Stamp Market Insights

Goldberg offers Icelandic rarities, Buss collection Goldberg offers Icelandic rarities, Buss collection
The Nov. 14 Philatelic and Space public auction by Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers will offer the estate collection of longtime Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, and the Dallingr collection of Iceland and Greenland. (Read more...)

Spotlight: The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 1 The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 1: How stamp collecting came to the United States
European Prelude (Read more...)

Spotlight: The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 2 The origin of stamp collecting in America, Part 2: How stamp collecting matured and spread
By the end of the Civil War in 1865, the stamp hobby had arrived and taken root in North America. Alongside collections of colorful patriotic envelopes, both unused and mailed, collectors had developed a culture grounded in the pursuit of as many different stamps from as many countries as possible, mounted and arranged in albums. E (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: Unsevered Guatemalan airmail Unsevered Guatemalan airmail
Guatemala — Collector interest in Latin America has generally been on the upswing of late. One country that many collectors have overlooked is Guatemala. (Read more...)

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...)

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