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The Stacks Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Baltimore Expo Exceeds Expectations Realizing Over $13.5 Million

Onceagain, Stacks Bowers Galleries exceeded expectations with a tremendous showingat the 2016 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles BaltimoreExpo March 30 through April 6. When all was said and done, the total pricesrealized topped $13.5 million, well above presale estimates.

The Stacks Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo to Feature World Class Rarities and Premium Collector Coins

Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to presentexciting premium collector coins and world class rarities in their upcomingOfficial Auction of the March 2016 Whitman Coins & Collectibles BaltimoreExpo. The event will include seven live sessions (March 30-April 1) and threeInternet sessions (April 4-6).

Announcing the all New and Integrated IOS Mobile and Tablet Apps

StacksBowers Galleries is pleased to announce that beginning March 8, 2016, itsclients will be able to access its entirely new, integrated technology platformincluding website and iOS mobile and tablet apps.

The Stacks Bowers and Ponterio April Hong Kong Sale to Feature Many Rarities

Stacks Bowers andPonterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction ofChinese and Asian coins and currency, to be held April 5 through April 8 at TheMira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  Stacks Bowers andPonterio is the leading auctioneer of rare coins and banknotes in SoutheastAsia, and this auction features some of the most desirable numismatic materialavailable anywhere in the world, including a number of museum quality pieces.

Stacks Bowers and Sothebys to Make Unprecedented Offering of Rarities as Part of IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection

On May 24, 2016, in cooperation with Sothebys at Sothebys International Headquarters in New York City, Stacks Bowers Galleries will offer not only the finest known 1804 silver dollar, but also the rare and legendary 1822 half eagle. Although both were once included in the famous Virgil M. Brand Collection, never before in auction history have these two rarities appeared at auction together. And, these two masterpieces will be accompanied by a similarly unparalleled group of some of the finest and rarest coins produced in the United States in the first part of the 19th century. 

D. Brent Pogue Collection Becomes Most Valuable Ever Sold

With the third sale of a planned series of five, the D. Brent Pogue Collection sales, presented by Stacks Bowers Galleries in association with Sothebys, became the most valuable series of numismatic auctions in history. When Lot 3132, a MS-67+ (PCGS) 1807 half eagle, brought $282,000, the D. Brent Pogue sales officially surpassed the $62 million in sales netted by the 26 parts of the John J. Ford, Jr. Collection between 2003 and 2013. In 158 lots, the third installment realized a total of $17,135,612.50, bringing the total sales of the three Pogue auctions held thus far to a record breaking $68,577,182.

Stacks Bowers Galleries Acquires Manifest Auctions

Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the purchase of the assets of Manifest Auctions. Brian Kendrella, president of Stacks Bowers Galleries, commented: Under the leadership of Manning Garrett, Manifest Auctions has grown into one of the pre-eminent auction houses of rare paper money.  The opportunity to acquire Manifest and bring Manning Garrett to the Stacks Bowers Galleries team aligns with our expansion plans, not only by increasing our offerings of rare notes for auction, but by adding one of the leading paper money authorities and numismatic entrepreneurs to our roster of unparalleled experts.

Stacks Bowers Galleries Announces Expanded Gold Trading Operations

Stacks Bowers Galleries today announced the return of Richard Gonzales as its Director of Gold Trading.  Mr. Gonzales has over 30 years of experience in numismatics, precious metals and generic gold.  Also announced today is the return of Amandeep Jassal, numismatist and gold trader, to the Stacks Bowers New York City offices to lead our new East Coast U.S. Gold trading desk. 

Solid Results Achieved at Stacks Bowers January 2016 NYINC Auction!

Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2016 NYINC auction of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins. The firms first sale of 2016 featured a fabulous array of material that was anchored by several prominent collections, including Part III of the Syracuse Collection of highly prized Greek and Roman issues, as well as the legendary Lennart Philipson Collection of Swedish coinage. Other notable consignments included the Groh Collection of Czechoslovakia gold and the Dr. Michael Phillip Collection. Overall results were a vote of confidence in the current market, with over $3.9 million in prices realized. (All prices realized include the standard buyers premium.)

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