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Press Release - November 21, 2003

Heritage Achieves High Sell-Through Rate in November New York Bullet Auction

Dallas, Texas: Heritage’s New York Bullet Auction (Sale #335), which closed on November 17, realized more than $870,000. The sell-through rate was high, as 87.3% of the lots went to new owners. 62 lots, with a total prices realized of $20,420, were sold after the Bullet Sale closed as bidders contested for Post-Auction Bargains posted at

“The highlight of the Bullet Sale was the proof 1902 Dollar,” according to Heritage President Greg Rohan. “Certified as PR68 by NGC, it was previously part of Jack Lee’s legendary Morgan Dollar collection. This virtually perfect specimen sold for $22,425.”

“Early Lincoln Cents with full Red color achieved exceptional results,” Rohan continued. “The key date 1909-S V.D.B. Cent, graded MS65 Red by PCGS, realized $4,830. A 1917 Cent, certified MS66 Red by PCGS, brought $3,450. A scarce 1915-S Cent, MS64 Red PCGS, sold for more than $2,300.”

The November 7 to 10 Signature Sale, held at the Warwick Hotel in New York City, realized more than $10.5 million.

Prices realized for all lots in the 2003 November New York Bullet Sale are posted online at Membership at that site is free, and, among numerous other benefits, includes access to Heritage’s Permanent Auction Archives: a complete listing of prices realized, descriptions, and images for all Heritage Signature Sales, Bullet Auctions, and Exclusively Internet Auctions from 1993 to date, as well as all Heritage-CAA Signature Sales and Currency Auctions.

Highlights from November 17 New York Bullet Auction:

1857 Large Cent PR66 Brown PCGS, realized $6,037.50
1858 Large Letters Cent MS66 NGC, realized $3,565
1909-S V.D.B. Cent MS66 Red and Brown PCGS, realized $4,600
1917-D Cent MS65 Red PCGS, realized $2,530
1920-D Cent MS65 Red PCGS, realized $2,242.50
1865 Three Cent Nickel PR65 NGC, realized $4,025
1927-S Nickel MS64 PCGS, realized $3,565
1864 Quarter MS67 NGC, realized $8,337.50
1936-S Quarter MS67 NGC, realized $2,242.50
1878-S Trade Dollar MS65 PCGS, realized $5,060
1881 Trade Dollar PR65 PCGS, realized $5,520
1883 Trade Dollar PR65 NGC, realized $6,900

1849-D Gold Dollar MS63 PCGS, realized $9,775
1859-D Quarter Eagle AU58 PCGS, realized $6,900
1908 Half Eagle MS65 NGC, realized $8,912.50
1851-O Double Eagle AU55 NGC, realized $3,565
1921 Missouri Half Dollar MS65 PCGS, realized $3,335
1926 Sesquicentennial Half Dollar MS65 PCGS, realized $3,450
1917 McKinley Gold Dollar, MS66 NGC, realized $3,335
1867 Five Cent Pattern, Judd-566, PR66 NGC, realized $4,025

Images, descriptions, and prices realized are available in the Permanent Auction Archives at the Heritage website,

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