Here's a final reminder of the upcoming Kolbe & Fanning sale of the numismatic library of dealer Richard Margolis.
MARGOLIS LIBRARY SALE CLOSES THIS SATURDAY
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering highlights from the Richard E. Margolis International Numismatic Library at auction this Saturday, March 6. The Margolis Library is comprehensive for world coins, medals and paper money, and features significant art and archival materials as well. The 539-lot sale is one of the most important auctions of numismatic literature to be offered in recent years.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 164 and 217
Lot 164: A. Storelli's very rare 1896 work on Jean-Baptiste Nini, the most important 19th-century study of the artist
Lot 217: a well-preserved copy of Spink & Son's 1890 catalogue of Hyman Montagu's English milled coins, patterns and proofs
Lots 243 and 248
Lot 243: an original copy of William Blades's rare Numismata Typographica, his landmark 1883 study of medals relating to printing and the book arts
Lot 248: the rare English-language edition of Maurice Frankenhuis's highly important Catalogue of Medals, Medalets and Plaques Relative to the World War, 1914–1919
Lots 255 and 451
Lot 255: a complete set of Admiral Louis Mountbatten's (the Marquess of Milford Haven's) medallic history of the world's navies, an encyclopedic work that remains unrivalled
Lot 451: a handsomely bound volume of ancient coin auction catalogues, mostly priced and named, written by Leonard Forrer and from his library
Lots 479 and 483
Lot 479: a finely bound set of the Club Français de la Médaille's Bulletin
Lot 483: a complete set of the Bulletin on Counterfeits, published by the International Bureau for the Suppression of Counterfeit Coins
Lot 515: a finely rendered 19th-century ink drawing of Wedgwood's famous
Am I Not a Man and a Brother? design used by the Society for the Purpose of Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Lot 530: Richard Margolis's handwritten notes on the Monetary Competition of 1791, largely unpublished, encompassing two notebooks with over 240 pages of material.
Bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone, as well as online. Kolbe & Fanninguse Auction Mobility as our third-party online bidding platform. Auction Mobility is an app-based platform allowing users the ability to participate in the sale through phones, tablets and computers. To register for the sale, bidders must go to
and sign up. Once you have set up an account, you may browse lots, place advance bids, or participate in the live sale online; you may also sort items by relevant category.
Those wishing to participate on their devices can download the Kolbe & Fanning app through the Apple or Google Play Store. The sale is also listed on Biddr and NumisBids and absentee bids may be submitted through those platforms.
The printed catalogue of the Margolis Library has been mailed to all active customers on our mailing list. As international mail speeds have been slowed by the Corona situation, we encourage our international clients to consult the electronic catalogue in case their printed catalogue does not arrive promptly. A PDF of the printed catalogue has been posted to our main website at numislit.com for those who prefer that format. Bids placed via post, email, fax or phone must be received by March 5, the day before the sale, in order for them to be processed. Advance absentee bids may also be placed at any time online at
bid.numislit.com. Live internet bidding will be available
during the sale itself through the same platform.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC is a licensed and bonded auction firm in the State of Ohio. For more information, please see the Kolbe & Fanning website at numislit.com or email David Fanning at firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for the sale, go to
bid.numislit.com. We look forward to your participation.
To read the earlier E-Sylum articles, see:
KOLBE & FANNING RICHARD MARGOLIS LIBRARY SALE
KOLBE & FANNING MARGOLIS LIBRARY HIGHLIGHTS
MORE KOLBE & FANNING MARGOLIS HIGHLIGHTS
Wayne Homren, Editor
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