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Spink To Sell Incredible Leopard Coinage This September
Sep 07 2015

SPINK LONDON | This autumn Spink has put together a very impressive array of items for the sale of Ancient, Islamic, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals taking place between the 22nd-23rd September 2015 in London. The sale includes the Andy Scot Collection of Copper and Bronze Pennies, a selection of Constantius and Constantine from the London Mint, from the Lee Toone Collection and a large collection of excellent Abbasid Coins.    However, amongst this fine assortment...

Spink Gives the Summer a Tropical Philatelic Send-Off
Sep 03 2015

SPINK LONDON | On the 24th September 2015, Spink will be auctioning a very important and further part of the legendary Vestey collection and sold by Order of the Trustees. The sale contains a stunning array of items from the Windward Islands, British Guiana, British Honduras, Cayman Islands and Jamaica, bringing a tropical end to the summer. Amidst the sale of 721 lots, stand some extremely singular philatelic treasures that Spink have  the pleasure of handling.  The sale's top lot i...

The Len Jury Collection, Philately with the Tenacity to Survive
Sep 02 2015

SPINK LONDON | Spink is delighted to have the opportunity to offer the Len Jury award-winning collections of New Zealand Postal History, Stationery, 1913 Auckland Exhibition and 1920 Victory Issues in London on 7th October 2015. Rarely is such a collection seen and this sale promises to stand as a successful testament to a lifetime of dedicated philatelic collecting. This auction will feature several areas of Postal History with sections dedicated to New Plymouth and Localities, Large Numeral...

Award Winners and the Finest Rarities, the Spink Spirit Sale Set to Top the Records
Sep 01 2015

Spink China | Spink is excited to announce a new auction experience with our next bespoke wine auction, An Evening of Precious Whiskies and Cognacs on the 17th September 2015 in our Hong Kong office. An event which promises to benefit from the thriving current wine market in Hong Kong. Among many tried and tested popular items are some tucked-away rarities and truly delightful pieces for the connoisseur.       The auction begins with some truly legendary liquors; lots 1 and 2 ar...

SPINK TO SELL THE BILL SNYDER COLLECTION OF BRITISH ERRORS IN NEW YORK
Aug 27 2015

SPINK NEW YORK | Spink is pleased to announce the sale of the Bill Snyder Collection of British Error Coins on September 24, 2015 in New York. Ranging from Charles II to Elizabeth II, the collection of over 100 lots features a number of important and dramatic errors, highlighted by a stupendous 1872 Gothic Florin diecap. With the florin's obverse inset in a raised cap of over 6mm, it presents as a stunning "die-dish" error. Toned a pearly white and uncirculated, the exceedingly rare and possib...

Spinks To Sell Stamps and Covers of South East Asia Sale, A Plethora of Singularities
Aug 18 2015

SPINK ASIA | Spink and Son, as a key sponsor and the official auctioneer of the International World Stamp Exhibition, are keen to present the exceptional sale of 'Stamps and covers of South East Asia'. The auction will be taking place on the 18th August 2015 in Singapore. The sale consists of the finest assortment of philatelic items and postal history, but its most defining feature is its propensity for genuine rarities and stunningly unique items.  This is a sale with something for ever...

Spink Awarded Incredible German Bond Collection
Aug 17 2015

SPINK LONDON | Spink is delighted to announce that The Federal Republic of Germany has commissioned the auction house Spink with the Sale of a unique collection of German economic history; an amazing collection to be sold on the 20th November 2015.  The German Ministry of Finance (BADV) has awarded Spink, a leading collectables auction house, with the sale of the inventory of historic bonds from the former German Reichsbank.   At the beginning of this century, the BADV started with...

An Exceptional Start to the World Stamp Exhibition
Aug 16 2015

SPINK SINGAPORE | Spink, the official auctioneer and key sponsor of the World Stamp Exhibition is delighted to announce that the event has kicked off in an exceptional manner! With five auctions in three days Spink are racking up successful sales a mile a minute.  On the evening of the 15th August, Spink held an Evening of Selected Rums, Fine Wines, Whiskies and Cognacs, a sophisticated and prestigious event that was enhanced by the delightful atmosphere in the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. A w...

The Sentosa Sale, Set to be a Showstopper in Singapore.
Aug 16 2015

SPINK LONDON | Spink and Son, as a key sponsor and the official auctioneer of the International World Stamp Exhibition, are keen to present the exceptional sale of 'The "Sentosa" Collection of Straits Settlements, Malayan States, Labuan, North Borneo and Sarawak'. A fine assortment of philatelic items and postal history. Not since the days when Robson Lowe sold Dr. Wood's Collections of Malaya and Borneo in 1964 and 1965 has such an outstanding collection come onto the open market. The "Sentos...

The First Maps of China, The First Maps Sold By Spink
Jul 30 2015

SPINK ASIA | Spink is excited to announce its inaugural Antique Map sale will take place on 16th August 2015 during the World Stamp Exhibition (14 - 19 August 2015). Cataloguing and describing these beautiful antique maps has been an honour and a privilege. Maps have been a way for humanity to understand, recognise and navigate the landscape around them, turning an unintelligible three-dimensional landscape into a readable object. These works of art reveal the overall majesty of a landscape thr...

A Naval Hero's Medals Up For Auction
Jul 20 2015

A sale full of extremely interesting items from around the world and some exquisite collections. But one lot in particular stands out amidst this sale, lot 7;  the Outstanding Second War D.S.O. and Two Bars, D.S.C. Group of Eight to Captain E.N. 'Won't-Go-Home' Pumphrey, Royal Navy. A pioneering skipper of motor torpedo boats who was one of the Royal Navy's most successful coastal force Captains of the Second World War, he distinguished himself in the 'Spitfires of the Seas' during the fir...

Spink Has Exceptional Sales for Singapore 2015
Jul 20 2015

SPINK SINGAPORE | Spink is proud to announce that we are the key sponsor and official auctioneer of the International World Stamp Exhibition to be held in Singapore on the 14th - 19th August 2015. During this incredible event we will be holding a series of prestigious sales offering items of the highest quality and calibre. Saturday the 15th of August will be an exciting start for the Spink events; all of the lots for auction will be available for viewing throughout the day, and the evening wi...

The Persistence of Time, Patience, and the Namesake of A Very Curious Saint
Jul 20 2015

SPINK CHINA | Spink is delighted to invite our connoisseurs to the tropical setting of Singapore for An Evening of Selected Rums, Fine Wines, Whiskies and Cognacs on the 15th August 2015 in the Marina Bay Sands Heliconia Ballroom. It is only fitting that in such grand surroundings we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Singapore with a sale of premium quality that is the epitome of those two finest of attributes: patience and heritage. This fine diversity of items for offer creates a sensuous jo...

Adventure, Danger and the Full Set
Jul 20 2015

SPINK LONDON | Spink's philatelic specialists have put together the July Collector's Series Sale (20th - 21st  July 2015) with some truly amazing rarities and exotic items from across the globe. With a strong showing from China, Rhodesia, South Africa and Russia, this is a philatelic auction not to be missed. With some exceptional estimates, Spink is hopeful to break a few world records with this auction. Many of the Russian items are estimated to go for some exceptional prices and out of...

Spink USA’s Summer Philatelic Collector’s Series Sale, A Strong, Diverse and Popular Sale
Jul 15 2015

Spink USA's summer 2015 "The Collector's Series" sale takes place at the New York offices on July 15-16, 2015.  The sale comprises 1052 lots with United States stamps with back-of-the-book issues and collections occupying the first day for a total of 542 lots. Unusually the sale commences with a couple of autographs, the more important one being that of Charles A. Lindbergh, the world famous aviator on the back of a menu for a dinner held in his honor by The Association of American Corres...

Spink to Launch Book Commemorating The Frank Goon Collection, A Testament to a Lifetime of Dedicated Collecting
Jul 14 2015

SPINK LONDON | Spink is proud to announce that we are the key sponsor and official auctioneer of the International World Stamp Exhibition to be held in Singapore on the 14th - 19th August 2015. Spink will be holding five sales, each containing quality material of the highest calibre; appealing to both the philatelic and numismatic market. However, Spink have a little more up their sleeve than just that. Saturday the 15th of August will be an exciting start for the Spink events at the exhibitio...

A Fine Collection of Polish Coins and Medals
Jul 03 2015

SPINK LONDON  | On the 15th July 2015, Spink will be holding the summer sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals. The auction boasts a wide variety of rarities and highly valuable items, from a Catherine II Russian commemorative platinum medal of her accession, (Lot 237, estimated: £40,000 - 50,000) to a fine collection of Karl Goetz medals. The Collection of Goetz Medals was formed by Walter R Johnson M.D. in the 1960s. We have much of the collector's original...

All the Kings of England to be Auctioned by Spink
Jul 03 2015

SPINK LONDON | On the 15th July 2015 Spink will be offering the summer sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals. The sale contains an incredible collection of Polish coins, a fantastic Russian medal commemorating the accession of Catherine II, and a fine selection of coins of ancient Cyprus and Roman coins from the Great Chesterton Hoard. However, Spink is particularly excited about the Hodgson Collection as it began right here, at Spink.   The Hodgson coll...

Waterlow’s Blitz Banknotes In Singapore.
Jul 02 2015

SPINK LONDON | The Spink team have completed the annual Singapore auction catalogue just in time for Singapore to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The sale contains a number of extremely exceptional numismatic items from South East Asia and takes place during the long awaited World Stamp Exhibition, of which Spink are the official auctioneer and key sponsor. Top quality material is becoming harder and harder to source and the cost of acquiring this material is rising. Despite this, Spink have pu...

Dragons, Orchids and Auctions
Jul 02 2015

SPINK LONDON | The Spink team have completed the annual Singapore auction catalogue just in time for Singapore to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The sale contains a number of extremely exceptional numismatic items from South East Asia and takes place during the long awaited World Stamp Exhibition, of which Spink are the official auctioneer and key sponsor. Amongst the medals portion of the sale is one of South East Asia's most elusive orders; Spink is delighted to announce that on the 16th Aug...