Trip To Collectibles Auction Asia 4 / 2014 Of Singapore 4-10-2014.(Part 2).
(Part 1):

On Collectibles Auction Asia (CAA) 4/2014 auction day, we were ready with all auction items at Mr. Wong Hon Sum's home and we were pick up by Mr. Goh Hock Kee at 7.40am.
As scheduled, we were arrived at the Landmark Village Hotel at 8.30am.
CAA Auction 4/2014 Committee Members
CAA Auction 4/2014 Committee Members
All were ready to start the CAA 4/2014 at 9.30am.

Early Birds
Early Birds
First lot, the Qing Rebellion, Zhao Wu Tong Bao, 1 Cash and 10 Cash, 2 pieces at EF condition was realized at SG$150. Most of the China/ Qing Silver Dragon Dollars were bidded way. A piece of China, Empire, ND (1898,Yr.24) Kiangnam Silver Dollar was realized at SG$3200.

Out of the 12 pieces of Malay States Sultanate coinage listed for auction, 11 pieces were bidded by a same bidder at new high market price. And 80% of the Strait Settlements coins were sold. Under the coins of British Malaya, Lot:273, a Malaya 1940 Bronze 1/2 Cent coin ,graded NGC MS67RD  was realized at SG$750. The contributor/owner from Sibu, Sarawak must be laughing away.
Lot. 325, a piece of Malaya & British Borneo, 1957H, C-N 20 Cent, graded NGC MS67 was bidded  at  SG$500. The auction hall's atmosphere was getting warmer when the Lot:338 Queen E II 1958H 50 Cent ME (NGC AU50) and Lot: 339 Queen E II 1961H 50 Cent ME (NGC AU50) were realized for SG$2,000 and SG$1900 respectively. Both pieces were bidded by Malaysian.
The auction hall's temperature was at its peak when Lot: 446, Malaysia Parliament House series,1969, C-N 50 sen, Mint Error -Without Security Edge (Milled Edge), the finest known, NGC MS65 (Wong Hon Sum Collection) was sold at SG$28,000.00. It was won by a young Singaporean through his agent by Mail Bid. The agent, Mr.Oh told me personally, his client -Mr.Lim insist to win this ultra rare item. He went to pay to CAA in advance SG15,000 even before the day of auction. This was double confirmed to me by Mr.Wong Hon Sum, the owner of the CAA auction house.
I stopped to bid on behalf of my customer on this Lot 445 at SG$15,000.00. Two of my Singapore senior numismatic friends stopped at SG$22,000.00 when Mr.Lim's agent raised his card to bid at SG$24,000.00. A young Malaysian, who is working in Singapore raised his card to bid at SG$26,000.00 as floor bid. Mr. Lim's agent, Mr.Oh raised his card again without hesitation to realize at the final price of SG$28,000.00.(Reserved Price SG$2,500). It was a big cheers in the auction hall.
The coin bidding session continued to be exciting when the next item Lot:447 Malaysia Parliament House Series,1970 Steel Clad Sen, a Pattern coin (Not Listed). Graded NGC MS63 RB, (Mr. Wong Hon Sum Collection) was realized at a  record price of SG$16,000.00 (Reserved Price SG$8,000). It was bidded by a senior numismatist from Singapore.
To Be Continued............
For the realized prices of CAA 4/2014, please refer to the link below:
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