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The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April Hong Kong Sale to Feature Many Rarities

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be held April 5 through April 8 at The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. 

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is the leading auctioneer of rare coins and banknotes in Southeast Asia, and this auction features some of the most desirable numismatic material available anywhere in the world, including a number of museum quality pieces. 

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Make your plans to attend the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo!

Make your plans to attend the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo!

By Melissa Karstedt, Auctioneer

Stack’s Bowers is the official auctioneer of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo, being held the last week of March, in Baltimore, Maryland.  Lot viewing will begin on Tuesday, March 29 at 9:00AM in room 307 of the Convention Center and continue through Friday, April 1 from 9AM-7PM, and then on Saturday, April 2 from 9AM-Noon.

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Manifest Auctions

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the purchase of the assets of Manifest Auctions. Brian Kendrella, president of Stack’s 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 Stack’s 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.”

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Highly Important & Historically Significant Ingot from the Siege of Malta

Highly Important & Historically Significant Ingot from the Siege of Malta

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

With the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio January New York International Auction just a week away, there is just one final preview. Sometimes we save the best for last, and this piece is certainly among the highlights of this auction. Historically significant, extremely rare and very important, this coin brings together a fantastic story with substantial rarity to form a true numismatic treasure.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries has updated our bid increments?  As of December 15, 2015 the following table for prebidding and live bidding increments will be implemented for all U.S. and World auctions.  The increment change is found from $300-$499, where the increments are now $20 instead of $25.  This is the same for the increments $3,000-$4,999, $30,000-$49,999 and so on.

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