Here are some more highlights from the upcoming Kolbe & Fanning sale of the Salton library.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are selling at auction the Mark and Lottie Salton numismatic library on Saturday, September 18. The sale includes important publications on ancient, medieval and modern coins from around the world, as well as outstanding works on medals and an extraordinary collection of European auction catalogues. The sale is being held in cooperation with Fritz Rudolf Künker, of Osnabrück, Germany.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 11 and 54
Lot 11: Erich Boehringer’s rare and desirable Die Münzen von Syrakus, an enormously important work on Syracusan coins
Lot 54: Ernst Justus Haeberlin’s magnificent 1910 Aes Grave, including its massive plate volume with 103 exceptionally fine plates
Lots 106 and 132
Lot 106: Robinson & Clement’s rarely encountered study on the Chalcidic Mint
Lot 132: the 1553 first edition of Aenea Vico’s heavily illustrated compendium on Roman coins, Omnium Caesarum verissimae imagines ex antiquis numismatis desumptae
Lots 171 and 194
Lot 171: the superb 1791 Beskrivelse over danske mynter og medailler in den kongelige samling, the foundational classic on Danish coins
Lot 194: Julius Menadier’s extraordinary 1901 folio on the Schaumünzen des Hauses Hohenzollern
Lot 284: a complete set of the Ars Classica auction catalogues of ancient coins, published between 1921 and 1938 by Jacob Hirsch
Lots 237 and 400
Lot 237: an original copy of Seymour de Ricci’s enormous catalogue of the Gustave Dreyfus collection of Italian reliefs and plaquettes; lot 245 features G.F. Hill’s complementary volume on the Dreyfus collection of Renaissance medals
Lot 400: an annotated copy of the 1896 Rollin & Feuardent catalogue of the Montagu collection of Roman & Byzantine gold coins, with 41 splendid plates
Lot 457: Felix Schlessinger’s bound volumes of coin auction records, continued by his son, Mark Salton, and consisting of 2892 typewritten leaves further annotated in ink, recording tens of thousands of sale records.
Register early to bid online
To register for the online sale, go to
bid.numislit.com and sign up. 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. The printed catalogue of the Salton Library has been mailed to all active customers on our mailing list, and traditional absentee bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone. The sale is also available through Biddr, Sixbid and NumisBids.
Please note that 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
email@example.com. 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 SALTON LIBRARY SALE
KOLBE & FANNING SALTON SALE HIGHLIGHTS
Wayne Homren, Editor
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