Stamp Market Insights

Kramer collection, revenues, classic stamps and more Kramer collection, revenues, classic stamps and more in Dec. 15-19 auctions from Siegel
Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries of New York City will offer material from two important collections in a pair of sales slated for Dec. 15 and 16. (Read more...)

Countries with affordable stamp programs Countries with affordable stamp programs
Another year of new issues has been chronicled, and it is time to look at the costs to obtain the new issues created every year for all of the foreign stamp-issuing entities listed in the Scott catalogs. (Read more...)

Postal history in Dec. 8-12 Rumsey auction Postal history in Dec. 8-12 Rumsey auction; Graham naval covers, free franks and more
Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions will present its huge winter sale Dec. 8-11, followed by an auction of the Robert Karrer collection of Charleston postal history on Dec. 1 (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: 1898 Lincoln color variations 1898 Lincoln color variations
United States — In 1898, the United States Post Office Department issued a new set of definitives with colors arranged to comply with the Universal Postal Union’s color coding scheme. T (Read more...)

Book details Spellman Museum postal history symposium
On May 2, the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History in Weston, Mass., hosted a symposium to celebrate the museum’s 50th anniversary. (Read more...)

Recently discovered 1868 Large Queen of Canada sold by Eastern Recently discovered 1868 Large Queen of Canada sold by Eastern
In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastern Auctions held a sale of Canadian and worldwide stamps and postal history Oct. 16-18 (previewed in the Oct. 13 Linn’s). (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: 2009 Montenegro churches pair 2009 Montenegro churches pair
Montenegro — Montenegro was the only Allied nation to disappear from the map of Europe as a result of World War I. B (Read more...)

Extensive worldwide variety in Feldman’s Dec. 1-6 auction Extensive worldwide variety in Feldman’s Dec. 1-6 auction
David Feldman Auctions of Geneva, Switzerland, will present its autumn auction series Dec. 1-6 with a very wide range of worldwide stamps and postal history. (Read more...)

Foundation names new trustee
Carl A. Contiguglia has been named as a trustee of the Philatelic Foundation. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: U.S. 10¢ special delivery variety U.S. 10¢ special delivery variety
United States — Interest in U.S. back-of-the-book issues remains fairly steady. One attractive category is special delivery stamps. (Read more...)

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