Stamp Market Insights

Linn’s U.S. Stamp Market Index - October 2014 Linn’s U.S. Stamp Market Index - October 2014
Prices for United States stamps in the grade of fine-very fine, the general grade used with this index, remained fairly steady over the last three months, with a minimal decrease noted. (Read more...)

Chinese rarities in Interasia’s Nov. 1-4 auction Chinese rarities among offerings in Interasia’s Nov. 1-4 auction
Interasia Auctions will conduct its next public auction Nov. 1-4 at the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay. (Read more...)

APS Stampshow auctions sold classic and modern rarities APS Stampshow auctions sold classic and modern rarities
Not one but two major auctions took place during the American Philatelic Society’s annual Stampshow convention in Hartford, Conn., Aug. 20-23. Both sales were previewed in Linn’s Aug. 11 issue. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Canal Zone 1939 airmails set Canal Zone 1939 airmails set
Canal Zone — The Panama Canal was the greatest engineering feat of the early 20th century. I (Read more...)

American exhibitors do well at St. Pierre and Miquelon show
Exhibitors from the United States did well in the stamp exhibition held Sept. 24-28 at St. Pierre and Miquelon under the auspices of the Inter-American Federation of Philately (FIAF). T (Read more...)

ASDA celebrates 100th year at Oct. 23-26 show ASDA celebrates 100th year at Oct. 23-26 show
Ushering in its 65th anniversary National Postage Stamp Show, the American Stamp Dealers Association will unveil a new era in its fall New York event with an array of firsts. (Read more...)

Kelleher to auction ‘Grahway’ collection of Australia Kelleher to auction ‘Grahway’ collection of Australia
The “Grahway” collection of Australia and States and New Zealand and Dependencies will be dispersed to new owners at noon Oct. 2 (Read more...)

Liberty listings revised in Scott U.S. specialized Liberty listings revised in Scott U.S. specialized
The 93rd edition of the Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers for 2015 features a bevy of improvements and additions, along with more than 7,800 value changes. (Read more...)

ASDA president proposes council of hobby leaders
Mark Reasoner, the president of the American Stamp Dealers Association, has proposed the creation of a standing council of 11 hobby leaders and representatives with three important goals: recruit Internet-only collectors and dealers into organized philately, create new collectors from adults over age 50, and publicize the hobby and enhance the hobby’s image. (Read more...)

Spink to auction unissued Australian rarity Spink to auction unissued Australian rarity
The only known examples of a 1936 unissued Australian King Edward VIII stamp will be offered at auction Oct. 16 by Spink London at its auction house at 69 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London. (Read more...)

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