September 26, 2016 09:00 AM

Upcoming H.R. Harmer sale: What are the top lots?

The 3,012th sale by the California auction firm H.R. Harmer will take place Oct. 13-15 with a notably diverse selection of United States and worldwide individual lots and collections.

September 25, 2016 07:00 PM

Gaertner’s October auction caps a decade of growth for the auction house

In the decade since its first sale in 2006, the company has grown by acquiring other auction firms, while the size of Gaertner’s sales, which happen three or four times a year, has also mushroomed.

September 17, 2016 02:00 PM

Trio of collections to cross Siegel auction block Oct. 5-6

Robert A. Siegel Auctions of New York City will conduct three distinct sales Oct. 5-6 in the firm’s galleries on the fourth floor at 60 E. 56th St.

September 11, 2016 02:00 PM

Postiljonen offering Scandinavian classics in upcoming sale

Featured in these sales are items from three important collections: the Wolfgang Weigel large gold medal collection of classic Denmark, the Gummesson grand prix d’honneur collection of Finland (part 1), and the Indridi Palsson large gold medal collection of classic Iceland (part 2).

September 09, 2016 05:00 PM

Rare Banknote stamps, Legends of Hollywood error pane highlight Regency-Superior auction

An 1870 90¢ large Banknote stamp picturing Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and featuring “full, fresh original gum” that has been “lightly hinged” is estimated at $20,000.

September 09, 2016 09:49 AM

Rare Australian error brings big price, USPS funding TV show: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, a number of major enhancements to the 2017 Scott U.S. Specialized catalog were announced.

September 05, 2016 08:00 AM

Scarce Australian error stamp tops Harmers International auction

The 1917 “Roo” stamp with the “1” missing from the fraction in the 2½-penny value tablet is one of 15 known examples.

September 04, 2016 07:00 PM

OSS Hitler propaganda sheet brings $17,250 at Harmer-Schau sale

Also sold was a used example of the withdrawn PRC Entire Nation Is Red stamp of 1968.

September 04, 2016 02:00 PM

Items spotlighting obscure World War II conflicts highlight Cherrystone sale

The region that today makes up Libya was historically three territories: Tripolitania, Cyrencia and Fezzan. The first two places have familiar stamp histories, but the latter is less well-known.

September 04, 2016 09:00 AM

Impressive St. Louis Bears cover realizes $27,600 at Cherrystone sale

The cover, franked with a 10¢ postmaster’s provisional tied only by a red datestamp, was described as “one of the best.”

September 03, 2016 06:00 PM

Czechoslovakia propaganda issue sold at Regency-Superior auction

German stamps unofficially enhanced by liberated Czech towns at the end of World War II are not frequently encountered.

September 03, 2016 02:00 PM

Siegel sells award-winning collection of colored cancels on 1869 Pictorials

An otherwise unexceptional 1869 Shield, Eagle and Flags stamp stood out because it was struck with a German postmark in green.

September 03, 2016 07:00 AM

Schuyler Rumsey offers two auctions at Sescal show in Los Angeles

Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions will participate each day of the show with public auction sessions at the Los Angeles hotel highlighting two distinct sales. The auction of the Skywalk collection of Nova Scotia stamps and postal history will begin at 10 a.m. Friday with 427 individual lots and collections.

September 02, 2016 11:00 AM

$12,000 postmaster’s provisional highlights Regency-Superior’s APS Stampshow sale

St. Louis Bears stamps are nicknamed “Bears” because of the Missouri coat-of-arms design they depict.

September 02, 2016 09:14 AM

Cherrystone plans worldwide auction Sept. 20-21 in New York

The sale at Cherrystone’s New York City galleries will offer United States and worldwide stamps and covers, including Great Britain and British Commonwealth, plus large lots and collections.

September 01, 2016 07:00 PM

What sold during InterAsia’s sale of largest-ever public offering of North Korea?

The total realization for the four-day sale was over $54 million Hong Kong dollars (about $7 million U.S.).

September 01, 2016 03:00 PM

Looking back at top lots of Harmer-Schau’s APS Stampshow sale

One of the most closely watched items in the sale was a postcard franked with an experimental 1908 1¢ Franklin coil stamp.

August 27, 2016 05:00 PM

Classic U.S. stamps highlight Siegel’s upcoming sales of Alan and Inman collections

Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries of New York City has scheduled two consecutive sales of United States stamps in mid-September.

August 20, 2016 09:00 AM

Auction Galleries Hamburg’s very first auction: What is for sale?

The auction house formerly known as Schwanke Briefmarkenauktionen GmbH was acquired by Christoph Gaertner in July.

August 16, 2016 09:00 AM

Stamp pairs that carry high Scott values highlight upcoming Kelleher sale

Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions will offer its Flagship sale over the course of the three days between Aug. 30 and Sept. 1.