The Steve Studer Collection Offered in the November 2020 Showcase Auction

Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries is offering the Steve Studer Collection in our November 2020 auction? This collection will cross the block November 10-14, 2020, in Newport Beach, California at the Balboa Bay Resort.  To learn more about Steve Studer continue reading below.


Steven Studer October 14, 1952 to March 5, 2020

Studer was born in Canton, Ohio to Paul and Julie Studer. He developed a love
for the outdoors early in life, a passion that was fueled by involvement in the
Boy Scouts, an activity he greatly enjoyed, eventually becoming an Eagle Scout.
Other early interests included learning to fly, achieving his first solo flight
on his 16th birthday in 1968. He was also fascinated by the ways of American
Indians, and traveled to numerous Pow Wows across the country.

high school Steve joined the United States Army, serving with the B Troop, 3rd
Squadron, 7th Calvary in Germany during the Vietnam War. Afterward he joined
the Army Reserve and served in the Gulf War, which led to his retirement as a Master Sargent.

After returning from his service in Germany he moved to Montana
where he built a small home on the side of a mountain on 40 acres in the Nye/Fishtail
area. He earned a master’s degree in education from the Eastern Montana
College. For years Steve also served as a proud member of the Nye Volunteer
Fire Department.

Steve was a unique individual who lived his life on his own terms.
He had great respect for the environment, choosing to have a simple life where
he lived off the land. He had a strong interest in history, especially that of
the Civil War. He was also passionate about rare coins and his extensive
collection. He would travel throughout the United States to numismatic auctions
in pursuit of rare coins for his collection. He was a member of the Liberty
Seated Collectors Club and was fascinated by the coinage of the New Orleans
branch mint.

Sadly Steve was killed in a tragic car accident, while
returning from the ANA National Money Show in Atlanta. Stack’s Bowers Galleries
is saddened by the loss, and honored to have been chosen to present his
cherished coins at auction.

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