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"
A few months ago we discussed the history of the Union Bank of Newfoundland and their bank notes, highlighting a few of the superb examples that were available in the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Toronto Coin Expo 2017 Spring Sale as part of the Covered Bridge Collection, so it’s only natural to talk about the […]Read more "Commercial Bank of Newfoundland Notes"
Canada’s banking history tells the story of our nation’s development even beyond economics. Learning about our earliest financial institutions teaches about which cities were vital to the growth of our country and the local industries that fuelled each community’s well-being. The Bank of Hamilton was a determined and innovative company that served a new country […]Read more "Bank of Hamilton Bank Notes"
Expectations were high for Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd.’s Toronto Coin Expo 2017 Spring Sale as the Covered Bridge Collection dominated Canadian numismatic news even before its unveiling and it didn’t disappoint. The sale topped a million dollars and filled the auction room seats with bidders anxious for a chance to own a piece of history. […]Read more "Covered Bridge Collection Packs the Room"
Canadian history and numismatics are obviously linked; each item tells a story of the happenings in the lives of the residents at that particular place and time. It’s that storied connection that becomes exciting when viewing such offerings as The Covered Bridge Collection by Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Four particular pieces from the Union Bank […]Read more "Union Bank of Newfoundland Notes"