Spink USA Collector's Series sale, July 15-16

June 30, 2015 01:45 PM

An unused 90¢ blue George Washington from the 1857-61 stamp series will be offered at auction July 15-16.


Jenny Invert Locket Copy sold to Virginia coin collector

June 30, 2015 10:59 AM

The famed Locket Copy of the Inverted Jenny, the United States 24¢ airmail stamp of 1918 with the biplane in the center printed upside down in error, was sold in New York on May 20 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in association with Sotheby’s.


Basel Dove cover top item at May 19 Frajola sale

June 30, 2015 10:42 AM

The Richard C. Frajola collection of worldwide classic covers from philately’s earliest years was sold by Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries in New York on May 19. The sale was previewed in Linn’s on May 18.


Interasia Auctions July 18-20 sale to offer China, PRC, Hong Kong and Treaty Ports

June 25, 2015 02:57 PM

Interasia Auctions will offer a broad array of China, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong and Treaty Ports, and other Asian countries during a three-day auction July 18-20 at the Excelsior Hotel in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.


Kelleher & Rogers auctions three rare blocks of China’s Large Dragons

June 24, 2015 03:20 PM

Three rare, large blocks of early Chinese stamps that surfaced a few months ago in an English attic after lying hidden for more than a century were auctioned May 22 in Hong Kong by the firm of Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. for close to $1 million.

NY2016 show named presenting sponsor of National Topical show

June 24, 2015 03:43 PM

In a move to expand the promotion of the next once-a-decade philatelic international exhibition to a wider and very active stamp community, World Stamp Show — NY 2016 has been selected as the presenting sponsor of the American Topical Association’s 66th annual National Topical Stamp Show.


United States stamp singles, multiples in July 15 Cherrystone auction

June 23, 2015 04:47 PM

The upcoming public auction of the Confino family collection of United States stamps 1847-1933 is taking place at 1 p.m. on July 15, at Cherrystone Auction Galleries in New York City.


U.S. and worldwide rarities in Cherrystone's July 8-9 auction

June 16, 2015 10:15 AM

Classics and 20th century rarities among the auction offerings July 8-9.


Kelleher offers revenues at public auction June 30; Fleischmann collection formed over three generations

June 12, 2015 12:13 AM

United States revenue stamps are featured in the June 30 public auction from Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions at its galleries in Danbury, Conn.

Postage stamps and museums do mix: the 1¢ Magenta goes on display

June 11, 2015 01:41 PM

The announcement in the June 22 Linn’s that the British Guiana 1¢ Magenta will be on display at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum until November 2017 brought to mind an editorial in this publication in 1985 by former Linn’s editor-publisher Michael Laurence.


Encased postage in Early American History Auctions June 26 sale

June 09, 2015 02:45 PM

Early American History Auctions' June 26 online auction features a 9-cent encased postage strip housed in a Feuchtwanger cent-embossed copper case.


Siegel auction series offers a top U.S. rarity, plenty of postal history

June 06, 2015 01:00 PM

Seven different auction catalogs document the series of sales being held from June 22 through June 25 by Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries of New York.


Spink continues sale of Lord Vestey collection

June 03, 2015 10:00 AM

In London, Spink continued its multipart sale of the Lord Vestey collection with a sale of Western Australia on May 19. Western Australia was one of six states that combined to form Australia in 1901.


Rare Franklin coil pair among highlights in Hall sale

June 02, 2015 01:44 PM

Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries offered the Hall collection April 28-30 in New York, in a 1,000-lot sale whose catalog ran to some 370 pages.


Yacht issues of Kiauchau shine in Cherrystone sale

June 02, 2015 01:24 PM

Cherrystone Auctions held a sale May 5-6 in New York with stamps and postal history of the world. The sale was previewed in Linn’s April 27 issue.


2¢ Grant postal card sells for $92,000 at Rumsey auction

June 02, 2015 01:19 PM

Schuyler Rumsey held an auction April 23-26 in conjunction with the Westpex stamp show in San Francisco. The top lot was a used United States postal card with an erroneous surcharge.


Penny Black FDC sells for $32,000

June 02, 2015 12:57 AM

The world’s first postage stamp, Great Britain’s Penny Black, celebrated its 175th birthday in May with a big international stamp show in London.
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