newsFinland 1877 ‘Gutter Cover’ to highlight Postiljonen auction
February 26, 2016 09:34 AMAn 1877 cover from Finland franked with 10 32-penni stamps of the 1875-82 issue (Scott 23) will be offered during the March 18-19 international auction from Postiljonen. The franking is created from a strip of 10 that includes a gutter separating five vertical stamps on either end.
newsUnited States stamps, postal history headline Siegel auctions March 15-18
February 25, 2016 03:59 PMIn a series of four auctions presented March 15-18 in New York City, Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries will offer the Don David Price collection of United States bicolor issues; the Steven Walske collection of U.S.-France trans-Atlantic mail; U.S. classic stamps (plus postmasters’ provisionals, essays and proofs, and modern errors); and U.S. revenues, federal duck stamps and prints.
news1901 Pan-American invert, more in Dutch Country auction
February 19, 2016 01:57 PMThe March 18-19 public auction by Dutch Country Auctions of Wilmington, Del., offers United States and worldwide stamps, postal history, first-day covers, collections, accumulations, large lots, and more. The auction opens with U.S. covers, including Naval and ship covers, air covers, postal cards, and accumulations.
newsSparks to auction rare unused variety of Canada 15¢ gray Large Queen
February 12, 2016 08:36 AMA rare unused variety of the Canada 15¢ gray Large Queen stamp from the 1868 series will be offered at auction March 1 by Sparks Auctions of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The upcoming Sparks auction is scheduled for March 1-3.
newsBack-of-the-book items and much more at Feb. 20-21 Rasdale auction
February 05, 2016 03:45 PMThe Feb. 20-21 public auction by Rasdale at its Illinois gallery west of Chicago provides a lot of opportunities for collection builders, with an extensive selection of dealer stocks, accumulations and collections, as well as cover collections from the United States and other countries.
newsGaertner auction in Germany includes 1863 Wurttemberg Coat of Arms block
February 04, 2016 04:08 PMThe auction firm Christoph Gaertner will hold a series of sales beginning Feb. 22 and running through Feb. 27 at the Gaertner auction hall in Bietigheim-Bissingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. The auction of worldwide stamps and postal history includes dedicated catalogs for Germany, Europe, and Asia, as well as thematic and topical material, and general worldwide.
news24¢ steel blue Washington block surpasses $86,000 in Siegel auction
February 01, 2016 09:00 AMA “European connoisseur’s collection” of classic United States that crossed the block Dec. 15 held a number of gems resurfacing on the market for the first time since being sold as part of the collection of Alfred H. Caspary in 1956.