• brigham-auction-small-queen-trial-color-proof
    Mar 24, 2016, 05:28 AM

    Canada Small Queens reign over April 16 Brigham auction

    Collectors of Canada’s popular Small Queens issue of 1870-97 have a long-awaited treat in store for them as the April 16 presentation from Brigham Auctions will offer the Small Queens material from Ron Brigham’s extensive award-winning collection of Canada. Close to 800 lots of essays and proofs, stamp singles and multiples, postal history, production varieties and more will be offered in the auction.

  • cherrystone-auction-united-states-alexander-hamilton-stamp
    Mar 18, 2016, 05:15 AM

    Cherrystone’s April 12-13 auction in New York City offers U.S. and worldwide stamp and cover selection

    Cherrystone Philatelic Auctioneers will present its Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World auction April 12-13 at the Cherrystone galleries in New York City. The public auction will offer 1,716 lots of material from the United States and worldwide, including stamps, postal stationery, postal history, proofs and essays, large lots and collections, and more.

  • regency-superior-auction-1851-benjamin-franklin-stamp
    Mar 11, 2016, 07:30 AM

    Regency-Superior’s St. Louis Stamp Expo auction offers U.S. and worldwide stamps and postal history, more

    The next Regency-Superior public auction will take place April 2-3 at the St. Louis Stamp Expo 2016 in St. Louis, Mo. The stamp show will be held April 1-3 at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel, 9801 Natural Bridge Road. Regency-Superior will offer auction viewing at the show beginning Friday morning.

  • kelleher-flagship-auction-hawaiian-missionary-stamp
    Mar 3, 2016, 05:27 AM

    Kelleher Flagship auction offers 13¢ Hawaiian Missionary

    One of the iconic classic stamps from Hawaii’s famous 1851-52 Missionaries set will be auctioned by Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions. The 13¢ stamp is part of the March 21-24 Flagship series sale taking place at the Kelleher offices in Danbury, Conn.

  • Feb 27, 2016, 02:00 AM

    United States stamps, postal history headline Siegel auctions March 15-18

    In a series of four auctions presented March 15-18 in New York City, Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries will offer the Don David Price collection of United States bicolor issues; the Steven Walske collection of U.S.-France trans-Atlantic mail; U.S. classic stamps (plus postmasters’ provisionals, essays and proofs, and modern errors); and U.S. revenues, federal duck stamps and prints.

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    Feb 26, 2016, 10:07 AM

    World Stamp Show-NY 2016 Booth Holder Profile: Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc.

    Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc., has been in business for more than 85 years and will be one of the official auctioneers of World Stamp Show-NY 2016.

  • auction-postiljonen-finland-gutter-cover-1875-helsinki-senate-printing
    Feb 26, 2016, 04:34 AM

    Finland 1877 ‘Gutter Cover’ to highlight Postiljonen auction

    An 1877 cover from Finland franked with 10 32-penni stamps of the 1875-82 issue (Scott 23) will be offered during the March 18-19 international auction from Postiljonen. The franking is created from a strip of 10 that includes a gutter separating five vertical stamps on either end.

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    Feb 25, 2016, 07:02 AM

    World Stamp Show-NY 2016 Booth Holder Profile: Dutch Country Auctions

    Dutch Country Auctions will be at World Stamp Show-NY 2016 with its U.S. and world stamps, covers and postcards. Learn more about the company.

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    Feb 19, 2016, 08:57 AM

    1901 Pan-American invert, more in Dutch Country auction

    The March 18-19 public auction by Dutch Country Auctions of Wilmington, Del., offers United States and worldwide stamps, postal history, first-day covers, collections, accumulations, large lots, and more. The auction opens with U.S. covers, including Naval and ship covers, air covers, postal cards, and accumulations.

  • Feb 12, 2016, 03:36 AM

    Sparks to auction rare unused variety of Canada 15¢ gray Large Queen

    A rare unused variety of the Canada 15¢ gray Large Queen stamp from the 1868 series will be offered at auction March 1 by Sparks Auctions of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The upcoming Sparks auction is scheduled for March 1-3.

  • cherrystone-auction-hungary-1925-first-madonna-stamp-inverted-center-error
    Feb 9, 2016, 03:00 AM

    Cherrystone auction Feb. 23-24 offers worldwide stamps and covers

    Cherrystone Philatelic Auctioneers will present a two-day sale at its 57th Street gallery in New York City. The public auction sessions will take place Feb. 23-24, with online bidding available.

  • rasdale-auction-germany-1935-semipostal-emergency-relief-aid-pane
    Feb 5, 2016, 10:45 AM

    Back-of-the-book items and much more at Feb. 20-21 Rasdale auction

    The Feb. 20-21 public auction by Rasdale at its Illinois gallery west of Chicago provides a lot of opportunities for collection builders, with an extensive selection of dealer stocks, accumulations and collections, as well as cover collections from the United States and other countries.

  • christoph-gaertner-auction-1863-wurttemberg-coat-of-arms-block
    Feb 4, 2016, 11:08 AM

    Gaertner auction in Germany includes 1863 Wurttemberg Coat of Arms block

    The auction firm Christoph Gaertner will hold a series of sales beginning Feb. 22 and running through Feb. 27 at the Gaertner auction hall in Bietigheim-Bissingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. The auction of worldwide stamps and postal history includes dedicated catalogs for Germany, Europe, and Asia, as well as thematic and topical material, and general worldwide.

  • Feb 1, 2016, 04:00 AM

    24¢ steel blue Washington block surpasses $86,000 in Siegel auction

    A “European connoisseur’s collection” of classic United States that crossed the block Dec. 15 held a number of gems resurfacing on the market for the first time since being sold as part of the collection of Alfred H. Caspary in 1956.

  • auction-roundup-feldman-british-virgin-islands-missing-virgin-error
    Jan 31, 2016, 04:00 AM

    Spectacular ‘Missing Virgin’ error sells for $170,000

    Topping off the Feldman auction highlights was a “Missing Virgin,” a spectacular and seldom-seen error from among the early issues of the British Virgin Islands.

  • auction-roundup-harmer-schau-hawaii-missionary-stamps
    Jan 30, 2016, 07:17 AM

    5¢, 13¢ Hawaii Missionaries go for almost $53,000 in Harmer-Schau sale

    A 5¢ Hawaii Missionary (Scott 2), one of the legendary 1851-52 first issues made by white missionaries living in what were then called the Sandwich Islands, was offered as a handsome example of the mere 39 used survivors.

  • auction-roundup-matthew-bennett-state-department-official-specimen-overprint
    Jan 30, 2016, 05:25 AM

    State Dept. Official ‘Specimen’ sells for $17,250 in Bennett sale

    The standout item, depicted on the front cover of Linn’s issue of Dec. 14 previewing the sale, was an 1875 Special Printing of the $2 Department of State Official stamp.

  • auction-roundup-rumsey-double-pony-express-cover
    Jan 29, 2016, 10:49 AM

    ‘Double pony express’ cover fetches $9,775 in Rumsey sale

    Schuyler Rumsey held three sales of United States classic and Western postal history and private die medicine stamps on Dec. 11-12 in San Francisco. The Western postal history sale included abundant covers documenting the private couriers and express companies that carried mail in the pioneer days of the western United States.

  • auction-roundup-cherrystone-poczta-polska-overprinted-austria-coat-of-arms-stamp
    Jan 29, 2016, 08:27 AM

    Austria stamp overprinted 'Poczta Polska' tops $13,000 in Cherrystone sale

    Cherrystone Auction Galleries held a sale of worldwide stamps and covers on Jan. 12-13 at its offices in New York. Two scarce early stamps of Poland were among the highlights.

  • auction-roundup-feldman-straits-settlements-cover-bangkok-london-british-consulate
    Jan 29, 2016, 07:54 AM

    1882 Bangkok-to-London cover fetches more than $25,000

    An 1882 cover sent from Bangkok to London was franked with Straits Settlements 2¢ bister brown and 8¢ orange Queen Victoria stamps (Scott 40, 49) tied with a rare oval “British Consulate Bangkok” marking rather than the normal Bangkok circular datestamp. Though somewhat rumpled, this recently discovered cover, one of just a handful known, brought more than $25,000.