Stephen Album Rare Coins held its Auction 42 on Jan. 20-23, 2022, at its offices in Santa Rosa, Calif. The prices realized were yet another new record for the company coming in at $2.63 million (including buyer’s fees) with a sell-through rate of 97.4 percent. Some sections such as the Chinese coins achieved a nearly 100 percent sell-through rate.
Many items went for multiples of their estimates, including some world record results. Several collections helped achieve those totals, namely the Joe Sedillot Collection of World Coins, Part I, and the Charles Opitz Collection of Ethnographic Money, Part III.
A selection of highlights follows (prices include buyer’s fees):
The firm is soon publishing an internet auction on March 7-8, which will feature 2,000 lots of a wide variety of all categories. They are also seeking consignments for their premier sale Auction 43, which will be held May 12-15, 2022. Please visit www.stevealbum.com for more information.