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VANCOUVER, BC, June 26, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- iCollector.com and The Live Auction Group are excited to announce an historic and important sale of Canadian Numismatics taking place in Toronto, Canada on June 26, 27, 28 2014; The Canadian Legacy Sale. Also, in addition to this exceptional sale, iCollector.com will be introducing its leading edge mobile live bidding technology for the first time in the Canadian Numismatic market.
The Canadian Legacy Sale brings together one of Canada's most prestigious numismatic companies, Canadian Coin and Currency, and one of the most successful Canadian Numismatic auctioneers of the last forty years, Mr. Charles Moore. This is truly an historic and exciting partnership sure to bring the best in numismatics to a worldwide network of collectors and dealers.
This auction will encompass three evenings at the Downtown Hilton in Toronto, Canada. Nearly 3000 lots will be available for live bidding via the internet and iCollector.com. Every segment of the Canadian market from paper money to coins and tokens will be there to satisfy even the most discerning of bidder tastes.
Mr. Charles Moore says about the sale: "The Canadian Legacy Auction sale is the most comprehensive auction held in Canada in over four decades. Over $4,000,000 of primarily Canadian rare coins, tokens and banknotes have been consigned, highlighted by the Robert Kril collection of major early Canadian error coinage and the Ronald Greene collection of Canadian banknotes. The one thousand banknote session of Dominion of Canada, Bank of Canada, and Chartered banknotes alone is expected to bring in excess of $2,000,000."
Three incredible highlights show how historic this auction really is. They start with 1921 Fifty Cents piece which is ICCS graded Very Good-8. This is considered the King of Canadian coins and is listed under lot 1777 and an estimate of $50,000. Later in the sale, at lot 2286, there is a Dominion of Canada $4 note, 1990 issue. This carries the serial number 0000001 and has an estimate of $80,000. And the third highlight, to bring the last day of the sale to an exciting peak, is a British American Banknote Company "Foyer Display" that contains over 250 Canadian chartered Proofs and vignettes. This is cataloged at lot 2710A and has an exciting estimate of $100,000. Bidding will be aggressive and records shattered throughout this fantastic event.
"We are thrilled to be part of this historic partnership between Charles Moore and Canadian Coin and Currency. As part of our excitement, we are unveiling our mobile bidding technology to the worldwide bidder and look forward to an exceptional set of results. This is positioned to be a record setting sale in several categories. " as said by Thorsten Bonn, CEO of iCollector.com and The Live Auction Group.
To bid live in this auction on your computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, and any mobile device, please visit iCollector.com and search for The Canadian Legacy Sale. You may also visit Moorecoins.com and CdnCoin.com for live internet bidding. We look forward to seeing you there.
Founded in 1997, iCollector.com was one of the pioneers in bringing auctioneers together with interested buyers. Today, we have over 1000 auction house clients worldwide, among them the top auction houses and licensed dealers in their respective categories. We specialize and excel in coin auctions, vintage collectibles, gaming memorabilia, collectible firearms, movie props and original set costumes. Furthermore, our clients excel in placing native memorabilia, original prints and paintings as well as vintage and one of a kind jewellery and diamonds.
Our main service offering is pay per use access to our platform iCollector.com on which we list our client's items for sale in a catalogue order to coincide with the physical auction at the location and date they chose. Our software tools and reporting suite let interested bidders register for a free account online, place bids raise or alter bids on as many items they like and ultimately bid live in real time against hundreds of other bidders on the auction floor or around the world.
Having run over 10,000 auctions since our inception, we can draw from a deep and well structured database of past bidders, auction item stats, sold prices and other useful information for bidders and dealers alike. Coupled with innovative marketing using a combination of email marketing, social media and traditional vehicles to reach bidders, we are a full service firm focused on doing the best things to help our customers grow in their business.
Before, during and after each auction, we offer full auction house support. This ranges from reporting functions such as geo targeting of bidders and marketing efforts to credit approval payment and shipping integration to facilitate and automate as many functions of our client's operations as possible.
ICollector.com also has shared functions with its sister platform www.liveauctionworld.com which is mainly used to promote industrial and commercial sales at auction.
ICollector.com also belongs to the same group of brands that operates www.liveauctiongroup.com, which is a custom software builder for the auction industry, lending a client a unique and powerfully branded platform while giving them full access to all the major tools and reports the auction industry relies on for its success.
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