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Summer 2019 Literature Auction, Lot: 237. Estimate $200.
Sold for $170. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

R. Gaettens, Heidelberg. Two bound volumes of auction catalogues containing the complete sales of the Julius collection of medals. (1956-1959). Comprises:

Volume I. Auktions-Katalog IV. (4 December 1956) // Sammlung Julius. III Teil. Flußgold - Notklippen. (25 February 1959) // Sammlung Julius. I Teil. Franzöisische Revolution Napoleon I. und seine Zeit. 1789-1808. (21 April 1959); Sammlung Julius. Franzöisische Revolution Napoleon I. und seine Zeit. II Teil. 1809-1815. (14 September 1959) // Sammlung Julius. Personenmedaillen. Miniaturmedaillen. Franzöisische medaillen des XIX. jahrhunderts. Varia. (16 September 1959).

Volume II. Auktions-Katalog VII. (9 July 1958) // Sammlung Julius. Krieg und Frieden in der Medaille und in der Gedenkmünze. I Teil bis 1740. (7 July 1958) // Sammlung Julius. Krieg und Frieden in der Medaille und in der Gedenkmünze. II Teil 1740-1804. Österreichische Medaillen 1804-1917. (6 November 1958). The final two sales complete with printed price lists.

Both volumes bound in green cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Very Fine condition, lightly shelf worn with a few bumps and marks, lightly browned but clean throughout. All six parts of the great Julius collection of French revolutionary and Napoleonic medals, originally offered for sale by Otto Helbing in 1932 but purchased en-bloc by Richard Gaettens prior to being offered in this series of auctions. Website shipping rates do not apply.



From the Numismatic Library of a Major North American Dealer. Ex Malter Galleries Inc., Auction #88 (4 June 2006), lots 1635 & 1636.