No tricks just treats this Halloween at Pook & Pook, Inc. as they present their biggest ever Online Only Coins & Jewelry auction, to be held on Thursday, October 31st. Beginning at the not so eerie hour of 9 am, almost a thousand lots will cross the block, from distinctive pieces of fine jewelry to large groups of collectible coins and currency. Collections from a variety of local estates comprise the bulk of this unreserved sale, with many items hitting the market for the first time in several decades.
Thursday morning’s sale will open with fine jewelry, with pieces offered in a variety of price ranges. Sterling silver jewelry and costume pieces are plentiful, as are numerous lots of various antique and modern watches. A boon to the sale is a 14K gold diamond wedding set estimated at $7,000-9,000. Several men’s Rolex oyster perpetual datejust wristwatches are included in the sale. Two Cartier 18K gold wristwatches ($3,000-$5,000 and $2,200-$2,600) are sure to draw the attention of a few discerning buyers. Over fifty pocket watches are included in the jewelry section of the sale. Several pretty platinum pieces of jewelry will draw an astute crowd. Many lots comprised of various pieces of gold jewelry will include groupings of 10K, 14K, and 18K gold. Featured rings include a handful of stunning diamond engagement rings and sparkly gold bands. Gold, silver, gemstone, and diamond necklaces, earrings, rings, and more, including several pieces by Tiffany and Verdura, round out the jewelry portion of the sale.
To follow in sale are all manner of collectible coins and currency. Of special note are a number of foreign gold coins, including two ten Columbia five peso gold coins ($2,800-$3,200), four Mexico 1959 twenty peso gold coins ($2,400-2,800), four South Africa 1980 gold Krugerrands ($4,400-$5,200), six British George V gold sovereigns ($2,000-$2,200), and five Austria 1915 four Ducat gold coins ($1,800-$2,200). American gold currency includes American Eagles, Liberty Eagles, Liberty Head twenty dollars, Saint Gaudens twenty dollars, and many more. Other US coins include silver dimes, silver quarters, silver dollars, as well as Kennedy half dollars, Walking Liberty half dollars, and Morgan and Peace silver dollars. Proof sets, uncirculated pieces, and foreign currency will also be featured in Thursday’s sale, with some surprises along the way. Numismatists are invited to preview each and every item during the three days of gallery preview to find that missing piece in their collection.
Bidding will be available on Bidsquare (www.bidsquare.com). Interested bidders are encouraged to contact Pook & Pook at email@example.com or (610) 269-4040 with questions regarding condition reports or online bidding. Gallery exhibitions are scheduled for Monday, October 28th through Wednesday, October 30th from 10am – 4pm at Pook & Pook’s gallery, located at 463 E. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335. Live online bidding will commence at 9am on Thursday, October 31st 2019 on bidsquare.com. Happy Halloween!
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