We hope you can join us in Baltimore, Maryland for our Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo. The auction is now online for perusing and pre-auction bidding and by now your beautiful catalogs should have arrived at your door. Many interested bidders have already begun inspecting the lots during our by appointment only viewing in our California office. Next week lot viewing continues in our New York Office by appointment only as well, so call 800-566-2580 to schedule.
The week of the auction, lot viewing begins at 2:00pm at the Baltimore Convention Center on the Bourse Floor, Booth 1461 and continues throughout the week from 9am-7pm daily. And don’t forget the Internet only session! Viewing continues for the Internet only sessions of U.S. coins and U.S. paper money on Saturday from 9:00am-1:00pm.
The first auction session begins with the Ted L. Craige Collection of Colonials, Part III, Wednesday March 13th at 4:00pm EST in the VIP room of the Baltimore Convention Center. Session 2commences on Thursday, March 14th at 1:00pm EST with Early American and Betts Medals and continues through half dollars. Session Three, our impressive Rarities Night session, begins at 6:00pm EST. Come early and join us for a complimentary dinner for registered bidders! After the conclusion of Rarities Night we will end the evening with Session 4, which includes silver dollars, GSA dollars, trade dollars and commemorative silver coins. On Friday March 15th beginning at Noon EST we continue with Session 5 that includes commemorative gold coins, bullion, patterns, errors, gold dollars through double eagles, territorials, Hawaiian coinage, California Small Denomination gold and Western gold tokens. Rounding out Friday evening will be our U.S. Currency in Session 6, which begins at 5:00pm EST. Topping off our successful Baltimore event will be Internet only sessions of U.S. coins (Session 7) and U.S. paper money (Session 8). The Internet Only sessions are timed auctions that end at 3:00pm Pacific Time on March 19th. There is no live bidding component, so all lots that have met their reserves will sell at the price when the auction ends. You can bid as many times as you want while the auction is open for bidding.
There will be lots of excitement between the auction room and the Convention Center bourse floor. Come by the Stack’s Bowers table (#1204) to view upcoming auction highlights and coins we have to offer for direct sale. Thinking of selling? Stack’s Bowers is the only Official Auction of the ANA this year! The first ANA auction of 2013 is the National Money Show coming up this May in New Orleans. Time and space is limited so don’t delay. The deadline is just around the corner on March 18th! Bring your collection to the Baltimore convention and meet with one of our consignment specialist to have your coins showcased at some of the biggest and most widely attended conventions of the year. Wish you had consigned your coins to the Baltimore auction? We are back in Baltimore for another Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in June! Plan ahead and let us deliver the best possible results and highest prices realized when selling your coins or currency!