By Aris Maragoudakis – Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ……
In our May Collectors Choice Sale closing live at StacksBowers.com on May 16, are featured two important pieces of paper money from South Africa.
Lot 72357 is a Pick 39, South Africa Treasury 1 Pond, with an 1872 date, in a PCGS 62 holder. Not many issued notes are known, and we have not handled any like this one. This medium-large sized, green colored piece is in excellent condition for the type. It has black arms at center, handwritten signatures and partial handwritten date.
Lot 72358 is another of the highlights of our May Collectors Choice Online Auction. This Nationale Bank Pick 48a 1 Pond from 1899 is in a PCGS VF 25 holder. This important piece is the first of the type we have handled, and there are none on the PMG population report. This extremely rare note is free of any net comments, and displays excellent detail overall, especially for the grade. Manuscript signatures and a partially handwritten date of 1899 can be observed in the appropriate panels. President Paul Kruger is pictured at left. A watermark of the bank name can be seen when the note is held against the light. It carries an estimate of $6,000 to $7,000.
The Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Auction of world paper money is available for bidding now. The sale itself will take place Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9 AM PDT. To register for bidding please call us at 800-458-4646, or email [email protected]. To discuss future consignments, please contact [email protected].
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Make Plans to View Our Official Auction of the Whitman Coin Expo
Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present the Beasley Collection, the James Roberts Collection, the Xavier Ken Koike Collection, the Rosie Collection, the Andrew Ostromecki Collection and the Q. David Bowers Collection in our official auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo in Baltimore. The live auction will take place in Baltimore, Wednesday, June 20 through Friday, June 22 at the Baltimore Convention Center, with the online sessions continuing the following week.
Be sure to make your plans to view this magnificent offering of U.S. coins, medals and exonumia. Lot viewing will take place at our headquarters in Santa Ana, California by appointment only from May 29 – June 1, 2018. Lot viewing will take place in our New York City store by appointment only from June 11-15, 2018. Call 800-458-4646 to schedule your appointment.
Lot viewing in Baltimore will take place in Room 307 of the Baltimore Convention Center, June 19-22, from 9 AM-6 PM. To reserve your copy of the catalog, call us at 800-458-4646 or email us at [email protected].