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Spink & Cask 88: Going the Whole Hogshead
Oct 25 2021

Spink and Cask 88 are proud to announce their partnership to bring online whisky cask auctions to a new, wider audience. The first of these collaborations is due to take flight just before Christmas 2021, titled ‘Going the Whole Hogshead’.

Welcome to the World of Spink, Decorated by Ann Carrington
Sep 01 2021

Spink is delighted to present an exhibition by internationally renowned artist Ann Carrington at Spink London’s premises. 'Ka-ching!' exhibition presents a wide range of artworks using objects familiar to us all. Knives, forks, barbed wire, pins, paintbrushes and various other materials come to life to tell evocative stories. We look forward to welcoming you to the world of Spink, decorated by Ann.

Spink Solves the Riddle of the Jacobites’ Lost Gold
Jul 15 2020

For all those treasure hunters in Scotland who have for generations been searching for the fabled lost gold of the Jacobites, Spink have some bad news: the mystery has been solved, it isn’t there. In an extraordinary story every bit as thrilling as an episode of Outlander, a newly discovered silver cup has revealed how the gold was smuggled out of the Highlands to London by an Englishman then sent to Bonnie Prince Charlie in France.

Spink to Reopen the London Office From 15th June 2020
Jun 15 2020

We are excited to announce that Spink London flagship building reopens to the public this Monday, 15th June 2020. We look forward to welcoming you back at 69 Southampton Row.

Arrange a one-to-one meeting, virtual viewing or give us a call if you cannot make it, we are here for you. We have worked hard to ensure your visit to Spink will be a safe experience. Contact us for more details on how we follow the government guidelines.

Email us at [email protected] or call +44(0)20 7563 4000

Captain Sir Tom Moore's Medals Remounted by Spink Medal Services Department
Jun 04 2020

Spink are proud to announce that our Medal Services Department have re-mounted Captain Sir Tom Moore’s Second World War campaign medals. Sir Tom was recently re-presented with his Defence Medal; this is now added to his medal bar in its official position between the Burma Star and the War Medal. Additionally, we re-mounted his miniature medals - not only to add a new Defence Medal but also the badge of a Knight Bachelor; Sir Tom will receive the full-size badge of a Knight at his investiture later in 2020.

Spink Offers a Wide Range of High-Quality Covers in the Upcoming Philatelic Collectors’ Series
Apr 09 2020

The Philatelic Collectors' Series | 14-15 April 2020 | London

Spink brings to collectors another extensive Philatelic Collectors’ Series auction. To be held on 14th and 15th April, the auction will take place behind closed doors in line with government guidelines, via online streaming, live bidding platform - Spink Live. Despite current circumstances, stamp collectors can expect a wide selection spanning all world and some lovely covers.

Extremely Rare Gold Coins of the Mughal Emperor to be offered at Spink USA
Jan 13 2020

Two rare gold coins of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir are on offer at the NY INC coin fair, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on 19th January. Lot 264 is a Mohur depicting an image of Taurus the Bull, struck at Agra mint (estimate $80,000-100,000). This is an extremely rare and desirable coin made at the Mughal capital. However, the Mohur featuring Cancer the Crab, offered at lot 265 is far rarer, as it was struck at Kashmir mint (estimate $300,000-400,000).

Aug 23 2019

The single Inverted Jenny and the block of four will be offered in two separate lots. The single Inverted Jenny, described as one of the ‘finest singles’ by our specialist George Eveleth, is Position 39, extremely well centred amid large margin and with full original gum.

The iconic Inverted Jenny unique centerline block of four is positions 45-46, 55-56, well centred with disturbed original gum, a spectacular showpiece that is ranked among the top philatelic items in the world.

May 03 2019

Spink is proud to offer the collection of British India and Ceylon coins assembled by father and son, Sidney W. Harl and Kenneth W. Harl, both renowned collectors.Professor Kenneth W. Harl, who started collecting at the age of six, is also known as a scholar in Roman and Roman provincial numismatics, author of two major books and a number of articles, and a fellow and trustee of the American Numismatic Society.

SPINK Hosts Throwback Classic – Handbag and Accessories Auction
Nov 14 2018

Renowned Hermès collector Jamie Chua adds star power as guest auctioneer in Hermès vintage auction.

(Hong Kong, 27 November 2018) After breaking a world record for a Hermès Silver Mini Kelly in a recent auction, renowned auctioneer SPINK, French fashion expert Brand Connection, and fashion doyen Jamie Chua join forces for SPINK’s second handbag sale this season, focused on rare Hermès classics.

Hong Kong | August Numismatic auction fetch HK$18.4 million with a 3 days mega sale
Aug 09 2018

The August Hong Kong numismatic auction was the largest auction we have held in terms of volume. With nearly 2,900 lots it was also the first time we have held a sale spanning three days, from 7th to 9th August. There were highlights in all categories and despite a slightly turbulent market many high value items sold well over our expectations. This further cements Spink China as a vibrant and growing numismatic auction house in East Asia.