Stamp Market Insights

Imperforate error strip of 1998 Diana memorial issue sold Imperforate error strip of 1998 Diana memorial issue sold
Spink’s “Philatelic Collectors’ Series” sale, held July 9-11, featured some scarce British Empire items as well as a number of the modern British imperforate and missing-color errors that have been popular lately. (Read more...)

Australian Kangaroo and Map series stamps to be auctioned Australian Kangaroo and Map series stamps to be auctioned Oct. 7 by Siegel International
Australia’s 1913 Kangaroo and Map stamps were the first issued for the new country after the six British colonies on the Australian continent agreed to form an independent nation. (Read more...)

Indian invert in Oct. 6-10 Gaertner auction Indian invert in Oct. 6-10 Gaertner auction
The Christoph Gaertner auction firm in Germany is hosting five days of auctions Oct. 6-10 at its Bietingheim-Bissingen premises. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Georgia Rugby stamp a nice find Georgia Rugby stamp a nice find
Georgia — Georgia is an ancient Christian nation located in the Caucasus region in a border area of southeastern Europe and southwest Asia. S (Read more...)

APS board of directors reboots executive director search
The American Philatelic Society’s board of directors is adopting a new strategy in its effort to hire a new APS executive director. (Read more...)

Rhodesia in recent Spink auction of Baron Vestey collection Rhodesia in recent Spink auction of Baron Vestey collection
In London, Spink held a number of sales over the summer featuring stamps of Great Britain and its onetime empire, including some unusual rarities. (Read more...)

APS to receive $1.3 million bequest
The American Philatelic Society will soon receive a gift of approximately $1.3 million. (Read more...)

FIP patronage granted for World Stamp Show-NY 2016
World Stamp Show-NY 2016 has entered into an agreement with the International Federation of Philately (FIP) confirming FIP patronage for the upcoming stamp show and exhibition. (Read more...)

Australian gems from Sterling collection in Aug. 12 auction Australian gems from Sterling collection in Aug. 12 auction
On Aug. 12, the Australian auction firm Mossgreen sold the second and third parts of the Julian Sterling collection. Part 1 of the sale was reviewed in Linn’s July 21. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Look for 6¢ Eagle airmail panes Look for 6¢ Eagle airmail panes
United States — On May 14, 1938, the U.S. Post Office Department issued a bicolor 6¢ Eagle Holding Shield airmail stamp (Scott C23). T (Read more...)

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