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Auction Name
US Currency Weekly Online - Bidstart 8/31
Auction Date
09/07/2021 - 09/07/2021
Sale Number
#142136
Total Lots
550
Sold Lots
544
Lots Sold
98.91%
Unsold Lots
6
Total Sales (USD)
182,162.40
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
116,055.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
174,070.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
117,855.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
176,770.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
103.05%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
81317

Fr. 1952-K $5 1928B Dark Green Seal Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1928B USD 120.00 - 180.00 USD 6,001.20
81471

Fr. 127 $20 1869 Legal Tender PMG Choice Fine 15.

1869 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 3,120.00
81533

Reno, NV - $20 1929 Ty. 2 First National Bank Ch. # 7038 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

1929 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 2,760.00
81535

Concord, NH - $20 1882 Brown Back Fr. 504 The Mechanicks National Bank Ch. # 2447 PMG Very Fine 30.

1882 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,520.00
81452

Fr. 2400 $10 1928 Gold Certificate. B-A Block. PMG About Uncirculated 53 EPQ.

1928 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,400.00
81470

Fr. 122 $10 1901 Legal Tender PMG Extremely Fine 40.

1901 USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00 USD 2,400.00
81472

Fr. 217 $1 1886 Silver Certificate PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

1886 USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00 USD 2,340.00
81489

Fr. 275 $5 1899 Silver Certificate PMG Extremely Fine 40.

1899 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,920.00
81451

Fr. 2400 $10 1928 Gold Certificate. PCGS Banknote Gem Unc 65 PPQ.

1928 USD 720.00 - 1,080.00 USD 1,680.00
81498

Fr. 907b $10 1914 Federal Reserve Note PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

1914 USD 720.00 - 1,080.00 USD 1,680.00
81456

Fr. 20 $1 1875 Legal Tender PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

1875 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,620.00
81478

Low Serial Number H25H Fr. 230 $1 1899 Silver Certificate PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

1899 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,620.00
81467

Fr. 73 $5 1880 Legal Tender PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

1880 USD 720.00 - 1,080.00 USD 1,440.00
81406

Low Serial Number 1960 Fr. 2150-H* $100 1928 Federal Reserve Star Note. PMG Very Fine 30.

1960 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,380.00
81307

Low Serial Number 30 Fr. 1950-D $5 1928 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

1928 USD 480.00 - 720.00 USD 1,321.20
81500

Fr. 1011a $20 1914 Federal Reserve Note PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

1914 USD 640.00 - 960.00 USD 1,320.00
81519

Pensacola, FL - $10 1882 Date Back Fr. 545 The American National Bank Ch. # (S)5603 PMG Very Fine 25.

1882 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,320.00
81446

Fr. 2305* $20 1934A Hawaii Federal Reserve Star Note. PMG Very Fine 25.

1934A USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,200.00
81476

Fr. 227 $1 1899 Silver Certificate PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1899 USD 720.00 - 1,080.00 USD 1,200.00
81491

Fr. 351 $1 1891 Treasury Note PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1891 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,200.00
  • <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Rosellini (Ippolito). <i>I Monumenti dell Egitto e Della Nubia,</i> Plate Volumes 1, 11 & 111, 3 vols. Elephant folio. €50,000 to €80,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Curtis (William), 1746 - 179, & other Editors. <i>The Botanical Magazine: or, The Flower Garden Displayed.</i> London 1793 - 1982-83. Together 184 vols. [with] other botanical material. €30,000 to €40,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Berkeley (George). <i>A Treatise Concerning the principles of Human Knowledge, wherein the chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences…</i> Part I, Dublin, 1710 Rare First Edn. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Ruskin (John). A large finely executed Pencil Drawing, captioned <i>Oxford Cathedral, The Choir,</i> & Signed 'J. Ruskin Ch. Ch. 1838. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Sir Edward L. Lutyens. Howth Castle Plans: A Series of 10 Original Architects Drawings and Sketches, Alterations and Additions for J.C. Gaisford St. Lawrence, County Dublin, Ireland. €8,000 to €12,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Newman (Rev. Fr. John Henry, later Cardinal, now Saint) A very good collection of 24 A.L.S. to [Thomas] Gaisford of the Gaisford St. Lawrence family of Howth Castle. €10,000 to €15,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Manuscript Atlas: Hodges, Smith & Co. <i>The Estate of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Howth Situate in the County of Dublin,</i> lg. atlas folio Dublin (Hodges, Smith & Co.) 1863. €4,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Anon. <i>Herbolario Volgare: nel quale se dimostra conoscer le herbe et le sue vrtu…</i> Sm. 8vo Venice (Gio Maria Palamides) 1539. €3,000 to €4,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Baron (Caesar). <i>Annales Ecclesiastici</i>. [With] <i>Annalium Ecclesiasticorum Caesaris Baronii... Apparatus.</i> [With] <i>Index Universalis Rerum Omnium</i> [and one other]. 38 vols total. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b><center>Fonsie Mealy’s<br>The Library of Howth Castle<br>September 22nd & 23rd, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Log Books of Three British Warships. Three folio Volumes, containing meticulously arranged logs of the voyages of Royal Navy Ships from 1876 – 1881. €1,200 to €1,800.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Walpole (Robert). <i>Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,</i> lg. 4to Lond. 1817. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy’s, Sep. 22-23:</b> Bosio (Antonio). <i>Roma Sotteranea,</i> Opera Postuma. Large thick folio Rome (Guglielmo Facciotti) 1632. €1,000 to €1,500.
  • <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> ZEILER, Martin - <i>Topographiae Italiae.</i> Francoforte: Mattheus Merian, 1688. €3,500 to €4,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> HAMILTON, William, Sir -- HANCARVILLE, Pierre-Francois HUGUES - Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Hon. William Hamilton. Napoli: Francois Morelli, 1766-67. €38,000 to €48,000.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> [ASTRONOMIA] - Manoscritto astronomico. Italia: 1650. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Il Ponte, Sep. 21:</b> DALI, Salvador - <i>Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis.</i> Edizione “Ad Personam” Milano: Rizzoli, 1967. €40,000 to €60,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 20. ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter to the editors of the Boston Atlas on slavery and its political ramifications, 1842. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 208. HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>A Farewell To Arms.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 237. ADDAMS, CHARLES. Original drawing "Now Remember-act casual." $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 4. SMITH, ADAM. <i>An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.</i> Philadelphia, 1789. The first American edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 131. BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VON. <i>Cinquieme Sinfonie en ut mineur: C Moll de Louis Van Beethoven. Oeuvre 67.</i> First edition of the complete score. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 73. Chinese Export Painting. Album of twenty-three original Chinese natural history studies of flowers and insects. Likely Canton: circa 1850. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>September 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 241. GOREY, EDWARD. Original drawing "Cat Drawing Wallpaper." Signed in Pencil in lower right margin. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 36. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Autograph note signed instructing Edwin Stanton to meet with the important African American abolitionist and officer Martin Delany. [Washington:] 21 February 1865. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 112. JONSON, BEN. <i>Workes</i>. London: William Stansby, 1616; Together with <i>Workes.</i> London: Richard Meighen,1640-41. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 161. STURGIS, LEE. <i>Salmon Fishing on Cain River, New Brunswick.</i> (Chicago:) Privately printed (for the author by Ralph Fletcher Seymour), 1919. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
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