Cherrystone auctions Dec. 1-3 feature worldwide, including Pedneault Ireland collection, classic Brazil

November 26, 2015 03:32 PM

Cherrystone Auctions of New York City will present three sales Dec. 1-3, offering United States and worldwide stamps and covers, the John Pedneault collection of Ireland, and specialized Brazil from 1843 to 1893.


United States, Canada, worldwide material offered Dec. 11-12 in Matthew Bennett auction in New York

November 25, 2015 02:13 PM

Matthew Bennett International is conducting an unreserved public auction Dec. 11-12 in New York City.


Schuyler J. Rumsey auction Dec. 11-12 offers postal history, medicine stamps

November 20, 2015 02:37 PM

Every collector knows that philately is steeped in history, and that fact is well documented by the material offered in the upcoming two-day auction series from Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions of San Francisco, Calif.


Kelleher to auction unused compound-perf 1¢ Washington block in Dec. 8-10 Flagship Series sale

November 20, 2015 10:41 AM

A 20th-century United States rarity is one of the featured items in the Daniel F. Kelleher Flagship Series auction taking place Dec. 8-10 at the firm’s galleries in Danbury, Conn.


Newly discovered unique mint Germania watermark variety to be offered in German auction

November 19, 2015 03:36 PM

An outstanding stamp rarity, just recently discovered, will be offered at the 57th auction of Aix-Phila Briefmarken in Aachen, Germany, Nov. 27-28. The 1920 mint condition stamp is Germany’s 2-mark carmine and blue Germania, printed on paper with the quatrefoils (crucifer flower) watermark. The stamp is unique in mint condition.


Registered 1967 cover bearing Qatar Sheik Ahmad set tops $1,100 in eBay auction

November 18, 2015 03:36 PM

The genesis of the American Philatelic Society's Black Blot program against speculative stamps provides historical perspective that explains why a 1967 registered cover from Qatar recently sold for almost $1,200 in an online auction.


Cantor collection of Small Queens stamps, postal history in Nov. 24 Sparks auction

November 12, 2015 03:32 PM

The auction firm Sparks in Ottawa, Canada, will offer the Daniel Cantor collection of Canada’s Small Queens stamps and postal history in a Nov. 24 public auction. More than 520 lots will be auctioned in the Sparks auction room.


Corinphila to auction 1843 Double Geneva discovery in Zurich

November 10, 2015 03:32 PM

An 1843 cover postmarked Oct. 24 in Geneva is claimed to be the earliest documented use of the 1843 Double Geneva stamp. The cover will be auctioned during Corinphila’s Nov. 18-21 sale in Zurich, Switzerland.
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