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Feature Auctions

  • Heinrich Koehler Auktionshaus Public Auction: German and International Philately - September 20-25, 2021 Top-class philatelic material offered in ten catalogues! Highlights of the Heinrich Koehler Autumn Auction in Wiesbaden from 20 to 25 September 2021. On 20 September 2021 the traditional autumn auction of Germany's oldest stamp auction house, Heinrich Koehler, will begin in Wiesbaden. Once again, the public can expect a spectacular programme with many philatelic highlights over six days up to and including 25 September 2021. The sixth of the now legendary "ERIVAN” auctions with the "German States" will cause quite a stir, even outside philatelic circles. In addition, the material presented in a total of ten catalogues holds many other treasures and valuable items from the philately and postal history of Germany to the whole world, including unique collections, a sensational attic find and a "Hindenburg disaster cover" from the Zeppelin 129 airship of 1937 being offered for the first time.


  • Paradise Valley Stamp Company "PARADISE LIVE" Auction S115 - United States Stamps -Live Bidding on StampAuctionNetwork - September 25, 2021 This sale with just over 100 lots includes some lovely U.S. classics recently certified with some very attractive mint bank note issues, a few Private Vending Machine coils, a group of Kansas City roulettes, 1923 2c Harding imperf in between pair, booklet panes, back-of-the-book incl. an old-time accumulation of Official Seals, 1903 Roosevelt small die proofs, Duck Stamp plate blocks, U.S. Test stamps accumulation, Canal Zone and the US Admin. of the Philippines.


  • Sterling Stamps Mail Bid/Internet/Live Internet Auction - September 25, 2021 Our 4th auction this year features several US stamps with certificates highlighted by an unused Scott 113b as well as unused 64b block of 4, Scott 69 used block of 6, and reissues like Scott 127 and 128, dollar value Columbians, Kansas City Roulettes, along Scott 467 and 505 in MNH blocks of 12. The Essays, Proofs, and Specimen section along with the individual cover section should also be noted. The foreign section includes the remainder of the 2-generation Nilsestuen collection, and several country and area specific stamp and cover lots. Good luck in your bidding and thank you for your past patronage!


  • Sandafayre Ltd. Internet/Mail Sale - September 28, 2021 Sandafayre Mail Bid / Internet Sale 5325, closing Tuesday 28th September 2021. In this week's sale we have an exceptionally high quality offering of over 2800 lots with estimates fro £50 to £5,000. Highlights include a superb range of Cape of Good Hope triangulars, Canada and Provinces, Ceylon with early Chalons and a wide choice of mint and used collections, Nyasaland including 1890s - 1900s high values to £10, a mouth-watering GB Queen Victoria range including a superb 1841 2d blue 'SJ Plate' 4 margin mint, French Colonies from Algeria to Zanzibar including some impressive Somali Coast collections, an interesting West Germany range of varieties and plate flaws and range of imperf proof stamps from early issues to modern UN etc. In addition our General Bazaar section features a substantial range of Commonwealth, World and omnibus collections, cinderellas and much more.


  • JustCollecting Stamp Rarities Auction - September 29, 2021 Just Collecting is hosting its largest ever stamp rarities auction this month with over 350 lots and total estimates well in excess of £0.5 million. The sale is very strong in key British stamp rarities, but also includes some key stamps from the British Commonwealth and China.


  • H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc. H.R. Harmer’s September/October 2021 Auction - September 30-October 2, 2021 Our September/October sale includes a number of properties we are very excited about, including two of the finest British Commonwealth collections we have offered in sometime, a highly-specialized collection of Tristan Da Cunha, and a wonderful collection of United States postal history including many rare and unique fancy cancels. Of note in our general session are the Dr. Julius Schachter Collection of Disinfected Mails and the Eli Babcock Collection of United States Postal Stationery. Individual highlights include: 1914 1914 1sh on 1m Carmine stamp of New Britain, one of 63 issued; The unique Hayes and Wheeler fancy cancel of Carmel, New York; One of two known covers bearing the green Floyd’s Penny Post stamp; One of two Tristan Da Cunha cachet types Iva and Va combination covers.


  • Postiljonen AB People's Republic of China Special Auction & International Autumn Auction - September 30-October 2, 2021 People's Republic of China Special Auction & International Autumn Auction #232/233, 30 September-2 October 2021 featuring: People's Republic of China Special Auction featuring "The Whole Country is Red"; "90 Years of Collecting!" Warren Grosjean's Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden; Newly Discovered Correspondence from Finland, 1870s & 1880s; Worldwide Rare Items and Large Country Collections and Live Bidding!


  • Matthew Bennett International The Country Manor Collectionof High Grade U.S. Stamps and exceptional Postal Stationery - October 8-9, 2021 In our Auction #362, we present "The Country Manor" collection of high grade United States stamps and exceptional Postal Stationery, formed by the late Gary L. Kurtz. Mr. Kurtz amassed much of his holding prior to the year 2000, and long before the advent of grading by expertizing bodies. It is a tribute to his unerring eye that the large majority of the more than 200 items we submitted for expertizing were awarded grades of 90, 95 and higher. In fact, Gary Kurtz’s collection now features several examples with a brand new "highest grade extant". You will also find many of the stamps and postal stationery offered here have not been on the market for 20-50 years, so you may now be seeing a lot of items for the first time.


  • Raritan Stamps, Inc. Raritan Stamps, Inc. The Volokolamsk RSFSR and Soviet Union Speci - October 15-16, 2021 The Auction contains 627 lots of Imperial Russia, RSFSR and Soviet Union stamps and postal history. The Sale represents 35 different Romanov Dynasty Proofs from the Tsar Collection, approximately 150 lots of Zemstvo (Rural Post), including numerous items from the Ferrari, Faberge, Schmidt and other renowned Collections. First Class rarities of Soviet Russia, including iconic definitive stamp of 15k lemon yellow, "Kartonka" souvenir sheet, imperforate rarities of the Moscow Zeppelin Flight issue, Architectural Projects, First Flights to North Pole, both Trans-Atlantic and Far East, perforated and imperforated varieties from the 1940's-90's. Several important collections and group lots.


Featured Stamp or Cover

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    From The Flagship Series - Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC - September 14-17, 2021 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 1038 - 1861, 30¢ red orange, First Design (Scott 61), now catalogued as #71TC6, o.g., hinged, wonderfully fresh with eye-popping color and stupendous detail; corner crease at upper right, filled thin top left, Fine appearance, a truly lovely Premiere, with 2021 P.F. certificate. Scott $40,000 .
    Estimate $10,000 - 15,000
    .....Estimate $10,000-15,000 Sold for US$ 13,000

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    From Mail Auction - Vance Auctions - September 29, 2021 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 4839 - C4, Rare used example of the 60¢ DE PINEDO AIRMAIL in selected condition. Nicely centred with the customary wavy line cancel, excellent colour. VF. Has been lightly pencil signed on reverse by experts Raybaudi, Bolaffi & Diena. Has 1964 Diena Certificate, 1966 Bolaffi Certificate & 2019 Greene Foundation Certificate....25,000.00+

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    From Box & Country Lot Auction #F610 - NO BUYER'S PREMIUM - Paradise Valley Stamp Company - September 24, 2021 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 9081 - 1896, $20 SLATE NEWSPAPER WITH WATERMARK USED, #PR123, well-centered with jumbo margins, two small tears at bottom, good-looking stamp, with 2021 William T. Crowe cert., cat. $200.00....$100 Currently US$ 100

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    From Resilient Ventures - Droege - StampAuctionNetwork - Sept 23rd, 2020 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 21 - LOMBARDY-VENETIA 1850-65 ON OLD ALBUM PAGE - ALL SIGNED AND AUTHENTICATED, 23 diff. stamps, incl. nos. 1, 2, 2b - the rare silver gray, 4g, 5b, 6d, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, each stamp (except for the two with thins) sound and signed by Dr. Helmuth Avi and with Sassone numbers in pencil, PR2, overall attractive and fine-very fine, cat. $3,947.50 for sound stamps, Sassone €4,750.00 for sound stamps, donated by Paradise Valley Stamp Company....Suggested Bid CV. Est. $1,000 Currently US$ 300

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Feature Auctions

  • Paradise Valley Stamp Company Box & Country Lot Sale F610 - No Buyer's Premium - September 24, 2021 This sale offers some better US singles, a section of US Proofs & Essays, Germany mint never hinged sets, British Colonies with Tonga and Samoa, a number of better sets from the George VI period with many perf. and shade varieties included, Saudi Arabia with Hejaz issues, early Belgian Congo, France imperforate issues, we have also included more British Commonwealth with Newfoundland, New Zealand, St. Helena, Malaya, British West Indies in addition to a number of other colonies, also some beautiful Italian States, Monaco, Switzerland, Scandinavia including Denmark, collection lots from a variety of countries are spread throughout the sale.


  • Mowbray Collectables International Public Stamp Auction - September 25, 2021 This is Mowbray Collectables first auction back at StampAuctionNetwork. Click here to register to bid in their auctions. Welcome to our 39th sale. This bi-annual auction again comprises over NZ$1M million of estimates. We are honoured to feature stamps from several major collections of outstanding quality, including the estates of Ralph Buchanan, Hilton Dickens, Derek Holmes (UK) and Gerard McCoy, as well as the wonderful collection of a private collector, and 80 other vendors. Some highlights:220 collections.
  • Extensive NZ postal history, including Military, from the collection of the late Derek Holmes; Quality Full Face Queens and later Definitives; 2/- and 3/- Admiral FDC's - unique! A new discovery; Good range of NZ exhibition issues; 1949 Vanguard; 1905 2d chestnut Life Insurance MUH; 1913 12/6d Queen Victoria Long Type mint (4 known); 1931 Arms including 4 x 35/-; Excellent range of flight covers, all world including 60 Zeppelin covers; Strong Great Britain and British Commonwealth; We are certain that there is something for everyone in this sale, with conservative estimates to attract bidding.


  • Stanley Gibbons The Indica Collection of India Telegraphs - September 28, 2021 The ‘Indica’ collection of Telegraphs represents a lifetime's work, with a wealth of unique essays, proofs and archive material that has never appeared on the open market, alongside the most complete collection of mint and used telegraph issues ever formed. Much of the material was purchased in the 1960s directly from Robson Lowe, who handled the disposal of the De La Rue archive, meaning the auction represents the first time this wonderful material, and even some highly important early correspondence will appear on the market for the first time. The highlight and cover star is the iconic set of first issue Electric Telegraphs in mint condition, one of only a handful recorded, a true showpiece of Indian philately, and runs all the way through to modern Telegraphic usages, with every rarity (both listed and unlisted!) represented within the collection. An opportunity not to be missed!


  • Soler y Llach Stamps and Covers of the World Public Auction - September 28, 2021 Welcome to our auction 765 including Stamps and Postal History from all over the World! Many unique and very interesting lots that are not found elsewhere.


  • Vance Auctions Worldwide Internet/Mail Sale - September 29, 2021 Welcome to our September 29th auction Sale #352. Highlights include: terrific worldwide covers and postal history from stampless to modern; excellent Br. Commonwealth including Gold Coast, Ceylon, Bermuda, Ascension and Br. Africa; extensive Canada including Pence issues, Jubilees to $5, imperforate pairs, and good Semi-Official Airmails; Newfoundland from imperforate Pence issues with key items including a used C4 De Pinedo Airmail and a mint C5 Columbia Airmail; many Zeppelin covers and cards from Germany and other countries; good section of Japan including many nice postcards plus Karl Lewis illustrated covers; hundreds of larger lots including collections, accumulations and box lots. No buyer’s fee. Major credit cards accepted. Bids can be submitted via SAN, email, telephone or fax. Bidding will continue until Midnight EDT on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.


  • abacus auctions Stamps, Postal History & Picture Postcards - September 30-October 2, 2021 This auction features 1200+ lots of Australia & Colonies and Rest of the World single items & small groups with over A$200,000 in total estimates. Extensive sections of Australia with Kangaroos (140 lots) & KGV Heads (45 lots) are followed by 150+ lots of Postal History. All Australian Colonies/States are well represented with very fine Classics, a group of South Australian Departmentals, rare Postmarks & interesting Postal History. Rest of the World features solid sections of British Africa & British West Indies featuring single-colony used collections, Antarctica, Fiji from Classics plus Postal History, Germany & Colonies, Great Britain, Netherlands, New Zealand with World War I Military Mail, New Guinea with extensive GRI & NWPI overprints, Papua & PNG including Postal History, other Pacific Islands, etc.


  • Stampedia Auction Japan, inc Worldwide Public Auction, especially strong in Japanese philately - September 30-October 2, 2021 The first Japanese auction house listed in Stamp Auction Network! With 2187 lots on offer. Our latest sale is sure to have something for everyone! We have 1218 nice Japanese materials as well as 800 nice non-Japanese lots this time. Some highlights: 25 Penny black lots including 4 unused, 2 pl.11, and a beautiful single franking covers; Australian Kangaroo single lots; New Zealand; ZEPPELIN covers of the USA and Germany; JP occupation is also interesting lots ; Andaman & Nicovar islands, Thai-Burma railway usage, Rio islands, and northern Malaya along with other very interesting lots.


  • Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner GmbH & Co KG Worldwide Public Auction - October 12-22, 2021 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. The Banknotes Worldwide section; Banknotes Collections and Bank Notes Germany; Single lots Asia, Thematics, Overseas, Europe; Single lots Germany and picture post cards; Collections Worldwide; Collections Germany and much more. We are looking forward to welcome you at the viewing and the auction days.


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