Stamp Market Insights

Classic U.S. inverts in Oct 18-19 Regency-Superior auction U.S. inverts, postal history in Regency-Superior Sescal auction
The Oct. 18-19 Regency-Superior auction at the Sescal stamp show offers nearly 2,300 lots of philatelic material. (Read more...)

Canada’s 2¢ Large Queen on laid paper to be auctioned Rare Canada 2¢ Large Queen on laid paper, found in 2013, to be auctioned by Eastern
The recently discovered third known example of Canada’s 1868 2¢ green Large Queen stamp on laid paper (Scott 32) will be offered at auction by Eastern Auctions Ltd. Oct. 16-18. (Read more...)

Stamp Market Tips: SCADTA stamps on cover popular SCADTA stamps on cover popular
United States — Colombia SCADTA Consular Overprints — Quoting the 2014 Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940: “The Sociedad Colombo-Alemana de Transportes Aereos (SCADTA) was established in Colombia in December 1919 by a group of Colombian and German businessmen, with the aim of organizing efficient and reliable airline service within Colombia.&r (Read more...)

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...)

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