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More Highlights From the Jan. 26 Kolbe & Fanning Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are conducting our 151st book auctions of numismatic literature, which will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The sale includes material on ancient, foreign and U.S. numismatics, with the 500 lots offering a wide variety of books for the collector’s consideration.

Some highlights of the sale include:

Lot 43: An attractive copy, bound in two volumes, of Cohen’s classic 1857 work on Roman Republican coins

Lot 145: A fine set of Mazzini’s five-volume Monete Imperiali Romane.

Lot 182: An original set of Giulio Emanuele Rizzo’s extraordinary Monete Greche della Sicilia.

Lot 233: The majestic 1702 folio edition of Médailles sur les Principaux Événements du Règne de Louis le Grand, the foundational work on the medals of Louis XIV.

Lot 277: George Francis Hill’s massive 1931 catalogue of the Gustave Dreyfus collection of Renaissance medals.

Lot 377: Howard R. Newcomb’s copy of Henry Chapman’s 1909 catalogue of the Andrew C. Zabriskie collection, with photographic plates and with Newcomb’s invoices from the sale laid in.

Lot 386: Benjamin Collins’s original handwritten manuscript inventory of his outstanding collection of United States large cents, with additional notes by Collins on its disposition and further materials on the collection by John W. Adams and Del Bland.

Lot 443: A complete set of the auction catalogues of B. Max Mehl.

Bid and View Lots

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.

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The extensive, full-color catalogue is now available at bid.numislit.com. The sale will feature live online bidding using Kolbe & Fanning’s custom third-party online bidding platform. Printed catalogues will be mailed to established customers. Bidders wishing to make an appointment to view auction lots are invited to contact David Fanning at [email protected].

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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.

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