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D. Brent Pogue Collection Becomes Most Valuable Ever Sold

Pogue III Sale Brings Over $17 Million, Garrett 1793 Chain Cent Leads All Lots at $998,750, 5-1/2 Cents Worth of Half Cents Bring $4.16 Million

With the third sale of a planned series of five, the D. Brent Pogue Collection sales, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in association with Sotheby’s, 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.

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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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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Expanded Gold Trading Operations

Stack’s 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 Stack’s Bowers New York City offices to lead our new East Coast U.S. Gold trading desk. 

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Solid Results Achieved at Stack’s Bowers’ January 2016 NYINC Auction!

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2016 NYINC auction of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins. The firm’s 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 buyer’s premium.)

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The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio December Hong Kong Auction Produces Terrific Results!

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce the results of their December 2015 Chinese and Asian Coin, Currency and Medal auction. Overall, prices realized exceeded estimates, with many lots showing heated competition. (All prices realized include the standard buyer’s premium).

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