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Schwarzenbach auction in Zurich includes popular Swiss cantonals

September 27, 2016 09:00 AM

While very strong in Switzerland, the auction also features Germany, and other European and worldwide material.

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

September 26, 2016 09:00 AM

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.

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

September 25, 2016 07:00 PM

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.

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

September 17, 2016 02:00 PM

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.

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Postiljonen offering Scandinavian classics in upcoming sale

September 11, 2016 02:00 PM

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).

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

September 09, 2016 05:00 PM

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.

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

September 09, 2016 09:49 AM

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

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Scarce Australian error stamp tops Harmers International auction

September 05, 2016 08:00 AM

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

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

September 04, 2016 07:00 PM

Also sold was a used example of the withdrawn PRC Entire Nation Is Red stamp of 1968.

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Items spotlighting obscure World War II conflicts highlight Cherrystone sale

September 04, 2016 02:00 PM

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.

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

September 04, 2016 09:00 AM

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

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Czechoslovakia propaganda issue sold at Regency-Superior auction

September 03, 2016 06:00 PM

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

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

September 03, 2016 02:00 PM

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

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Schuyler Rumsey offers two auctions at Sescal show in Los Angeles

September 03, 2016 07:00 AM

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.

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

September 02, 2016 11:00 AM

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

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

September 02, 2016 09:14 AM

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.

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

September 01, 2016 07:00 PM

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

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

September 01, 2016 03:00 PM

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