Stacks Bowers, America’s oldest currency auction firm, just completed their summer ANA auction. All told, more than 2.5 million dollars’ worth of antique US currency was sold. They are now accepting consignments for their Baltimore auction in early November 2016. The consignment deadline is right around the corner in mid-September. Contact them to learn more about their rare banknote auctions.
Some highlights of their summer auction were the Original Series $100 from Salem, NJ that sold for $164,500. It’s pre-auction estimate was just $80,000 – $120,000. It is the only $100 first charter note known for the entire state. The second best national was a very rare territorial ace from Pueblo, CO. It sold for $49,350 against a pre-sale estimate of $20,000 – $30,000. There were different underbidders at $38,000 and $40,000, showing some solid support. Eight other national banknotes also realized more than $10,000.