Stamp Market Insights

Russian cliche pane error in Cherrystone February auction Russian cliche pane error in Cherrystone February auction
Cherrystone Auctions in New York offered the Igor Gorski specialized collection of Russia Feb. 20. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: China China’s Congress issue in demand
People’s Republic of China — For all of its quirks and jerks, ups and downs, the Chinese market remains the most active and the most volatile in the world. T (Read more...)

U.S. airmail card used in period U.S. airmail card used in period
United States — The U.S. Postal Service and its predecessor, the Post Office Department, have issued some very attractive airmail postal cards. T (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Canada, U.S. upright Jenny Invert Look for Canada 1974 year set
Canada — Many postal administrations produce specially packaged year sets for sale to collectors. The packages often include art, text and background material relating to the stamps. (Read more...)

Bidders lining up for famed 1¢ Magenta Bidders lining up for famed 1¢ Magenta
The much anticipated June 17 auction of the famed British Guiana 1856 1¢ Magenta is already generating interest among potential bidders. (Read more...)

SCADTA stamps often overlooked SCADTA stamps often overlooked
United States — A fairly recent addition to the back-of-the-book section of the Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers is the Colombia (SCADTA) consular overprints. (Read more...)

Proofs sell for more than $4,200 in USPS auction Proofs sell for more than $4,200 in USPS auction
The United States Postal Service offered 50 new items through an eBay online auction that began Feb. 16 and ended Feb. 26. The auction featured a sports theme. (Read more...)

Auction Roundup: Canada dominates auction news Canada dominates February auction news
If January was all about China, the philatelic spotlight in February turned instead to Canada. (Read more...)

Weather issues affect APS winter show attendance Weather issues on East Coast affect APS winter show attendance
Weather and travel issues were popular conversation topics with stamp collectors at the American Philatelic Society’s Ameristamp show held Feb. 14-16 in Little Rock, Ark. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: U.S. 1895 30¢ postage due elusive U.S. 1895 30¢ postage due elusive
United States— In 1894-95, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing produced its first set of U.S. (Read more...)

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