IRVINE, Calif. (August 5, 2014) — Stack’s Bowers Galleries, the longtime leader in live and Internet auctions, is proud to add another sale to its already dynamic auction program — the Collector Appreciation Sale.
The first of many planned for 2014, the Collector Appreciation Sale offers thousands of lots featuring U.S. coins, tokens and medals. Participants who consign to the sale can benefit from:
• No listing fees
• Fast payment turnaround
• An extensive customer list that spans over 80 years of collectors
• Catalog descriptions written by the firm's award-winning numismatists for coins valued at more than $5,000
• Professionally photographed images of consigned items
• Dedicated consignment directors assigned to personal accounts
Participants who bid in the sale can also benefit from:
• Free shipping on all iAuction 3496 and Collector Appreciation Sale purchases
• A chance to win a free S.S. Republic Shipwreck Bottle with DVD video
"Our latest Collector Appreciation Sale will be held in conjunction with our iAuction 3496 and will offer customers an additional opportunity to purchase even more great coins at competitive prices,” said Brian Kendrella, president of Stack’s Bowers Galleries. “We’ve been fortunate to provide many years of service to our Internet-auction customers and are happy to offer this sale complete with its consignor and buyer benefits as a thank you for their support.”
East Coast residents who wish to consign to this inaugural sale are invited to contact Melissa Karstedt at 603.569.0823 or MKarstedt@StacksBowers.com. West Coast residents who wish to consign can contact Wayne Berkley at 949.253.0916, ext 262 or WBerkley@StacksBowers.com.
About Stack’s Bowers Galleries
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, Internet and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s 80-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block — The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, The Guia Collection, The Thos. H. Law Collection, and The Robert O. Ebert Collection.
Topping off this amazing numismatic history is the inclusion of the world record for the highest price ever realized at auction for a rare coin, the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar graded Specimen-66 (PCGS) that realized over $10 million, part of their sale of the famed Cardinal Collection. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in New York, Wolfeboro, Hong Kong, and Paris. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is an Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic conventions, including American Numismatic Association events, the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Professional Numismatists Guild New York Invitational, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its April and August Hong Kong Auctions.