Stamp Market Insights

Taking care of the 5,250-pound elephant is no easy task Taking care of the 5,250-pound elephant is no easy task
My wife Sue and I have an elephant. (Read more...)

Buy India’s UPU Centenary sheet Buy India's UPU Centenary sheet
India — The market for Indian stamps is still fairly active in India, Europe, Great Britain, and the United States, with certain mint sets from the 1960s through the 1980s in strong demand. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Ryukyu Islands airmail set Look for Ryukyu Islands airmail set
Ryukyu Islands — The Ryukyu Islands is a chain of 63 islands in the Pacific Ocean lying between Japan and Formosa. (Read more...)

Siegel to auction Wishnietsky Confederates Siegel to auction Wishnietsky Confederates, Calhoun's Charleston
Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries of New York City will offer stamps and postal history of the Civil War era during a pair of auctions to take place Feb. 26 and 27. (Read more...)

Scott catalog editors increase values for used stamps Scott catalog editors increase values for used stamps from multiple-stamp panes
When Albert Einstein published his general theories of relativity in 1916, his brilliant scientific reasoning and complex mathematics led him to conclude that light from distant stars would be deflected by massive objects like the sun. T (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Malayan War Memorial stamps Malayan War Memorial stamps hard to find
Malaya — Thailand was a reluctant ally of the Empire of Japan in World War II. T (Read more...)

Auction Roundup: Modern and classic Chinese rarities Modern and classic Chinese rarities claimed in successful New Year auctions
The new year kicked off with a four-day series of auctions by Interasia in Hong Kong Jan. 11-14, demonstrating that the market for Chinese stamps and postal history remains not only robust, but full of fascinating stories. (Read more...)

Brigham Canada auction series begins Brigham Canada auction series begins with Large Queens, including the 2¢ on laid paper
The postage stamp known as Canada’s rarest will be offered at auction Feb. 22 in Mississauga, Ontario, a western Toronto suburb. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips column Stamp Market Tips: U.S. vended Washington stamp
United States — In the early years of the 20th century, a number of companies manufactured vending and affixing machines to dispense postage stamps. C (Read more...)

Michael Rogers auction: China, U.S. and more Michael Rogers auction at ASDA show: China, U.S. and more
Michael Rogers’ public auction No. 136 will take place in association with the upcoming American Stamp Dealers Association’s Winter Postage Stamp Show in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Read more...)

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