The names of institutions like the Bank of Nova Scotia and the Bank of Montréal have been engrained as a part of our nation’s history, but there could have easily been another name just as iconic were it not for the misfortune of mismanagement. Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. has two banknotes from the Bank of […]Read more "Bank of Prince Edward Island Notes in Paris"
In less than a month the first Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris Coin Show sale will be in the books, so in the next few blog posts we are going to learn a little Canadian history while talking about some of the pieces being presented in Paris February 3rd, 2018. Our nation’s early banking history […]Read more "Exchange Bank of Toronto Banknotes in Paris"
You can’t really think about those grand, old-time banks without picturing the architecture of their buildings; we see it on their notes, bills of exchange, sometimes on tokens, and in old pictures and postcards and they’re usually marvellous, formidable structures. The Covered Bridge Collection, offered through Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd., featured some amazing material including […]Read more "Bank of New Brunswick Building"
2018 promises to be one of the most exciting years yet for Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Coming off a tremendous 2017, featuring a million-dollar Toronto Coin Expo Spring Sale highlighted by the Covered Bridge Collection, we have five auctions scheduled for the coming year. Our first 2018 auction is designed to make an already successful […]Read more "2018 Auction Lineup"
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"
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"