Here are some additional selections from the upcoming Kolbe & Fanning numismatic literature sale.
Highlights from the January 22 Sale
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are holding our Sale 162 on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Featuring material from over two dozen consignors, the 438-lot sale encompasses numismatic literature from all times and places.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 8 and 66
Lot 8: an attractively bound original copy of the famed Pozzi sale, catalogued by Jacob Hirsch as part of the Naville / Ars Classica series
Lot 66: Jacob Hirsch's 1908 catalogue of the Consul Weber Greek coins, one of the most important catalogues of ancient coins ever produced
Lot 32: a complete set of the 1960s Forni reprint of A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum
Lots 91 and 156
Lot 91: a bound volume of extremely rare engraved plates of ancient and French coins from the collection of Louis XIV
Lot 156: Jean Foy Vaillant's 1703 Nummi antiqui familiarum Romanarum, in three volumes with over 150 plates depicting Roman Republican coins
Lots 167 and 237
Lot 167: the extraordinary 1702 folio volume on the historical medals of Louis XIV
Lot 237: the first French edition of Gerard van Loon's 1732–1737 classic work on Dutch medals, Histoire métallique des XVII provinces des Pays-Bas...
Lots 326 and 392
Lot 326: an original, unpublished manuscript by Walter Breen on U.S. gold dollars, heavily revised and annotated by the author
Lot 392: an exceptional set of original photographs and negatives depicting United States gold coins from the collection of D. Brent Pogue
Lot 424: five impressive ledgers recording the handling of gold by the United States Mint at Denver.
Register early to bid online
Bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone, as well as online. Kolbe & Fanning use 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 Kolbe & Fanning app through the Apple or Google Play Store.
The printed catalogue of Sale 162 has been mailed to all active customers on our mailing list. As international mail speeds remain somewhat slowed by the Corona situation, we encourage our clients in other countries to consult the electronic catalogue in case their printed catalogue does not arrive promptly. A PDF of the printed catalogue has 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 January 21, the day before the sale, in order for them to be processed. Advance absentee bids may also be placed at any time online at
bid.numislit.com. Live internet bidding will be available during the sale itself through the same platform. The sale has also been listed on Biddr and NumisBids.
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@example.com. To register for the sale, go to
bid.numislit.com. We look forward to your participation.
To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see:
KOLBE & FANNING AUCTION SALE 162 ANNOUNCED
Wayne Homren, Editor
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