COIN NEWS’ Consultant Editor, John Andrew, reports breaking news from London. Baldwin’s Auctions, which was acquired by the Stanley Gibbons Group plc in 2013, has merged with St James’s Auctions (SJA) which was founded by Stephen Fenton, of the much respected Knightsbridge Coins, in 2004. Stephen made it clear that he will be running the merged companies. He also said that no cash has been exchanged between the two parties, but, a joint venture has been established for the combined entity, The new company will be known as Baldwin’s of St James’s. There will be no staff changes at SJA, which will continue to operate out of Charles II Street, though there may be recruitment at some point in the future. For the full story, see COIN NEWS February 2017.