Shafer, Neil

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SHAFER, Neil. American, b. 1933. Genres: Economics, Money/Finance, Music. Career: Joined Western Publishing Co. Inc., Racine, 1962: Sr. Numismatic Ed., 1974-81; Ed.-in-Chief, New England Journal of Numismatics, 1985-87. Assistant Director, Racine Symphony Orchestra, 1963-72; Director, Kiwanis Youth Symphony, Racine, 1966-79; Consultant for cataloguing, Christie's Auctions of the American Bank Note Company Archives, 1990-91; Columnist, Paper Money News and Views, in Bank Note Reporter, 1987-; Columnist, Paper View, Numismatic News, 1996-. Publications: United States Territorial Coinage for the Philippine Islands, 1961; A Guide Book of Philippine Paper Money, 1964; A Guide Book of Modern United States Currency, 1965, 8th ed. 1979; Philippine Emergency and Guerrilla Currency of World War II, 1974; Let's Collect Paper Money, 1976; (coed.) Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, 3 vols, 1982-2003; (co-author) Standard Catalog of Depression Scrip of the United States, 1985; Banknotes, Scrip and Paper Ephemera of Milwaukee, 1990; The Wonderful World of Paper Money, 1992; (ed.) College Currency, 1993; Collecting United States Postage and Fractional Currency, 1996. Address: PO Box 170138, Milwaukee, WI 53217, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]