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​It seems like just yesterday we were ushering in 2018 with our official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention, and yet, here we are presenting our 2019 NYINC catalog. Once again, we open the year with an exceptional offering, featuring important collections, sets and rarities.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

In our January 11, 2019, New York International Auction we are offering a few very rare pieces from Paraguay. One is a rare tramway ticket for the old Paraguayan Tramway Company belonging to Dr. Francisco Morra. The Tramway was purchased by Morra for the sum of 10,000 Argentine Pesos from Mr. Guillermo Wodgat, who originally purchased the company from Diego Harroks.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

Our January 2019 New York International Numismatic Convention Sale will feature an exceptional volume of collector worthy material. Here we highlight two Rwanda-Burundi high denomination notes that are the finest graded by PMG of their issued types. Rwanda-Burundi Pick 6, the 500 Francs Rhino is offered in a 65EPQ holder, while the Pick 7, 1000 Francs Zebra is certified as 64EPQ.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

​In our January New York International Sale we are offering three pieces of the early Tahiti 500 Francs design from the Bank of Indochina. The notes will be offered individually, but they offer a unique opportunity to acquire different types of the same design.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

In our upcoming January New York International Sale we are offering a scarce group of highly sought after Emergency Postage Stamps from Madagascar. This 12-piece lot has been certified by PMG and contains quite a few pieces that have not yet been sold at public auction. ​​

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

The Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, presented by Stack's Bowers Galleries, saw total sales that exceeded $11.1 million. Part III of the Joel R. Anderson Collection realized over $8.6 million, while the Caine Collection of Federal Proofs and Essays, Part I, brought over a million dollars. ​​

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

The World Paper Money Collectors Choice Online Auction is available for viewing and pre-bidding at StacksBowers.com. The sale will begin on Tuesday, October 16 at Noon Eastern Time (9 AM PT). The sale will feature 272 lots representing countries from all over the world. ​​

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

In our upcoming October World Paper Collectors Choice Sale, we are offering a few different South American Proofs that have not been individually publicly offered since the turn of the century. These pieces, while listed in the catalog, do not show with prices. We therefore have estimated them very conservatively.​​

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