Maria Fanning forwarded this reminder of the upcoming closing of Kolbe & Fanning Sale 129. Thanks.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers wish to remind their customers that their 129th mail-bid sale of important numismatic books closes this Thursday, July 18. The sale features selections from the library of renowned U.S. copper specialist Del Bland and other properties, and includes works on ancient, medieval, foreign and U.S. numismatics.
Among the 660 lots, which cover the entire range of numismatics, some highlights include:
—The complete Erbstein collection, bound with the rare 1911 Hess sale of Hermitage duplicates (lot 83)
—A complete set of Barney Bluestone catalogues (lot 253)
—The first numismatic article published in the U.S. on American coins (lot 483)
—Del Bland’s remarkably fine complete set of Stack’s catalogues (lot 556)
—A rare plated Chapman catalogue of the Simpson collection (lot 354), among many other plated Chapman catalogues including Earle, Jenks, Gable, Sargent and others.
—Mayer’s rare bibliography of Islamic numismatics (lot 132)
—Walker’s classic work on Arab-Byzantine and Umayyad coins (lot 219)
—The first plated U.S. numismatic auction catalogue (lot 363)
—Charles Elmore Green’s Deluxe, Photographically Illustrated Dunham Catalogue (lot 488)
—The Jack Collins research files on Peter Getz (lot 374).
Bids may be placed via mail, email, phone or fax. Phone bids will be accepted until 6 pm on Thursday, July 18 at (614) 414-0855. Voicemail, fax and email bids will be accepted until midnight. Faxes should be sent to (614) 414-0860; emails should be sent to
The catalogue may be downloaded in PDF form from the Kolbe & Fanning website at www.numislit.com. For full bidding instructions, please see the catalogue and read the terms of sale.
Thank you, and we look forward to your participation!
Wayne Homren, Editor
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