Collectors of Newfoundland paper money are in for a treat in this edition of the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Moncton November Sale; all issuers are represented, the Government of Newfoundland, Union Bank of Newfoundland, and the Commercial Bank of Newfoundland. Great deals are often the order of the evening during the Moncton Sale, so it’s […]Read more "Newfoundland Paper Money"
The Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Moncton November Sale is consistently a popular auction for a number of reasons; it’s a lot of fun and offers a wide selection of quality material, always with some “deals to be had,” as the expression goes. One of the things we’ve noticed about this year’s sale is the range […]Read more "There’s Gold in Moncton"
King Edward VII of the United Kingdom was born November 9, 1841, reigning from 1901 until his death in 1910. To honour King Edward on his birthday, we thought it would be a good idea to have a blog post highlighting a collection of interesting material with his image that has been sold through Geoffrey […]Read more "A King Edward VII Collection"
November 3rd, 2017 marks 200 years since the Bank of Montréal first opened its doors to the public. Two centuries ago it was known as the Montréal Bank, but by 1822 it was printing notes as The Bank of Montréal. It is the oldest continuously operating bank in North America and bills itself as Canada’s […]Read more "Bank of Montréal turns 200"
Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. sales have achieved a reputation for offering scarce material beyond typical Canadian decimal coins and paper money; tokens and medals are two examples of where the firm has assembled offerings of historical Canadian pieces often under-appreciated elsewhere. Some extensive collections of counterstamped coins and tokens is another area in which they’ve […]Read more "The Newfoundland Counterstamped Coins of Nils Ohman"
Okay, it will actually be two unique lots, which isn’t something that happens terribly often in numismatics, but the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Moncton November Sale for 2017 is already shaping to live up to the reputation past sales have earned – a fun auction that offers opportunity for collectors that aren’t often seen elsewhere. […]Read more "A Unique Lot for the Moncton November Sale"
“Diverse, yet structured,” was one comment about our Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Toronto Coin Expo 2017 Fall Sale that was overheard before the start of the first session Thursday, September 28th. We’re usually pleased with what’s heard during our inadvertent eavesdropping because one of our goals has been to deliver a genuine sale, one that […]Read more "Toronto Coin Expo 2017 Fall Sale Summary"