David Fanning forwarded this announcement of the upcoming Kolbe & Fanning August 22nd numismatic literature sale. Thanks. -Editor
Kolbe & Fanning have published our latest auction catalogue: Sale 139, featuring selections from the libraries of Margo Russell and
Raymond Hale, among other properties. The sale features numismatic literature from around the world, and will be held beginning at noon
eastern time on Saturday, August 22.
Some highlights from the sale include:
Lots 45 and 113
Lot 45: a complete set of the Archiv für Medaillen- und Plaketten-Kunde
Lots 87 and 88
Lots 87 and 88: two French arrêts from the reign of Louis XV, the first on the bills issued under John Law, and the second
lowering the value of the Louis d’Or
Lot 113: a very rare complete set of the Sartiges collection plates with supplement
Lots 147, 241, and 246
Lots 147 and following: a complete set of the American Journal of Numismatics, offered in separate bound volumes each including
from one to five years
Lot 241: an original 1875 Crosby in a Nova Constellatio binding
Lot 246: an unpublished Damon Douglas study on Fugio coppers
Lots 358 and 359
Lot 358: a deluxe, photographically illustrated copy of Mehl’s Dunham catalogue
Lot 359: a rare deluxe Atwater catalogue
Lot 437: a deluxe leatherbound 1996 Robinson S. Brown sale, one of five issued.
Printed copies of the catalogue have already been mailed to prospective customers. A PDF of the printed version has been posted on the
main Kolbe & Fanning website at numislit.com for anyone wishing to browse the sale. In
addition, the sale has been posted to Kolbe & Fanning’s custom online bidding platform at auction.numislit.com, where every lot is illustrated in color and where absentee bids can be placed at
any time prior to the sale. The live sale will be conducted on the auction.numislit.com
As a reminder, bidders may participate in this sale in a variety of ways. Please feel free to send us your bids in the regular mail or
send us an e-mail. Give us a call or send us a fax. For those who prefer the experience of live bidding, please check out our live biding
platform at auction.numislit.com. Register in advance of the sale and browse the lots at your
leisure: all lots are illustrated in the online catalogue. Absentee bids can be placed in advance, allowing participants to not worry about
remembering the sale or finding themselves unexpectedly occupied on the day of the sale. Bids will be reduced as competition dictates and
the privacy of your maximum bids is maintained.
Thanking you in advance for your bids,
Kolbe & Fanning
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Wayne Homren, Editor
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