Stamp Market Insights

From Scott Editors: Canada, China value changes Canada, China value changes in Scott Vol. 2
Thousands of value changes are recorded in Vol. 2 of the 2015 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue, which contains stamp listings for countries of the world C-F. V (Read more...)

May 20-21 Siegel sale: postal history and more May 20-21 Siegel sale: postal history and more
Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries will offer a wide range of United States postal history and Confederate States material during a public auction May 20-21 at the firm’s New York City location. (Read more...)

Regency-Superior sells Grant Schermack, Marshall error Regency-Superior sells Grant Schermack, new Marshall error
Regency-Superior held a sale of United States stamps at the St. Louis Stamp Expo on March 22-23. A preview of the auction appeared in Linn’s March 10 issue. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: El Salvador’s 1895 parcel post set El Salvador’s 1895 parcel post set
El Salvador— After decades of relative quiescence, the market for Latin American stamps is steadily becoming one of the most active. C (Read more...)

Eleven forever stamp issues to go off sale June 30 Eleven forever stamp issues and others to go off sale June 30
Eleven United States forever stamp issues, one forever postal card and five denominated stamps are scheduled to go off sale June 30. (Read more...)

Bennett auction to include Jenny Invert error Bennett auction to include Jenny Invert error
The May 13-14 auction by Matthew Bennett International will include one of the world’s most famous and recognizable stamp errors, the United States 1918 24¢ carmine rose and blue airmail stamp with inverted center (Scott C3a), commonly known as the Jenny Invert. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Hunt for watermarked Franklin Hunt for watermarked Franklin
United States — The 2014 Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers values the 1910 imperforate 1¢ green Benjamin Franklin stamp on paper with the “U S P S” watermark in a single line (Scott 383) at only $4.25 (Read more...)

Linn’s U.S. Stamp Market Index — April 2014 Linn’s U.S. Stamp Market Index — April 2014
Prices for United States stamps in the grade of fine-very fine, the general grade used with this index, moved upward slightly with an increase in 20th-century stamps and a small increase in airmails. (Read more...)

Cover mailed from Mongolia auctioned by Zurich Asia Cover mailed from Mongolia with Russian stamps auctioned by Zurich Asia
Zurich Asia held an auction in Hong Kong March 15-16 featuring stamps and postal history of China, Hong Kong and other Asian countries. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: People’s Republic of China China airmail set from 1957-58
People’s Republic of China — The People’s Republic of China hasn’t issued many airmail stamps: just one set of five (Scott C1-C5) on May 1, 1951, and another set of four (C6-C9) in 1957-58. (Read more...)

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