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Ivy Baker Priest. Treasurer of the United States


In the 1960s I was moving furniture for Bekins Van Lines. One day our customer was a woman who was living in the LA Brea towers. I recognized her name, having seen it on older issues of our circulating paper money. We talked about that. I should have asked her to sign one of the bills.

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    Steve_in_TampaSteve_in_Tampa Posts: 1,824 ✭✭✭✭✭

    She was appointed by Eisenhower and a prolific courtesy signer of paper money. She’s also the mother of Patricia Priest, who played Marilyn in the television series The Munsters.

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    Serial_no_8Serial_no_8 Posts: 424 ✭✭✭

    Small world & interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,521 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What a wonderful story. I would have loved to have been there to see that 👍

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    Ted 1Ted 1 Posts: 816 ✭✭✭✭

    Priest signature on this one.

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    sellitstoresellitstore Posts: 2,494 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You were a mover for Bekins? My back hurts just thinking about that.

    How did you get into currency....and maps?

    Collector and dealer in obsolete currency. Always buying all obsolete bank notes and scrip.
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    JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,821 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice!

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