Here are some more highlights of the Kolbe & Fanning sale announced last week.
May 22 Book Auction Highlights
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are holding our Sale 160 on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The 459-lot auction features additional material from the library of Richard Margolis, along with properties belonging to several other consignors. Offered within are books, catalogues and periodicals covering a variety of numismatic topics, including standard current works, antiquarian volumes, rare plated catalogues, and much else.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 47 and 84
Lot 47: a bound volume reproducing the photographic record of the Charles Gillet collection of outstanding ancient Greek coins
Lot 84: a complete set of Mitchiner's encyclopedic Oriental Coins and Their Values
Lots 97 and 125
Lot 97: Jozef Ratinckx's very scarce study of the art of Roman coins, De romeinsche munt beschouwd als kunstvoortbrengsel...
Lot 125: a complete set of the sixteen fascicles published thus far of the Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Munich series
Lots 195 and 361
Lot 195: all nine volumes of John Davenport's important series on world crowns and talers
Lot 361: S.H. & H. Chapman's 1891 catalogue of the Boeing & Bridgman collections, illustrated with 4 fine photographic plates
Lot 339: Abe Kosoff's heavily annotated copy of Adams & Woodin on U.S. patterns, recording coins in the Woodin, Newcomer, Green and Boyd collections
Lots 375 and 395
Lot 375: a large-paper copy of John Durand's exceptionally illustrated 1894 study of his father's work, The Life and Times of A.B. Durand
Lot 395: F.C.C. Boyd's set of the Special Collected Hardbound Edition of Abe Kosoff's first 28 auction catalogues.
Lot 376: an attractively bound complete set (through 2005) of the Early American Coppers publication Penny-Wise, with bound copies of the club's auctions catalogues from 1977 to 2000
Register early to bid online
Bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone, as well as online. Kolbe & Fanning use 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
bid.numislit.com and sign up. Once you have set up an account, you may browse lots, place advance bids, or participate in the live sale online. Those wishing to participate on their devices can download the Kolbe & Fanning app through the Apple or Google Play Store.
The printed catalogue of Sale 160 will be mailed to all active customers on our mailing list shortly. As international mail speeds remain somewhat 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 May 21, 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. The sale will also be listed on Biddr and NumisBids in the near future.
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.
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KOLBE & FANNING AUCTION SALE 160 ANNOUNCED
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