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Kolbe & Fanning Sale 140 on Nov. 7


Kolbe & Fanning’s latest catalogue has been published. Our Sale 140, featuring selections from the library of Stephen Epstein, among other properties. The sale features numismatic literature from around the world, and will be held beginning at noon eastern time on Saturday, November 7.

Some highlights from the sale include:

Lot 15: Beaupré’s rare work on the medallist Ferdinand de Saint-Urbain

Lot 70: Friedensburg’s rare three-volume publication on medieval Silesian coins

Lot 142: Medina on European medals relating to the Americas

Lots 157 and 158: Niggl’s first and second volumes on musical medals

aesgraveLot 174: Rodolfo Ratto’s 1928 sale of the Sydenham aes grave and Roman Republican coins

Lot 266: a complete hardcover set of the Akers sales of the Pittman collection

Lot 273: an original copy of Attinelli’s Numisgraphics, ex Ferguson Haines

Lot 314: a framed handbill for an 1861 numismatic lottery scheme by John K. Curtis

Lot 339: a massive 1863 broadside by S.G. Hubbard, being the first Cincinnati coin auction

Lot 416: a 21-volume hardcover set of John J. Ford, Jr. coin sales (2003-07)

Printed copies of the catalogue are mailing 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 browse the sale or search by keywords. In addition, the sale has been posted to Kolbe & Fanning’s custom online biding 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.

codexAs 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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