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Feature Auctions

  • Vance Auctions Worldwide Internet/Mail Sale - January 26, 2022 Welcome to our January 26th auction with over 7,300 lots. Don't miss the following: strong 19th Century Canada including an unused #13 with Certificate; United States with many scarce 19th Century singles and blocks; more of the Trans-Atlantic mail exhibition collection; excellent Br. Commonwealth singles and sets including strong Bermuda, Ceylon, Ascension, Australia, The Rhodesias and New Zealand; exceptional Great Britain covers and postcards; over 1,700 larger lots including collections, stocks, accumulations, boxes and multi-volume lots; extensive Canada Semi-Official Airmails; France postcards with many nice early aviation items and WWI related; further lots from the Maddy's Philatelic Service stock. No buyer’s fee. Major credit cards accepted. Bids can be submitted via SAN, email, telephone or fax. Bidding will continue until Midnight EST on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

  • H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc. The "Erivan" Collection of United and Confederate States Part VI - January 26, 2022 We’ve now crossed the halfway mark of the planned 10 sales of the “Erivan” Collection of United and Confederate States Postal History, and as always this sale brings to market many philatelic gems which have not been seen in a number of years. With particular strength in fancy cancels, patriotic covers, western expresses, and Confederate States general issues, we’d like to highlight just a few individual lots: The Tiffany discovery copy of the Alexandria, Virginia postmaster provisional on cover front (Lot 1); The sole example of the green New Orleans City Despatch Post local on cover (Lot 26); The unique Pony Express cover addressed to Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois (Lot 35); The only recorded pair of the Pleasant Shade provisional on cover (Lot 118)

  • Droege - StampAuctionNetwork Resilient Ventures Sale RV6 - January 28, 2022 Welcome to our sixth stamp auction to benefit African American Entrepreneurs via the Resilient Ventures Fund. This sale includes a liftetime US collection broken down into smaller collection lots, then singles and sets from around the world. Resilient Ventures is now in its 4th year of funding and has invested in 8 entrepreneurial companies. In this auction we want to feature one of the companies, a firm from Atlanta that highlights the emergence of a number of amazing female entrepreneurs.

  • Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World - February 1-2, 2022 This 1,307 lot sale features collections formed by Clive Metcalfe, Dr.M.K. Blumenthal and other prominent collectors. The auction begins with United States and Possessions, including 19th and 20th Century single rarities, graded items, proofs, essays and back of book material. The Foreign section includes Shanghai Local Post, France and Colonies, Germany, Great Britain and British Commonwealth. We are pleased to offer an outstanding collection of Persia and Iran, with many certified rarities. This will be followed by Japanese Postal History, featuring rare covers with many items not seen for decades.

  • Status International Worldwide Public Auction - February 2, 2022 It is just not possible to list all the highlights of this auction, suffice to say there are many and the time spent searching the catalogue will not be wasted as there are a huge number of new lots. Among the items offered are extensive sections of Australian and World Collections and Mixed lots (487 lots), Australian Commonwealth including Kangaroos (324 lots) , KGV heads (342 lots), Pre-Decimal and Decimals (477 lots) including Missing Colours, Full sheets and Varieties, Booklets (246 lots) including overprints, Postage Dues, BCOF, Australian First Flight Covers and other covers (240 lots) and Australian Colonies (484 lots). These are followed by our biggest offering of the Rest of the World (4967 lots), including Asia, Great Britain and British Colonies/Commonwealth and Europe plus more with extensive WWII Occupations (500+ lots), Malaya & related (403 lots), New Guinea (260 lots) and New Zealand (361 lots) with many rare and desirable lots throughout.

Featured Stamp or Cover

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    From The Flagship Series - Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC - February 15-17, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 487 - 1893, $4 Columbian (Scott 244), a regal stamp with exceptional color and proof-like detail; near-perfectly centered with a double-oval Registry cancel and partial red cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, only two stamps grade higher in PSE's Population Report, with 1968 and 2021 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF-SUP 95.
    SMQ XF-SUP 95; $6,500.
    Scott $975.....Estimate $5,000-7,500 Currently US$ 2,500

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    From Mail Auction - Vance Auctions - January 26, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 1137 - O43, KE One Shilling. VG-F, OG, vibrant colour. Scarce. Has 1984 B.P.A. Certificate....Cat 1,350.00

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    From Box & Country Lot Sale #F628 - No Buyer's Premium - Paradise Valley Stamp Company - January 28, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 3158 - FRANCE, 1914, 10c + 5c RED VERTICAL PAIR WITH WHITE SELVAGES NH, #B2, natural gum wrinkle, very fine, Maury #28 @ €240.00....$90 Currently US$ 90

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    From Resilient Ventures - Droege - StampAuctionNetwork - January 28, 2021 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 33 - ITALY, 1878, 2c on 5c SURCHARGE ON LAKE OFFICIAL MINT PAIR, #30, left stamp never hinged, right stamp ligthly hinged, fine-very fine, both signed by Dr. Helmuth Avi and with his 2020 cert., cat. $675.00, Sassone #30 @ €490.00, donated by Paradise Valley Stamp Company....Suggested Bid CV. Est. $200 Currently US$ 125

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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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    • 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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    • 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.
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    • 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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Feature Auctions

  • Spink London The 'Lionheart' Collection of New Zealand - Part I - January 26, 2022 This collection comes with excellent pedigree; the majority of lots in the sale have come from the superb collections formed by the likes of Sir Gawaine Baillie, Joseph Hackmey and Major Henry Dumas alongside other award-winning collections of New Zealand such as “Chalon” and “Pegasus”. The sale begins, fittingly with the incredibly scarce 1d. dull carmine-red printed by Perkins Bacon and we are proud to offer both a mint example and several used examples including the unique used vertical pair (Ex. Patterson), other notable lots include examples of the 1855 London Printings 2d. dull blue and 1/- yellow-green, the 1855 J. Richardson 1d. orange, a superb mint example of the 1857-63 1/- dull emerald-green as well as a range of scarce multiples and attractive covers. All other printings of the Chalon design are included covering a very wide spectrum, giving everyone from the seasoned Chalon specialist to the budding collector a wonderful opportunity to participate in what is sure to be a popular and exciting auction.

  • Spink New York The Philatelic Collector's Series Sale - January 26, 2022 Welcome to the Winter Collector's Series Sale, highlighting a selection of quality worldwide stamps and postal history. Collectors of United States will find a pleasing offering featuring the rare 2013 "Non-Inverted Jenny" error sheet, and important aviation postal history and ephemera, including documents signed by Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh. This aviation theme carries on throughout a range of countries, with particular highlights in Canadian semi-officials and German Zeppelin postal history. Collectors of Canada & British North America have the opportunity to acquire a desirable and fine unused example of the iconic 1851 12d Black, as well as a rare and newly-recorded 3d red Beaver bisect cover. Strong British Commonwealth, important Nepal, and in-depth stamp and cover lots & collections round out this diverse offering. We look forward to your participation!

  • Paradise Valley Stamp Company Box & Country Lot Sale F628 - No Buyer's Premium - January 28, 2022 This sale includes US singles and plate blocks, back-of-the-book with special delivery, officials, newspapers, Saudi Arabia, British Commonwealth: Bahamas, Cook Islands, Grenada, Malaya, New Zealand, Singapore, Straits Settlements, Trinidad & Tobago, Virgin Islands, British Commonwealth George VI and QEII sets, numerous lots from Ethiopia, Germany, France and Monaco and attractive stamps and sets from a number of other countries as well as small postal history groups from Germany WWII era.

  • Sandafayre Ltd. Worldwide Internet/Mail Sale - February 1, 2022 This sale comprises over 2800 lots with estimates ranging from £50 to £6,000+. The range includes South Africa with Cape triangulars, Natal and Transvaal including 1900 £5 deep green mint, a varied selection of GB KEVII high values to £1, GB Booklets, French Colonies from A-Z, a big range of Germany including Occupation issues, Indian Feudatory States postal history, Italian Colonies including Dodecanese Islands and some excellent Libya, Monaco imperf proofs and miniature sheets, New Guinea 1930's Postage and Airs, Spain including locals and Civil War issues along with a super range of Commonwealth classics. We also have some powerful collections including some hefty Commonwealth KGV, KGVI and QEII mint, as well a mixed box lots to delight the enthusiastic sorter.

  • Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC US & Possessions Essays, Proofs, Stamps, Errors & Postal History - February 15-17, 2022 The sale contains many interesting and varied lots starting with Postal History that includes a nice selection of Gun Advertising covers, and Dorothy Knapp Handpainted covers to name a few. Another impressive selection of Essays, proofs and Trial Colors starts the stamp section with Singles that includes many key values and high quality items. A selection of Plate Blocks including a $1 Columbian, mint sheets with 6¢ and 15¢ Columbians, 2¢ and 4¢ Pan-Americans and some interesting Duck Sheets, followed by yet another portion of Errors, Freaks and Oddities (EFOs). Airmails with lovely quality Zeppelins and a few set covers, plus Back-of-the-Book and Revenues also with Essays, Proofs and Trial Colors that span from regular Revenues to Private Die issues. Possessions and UN are also represented by a few select noteworthy items.

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