Here are more highlights from the upcoming Kolbe & Fanning sale of the Salton library.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be selling the outstanding library formed by Mark and Lottie Salton at auction on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Held in cooperation with Fritz Rudolf Künker, of Osnabrück, Germany, the 457-lot sale includes publications on ancient, medieval and modern coins from around the world, as well as important works on medals. The library’s holdings of European auction catalogues, many of which are heavily annotated, are among the most significant to be offered in many years.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 7 and 52
Lot 7: Max Bahrfeldt’s Nachträge und Berichtigungen zur Münzkunde der römischen Republik, one of the key publications on Roman Republican coins
Lot 52: Sidney W. Grose’s Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins
Lots 105 and 162
Lot 105: an original set of Giulio Emanuele Rizzo’s magnificent Monete greche della Sicilia
Lot 162: Brause-Mansfeld’s classic work on siege money, in impressive armorial bindings
Lot 124: an exceptional set of the original editions of the SNG Copenhagen, complete in 43 fascicles, the first 38 of which are bound on hinges in half vellum
Lots 187 and 255
Lot 187: all five volumes of Georg Habich’s Die deutschen Schaumünzen des XVI. Jahrhunderts
Lot 255: Count Hutten-Czapski’s rare and wonderful work on Polish coins and medals
Lot 233: an original set of the Corpus Nummorum Italicorum, the massive 20-volume compendium spearheaded by King Victor Emmanuel III
Lots 399 and 453
Lot 399: the 1887 Rollin & Feuardent catalogue of the Vicomte de Ponton d’Amécourt’s collection of Roman and Byzantine gold coins
Lot 453: a complete set of Johann David Köhler’s Historischer Münz-Belustigung, an enormously influential early numismatic periodical.
To register for the sale online, bidders must go to
bid.numislit.com and sign up through our Auction Mobility portal. You may then 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. Traditional absentee bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone. The sale is also available through Biddr, Sixbid and NumisBids.
The printed catalogue of the Salton Library has been mailed to all active customers on our mailing list. As international mail speeds have been slow in recent months, 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 September 17, 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 article, see:
KOLBE & FANNING SALTON LIBRARY SALE
Wayne Homren, Editor
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