Dr. Robert Schwartz, President of Archives International Auctions, has been active as a dealer, consultant, researcher and collector in the world of scripophily, numismatics and philatelics for the last 25 years. Dr. Schwartz is a member of the International Bank Note Society; The International Bond & Share Society; ANA; American Stamp Dealers Association; and also Vice-President of PSTA (Professional Scripophily Trade Association) and has been intimately involved in the sales and acquisition of numerous philatelic and numismatic properties. Dr. Schwartz was closely involved with updating and pricing the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money for numerous Pick general and specialized issues of the Foreign Banks in China as well as a majority of early private Mexican Bancos of the Mexico Banco period of the 1860's to 1914 in the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money specialized catalog. Called upon to assess, value and auction estates and family collections, Dr. Schwartz has helped clients maximize the value of their holding as well as a lasting legacy for their family’s collection through a stand alone catalog featuring the collector and his biography. Dr. Schwartz also originated and cataloged the American Bank Note Archives Auctions, Parts I through VIII held from 2007 to 2011 and is considered a foremost expert in Security Printing and related Ephemera. His company offers between 6 to 10 auctions per year as well as Live internet sales. Archives International Auctions is constantly seeking consignments and is also a buyer of single items to large estates.
Leroy Mitchell, Production Manager of Archives International Auctions, has been actively involved in all aspects of the philatelic and numismatic auction business for the last 10 years. He has a strong management and accounting background as well as extensive experience in cataloging, scanning and imaging as well as auction fulfillment and organization.