More Highlights from Kolbe & Fanning Sale 140 on Nov. 7


Kolbe & Fanning’s latest sale will be taking place this Saturday, November 7, beginning at 12:00 noon eastern time. Featuring selections from the library of Stephen Epstein, among other properties, Sale 140 features numismatic literature from around the world.

Some highlights from the sale include:

Lot 18: Byzantine Coins at Dumbarton Oaks, Volumes One through Three
Lot 41: Cooper’s The Art and Craft of Coinmaking
Lot 171: Price on Alexander and Philip Arrhidaeus
Lot 191: Richard Sainthill’s very rare 1857 Numismatic and Other Crumbs
Lot 303: the S.H. Chapman catalogue of the David S. Wilson sale with plates

Lot 304: a plated copy of the 1910 Lambert sale (also by S.H. Chapman)
Lot 323: Julius Guttag’s set of the Elder Monthly
Lot 364: an original set of Loubat, with 1880 plates, inscribed by the author
Lot 427: the ultra-deluxe edition of the J.R. Frankenfield collection, bound in full water buffalo skin
Lot 436: a very nice complete set of the Red Book

You can check out even more highlights here.

byzantinecatalogThe sale has been posted to Kolbe & Fanning’s custom online bidding platform at, where every lot is illustrated in color and where absentee bids can be placed at any time prior to the sale. The live sale will be conducted on the site. Printed copies of the catalogue mailed a few weeks ago to customers on our mailing list. A PDF of the printed version has been posted on the main Kolbe & Fanning website at for anyone wishing to download the sale or search by keywords.

As a reminder, bidders may participate in this sale in a variety of ways. Please feel free to send us your bids in the regular mail or send us an e-mail. Give us a call or send us a fax. For those who prefer the experience of live bidding, please check out our live biding platform at Register in advance of the sale and browse the lots at your leisure: all lots are illustrated in the online catalogue. Absentee bids can be placed in advance, allowing participants to not worry about remembering the sale or finding themselves unexpectedly occupied on the day of the sale. Bids will be reduced as competition dictates and the privacy of your maximum bids is maintained. Please contact David Fanning at [email protected] with any questions.

Thanking you in advance for your bids,

Kolbe & Fanning

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