Friday – January 10 – All Seminars in Room W304F
Robert Calderman, "Cherry Picking 101: How to score amazing notes without breaking the bank."
Rarity lurks in the shadows, so those armed with knowledge own the field. You will learn that you don’t have to be rich to amass a credible and valuable collection. The focus will not be limited to small-size U. S. type note varieties but instead will range to large-size as well as Confederate issues.
Dustin Johnston, "A Behind the Scenes Look at the Paper Money Auction Process"
Mr. Johnston, the Vice-President and Managing Director of the Currency Division at Heritage Auctions will discuss the nuts-and-bolts of conducting a major Paper Money auction.
Pierre Fricke, "An Overview of the Confederate Paper Money Market" - Educational Seminar
Mr. Fricke has been a long-time dealer in Confederate Paper Money and is the author of the standard reference on Confederate Paper Money "Collecting Confederate Paper Money: The Standard Guide to Confederate Money".
Wendell Wolka, "The good, the bad, and the ugly of antebellum bank note fraud"
Various types of pre-Civil War bank note fraud will be explored and illustrated.
Saturday – January 11 – Room W303B
8:30am - SPMC Membership Meeting
Mark Drengson, "Overview of the SPMC Bank Note History Project"
This project is focused on two of the primary historical aspects of the "Hometown" National Bank Notes - the Banks who issued them and the bankers who signed them.