September 6, New York, NY - Stack's of New York City and American Numismatic Rarities (ANR) of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire announce they will be merging their efforts in the numismatic marketplace. Stack's and ANR are combining forces under the Stack's banner to create a firm that includes a virtual Who's Who of Modern Numismatics. As the firms move forward together, the legacies and talents of Stack's, ANR, Harvey G. Stack, and Q. David Bowers will offer to the collecting public the finest numismatic service organization in history.
Harvey Stack, Christine Karstedt, and Larry and Susan Stack
Stack's headquarters will remain in New York City where it has been serving collectors for over 75 years and operations will also continue in Wolfeboro where the ANR team is located. Lawrence R. Stack (CEO, Director of Numismatics) will continue his numismatic leadership of the firm while Christine Karstedt (president) will oversee auction operations and customer service. Also included in this star-studded team will be world-renowned numismatic experts Q. David Bowers (chairman emeritus), Harvey G. Stack (chairman emeritus), Susan Stack and the entire expert staff from both companies.
Under the banner of Stack's, the combined expertise covers many decades in numismatics and will continue serving the numismatic community for generations to come. Larry Stack stated "This merger brings together the greatest names and reputations in numismatics and the new company will be able to offer its customers unparalleled experience, knowledge and service.'' Christine Karstedt enthusiastically added "Over the years, Stack's and ANR have worked together on several projects and each time these joint efforts have produced results far beyond what either of us had imagined. The synergies created by our merger will enable us to expand our services to the benefit of the worldwide numismatic community. Our combined efforts will further the Stack's legacy of service to the collector by increasing online gallery sales, auction sales, book sales, and providing collecting information and expertise to the public."
"Chris and I are very proud of our new team and look forward to having such great talent working together under a name that has been important in the numismatic arena for over 75 years. And, as if that isn't enough, we have Harvey and Dave to guide us with their decades of extraordinary success in the hobby" commented a delighted Larry Stack.
Both firms will go forward with all previously scheduled auction sales conducted as originally announced. The new company will be expanding its gallery and auction sales of coins, tokens, medals, and paper money in all specialties, ancient to modern. All contact information for the combined companies and personnel will remain the same respectively. For further information, contact Larry Stack at 800-566-2580 or Christine Karstedt at 866-811-1804. To consign, sell or buy numismatic material, please call the numbers listed above.