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A Spectacular Coin Sale at Spink
Jun 16 2016

SPINK LONDON | Spink are celebrating the summer with a plethora of coin auctions! Sandwiching the second part of Lord Stewartby's sale will be another classic auction of Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals on the 27th, and on the 29th Spink are delighted to be selling Peter Woodhead's impressive collection of European coins.  The 29th June will see the third part of a highly esteemed Polish doctor's collection of Polish coins grace Spink's auction room once more. F...

Pennies Set to Sell for Small Fortune at Spink
Jun 15 2016

SPINK LONDON | Earlier in the year Spink had the pleasure of selling Part 1 of Lord Stewartby's vast collection, and the time has come to sell the second part. The collection, being offered across five sales, is one of the most extensive and important collections of English coins to come on the market in recent times and the catalogues alone will become works of reference in their own right.  On the 28th June 2016, Spink's London auction room will see the second part formed of over 500 lot...

Maundy Money
Jun 03 2016

SPINK USA | The upcoming Spink Collector's Series Sale in New York, June 22 and 23, 2016, will feature a large and interesting offering of South and Southeast Asian coins and a fine collection of Maundy Money. Collectors will be pleased with the broad range of material spanning the spectrum from World and U.S. coins and paper money to Orders & Decorations, military medals and two collections of British and other militaria. Beginning with hammered issues of Charles II, the Maundy collection...

Venerated Tyrants, Fathers and Unruly Mothers
Jun 02 2016

SPINK USA | Spink sees many of the finest collections of coins every year and is delighted to have the honour of preparing their catalogues and conducting their sales. This June will see two of the most spectacular coin collections to breeze in through Spink USA's front door. On June 21st Spink will be holding an auction of Ancient Coins: The Squires Collection and the Mendon Collection. A modest sale of just 138 lots, but do not be fooled by its size, there are many items in this sale which wi...

The Italian Heads of State on Parade at Stamp Show
May 19 2016

SPINK USA |   Spink are delighted to announce the final part in this summer trifecta of sales in New York; the Stefano Fantaroni Collection of the Kingdom of Italy taking place on the 8th June 2016. The Stefano Fantaroni Collection of the Kingdom of Italy is comprised of 144 lots of select quality mint Never Hinged singles issued prior to WWII. There are also a few Italian States, a couple of covers and some occupation issues. The collection is noteworthy for its overall high qua...

Bonds and Shares at Spink; where Wellington will take on The Standard Oil Company
May 04 2016

SPINK LONDON | On the 20th May Spink will be holding a Bonds and Share Certificates of the World sale full of some of the most interesting pieces to come on the market in recent years. The sale also contains two fantastic collections amassed over many years through hard work and dedication to scripophily: the Menzel collection, and the second offering of the Peter Duppa-Miller Collection of Gold Mines of the World. An extremely important warrant signed by Lord Wellington commanding British for...

Spink’s Pre-New York Stamp Sale, A Surprise Indeed
Apr 27 2016

SPINK USA | This Summer Spink's USA office have three fantastic philatelic sales lined up just in time for the World Stamp show taking place in New York at the end of May. The first of Spink's sales will serve to whet the appetite of the keenest stamp collectors just before the show. Taking place on the 11th - 12th May, The Pre-New York Philatelic Collector's Series sale is crammed full of choice items for the avid enthusiast. Earlier in the month Spink released a fantastic piece of news for t...

SPINK U.S.A. RECOVERS LONG-LOST 24c INVERTED JENNY
Apr 15 2016

SPINK USA New York, April 15, 2016 Spink USA is proud to announce that on 1 April a recovery was made of a long-lost 1918 24c Jenny air mail with center inverted when a prospective consignor, who had inherited the stamp, delivered it to their auction galleries for sale. After careful expert examination the rarity was determined to be position 76 in the pane of 100 subjects. This position is the bottom right stamp from the famous McCoy block of four, which was stolen out of its exhibi...

A Magazine, A Medal . . . Amazing
Apr 11 2016

SPINK LONDON | Spink are delighted to announce our auction of Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals and Militaria will be taking place on the 21st April 2016 in London. Our medals auctions take place three times a year and contain some of the finest medals and Militaria on the market, however this auction contains a true rarity; the last ever Gallantry Medal awarded to a member of the Leicestershire Regiment. Spink are honoured to have the opportunity to auction a spectacular piece of military h...

The Perfect Family Picture . . . And the Wet Nurse?
Mar 22 2016

SPINK LONDON | This Spring, Spink are delighted to be offering another instalment of our Philatelic Collector's Series sales on the 26th - 28th April 2016 in our London auction room. In this sale the discerning collector will find there is a fine selection of Rhodesia double heads, admirals, & Great Britain, and it is from amongst the Great Britain where we find a stunning little piece of British history and a truly cultural oddity! Lot 1862 is a cover bearing a plate VIII 1840 one penny b...

The Bruce Smart Collection; Bursting with the Rarest Exotic Treasures
Mar 11 2016

SPINK LONDON | It gives Spink great pleasure to announce that one of the finest collections of Middle East and North African Banknotes will be available on the 12th April; the Bruce Smart Collection. Bruce Smart is a well-known face at banknote conventions around the world.  He is extremely knowledgeable and widely liked and respected. Bruce's collection is a testament to his hard work and dedication to finding only the very best of what a country has to offer. Wherever possible Bruce has...

Daddies, Daughters, a Hypocrite King and a King’s Coin
Mar 09 2016

SPINK LONDON | It is not often that a collection comes on the market that contains some of the most exquisite English coins ranging from Edward III to Charles II and each monarch in between is represented by some of the finest pieces that will be seen this year. The collection of English hammered gold coins formed by Dr Paul Broughton is the best collection of its type to be offered in London for some years. The auction will take place on the 22nd March 2016 in Spink's London auction room. It...

Anglo-Saxon and Norman Coins to Battle it out in the Spink Auction Room
Mar 04 2016

SPINK LONDON | The Academic Collection of English coins assembled by Lord Stewartby over a long and very active lifetime will be dispersed by Spink in a series of auctions over the coming months. The first part containing Anglo-Saxon and Norman coins, taking place on the 22nd March 2016, will give collectors the opportunity to acquire some extremely rare pieces at affordable prices. Many of the coins were also acquired from some of the great collections of the past so they come with impressive...

What Could Combine Poland, St. Patrick and Ancient Rome? A Spink Coin Auction of Course!
Mar 03 2016

SPINK LONDON | Spink are delighted to announce another instalment of their famous auctions of Ancient, British, Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals on the 22-23rd March 2016 in their London premises in the heart of Bloomsbury. This auction boasts of a fantastic selection of Ancient coins and the third part of one of the finest collections of Polish coins to come on the market in recent years. There is also a strong portion of English coins to excite and delight the avid collector.   Wi...

India, Evolution and the Revenge of the Monkey.
Jan 28 2016

SPINK LONDON | This February, Spink is proud to be presenting a fantastic collection of India, 1855 - 1902 De LA Rue issues. An auction which promises to be full of some of the finest examples from a truly delightful period of Indian philatelic history. This sale abounds in essays, die proofs, exceptional colour trials, revenue stamps and high values. The sale takes place on the 24th February 2016, in London. The sale commences elegantly with the original 1854 essays for the new De La Rue issu...

SPINK TO OFFER IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF COINS OF PORTUGAL IN JANUARY 27TH AUCTION
Jan 20 2016

SPINK USA | Spink, the world's oldest numismatic auction house, will auction an important collection of Portuguese coins in New York on January 27, 2016 as part of its "Collector's Series Sale". Replete with numerous rarities in gold, silver and copper and ranging from Portugal's first coins to issues of the Republic, the offering of over 170 lots also includes colonial and Brazilian issues. Nine different Dinheiro issues of Dom Afonso Henriques (1139-1185) - all rare - start off the collectio...

LARGE OFFERINGS OF PORTUGUESE COINAGE, ANGLO-GALLIC RARITIES AND AN IMPORTANT EASTER REBELLION CENTENNIAL COLLECTION OF IRISH MEDALS MARK SPINK USA JANUARY 2016 SALE
Jan 20 2016

SPINK USA | Spink USA's "Collector's Series Sale" this January 27-28, 2016 will usher in the New Year with a large offering of Portuguese and Brazilian coins, a collection of medals and artefacts related to the Easter Rebellion and Ireland's struggle for independence, selections of Anglo-Gallic coins, Renaissance and Russian medals, and myriad other world coins and medals. The sale, which will be held, in New York, also features a broad range of world paper money, US coins, exonumia and currenc...

New Releases From Spink
Jan 19 2016

Spink is well known for producing the finest quality books for numismatic collectors and researchers; the most complete libraries would not be complete without the latest edition of Coins of England or the Banknote Book. However, 2015 has been a fantastic year for Spink Books, seeing an increase in production of some of the most acclaimed titles - not only in numismatic books. For the first time ever Spink produced a title for the philatelic readers; The Spink Maury Catalogue, Timbres de Franc...

A Weekend of Extraordinary Collectables Auctions at Spink's Gallery in Sheung Wan, HK
Jan 18 2016

Spink put on four solid auctions this weekend, including the highest grossing stamp auction ever held in Asia which achieved HK$84,000,000, with the combined total in excess of HK$100mn SPINK CHINA | We are only halfway through the first month of 2016, Spink's 350th year, and already Spink is smashing records and raising the bar of Asian auctions. The event starred: Meiso Mizuhara, The Exhibition Collection, Chinese Customs Post on Sunday  17th. The Mizuhara collection proved to be...

A Dauer-Under Philatelic Experience
Jan 18 2016

SPINK LONDON | Spink are very excited to announce that this coming February will see a philatelic auction abounding in rarities and errors, but make no mistake, this sale is going to be one to remember. The Drs. Joanne and Edward Dauer Collection of Australian States and Commonwealth will take place on the 23rd February 2016 in Spink's London auction room. The rarity of this opportunity is surpassed only by the rarities contained within the sale. Australia is home to some of the most singular...