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Vance Auctions Ltd. - Worldwide Internet / Mail Sale - June 26, 2019 Welcome to our 338th auction closing on June 26th. Bidding is in inexpensive Canadian Dollars with no Buyer's Fee. Some highlights are: great classic Canada; Germany with exceptional Offices Abroad; Italy and Colonies; Far East with strong China; French Offices in China; United States with classics, Zeppelins, and Revenues, etc; excellent British Commonwealth; Canada errors including a mint Inverted Seaway; hundreds of lots of covers, postal history and postcards; over 2,000 larger lots including collect ions, accumulations, stocks and estate lots. Major credit cards accepted. Bids can be submitted via SAN, email, telephone or fax. Opening bids are available at SAN, through our web site, or you can contact us directly by phone (1-877-957-3364 toll-free in North America). Bidding will continue until Midnight EDT on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

Auction Galleries Hamburg vormals Schwanke GmbH - Worldwide Auction of Stamps, Postal History, Coins & Postcards - June 28-29, 2019 Dear collector friends of the Auction Galleries, in our upcoming, 13th auction we have again numerous attractive and rare specialties ready for you. Almost 8000 lots of worldwide singles and collections. A highlight - and as we think, quite rightly, on the title page - is the mixed franking Ethiopia/French Somaliland from 1906. This alone is worth an exclamation mark, but it gets even better. The vast majority of such mixed frankings made their way to Europe, only a handful to other parts of the world. T he present letter with destination China is according to all known sources the only one existing and has thus an exceptional position! This is just one example, come explore!

Oakwood Auctions - Worldwide Public Auction - June 29, 2019 Our June 29th auction is an internet auction, finishing when all the lots have been completed. This auction is loaded with some rare Canadian singles, sets, covers, specialty items, smaller collections, many foregin lots, as well as foreign and Canadian coins. We are offering low opening bids and a competitive buyer’s premium (20%), again making this appealing to the collector and dealer.

Here are some highlights in our June 29th auction: Canada "Large Queens" ; Canada "Small Queens"; Edward and George V; Jubilees ; Plate Proofs and Blocks; Israel MNH Tabs Collection .

Michael Rogers Online, a Division of Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC - US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History - June 30, 2019 Internet sale with over 1200 lots of U.S., British and Worldwide stamps, postal history and philatelic literature.

Cherrystone Auctions - The New Amsterdam Collection of United States Stamps - July 10, 2019 The New Amsterdam Collection began over sixty years ago, back in the old (pre-internet) days. Our collector was on a mission to complete spaces in his newly acquired Scott National Postage Album. Over the years, while enjoying the philatelic journey and the resultant education, the quest continued, the means changed and some of those difficult spaces, especially Reprints, Reissues and Special Printings began to fill. When the rare, early 20th Century Coils became available, the opportunity to acquire them was not missed. Once the album achieved a fair degree of completion, the collector moved on to Inverted Centers, picking up an outstanding 1869 unused 30c Pictorial, 1c, 2c and 4c Pan-Americans, and of course an Inverted Jenny, every philatelist's dream. (more...)

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From The New Amsterdam Collection of US Rarities - Cherrystone Auctions - July 10, 2019

Lot 72 - 1867 15c black, Z.Grill, geometric cancel, centered to right, completely sound, one of only two known copies, with 1962 and 2019 Philatelic Foundation Certificates, ex-Eugene Costales. A tremendous United States and World Class rarity, ex-Schilling Collection, last offered in a 1975 Siegel Rarities sale (catalogued in the grade of extremely fine at $2,000,000 and $800,000 as VG-50 in the U.S. Specialized by Grade). This stamp is definitely a key to forming a complete U.S. stamp collection, equ....Est.$750,000 Currently US$ 600,000

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Stamp of the Day

From Public Auction #475- No Buyer's Fee - Modern Stamps, Inc. - June, 29, 2019

Lot 112 - COMMEMORATIVE ISSUES, 1975-94 Period, 56 Sheets, 10 c. Values (x 22), 18 c. Values (x 5), 29 c. Values (x 28) and a 25 c. Value, Sound Cond., OG, MNH, F-VF, Face Value is $296.77....380.00 Currently US$ 190

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From Rarities of the World - Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. - June 26, 2019

Lot 2195 - INDIA, 1852, -1/2a Red, Scinde District Post (SG S3; Scott A3). Affixed to paper, strong embossing, cancelled by neat dotted diamond cancel, typical cracks and splits as always, slightly repaired and painted in


The "Scinde Dawk" name is simply because they were used in the Sindh Province and the word "Dawk" is an anglicized spelling of the Hindustani word for "Post". The -1/....E. $ 7,500-10,000

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From Box & Country Lot Sale #F497 - No Buyer's Premium - Free Shipping - Paradise Valley Stamp Company - June 28, 2019

Lot 3035 - 1890, 4c DARK BROWN LARGE DIE ON INDIA SUNK ON CARD, #222P1, American Bank Note Co N.Y. imprint, card measures 139x215mm, fresh and very fine, cat. $550.00....$375 Currently US$ 375

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From The 7th Tour de Cure Auction - Droege - American Diabetes Association Sale - June 14, 2019

Lot 3 - A rare single-franking use of the 90¢ 1861 Issue to pay the double rate to China on a colorful cover to Shanghai sent via Southampton, England

90¢ Blue (72), beautifully centered, deep shade, tied by two strikes of Philadelphia 12-bar grid in circle cancel on buff cover addressed to John M. Nixon, Jr., care of Blain, Tate & Co. in Shanghai, China, red Philadelphia Paid” foreign-mail office circular datestamp very faintly struck (as often for this office in this period),....Suggested Bid Est. $20,000
Fair Marke Sold for US$ 16,000

Stamp Auction Network News and Facts
  • 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.
  • June 20, 2018 -- StampAuctionNetwork Agent Bidding was thoroughly test and performed exceptionally. We had 7 bidders participate in the test, They bid on 40 lots in the Siegel International Sale, they won 8 lots, won all the ties, bought lots totalling $14,500, and saved $1,650 at a cost of $145. SAN Agent fees are waived in June, 2018 to anyone who uses the service. You must join StampAuctionNetwork Basic or Extended features at some level (trial, BASIC, Extended, or PowerUser), but that can be as little as $9.95/year. Fees are 1% of the hammer price.
  • June 13, 2018 -- StampAuctionNetwork goes over $1 Billion! (adjusted for currency). With the addition of a number of recent David Feldman SA sales, and the restoration of Shreves Sales 7-39, 151-157, and 161-162 (31,000 lots with PR's of 45 million), StampAuctionNetwork officially crosses the $1 Billion mark in prices realized. No other auction site has this significant a database of prices realized.
  • June 11, 2018. Instructional Videos and Webinars are released at StampAuctionNetwork starting with "StampAuctionNetwork Agent Bidding Explained"
  • February 23, 2018. Announcing StampAuctionNetwork Extended Features!
  • December 20, 2017. Record Breaking Results. SAN Bidders broke the record for percent of Sales sold for a major sale. Over 83% of Robert A Siegel's sale 1173 sold to SAN bidders, with another 11% of Lots where the SAN bidder was the underbidder. Only 6% of lots sold without SAN competition.
  • 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!
  • May 29, 2016. Live Bidding at World Stamp Show-NY 2016. We are pleased to announce that all of the auctioneers at WSS-NY 2016 will also make their auctions available to StampAuctionNetwork bidders using our live bidding platform on any device. You can bid from anywhere in the world, or even the auction room floor using StampAuctionNetwork's live bidding.
  • 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.
  • December 31, 2014. Announcing StampAuctionNetwork for Mobile Devices! Just click on the link or go to mStampAuctions.com or StampAuctionMobile.com to use StampAuctionNetwork on any of your mobile devices. The new interface has been in development for a year now, and has been tested by our own StampAuctionNetwork mobile evaluation team, so it is ready for general use. Please send any additional feedback my way!
  • 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.
  • November 5, 2013. Announcing "Fantasy Philately" at StampAuctionNetwork.com
  • June 25, 2013, SAN Live Bidders shattered several 6 year records which I did not think would be broken. First the new record for a single lot sold to a live bidder is $1,950,000 breaking the old record of $650,000. The new monthly record is already over $5 million which breaks the previous monthly record of $4.3 million. See the top prices paid by SAN live bidders.
  • June 8, 2013 - Let us do your Searches for you! Manage your Saved Searches and opt in for email notification. Just Login, and pick Search to turn your saved searched into email notifications. You will get matches on your searches via email when the auctions are first posted.
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  • March 29, 2013 - A record month at StampAuctionNetwork. 3,931 lots sold to 476 different live bidders for $3,870,432 for the month of March, 2013!
  • March 29, 2013 ** New Records** See the top prices paid by SAN live bidders.
  • January 30, 2013. New Search Features let you pull lots added since a date and then save that data to an excel file.
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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.
  • October 31, 2011 - A record month at StampAuctionNetwork. 2,985 lots sold to 620 different live bidders for $3,851,952 for the month of October, 2011!
  • June, 2007. $650,000 record for a lot sold on the Internet, $3.1 Million, record for a day, $4.3 Million to Live Bidders for the month.
  • October 16, 2011 - Another busy live bidding week. 1534 lots were sold to live bidders totaling $1.3 million and 348 different winning bidders participated in auctions by Siegel, Apfelbaum, and Kelleher.
  • 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.
  • March 12, 2010 - A record 154 Live Bidders took home 515 lots totaling $672,635 at Spink Shreve's Collector's series sale.
  • Robert A. Siegel sells over 40% of Sale 983 to Live Bidders - February 23, 2010
  • 3,421 unique visits per day as of February, 2010
  • September 13, 2008 - A record 130 Live Bidders took home 796 lots totaling $817,000 at Spink Shreve's Collector's series sale.
  • with over 16,000 Registered Bidders!
  • October 21-24, 2010 - a record 174 different Live Bidders took home a record 1014 lots totaling $576,215 at the Daniel Kelleher Sale.
  • $2.7 Million to Live Bidders in April, 2009
  • $2.5 Million to Live Bidders in May, 2008,

Featured Auctions!

Christoph Gärtner Philatelic - Worldwide Public Auction - June 24-28, 2019 This auction offers a wide variety of remarkable items from all over the world, including unique pieces, world rarities and post-historically important items of all kinds. Some highlights of our 44nd auction. Featuring: Bank notes - Worldwide, Germany; Coins; China & China - Liberated Areas; Asia, Overseas, Special Auction British Africa; Germany, Europe; Collections Overseas / Europe / Germanyand much more!

Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC - Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World - June 28-29, 2019 Over 700 meaty lots of collections, stocks and accumulations of the world, including: The Irving Garfinkel British Commonwealth Collection; The Charles V. Cover, Jr. Collection of U.S.; The Joseph Krois Stock; The Oberlyn Family Collection; The Rosenberg Family Holding; The Al Schickler Collection; The Thomas P. Slavin European Collection

Paradise Valley Stamp Company - Box & Country Lot Sale #F497 - No Buyer's Premium - Free Shipping - June 28, 2019 Sale #F497 features over 700 lots including BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, United States and Worldwide singles and collection lots. We are breaking up a very comprehensive collection of Bosnia & Herzegovina with a number of the scarce perf. varieties in matching sets, die proofs and varieties. Much is offered in collection lots by issue where every pages is scanned, U.S. with some scarce certified singles incl. nos. #21 and 1870 90c with "H" grill, large die proofs of the 1890 Small Bank Note issue as well as some scarcer covers with the same issue. Laos with a number of attractive scarcer topical de luxe proofs. A number of attractive classics from Italian States.

Sandafayre Ltd. - Internet/Mail Sale - July 2, 2019 With over 3400 lots on offer our latest sale is sure to have something for everyone! We have everything from sought after single stamps and sets to exhibition standard collections and even multi-carton sorter lots! Make sure you don't miss the following: Danish West Indies Stamps; German Colonies Stamps; Italian Colonies - Libya; Nyasaland Stamps; Sudan Stamps plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some gre at sorter lots and collections. Remember, All the lots that we sell come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Universal Philatelic Auctions - Wonderful Worldwide Postal Auction with No Buyer's Premium - July 9, 2019 Continuing 19 years tradition of their Unique Reducing Estimate Auctions PLUS No Buyer's Premium Universal Philatelic Auctions (UPA) presents one of their most valuable ever mail-bid sales. It's easy to test UPA: New Bidders Receive 1st US$75 WINNINGS FREE**.The auction offers 21,241 lots to the value of £2,001,837 GBP ($2,722,498 USD) comprising worldwide Collections, Sets, Singles, Covers, Proofs, High Values, Rarities, Topicals, FEO etc ... from the broadest range of regions including high quality cla ssic Great Britain, British Empire, British Africa, British North America, India, Europe, British Asia, Asia with China, US and much more. Highlights once again include remarkable particularly strong in GB with High Values, British Empire plus exceptional Europe and overseas, with very good USA and many other countries too numerous to mention....

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