Charles Blane Named the New Managing Director of Spink USA


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Charles Blane Named the New Managing Director of Spink USA Oct 26 2015

Spink USA | Spink & Son, founded in 1666, the world's leading collectables auction house, is delighted to announce a major development in the expansion of their North America operation. Charles Blane has been appointed Managing Director of Spink USA and has relocated to New York to further galvanize Spink's thriving American business. As a company spanning the globe with five offices in five different countries, this move will further strengthen Spink's global outreach.

Mr Blane graduated from Southampton University and spent five years at Christie's in London before joining the Chairman's Office at Spink in 2012. More recently, Mr Blane has been Business Manager for Spink's world renowned Coin Department. Mr. Blane successfully expanded the field of client relationships by implementing strong client coverage throughout the UK and Europe.

Mr Blane will work closely with the current Spink staff to further grow the business throughout the whole of the North America, focusing on quality numismatic and philatelic consignments for auction and sale by private treaty. Mr Blane will be based in Manhattan but will be travelling throughout North America on a regular basis.

Spink USA'S Numismatic Collector's Series Sale will be held on 11th and 12th January 2016 and will feature a rare collection of Irish Rebellion medals, foreign coins and world paper money.

For more information, please contact Charles Blane:

Tel: +1 212 262 8400 | Email: cblane@spink.com

SPINK USA | 145 West 57th St. | 18th Floor | New York | NY 10019

About Spink

Spink is the world's leading auctioneer of stamps, coins, banknotes, medals, bonds & shares, autographs, books and wine.  Since its foundation in 1666, the Spink name has become synonymous with tradition, experience and integrity. Holder of royal warrants and numerous records for prices achieved at auction, Spink offers an unparalleled range of services to collectors worldwide.  Headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland, Spink holds over 70 auctions a year.  Catalogues can be accessed through the Spink website (www.spink.comor via the Spink App for iPhone and iPad.