newsCherrystone auctions Dec. 1-3 feature worldwide, including Pedneault Ireland collection, classic Brazil
November 26, 2015 03:32 PMCherrystone 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.
newsSchuyler J. Rumsey auction Dec. 11-12 offers postal history, medicine stamps
November 20, 2015 02:37 PMEvery 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.
newsKelleher to auction unused compound-perf 1¢ Washington block in Dec. 8-10 Flagship Series sale
November 20, 2015 10:41 AMA 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.
newsNewly discovered unique mint Germania watermark variety to be offered in German auction
November 19, 2015 03:36 PMAn 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.
newsRegistered 1967 cover bearing Qatar Sheik Ahmad set tops $1,100 in eBay auction
November 18, 2015 03:36 PMThe 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.
newsCantor collection of Small Queens stamps, postal history in Nov. 24 Sparks auction
November 12, 2015 03:32 PMThe 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.
newsCorinphila to auction 1843 Double Geneva discovery in Zurich
November 10, 2015 03:32 PMAn 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.