Solidus Presents a Whole Sale Dedicated to Auction Catalogues
Solidus Numismatik e. K.
25 June 2023
The literature auction 121 of Solidus on 25 June 2023 is entirely dedicated to selected auction catalogues. The spectrum of the 862 lots ranges from early catalogues of the mid-19th century to entire series of catalogues by renowned firms of the 21st century. Among the pre-1945 auction catalogues are numerous sought-after and rare collections, including the collections of Gnecchi, Prospero Sarti, Rhousopoulos, Kneist, Imhoof-Blumer, Hauswaldt, Hermitage St. Petersburg, Welzl von Wellenheim, and Meyer-Gedanensis. Also represented are many well-known auction houses, such as Cahn, Hess, Helbing, Hamburger, Ratto, Santamaria, Baranowsky, Schlessinger, Naville, Riechmann, Rosenberg and Münzhandlung Basel. Among the auction catalogues after 1945 are series of catalogues by Peus, Künker, Gerhard Hirsch, Numismatica Ars Classica and Kolbe&Fanning. Numerous Highlights include the following lots:
- Hamburger, Leopold, Frankfurt a.M. Auction 3 of 17 November 1873: Collection Graf Heinrich Stecki. Poland (Nos. 642-2374), coll. Bursio, coll. v. Vogelstein. Middle Ages, thalers with Gothic script (incunabula). 4573 nos., 1 pl. Bound with: Hamburger, L. u. L., Frankfurt a.M. Auction 1 of 25 October 1875. Collection of medieval and modern coins and medals of Hauptmann v. Löhr, Darmstadt. Collection of Polish coins of Count Heinrich Stecki (II. Dept.), as well as coins of Italy, the Popes, the Order of St. John, beautiful proof coins etc. of Henri Regnault. Bound in one volume. Half leather.
- „Verzeichniss der Münz- und Medaillen-Sammlung des kaiserl. königl. Hofrathes und Mitgliedes mehrerer gelehrter Gesellschaften, Herrn Leopold Welzl von Wellenheim.“ Auctions of 10 February 1845, 7 January 1846 and 1 February 1847. Complete series. Bound in 3 uniform volumes. Full cloth, bumped and scuffed, partly foxed, book block of volume 1 somewhat loose.
- Hess, A. Frankfurt am Main. Auctions 61, 62 and 63. „Münzen- und Medaillen-Sammlung Adolph Meyer-Gedanensis, Berlin.“ First and second sections and the numismatic library. Bound in one volume. Half linen. Splendid copy.
- Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich. Series of auction catalogues. Auctions 70 – 112, 114 – 120, 124 – 127 from 2013 – 2021. Orig. paperback and cardboard.