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The E-Sylum: Volume 13, Number 41, October 10, 2010, Article 3

DAVID GRIFFITHS REFERENCE LIBRARY SALE RESULTS

Peter Preston-Morley of Dix Noonan Webb forwarded this note on the result of the firm's recent sale of numismatic literature. -Editor

DNW Griffiths Library sale The auction of the David Griffiths reference library of British token literature, staged by Dix Noonan Webb on October 6th, was a success, the 301 lots bringing an equivalent total of US $116,015 including buyers' premium. There were 29 different buyers, mostly from the UK.

Principal lots were:

  • 4215 Thomas Sharp, A Catalogue of Provincial Copper Coins, Tokens…described from the originals in the collection of Sir George Chetwynd, 1834, ex libris Boyne, Cutting, Davis, Waters, Eklund and Gibbs, $7,450
  • 4290 Christopher Williams, A Descriptive List of the Provincial Copper Coins, 1795, ex libris Sarah Banks and Royal Mint Library, $4,000
  • 4191 Charles Pye, A Representation of Provincial Copper Tokens, 1916, printer's proof, ex libris Waters, Hudson and Craige, $3,800
  • 4205 Richard Samuel, Articles and Notes from The Bazaar, Exchange and Mart, 1880-9, ex libris Jacobs and Jan, $3,450
  • 4192 Charles Pye, A Representation of Provincial Copper Tokens, 1916, ex libris Jan, $3,050
  • 4214 Thomas Sharp, A Catalogue of Provincial Copper Coins, Tokens…described from the originals in the collection of Sir George Chetwynd, 1834, uncorrected proof copy, ex libris Koorlander, $3,050.

For more information, see: www.dnw.co.uk

To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see: DIX NOONAN WEB TO OFFER GRIFFITHS BRITISH TRADE TOKEN BOOKS OCTOBER 6, 2010 (www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v13n39a05.html)

Wayne Homren, Editor

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