September 18, 2017 09:00 AM

Kelleher to serve up ‘Best’ Canal Zone, Cutler Ryukyu collections

The Stanley Cutler Ryukyus collection offers stamps and error varieties, postal history, essays and proofs, revenues, and much more.

September 12, 2017 08:00 AM

Postiljonen’s Sept. 29-30 auction offers Scandinavian rarities and more

Highlights from the auction include important items from Gummesson’s grand prix d’honneur exhibition of Finland at Melusina 1963.

September 09, 2017 07:00 PM

Heinrich Koehler offers worldwide stamps and postal history Sept. 25-30

Several of the sale catalogs focus on Germany and related areas, including 741 lots from the Ludwig Trippen collection of Germany from 1849.

August 31, 2017 01:30 PM

World War I postal cards among the several standouts from recent Harmer-Schau sale

In 1916, the United States was not yet formally a participant in the war, but the economic difficulties of the global conflict had begun to hit home.

August 31, 2017 10:46 AM

Postal reissue of U.S. 1861 3¢ Washington stamp sold at mid-summer Siegel sale

U.S. reissued stamps, distinguishable from the originals mostly by their proof-like impressions on hard, white paper, were offered for sale to collectors.

August 30, 2017 09:45 PM

India feudatory ‘Uglies’ shine at Cherrystone auction

In times of need, typewriters, rubber stamps, upcycled ephemera — anything that can produce a recognizable impression has produced a stamp.

August 30, 2017 09:00 PM

Gert Muller Auctions welcomed several German-area stamps at recent sale

A high-franked cover from the pre-unification state of Baden, and a parcel card from the soon-to-be-lost colony of German South West Africa led the sale.

August 30, 2017 07:00 PM

One-of-a-kind finds in two upcoming Siegel auctions

The Clipper City collection of superb U.S. stamps, and more revenue stamps from the Inman collection, will be offered Sept. 19-20 at the Siegel galleries.

August 25, 2017 01:00 PM

Unique Canal Zone booklet with two invert panes highlights Cherrystone auction

The auction will take place Sept. 13-14 at the Cherrystone galleries in New York City.

August 15, 2017 09:00 AM

Auction Galleries Hamburg Sept. 1-2 sale offers U.S. postal history rarity

The stamps affixed are the 24¢ red lilac George Washington, the 30¢ orange Benjamin Franklin, and the 90¢ blue Washington — the top three stamps from the 1861-62 National Bank Note Co. set.

August 06, 2017 09:00 AM

Rare 1¢ 1857 Franklin discovered at Siegel Rarities sale

A highly desirable variety was spotted lurking in plain sight by a sharp-eyed philatelist browsing the Siegel 2017 Rarities of the World catalog.

August 06, 2017 07:00 AM

French, Russian rarities sprinkled all across recent sale from David Feldman

An exhibit collection of the postal history of the Trans-Siberian railroad, which in the early 1900s connected the European part of imperial Russia with its farthest-flung parts on the Pacific coast, was among many large lots also sold.

August 05, 2017 07:00 PM

Gaertner sells unissued Hepburn stamp for $176,000

The stamp featuring Hepburn was to have been part of a 2001 German semipostal set featuring international film stars.

July 29, 2017 07:00 PM

British Commonwealth and more headline Aug. 19-20 Rasdale auction in Chicago

The United States stamps in the Sunday auction session include many classic and later issues, along with airmails (including unused Zeppelins in sets and singles) and a few other back-of-the-book items.

July 15, 2017 09:00 AM

Harmer-Schau presents four-day auction at APS Stampshow in Richmond, Va.

Among the hundreds of U.S. stamp and postal history items is a rare top imprint plate block of four of the 1898 $2 orange-brown Mississippi River Bridge stamp from the Trans-Mississippi commemorative issue.

July 10, 2017 09:00 AM

Siegel’s July 25-26 auction offers classic U.S. with modern errors and more

The sale includes 19th- and 20th-century issues with back-of-the-book material, postal card essays, carriers and locals, encased postage, and more.

July 07, 2017 07:00 PM

Spink London auction features Great Britain stamps, proofs and essays, postal history, and much more

The auction also includes a selection of telegraph stamps, Official stamps, literature, and more.

July 02, 2017 01:00 PM

Harmer’s California sale features both valuable sheets and covers

Another lot featured a postal card, this time an issued one but with a surcharge that is unlisted in Scott.

July 02, 2017 09:00 AM

First use of stamp in U.S. tops $19,000 in Kelleher sale

The Kelleher sale offered a couple, including one addressed to New York City from a sender in Germany.

June 30, 2017 08:00 AM

Canada’s 1903 2¢ King Edward VII definitive led recent Sparks Auction

Sheets intended for booklets were laid out this way so that each pane of six would have a margin at left for binding the booklets.