Online Only Coins And Jewelry Auction Slated For March 19 At Pook & Pook Inc.

March 8, 2019

Pook & Pook Inc. Auctioneers and Appraisers is proud to present its latest Online Only Coins and Jewelry Auction, to be held on Tuesday, March 19. Beginning at 9 a.m., hundreds of lots will cross the block, from distinctive pieces of fine jewelry to large groups of collectible coins and currency. Collections from various local estates comprise the bulk of the sale, with many items hitting the market for the first time in decades.
The 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 modern watches. A boon to the sale is a collection of antique time pieces including men and women’s pocket watches, in both hunter case and open face format, in gold-filled and 14-carat varieties. Among the dozens of antique pocket watches offered are pieces by Elgin, Waltham, Hampden, Hamilton, and Trenton Watch Co. Antique ladies wrist watches will also cross the block, including a 14-carat yellow gold Baume and Mercier example and two 14-carat white gold and diamond examples by Elgin and Barr’s Supreme.
Three fine pieces of jade jewelry by Gump’s San Francisco kick off the sale and include two fine pieces of blue jade and a gray jade beaded necklace with cultured pearls, all offered in their original boxes with original purchase receipts. Many lots comprised of various pieces of gold jewelry will include groupings of 10-, 14-, and 18-carat gold. Featured rings include a handful of stunning diamond engagement rings and sparkly gold bands. Gold herringbone necklaces, classic diamond stud earrings, fine gemstone rings, and attractive gold hoops round out the jewelry portion of the sale.
To follow in sale are all manner of collectible coins and currency. Many coins in the sale have been professionally graded and remain in their protective coverings. Of special note are a number of gold coins, including two Mark Twain American Arts gold medallions, five George V gold sovereigns, and a 1924 St. Gaudens 20 dollar gold coin. American currency includes 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, with some surprises along the way. Numismatists are invited to preview each and every item to find that missing piece for their collections.
All of these items and more will be available exclusively on the online bidding platform Bidsquare ( Interested bidders are encouraged to contact Pook & Pook Inc. at or 610-269-4040 with questions regarding condition reports or online bidding. The catalog for the sale may be viewed online at or For preview times and dates, call 610-269-4040.


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