Following our blog posts on some great, early banknotes from the Exchange Bank of Toronto and the Bank of Prince Edward Island for the upcoming Paris Winter Sale, we couldn’t resist writing about another innovative institution – The Agricultural Bank. The Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Paris Winter Sale takes place February 3rd, 2018 in Paris, […]Read more "Banknotes from the Agricultural Bank for the Paris Sale"
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"
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"
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"
“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"
Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. has had very good reason to be excited for the new-discovery J.O.P. Counterstamped dollars being featured in the Toronto Coin Expo 2017 Fall Sale; a new addition to an already storied piece of numismatic history doesn’t reveal itself every day, but new information has come to light that further enhances the […]Read more "1935 J.O.P. Discovery More Important than Originally Thought"
Session one of the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. Toronto Coin Expo 2017 Fall Sale is set to close with a choice selection of Canadian (and provinces) varieties. We don’t remember such an extensive collection of scarce pieces coming to market at one time, so it’s going to set some precedent with collectors of this type […]Read more "An Important Offering of Canadian Variety Coins"