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Auction Name
The Tobacco Family Collecion: Part II Currency Special Auction
Auction Date
05/23/2021 - 05/23/2021
Sale Number
#62183
Total Lots
287
Sold Lots
256
Lots Sold
89.20%
Unsold Lots
31
Total Sales (USD)
72,026.40
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
58,392.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
87,588.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
66,992.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
100,488.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
71.68%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
95248

Fr. 1271 15¢ Fourth Issue PCGS Banknote Gem Unc 66 PPQ.

USD 640.00 - 960.00 USD 1,020.00
95030

Fr. 1282SP 25¢ First Issue Courtesy Autograph PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 960.00
95130

Fr. 1226 3¢ Third Issue Vertical Pair Double Courtesy Autograph PCGS Banknote Choice AU 58 PPQ.

USD 240.00 - 360.00 USD 900.00
95261

Fr. 1264 10¢ Fifth Issue PCGS Banknote Gem Unc 66 PPQ.

USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 840.00
95269

Fr. 1308 25¢ Fifth Issue PCGS Banknote Superb Gem Unc 67 PPQ.

USD 240.00 - 360.00 USD 840.00
95112

Fr. 1317 50¢ Second Issue PCGS Banknote Gem Unc 65 PPQ.

USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 780.00
95187

Fr. 1326 50¢ Third Issue Spinner PCGS Banknote Gem Unc 65 PPQ.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 780.00
95202

Fr. 1337 50¢ Third Issue Spinner PCGS Banknote Choice Unc 63.

USD 440.00 - 660.00 USD 780.00
95003

Fr. 1229 5¢ First Issue PCGS Banknote Choice Unc 64.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 750.00
95033

Fr. 1310 50¢ First Issue PCGS Banknote Choice Unc 64.

USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 720.00
95136

Fr. 1236 5¢ Third Issue Courtesy Autograph PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

USD 360.00 - 540.00 USD 720.00
95189

Fr. 1328 50¢ Third Issue Spinner PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 720.00
95172

Fr. 1291SP 25¢ Third Issue Wide Margin Pair PCGS Banknote Uncirculated 62 and Gem Uncirculated 66 PPQ.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 690.00
95041

Fr. 1232 5¢ Second Issue PCGS Banknote Gem Unc 66 PPQ.

USD 440.00 - 660.00 USD 660.00
95119

Fr. 1318 Milton 2R50.4c 50¢ Second Issue Inverted Back Surcharge PCGS Apparent New 60.

USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 660.00
95128

Fr. 1226 3¢ Third Issue Courtesy Autograph PCGS Banknote Uncirculated 62 PPQ.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 600.00
95229

Fr. 1372 50¢ Third Issue Justice PMG Uncirculated 62.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 600.00
95043

Milton 2E5R.1h 5¢ Second Issue Experimental Back Courtesy Autograph PCGS Banknote Uncirculated 62, 2 POCs.

USD 320.00 - 480.00 USD 576.00
95098

Fr. 1286 25¢ Second Issue Slate Back PCGS Banknote Choice AU 58 PPQ.

USD 440.00 - 660.00 USD 576.00
95168

Fr. 1274SP 15¢ Third Issue Wide Margin Specimen Face PCGS Banknote Choice Uncirculated 63.

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 576.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
  • <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.</i> London, Tho Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> STAHL, Augusto. <i>Panorama of Rio de Janiero.</i> c.1859. 3-part albumen print panorama (266 x 1186mm.).
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> WILDE, Oscar. <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i>. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. Presentation copy.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> DE TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis. <i>De la Democratie en Amerique.</i> Paris: Pagnerre, 1850. Thirteenth Edition. Presentation copy.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> CHAUDRON, A[delaide] de V[endel]. <i>Chaudron’s Spelling Book.</i> Mobile (AL): S.H. Goetzel, 1865.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SAINT CHER, Hugh of. <i>Commentary on Peter Lombard’s Sentences, with the Abridgement of the Sentences.</i> Eastern France, illuminated manuscript., first half of the fifteenth century.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> LANE, Thomas. <i>The Crystal Palace.</i> London, 1851.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> B[ULWER], J[ohn]. <i>Anthropometamorphosis: man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling historically presented…</i> London: William Hunt, 1653.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet de. <i>Oeuvres de M. de Voltaire.</i> Dresden, George-Conrad Walther (i.e. Leipzig, Breitkopf), 1748-1750.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> HAWKING, Stephen & Leonard Mlodinow. <i>The Grand Design.</i> London: Bantam Books, 2011.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> FIELDS, James T. <i>Yesterdays with Authors.</i> With fine manuscript letter by Charles Dickens, and autograph letters from Forster, Landor, Mitford and others.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> <i>Kit, the Arkansas Traveller Broadside.</i> Chromolithograph.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
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