Covered Bridge Collection heats up as Spring Toronto Coin Expo approaches

Brian Bell of Geoffrey Bell Auctions holds the coveted set of 1935 banknotes featuring the rare serial number 5.

A set of low serial number banknotes, each with the same “000005” ending, is continuing to garner widespread attention leading up to this year’s Toronto Coin Expo Sales. Discussion about the upcoming sales have reached as far away as Europe, according to Brian Bell, of New Brunswick’s Geoffrey Bell Auctions, the official Coin Expo auctioneer. “We have people telling us upon their return from Germany that the collection was spoken of,” he said. “It’s reached the end buyers, and we’ve been asked for catalogues already. Continue reading →

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