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Regency-Superior’s Chicagopex auction is expected to top $2 million: What’s for sale?

October 31, 2016 09:00 AM

The sale includes material from the estate of Marvin Frey, who for many years was a leading error stamp dealer.

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Highly regarded dealer’s collection, including Jenny Invert, offered by Siegel

October 22, 2016 07:00 PM

Irwin Weinberg died May 2 at age 88. He is known for his stint as part owner and guardian of the world's most valuable stamp.

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Rare Chinese overprint offered, third U.S. Christmas stamp planned: Week’s Most Read

October 21, 2016 08:15 AM

Also this week, we profiled a U.S. stamp that's popular among Chinese collectors, and reported on a new rate hike proposal from the United States Postal Service.

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Rare Chinese overprint stamp headlines Kelleher sale

October 15, 2016 02:51 PM

The unused stamp has its original gum and is described as displaying rich vivid colors, and as one of only 52 examples issued.

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Only known top-grade example of blue Franklin stamp in Bennett auction

October 07, 2016 01:00 PM

A characteristic of many of the stamps in the upcoming Matthew Bennett auction is top grading.

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Baron collections of Canada among Eastern’s latest offerings

October 06, 2016 05:00 PM

The collections include a well-centered mint example of Canada’s most famous stamp error, the 1959 5¢ St. Lawrence Seaway with inverted center.

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Even after frowned-upon restoration, iconic classic tops $30,000 at Siegel sale

October 04, 2016 01:00 PM

An iconic classic, even with restoration work, sold for more than $30,000 at Siegel's Sept. 14 sale.

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U.S. Official stamps featuring famous typo sold by Siegel

October 04, 2016 09:00 AM

The second part of Grant Inman’s U.S. collection, featuring Officials, offered some famous gems, including a long run of “Specimen” overprints with an obvious typographical error.

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Stamps from two of India’s feudatory states sold by Stanley Gibbons

October 04, 2016 09:00 AM

Jammu and Kashmir were among the Indian states that issued their own stamps, beginning in 1866.

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What one of three known Penny-Black-franked India covers sold for at Cavendish auction

October 03, 2016 09:00 AM

The auction firm said this one was “recently discovered by a Cavendish describer in an old-time stamp collection.”

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Classic U.S. issues missing usual anti-fraud device highlighted recent Kelleher auction

October 02, 2016 07:00 PM

Grills were experimental, waffle-like impressions of various sizes, pressed into U.S. stamps during the production process, as part of an effort to combat the fraudulent cleaning and reuse of stamps.

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Which early stamp of India sold for $51,200 at Spink sale?

October 02, 2016 02:00 PM

A light crease hardly detracts from the beauty and rarity of the stamp, which once resided in the famous collection of Maurice Burrus. It went for triple its presale estimate.

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New Zealand’s first stamp tops $10,000 in Status International sale

October 01, 2016 02:00 PM

The design for New Zealand featured a likeness of Queen Victoria based on a full-length portrait by the Swiss painter Alfred Edward Chalon, done at the time of the queen’s ascension to the throne in 1837.
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