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Auction firms Stack's, ANR to merge

Stack's of New York City and American Numismatic Rarities of Wolfeboro, N.H., will merge.
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Stack's of New York City and American Numismatic Rarities of Wolfeboro, N.H., will merge.

The combined firm will be identified by the Stack's banner to create a firm that includes a virtual who?s who of modern numismatics.

Stack's headquarters will remain in New York City where it has been serving collectors for over 75 years and operations will also continue in Wolfeboro where the ANR team is located.

Lawrence R. Stack will lead the firm as CEO, director of numismatics, while Christine Karstedt as president will oversee auction operations and customer service.

Also included in this team will be Q. David Bowers (chairman emeritus), Harvey G. Stack (chairman emeritus), Susan Stack and the entire expert staffs from both companies.

Larry Stack said, ?This merger brings together the greatest names and reputations in numismatics and the new company will be able to offer its customers unparalleled experience, knowledge and service.?

Christine Karstedt said, ?The synergies created by our merger will enable us to expand our services to the benefit of the worldwide numismatic community. Our combined efforts will further the Stack?s legacy of service to the collector by increasing online gallery sales, auction sales, book sales and providing collecting information and expertise.?

Both firms will go forward with all previously scheduled auction sales as originally announced. The new company will expand its gallery and auction sales of coins, tokens, medals, and paper money in all specialties, ancient to modern.

All contact information for the combined companies and personnel will remain the same.

For further information, contact Larry Stack at 800-566-2580, or Christine Karstedt at 866-811-1804.