS63 306 288 892662
PCGS grade.
1915 8531 1915-S $5 MS63 47 11 986638
PCGS grade. Pedigreed 2/21/07.
1916 8532 1916-S $5 MS61 154 744 154744
PCGS grade.
1929 8533 1929 $5