Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce our Sale 149, which will be held on April 28, 2018. The 500-lot sale features further selections from the extensive library of William A. Burd, among others, and covers ancient, foreign and U.S. numismatics.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lot 1: The rarely seen 1717 History of the Académie Royale des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, with illustrated content on ancient, medieval and modern coins
Lot 21: A plate volume of Babelon’s Traité from the library of Edward T. Newell
Lot 81: Four different decks of c. 1804 French instructional playing cards illustrating ancient, medieval and modern history
Lot 132: A complete run of Spink’s Numismatic Circular from 1892 to 2000
Lot 143: The scarce and desirable second edition of Waddington on Pontus & Paphlagonia
Lot 183: The Gustave Dreyfus collection of Renaissance reliefs & plaquettes
Lot 201: A remarkable collection of French laws, proclamations and decrees governing assignats
Lot 175: An original 1836 set of Chaudoir’s Aperçu sur les monnaies russes
Lot 450: The rare first printing of The Fantastic 1804 Dollar
Lot 475: The only copy we have handled of the ultra-deluxe Superior catalogue of the Boys Town collection, bound in full water buffalo skin with a matching clamshell case.
Register Early to Bid Online
Bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone, as well as online. Kolbe & Fanning is using 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 new Kolbe & Fanning app through the Apple or Google Play Store.
The printed catalogue of Sale 149 has been mailed to active customers. A PDF of the printed catalogue has also 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 April 27, the day before the sale, in order for them to be processed. Advance absentee bids may also be placed online at bid.numislit.com; live internet bidding will be available during the sale itself through the same platform.
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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 protected]. To register for the sale, go to bid.numislit.com. We look forward to your participation.