Stamp Market Insights

Schuyler Rumsey auction at Westpex stamp show Schuyler Rumsey auction at Westpex show includes Feldman inland waterways collection
Schuyler Rumsey will present a series of auctions April 24-27 at the annual Westpex stamp show. (Read more...)

Spink sale March 13 included British Guiana 4¢ magentas Spink sale March 13 included British Guiana 4¢ magentas, error pair
On March 12, Spink in London offered the Harry Birkhead collection of occupation and siege issues from the Second Anglo-Boer War. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: U.S. Beer revenue stamps U.S. beer revenue stamps popular
United States — Evidently Benjamin Franklin did not actually say or write, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy,” although he did say something similar about wine. R (Read more...)

Baden Land-Post Porto-Marke covers in Gaertner sale Baden Land-Post Porto-Marke covers in Gaertner’s February sale
A multipart sale by Christoph Gaertner near Stuttgart, Germany, Feb. 10-14, featured stamps and postal history from around the world. (Read more...)

Confederate postal history in Feb. 26 Siegel auction Confederate postal history in Feb. 26 Siegel auction
Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries in New York offered the Benjamin Wishnietsky collection of Confederate States stamps and postal history on Feb. 26, with many items on the market for the first time in decades. (Read more...)

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...)

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