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Feature Auctions

  • Corinphila Auctions AG Worldwide Rarities Public Auction - November 28-December 3, 2022 Fascinating philatelic material from Switzerland to "Down Under" Six special catalogues as well as a comprehensive "All World" catalogue will present a unique variety of major and minor rarities. Sequels that inspire: The "BESANÇON" auction series will be continued with Ceylon, British Central & East Africa and Bushire (part II), The ‘Pietro Provera collection’ (part V) followed by the first part of fascinating Australia of the "DUBOIS" Collection. Further three special catalogues with Great Britain, Austria The ‘Waldviertel’ collection as well as Classic Switzerland.


  • Kelleher and Rogers Limited Classic China & Stamps of the People's Republic - November 30-December 1, 2022 Featuring extraordinary selections of Classic China—including the sole known complete sheet of the 5ca Large Dragon Essay with trial perforations, full sheets of the 1878 Large Dragon issue, and a Small $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue—along with exceptional selections from the People’s Republic of China, highlighted by a splendid array of multiples. Additional noteworthy offerings from the Shanghai Local Posts, Hong Kong and elsewhere are also offered.


  • Sam Houston Philatelics, Inc. Internet, Mail, and Phone Auction 3098 - December 7, 2022 The sale contains 683 lots, with material in all price ranges and something for everyone, collectors and dealers alike. A few of the highlights include the following: There are (84) U.S. lots with (34) lots of nice Classics, Pictorials and Banknotes with an interesting no. 138A (Lot 20). There are about (90) Cover lots, with about (15) Commercial selections, and (75) First Day Covers, of which (25) have hand-painted Pugh cachets, Airmails and other BOB issues. There are lots of interesting State Revenue stamps to consider. EFO's are offered this auction, with one being a 6¢ Waterfowl Conservation, lower right pane of 50 #30350. Sets and singles from countries "A to Y" including Argentina, Canada, the Falklands, Germany, Great Britain and a number of other countries.


  • Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World - December 13-14, 2022 This 917 lot sale begins with a session of United States and Possessions, with 19th & 20th Century single rarities, graded items including a nice section of Columbians, Plate Blocks and better back of the book items. In the Worldwide section, there are solid selections of Eastern and Western European classics and semi-modern issues, including Austria, German States, Italian Area, with many rarities. Great Britain and British Commonwealth feature high values from various areas, notably stamps and Postal History of Jordan (1414-1959), with collections offered virtually intact, many offered at auction for the first time. There are further selections of a specialized Kuwait holding, including a mostly complete "Koweit" issue.


Featured Stamp or Cover - eZine!!!

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    From Classic Chinese & Stamps of the People's Republic - Kelleher and Rogers Limited - November 30, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 179 - 1897, Small $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 86. Scott 83), a superlative example, bright exquisite color on wonderfully fresh white paper, centered within good to large margins, unused with much original gum, two perforations at top right have a barely discernable and inconsequential translucency, Very Fine and a peerless example of this legendary world rarity. Scott $900,000 (HK$ 7,086,610).

    The stamp also displays non-constant surcharge varieties: partly missing horizontal....Est. HK$4,000,000-5,000,000 Currently HK$ 3,000,000

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    From Michael E. Aldrich Auction Feat. Dr. Morris A. Richardson U.S., U.S. Revenues & Worldwide Stamps - Michael E. Aldrich Auctions - Thurs.- Sat. , Dec. 1 -3 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 810 - (R133) $500 Red Orange, Green & Black, "Large Persian Rug", Neat MC, stunning vibrant colors and rich prooflike impression, quite well centered with the perfs being clear all around, there are some small filled thins and a tiny tear at L., fresh and Very Fine appearing example of this amazingly popular issue, there are currently 89 copies recorded of which 62 are uncut, the Kingsley book has 77 examples listed, there are only 20 copies which are considerd Very Fine and 54 of the 6....CV 17,500.00 Currently US$ 12,000

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    From India Specialized Auction #8 - Stampbay, Inc - August 20, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 44 - India 1852 Scinde Dawk ½a blue tied by diamond of dots cancel used on small part cover - Rare as such SG S2 £11,000+ - RPSL certificate US$0.... Currently US$ 9,500

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    From Box & Country Lot Sale #F665 - No Buyer's Premium - Paradise Valley Stamp Company - Dec. 2, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 3067 - FRANCE, 1849, 15c GREEN SPERATI FORGERY TYPE A, #2F, diamond grid cancel, Sperati Reproduction "149" h.s. on back....$200 Currently US$ 200

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    From Public Auction 506 - No Buyer's Fee - Modern Stamps, Inc. - December 3, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 84 - "FOREVER" (Global), 3 Diff. Cmpt Panes of 10 Stamps (10 of Each), 30 Total Panes, 2018-22 Issues, Self-Adhesives, Mint, Sound Cond., VF, Face Value is $420.00....700.00 Currently US$ 300

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    From Tour de Cure Sale for Diabetes - StampAuctionNetwork - November 4th --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 1 - Subject to some special terms below, A autographed and incribed copy of Bill Gross's book, The "William H. Gross Collection - United States Classics, 1847–1869" . This is an extraordinarily high quality publication that faithfully and exquisit....Suggested Bid CV. Est. $500 Sold for US$ 1,100

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    1897 Red Revenue Small One Dollar by Bin Gu, (full article or video), (video), (catalog)

    Kelleher & Rogers Sale 38 Lot.179. 1897 Red Revenue Small One Dollar, only 50 of these revenues are stamped with the small characters of “1 dollar” and just 32 examples are recorded to date, so this stamp is recognized by the global collectors as the king of Chinese Stamps. The example offered here is the right single from the famous “Newbury” pair.

    In the video I am going to look at the highest prices paid for some other Chinese stamps. Note the video will be in your downloads and you will need to click on it.

    For the Complete Article or Video Click (here) To Watch a Video with Bonus content using the StampAuctionNetwork Data Click (here) To Browse the Auction Sale Click (here)


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    • November 14th, the new record for a single C3a 24¢ Invert Position 49, sold to a SAN Live bidder for $1,350,000 + the buyers commission -- this is 2nd place on the all-time highest prices paid using Live Bidding. The bidder was asked if he wanted to be on the phone, and he said, "No I'm fine with StampAuctionNetwork Live".See the top prices paid by SAN live bidders.
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    • June 9th, 2016. Live Bidding results at WSS-NY 2016. Even though the entire world was at WSS, SAN Live bidders who were not at the show brought home great stamps. Live Bidders won $1,059,000 of lots offered by the four auction houses at WSS, and were the underbidders on another $700,000 worth of material, bringing the total impact of SAN live bidders to $1,734,000. Thank you live bidders!
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    • April 18th, 2016. Tour de Cure Charity Auction to Benefit the American Diabetes Association. Our 4th annual auction for diabetes was a record breaker! Over $45,000 was raised that will go directly to research efforts to cure diabetes. My ride will be May 14th and 15th. Thanks again to all our auction sponsors who made generous donations of stamps and covers for the auction, and to our collector friends who also made contributions. A special thanks to Daniel Kelleher LLC who at the last minute provided some excellent Asia material which was hotly contested. When the dust had settled, Kelleher was responsible for over $30,000 of the $45,500 total. Paradise Vally and Earl P.L. Apfelbaum also made large contributions.
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    • July 10, 2014. The 1st Fantasy Philately! contest is concluded. See the Results!
    • June 26, 2014, a 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b) sold in the Siegel Rarities of the World to a SAN Live Bidder for $290,000. See the top prices paid by SAN live bidders.
    • May 13, 2014, a few new records for SAN Live Bidders. The C3a 24¢ Invert Position 89, sold to a SAN Live bidder for $230,000. Interestingly, it last sold to a different SAN Live bidder two years earlier for $150,000.See the top prices paid by SAN live bidders.
    • April 1, 2014. The 2nd Annual TourdeCure Charity Auction for the American Diabetes Association realized over $11,000. The autographed copy of Bill Gross's book sold for $775.
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    • Dec 14th, 2011. Non US Live bidders take most of Kelleher Delta Collection. 51% of the sale went to Live Bidders, but the US made up only 10% of that. Most went to Saudia Arabian, Egyptian, and UAE bidders.
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    • August 19-20, 2011 - a record 171 different live bidders were sucessful in the Spink Shreve's Collector's series sale.
    • June 4-5, 2010 - 137 different Live Bidders took home a record 837 lots totaling $660,000 at the Harmers Sale.
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Feature Auctions

  • Romano House of Stamp Sales Worldwide Mail Auction - November 30, 2022 Romano 44th auction is highlighted by many early international flight covers from the Sassoon estate, you will find a variety of destinations and routes, exhibiting the early years of World aviation through philatelic eyes.Also included in the 852 auction items are Plate-Blocks on covers, postcards and mint as well as Israel and world-wide stamps and covers.


  • Golden Oak Online Auctions Collector Series Live Auction - December 3, 2022 Our 9th Collector Series Sale of the year features stamps and collections of the United States and the World. Of special note are: Some rare items, including a U.S. 5A with current P.F. cert cataloging $11,000; Some unusual items, including several lots with Christmas-related themes ("Tis the season ..."); Over 275 U.S. single lots, in all grades and price ranges, including some with graded certs; 70 meaty collection lots, with estimates ranging from $60 to $6000.


  • Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World - December 9-10, 2022 Our “just in time for Christmas” Collections sale offers over 700 lots, neatly split between US and foreign material. We start with 65 general US collections (18 of them high-power), followed by specialized holdings and extensive Back-of-the-Book collections including plate blocks and plate number coils (plus more on offers under Dealer’s Stocks), State Ducks in quantities and degree of specialization rarely seen, solid Stationery, plus Accumulations and Stocks to satisfy the busiest dealer. Our US Postal History is no less impressive, from stampless to hand-painted First Day covers on offer. Great Britain and the Commonwealth are well represented, followed by appealing Canada , a nice variety of Worldwide Postal History , and a wide swath of better country collections including China, France & Area, Germany, Italy, Romania, Russia, and Central and South American countries from Mexico to Argentina.


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