Husak Large Cents Soar Past $10.7 Million At Heritage's $25 Million Long Beach Signature Auction First lot of the Large Cent Collection of Walter Husak was offered at Heritage's Official Auction at the February 14-16, 2008 Long Beach Coin Expo.
first Sheldon-13. After failing to buy at the Herman Halpern auction, he became even more motivated to pursue early coppers, and by the end of 1994, he had decided to collect all of the Sheldon varieties. His aerospace business, HK Aerospace, prospered after 1983, and it is through that success that he had the opportunity to buy and enjoy these coins.
Prior to the auction, experts had proclaimed that the catalog would be an instant collector's classic, and with the record-setting performance, that is now assured. Heritage is offering a limited number of hardcover Library Editions of the catalog at $250 and $125. Call Heritage's Client Services at 800-872-6467 for ordering details.
Highlights from the Walt Husak Collection of Early U.S. Large Cents (follow the links for incredibly detailed lot descriptions and images):