Auction of Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps on October 22, 2019
Featuring the Dr. Al Collection of Gold Coins
Exceptionally Strong 98% Sold by Lot and 100% Sold by Value
NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle's auction of Coins, Bank Notes and Postage Stamps on October 22, 2019 saw strong competition for United States and World coins, bank notes, and stamps, including many rarities, from a number of prominent collections and estates.
With competitive bidding in the salesroom, on the telephones, and via the Internet the auction totaled $885,750, surpassing its estimate of $670,550-842,750, with an exceptionally strong 98% sold by lot and 100% sold by value.
The Dr. Al Collection of Gold Coins
Doyle was honored to auction The “Dr. Al” Collection of Gold Coins as a feature of the sale of Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps. This remarkable and extensive collection was highlighted by stellar examples of the United States Liberty Head and St. Gaudens Double Eagle Series. Read More
The Richard Ruppel Collection of Postage Stamps
Highlighting the philatelic section of the sale was the Collection of Richard Ruppel. A World Wide collection in seven Scott Specialty albums sold strongly for $7,200, exceeding its 3,000-5,000 estimate. An outstanding Germany and Area collection of issues from the 1870s through to 1969, mint and used in six Leuchtturm albums, sold for $5,700 against a $5,000-7,000 estimate. A large group of World Wide flight covers, featuring about 350 predominately German Zeppelin or catapult flights, soared past its estimate of $900-1,200 to fetch $4,500.
The currency in the sale featured a group of nineteen United States $3 obsolete bank notes of the Southern States that sold for $1,560, far over its estimate of $400-600. The lot offered Very Good to Uncirculated examples from Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, North. Carolina and Tennessee
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