Coinweek Producer and videographer David Lisot attended the Memphis Paper Money shows last month.
Below are a list of show specific Video reports covering all aspects of the show itself with interviews with both the show promoters and Dealers.
The Memphis International Paper Money Show is the premier gathering of Currency Dealers and collectors from around the world
Debbie Knight Talks About the Memphis Paper Show
Debbie Knight, Lyn Knight Auctions, Interviewer: David Lisot.
Lyn Knight bought the Memphis International Paper Money Show just a few years ago. Since then he has assembled a new team of workers to assist in the planning and coordination of the annual event. Debbie Knight is Lyn's wife and brings a delightful female charm to the convention. She shares her perspective of what Memphis means to the world of bank note collecting.
Neil Shafer Shares Advice About Paper Money Collecting. VIDEO: 3:27.
Neil Shafer, Paper Money Expert, Interviewer: David Lisot.
Neil Shafer is one of the most well known authorities and researchers in the field of world paper money. His books, articles and lectures have made him a familiar name to collectors around the world. In this candid interview CoinWeek's David Lisot talks to Neil about what it takes to be a successful collector.
Philippine World War II Bank Notes on Display at Memphis Paper Show. VIDEO: 3:21.
Neil Shafer, Exhibitor, Interviewer: David Lisot.
A special issue of Philippine paper money was created during World War II was discovered by world bank note researcher Neil Shafer. At this year's Memphis Paper Show a display of these notes was awarded the prestigious Amon Carter Award. Neil talks about the display and how he was able to acquire these notes.
Book on French Bank Notes Used in the Netherlands. VIDEO: 3:04.
Nico Verhoef, Co-Author, Interviewer: David Lisot.
After the French Revolution in 1789 the army of France went to the Netherlands where they issued a series of paper money. Nico Verhoef is a devoted collector, educator and author who writes about this unusual time in Dutch bank note history.
Cool Currency! Memphis Paper Money Show 2013. VIDEO: 8:42
Cool Currency! Memphis Paper Money Show 2013. VIDEO: 8:42.
Interviewer: David Lisot, Eyad Alali: Jordan 1959 5 Dinar, Keith Bauman: Encased Postage Stamp and Fractional Currency, Ali Mehilba, United States $10 MPC Replacement note, Don Olmstead: Canada 1954 $1000 bill, & Nico Verhoef: France 1792 Assignat 20 Sol sheet.
Memphis Paper Money Show Market Report 2013. VIDEO: 2:30
Interviewer: David Lisot, Eyad Alali, Keith Bauman, Jos Eijserman, Owen Linzmayer, Ali Mehilba, Don Olmstead, & Neil Shafer.
Find out how the market for paper money is doing in the current economy. This report includes dealers from the United States, Jordan, Egypt and Canada who give their opinions of what is trading and who is buying and why.
New Reference Book on World Paper Money Being Published. VIDEO: 3:22
Owen Linzmayer, Banknote.com, Editor, Interviewer: David Lisot.
Imagine the work involved to gather information about every bank note ever issued and list it in a reference. It has been done previously by one publisher and now another publisher is gathering similar information. Owen Linzmayer shares his vision of why he has worked to create this new volume of information about world paper money, how he gathers his information and how collectors can benefit from his efforts.
Why People Come to the Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 3:10
Interviewer: David Lisot, Eyad Alali, Keith Bauman, Jos Eijserman, Robert Kravitz, Owen Linzmayer, Ali Mehilba, Don Olmstead, & Neil Shafer.
Memphis is the oldest convention devoted exclusively to paper money collecting. Collectors and dealers come from all over the world to attend. This year's show included participants from many countries including the United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. They share why they travel to the Memphis Paper Money Show.
New Edition of Fractional Currency Book Released. VIDEO: 1:36
Robert J. Kravitz, Author, "Collector's Guide to Postage and Fractional Currency", Interviewer: David Lisot.
Fractional currency is a growing area of paper money collecting. Many rarities and varieties exist in the many different series. Rob Kravitz wrote the book on the subject and shares about what is contained in the new edition as well as why collecting fractionals is so challenging.
Unique Alaska Discovery Bank Note on Display at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 5:48
Interviewer: David Lisot with Rahud Arora, Paper Money Specialist, Lyn Knight, Memphis Paper Show, Jess Lipka, Numismania, Donald Mark, Director, Higgins Money Museum, Peter Treglia, Spectrum Numismatics, Andrew Shiva, National Currency Foundation, and James Simek, Numisgraphics.
A bank note has been uncovered that is being called the "Holy Grail" of paper money discoveries. Collectors have long wondered if a Brown Back national bank note from Alaska would ever be uncovered. A serial number 1 note from Juneau was on display for the first time in paper money history at the Memphis International Paper Money Show. Founder of the National Bank Note Foundation Andrew Shiva, owner of the note, talks about its significance. Included are also comments from Lyn Knight, owner of the Memphis Paper Show along with other paper money dealers at the convention.
Middle Eastern Paper Money Market Report. VIDEO: 2:03
Eyad Alali, Manager, Arab World Collection Center, Jordan, Interviewer: David Lisot.
A growing population of bank note collectors is in the Middle East. One of the dealers from that region is Eyad Alali who has a business in Jordan. He talks about why he has traveled to come to the Memphis Paper Show. He shares what the market is like in his home country and what kind of notes people collect in the Arab speaking countries of the Middle East.
Effect of Gold Price on the Paper Money Collector Market. VIDEO: 2:29
Interviewer: David Lisot, Keith Bauman, Jos Eijserman, Ali Mehilba, & Don Olmstead.
Many markets are affected by swings in the precious metals markets. Many coin and precious metals dealers also buy and sell collectible bank notes. Dealers at the Memphis Paper Show share their opinions whether the price of gold affects their market.
Memphis Paper Money Show Exhibit Awards Ceremony 2013. VIDEO 8:06
Lyn Knight, Owner, Memphis Paper Show, Mark Anderson, Former President, SPMC.
The Memphis International Paper Money Show has one of the largest displays of paper money exhibits anywhere in the world. Some of the greatest collections are highlighted in these educational offerings for the visitors to Memphis. Awards are given for the most compelling exhibits by the various clubs and organizations involved. Meet the people that are behind these special displays.
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Since its inception in 1977, the International Paper Money Show is known only as “Memphis” to the fraternity of collectors and dealers that cherishes this time-honored tradition as the granddaddy of our hobby.
The biggest and the best of all currency collectors have made the trek to Mecca – I mean Memphis – to share their passion for paper money. It is that passion and the treasure hunt for notes, educational events, meetings, SPMC breakfast, bourse floor, auctions, exhibits and camaraderie that keep collectors coming back.
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