Here's a final set of highlights in the upcoming June 10. 2023 Kolbe & Fanning numismatic literature sale. Good luck with your bidding!
June 10 Kolbe & Fanning Auction
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers Sale 167 will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, and it promises to be a notable event. Featuring important offerings from the libraries of Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., and Richard A. Eliasberg, along with other properties, the sale includes rare and out-of-print works on coins, medals, and paper money from antiquity to the present.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 27 and 41
Lot 27: a handsomely bound copy of the 1901 first edition of Giovanni Dattari's classic work on Roman provincial coins of Alexandria
Lot 41: a complete set of the priced and plated editions of the Glendining catalogues of the Richard Cyril Lockett collection
Lots 51 and 90
Lot 51: Jacob Hirsch's first catalogue (1898), from his personal library
Lot 90: the important 1911 volume of the massive Louis De Clercq collection focusing on engraved gems
Lots 208 and 329
Lot 208: José Toribio Medina's massive 1902 account of Chilean coinage, one of his most important numismatic works
Lot 329: Louis Eliasberg's copy of the rare 1892 original of Dr. Thomas Hall's study of 1787 Connecticut coppers, in the original binding
Lot 128: an untrimmed copy of Johann Joachim Winckelmann's 1760 catalogue of the Baron de Stosch collection of engraved gemstones
Lot 191: a volume of Latin-American works from the library of Lyman Low, with an 1886 letter from Benjamin Betts
Lot 331: a handsome copy of the magnificently produced 1869 American Bond Detector by Laban Heath, with exceptional plates
Lot 366: a September 1783 printing of the Treaty of Paris ending the American Revolutionary War, which was signed earlier the same month.
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 sale has also been listed on Biddr and NumisBids.
The printed catalogue has been mailed to all active customers on our mailing list. As international mail speeds have been inconsistent, we encourage our foreign clients 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 June 9, 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.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC is a licensed and bonded auction firm in the State of Ohio, and our sales are conducted by licensed auctioneers. For more information, please see the Kolbe & Fanning website at
numislit.com or email David Fanning at
firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for the sale, go to
bid.numislit.com. We look forward to your participation.
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KOLBE & FANNING JUNE 10, 2023 SALE
KOLBE & FANNING JUNE 10, 2023 SALE HIGHLIGHTS
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