Virg Marshall III-Sad News

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by tommyc03, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. tommyc03

    tommyc03 Senior Member

    Anyone in my age group may have heard of or done business with Virg. He was the first coin dealer I ever had contact with and as a kid I did as much business with as I could afford. He was an inspiration in this hobby, had a personal touch and was a pioneer in mail order coin sales. Always fairly priced and accurate grading. I purchased many rolls of cents from him early on and only recently got through them all. And it seemed none had been searched as I found many great errors and varieties amongst them. He passed on July 5th at the age of 84. This was included with my price list yesterday. Rest in peace Virg. img913.jpg
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  3. cladking

    cladking Coin Collector

    He will be missed in the hobby.

    Condolences to family. RIP.
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  4. Richard Snively

    Richard Snively New Member

    Still have some superb unc.rolls of wheat cents I purchased from him in 1970,s,fair and honest,,,RIP
  5. calcol

    calcol Supporter! Supporter

    Bought some ASEs from him in the 80's. No problems. Sold 'em long ago. Best wishes to his family and friends.

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  6. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    So sorry to hear of his passing. He will be missed.
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  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Virg Marshall- The Penny Merchant :)
    I'll never forget that name. An honest man and fair prices.
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