The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) hosted its first sale of the new year on Jan. 8-11, when about 1,400 lots crossed the block for nearly $1 million in total realizations. The New Year’s Sale – an annual offering from the Québec-based auction house – featured the McFaden Collection, the fourth part of the Gem Collection, and hundreds of other lots from more than 90 consignors across four sessions. “The market remains active and strong,” said TCNC owner and auctioneer Marc Verret, who expected the sale’s total realizations to hit $500,000 – not $1 million. “We basically doubled our initial estimate.” Continue reading →
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