Sotheby's has sold rare stamps for over 140 years, with our first stamp auction devoted entirely to postage stamps held in 1872. Since then Sotheby's has represented the most significant and famous philatelists, including Sir Maxwell Joseph, Ryohei Ishikawa, Robert Gibbs, Sir Gawaine Baillie and Lady Mairi Bury Sotheby's is your best resource for selling rare stamps at auction. Since our first postage stamps auction was held in 1872, Sotheby's has represented the most significant and famous philatelists, including Sir Maxwell Joseph, Ryohei Ishikawa, Robert Gibbs, Sir Gawaine Baillie and Lady Mairi Bury. Our sale catalogues have become highly valued. .3 million yuan. It is known about the existence of eight copies of this rarity - five clean and three canceled pieces. There is a slight confusion in the names of this and some other rare stamps of the country Gallery of Rarities. Below are some of the rare items which have been sold in past Cherrystone sales. Click any thumbnail to enlarge the image. Prices include buyer's premium. Please note that there are many stamps which look like those pictured below. Some of the differences between rare and common stamps are subtle
Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World including the Fred Blau Collection Prices Realized View Auction. January 14-15, 2020 U.S. & Worldwide Stamps Prices Realized View Auction. January 16-18, 2007 U.S. & Worldwide Stamps Prices Realized View Auction. November 15-16, 200 Ultra rare stamps and a unique coin have sold at auction for a total of $32 million. Sotheby's in New York played host to the record-breaking event. Wha The piece was sold at a Siegel Auctions event for as much as $800,000. 1846 Alexandria Postmaster's Provisional Price Realized: $460,000 Rare US stamp on the envelope. Siegel Auction Gallery image. In 2013, this stamp on the envelope was sold at a Siegel Auction Gallery event. The envelope dates back to 1846 as well as the postal stamp itself
In 2019 a rare unused 1897 10¢ on 9 Candareen stamp from China sold for a record HK$6,100,000 (about $770,000). The stamp is the rarest and most valuable from the Empress Dowager issue. There are only three known examples of the 10¢ on 9 Candareen and only the one sold in 2019 is unused. The stamps are rare because they feature an10. AN OUTSTANDING RARITY AND ONE OF THE RAREST STAMPS OF 20TH CENTURY UNITED STATES PHILATELY. Scott 482A, like its slightly more famous predecessor, Scott 314A, was issued imperforate by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and sold to the Schermack Company for use in its patented stamp-affixing machines
A very fine specimen of 2d coil stamp, featuring rich colour and a minor defect in right hand margin, was offered by Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions in April, 2011. This bright lot with a very fine centering was sold for $12,500 The oldest of the items is a 165-year-old One-Cent Magenta, described by the auction house as the world's most famous and valuable stamp. Hailing from British Guiana, now known as Guyana, it is. There are only two of these stamps known in existence, and one sold in 1998 for $935,000 at auction. But then in 2005, the man who purchased the Z Grill traded the stamp for a block of four Inverted Jenny stamps, which were valued at $3 million
Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World - August 10-11, 2021 Corbitts Public auction - August 4, 2021 Of those, 60 were returned by the Ingersoll Post Office, leaving a mere 1,450 stamps sold. The remaining 49,490 stamps were destroyed on 1 May 1857 Jan 20, 2021 - Explore La Dolca Vita's board 100 Most Valuable Stamps, followed by 929 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about rare stamps, stamp collecting, postage stamps
World's most valuable stamp to go up for auction in NYC. The stamp has been described as the Mona Lisa of philately. Guy Bell/Shutterstock. An 1856 British colonial stamp once owned by the. The Inverted Jenny is one of the most expensive stamps ever sold. First issued in 1918, the stamp owes its name to the image of the airplane in the center of the design being printed upside-down; The most rare U.S. stamp is the Z-grill, only 10 of which are known to exist. A 1-cent Z-grill stamp sold in 1998 for $935,00 a strip of 12 from the last vertical row and the stamp ex R9/5 is described as having the green 99% missing. Thus partial omissions are found on rows 5 and 9 and totalling missing on rows 6, 7 and 8 (15 stamps). October 1964 - 50th Anniversary of South African Nursing. 12½c Gold omitted SG 257a or SACC 249a World's rarest stamp, sold for $8.3M, to become digital asset, buyer says. This One-Cent Magenta postage stamp printed in 1856 went on the auction block in New York City on June 8, 2021, where.
The Inverted Jenny, the postage stamp famously misprinted with an airplane upside down, climbed to a new height on Tuesday when a block of four sold for $4.9 million, a record for a United. Live Bidding Auction #91 will be held on October 29-30, 2021. All other times please refer to the ABOUT AUCTION section. Enter the LIVE AUCTION. VENDOR INFORMATION. We always accept worldwide collections, accumulations, single rare stamps, and postal history for consignment. All we take is a 10% sales commission. No charges for unsold lots The diminutive wisp of paper was expected to set a new world record for a single stamp sale at auction. Instead, bidding closed at $8,307,0oo —not pocket change by any means, but considerably. Rare coin, stamps could sell for combined $37 million at auction It has set a new record price for a single stamp each of the four times it has sold at auction. It last sold to Weitzman in. 4.) British Guiana 1-cent Magenta Stamp (1856) Alleged to be the world's rarest and most valuable stamps, these stamps were sold at an auction in 1970 for $280,000. At present, this rare stamp value is estimated over a million dollars. There is only one specimen left for this most expensive ever
A very scarce unused block of four, a marginal pair and a single, were sold in the Warwick & Warwick April 2015 auction, realising £31,800; £17,100 and £5,800 respectively. What types of stamps do we sell? If you are interested in buying rare stamps at one of our philatelic auctions we hold monthly sales throughout the year 2018-02-28. Czechoslovakia's rarest stamp comes to auction for the first time in 90 years on March 11, when it's expected to make $200,000. The 1919 green four-crown stamp bears an inverted black Posta ceskoslovenska overprint. This configuration is so rare, it's actually unique. The stamp is a real history lesson .) SOLD... $3,405 - British Five Pound Stamp. This British Five Pound Stamp, dated 1894, received 29 bids before receiving its final bid on March 28, 2010. (Today's Top 25 eBay: UK/Great Britain Stamps) Today's Top Postage Stamp Auctions: Daily Best l Monthly. 9.) SOLD.
The pair of stamps sold for over $700,000 at a sale in Hong Kong on Saturday, auction house Zurich Asia said. The 1941 blue and black stamps, rare because the picture of Sun is accidentally. There are also several auctions that are held throughout South Africa. I've never been to one but apparently some of the more expensive stamps are sold through here. Visit philatelicfriends.co.za to find out about the latest stamp auctions. Who knows, I might see you at one of them Wikimedia Commons Price Realized: $3,865,750 Date Sold: March 31, 2017 Sold By: Stack's Bowers Galleries and Sotheby's Once again the King of American Coins takes one of the top 10 spots on the list of The World's Rarest and Most Valuable Coins.This coin was auctioned as part of the D. Brent Pogue coin collection auction jointly by Stack's Bowers Galleries and Sotheby's over the span. Two Siegel auctions in May feature choice U.S. stamps, worldwide stamps and postal history. Collectors in pursuit of graded stamps will find almost 200 scattered throughout the catalog for the May 19-20 sale. Apr 23, 2021, 13:00 PM Post stamps 1 Cent Benjamin Franklin Rare Perforations Collectible Vintage. $2,000.00. $4.45 shipping. or Best Offer. US Stamp 1912-1922 George Washington 1 Cent, Green, Used 10/11 Perf. VERY RARE. $425.00. Free shipping. or Best Offer
Below the list of the most valuable classic African stamps, sold on public auctions during last years. 1. $63,250.00, Northern Nigeria. September 2008, Cherrystone auction. 1904 £25 green and carmine, original gum, BPA cert. 2. $15,525.00, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika. May 2015 , Cherrystone auction. 1922-27 George V, £10 green and black Italy stamps for sale. Sandafayre are highly respected as the leading expert and the global authority in the field of rare stamps, highly collectable stamps, postal history, collections and entire estates of collectables. We have stamps for sale from Great Britain, The Commonwealth and countries worldwide. Sandafayre buys stamp collections and. Rare British Guiana stamp sells for record $9.5 million printed in black on magenta paper the most expensive stamp ever sold at auction, and the most valuable object by weight and size. A rare version of the Plate 77 Penny Red stamp sold for £550,000 in 2012. The Plate 77 Penny Red is currently the most expensive stamp that trader Stanley Gibbons has ever sold, with a rare. The stamp has been sold a few times and with each sale its value climbs. The only copy of the Treskilling Yellow in existence _____ Begin your stamp adventures and get your collection off to a flying start at one of our many stamp auctions. _____ Discover more Stamps I International Stamps. You might also like these articles
One cover the 1 penny & the 2 penny sold in Zurich, Switzerland in 1993 for: 5,000,000 US $. In my research over the years extremely rare stamps like the mauritius stamps have sold at auctions usually for 3 to 4 times the catalogued value Most Valuable Dice: $17,925. 20-Sided Roman Die. The 20-sided die is a necessity for modern role-playing games, but this one is out of the price range of most collectors. Christie's sold it for $17,925 in 2003 for a Maryland professor whose father got it in Egypt in the '20s
Stamps from former colonies are known as dead country stamps and are highly prized by collectors. In fact, as of 2014, the most valuable stamp ever sold was the British Guyana 1 cent magenta — the only existing copy was sold at auction for an estimated $9.4 million Currently, the 2-cent Large Queen stamp is valued at around $250,000 but philatelic experts say that if it were to come up for auction, this highly rare stamp can even be sold for up to $1 million. If this happens, it would easily trump the all-time record of a Canadian stamp sold at $300,000 in an auction in the United States in 2009 for an. The anonymous buyer offered a single stamp for auction in 2015, which sold through Melbourne's Phoenix Auctions for $172,913. It was the highest price paid to date for a single commonwealth of.
6. 1893 $5 Christopher Columbus. At its issuance, the $5 Christopher Columbus stamps did not generate much demand. In fact, customers purchased only 21,844 of the 27,350 produced. The unsold stamps were destroyed. However, the stamp, even in 1893, would have been one of the most valuable American stamps .3 million (along with four Inverted Jenny stamps for $4.9 million) with plans to give the proceeds to.
This Glen Stephens Stamp Rarity Page features worldwide rare, unusual, and one-of-a-kind items, all NETT PRICED with superb scans, and detailed descriptions. It is Australia's MOST visited stamp dealer web page - indeed one of the world's most visited. Philatelic Porn as one client joked! Bookmark it, and check EVERY day, because as you can see - new items are regularly added - sometimes. A rare Hungarian stamp dating to 1867 was auctioned Saturday for $190,000. The year 1867 marked a thaw in the tense relations between Austria and Hungary after the brutal crushin . $5,896.13. $24.19 shipping. or Best Offer. 50 watching. 1922-26 US Stamp Very Rare 20 Collectible Scott Stamps. Attic treasure! $25,000.00. Free shipping
A stamp described as the world's rarest sold for $9.5 million at auction last night, setting a new record June 3, 2021 A Rare Coin and 5 Stamps Could Fetch a Whopping $37 Million at Auction Next Week The sale includes a 1933 Double Eagle coin, a One-Cent Magenta stamp and a sheet of Inverted. Make check out to the China Stamp Society and mail it to China Stamp Society, c/o H. James Maxwell, PO BOX 481844, Kansas City, MO 64148-1844. Bidding increments: $1-50 are $1, $50-$100 are $5, $100-500 are $10, $500-1,000 are $50, $1,000-5,000 are $100, $5,000 and up are $250. An auction runs for the entire month
The One-Cent Magenta stamp, issued in British Guiana in 1856 was auctioned for US$8.3 million at Sotheby's in New York, confirming its place as the most valuable stamp in history, R. But as Neda Ulaby reports for NPR, the auction's two stamp lots failed to break previous records. Carrying an estimate of $10 to $15 million, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta sold for. Historic Australian stamps hot at auction. HUNDREDS of historic Australian stamps collected over two generations have fetched more than $3 million at auction in London. AAP November 15, 2012 4.
22 of the Most Expensive Items Ever Sold at Auction. The 1856 magenta stamp from British Guiana. Christie's sold the most valuable case of wine, a case of 1978 Romanee-Conti, for $476,000. Here are the five most expensive vinyl records ever sold at auction. 5. Double Fantasy - John Lennon & Yoko Ono - $150,000. Much like any other auction item, vinyl records sometimes sell for incredible amounts due to some factor that's unique to one particular item. In this case, this particular Double Fantasy record that was sold in 1999. One of the last gold coins ever struck for circulation in the US sold for a record $18.9 million in New York on Tuesday. The exceptionally rare 1933 Double Eagle is now the most valuable coin.
It was hammered down at €1.26 million. With the buyer's commission and fee added, the cover sold for €1,524,601.50, or approximately $1.73 million in U.S. dollars Over the past decade, there have been record-shattering auction sales for art, jewelry, and other collectibles. People have purchased works by Banksy, Picasso, and Jeff Koons for hundreds and millions of dollars. The most expensive blue diamond in auction history sold for $57.9 million, while the most expensive diamond sold for $71.2 million Inverted Jenny postage stamp owned by Bloomfield man sells for $253,700 at auction. When the hammer fell at a New York auction of his postage stamp July 1, Ron Bassey didn't hear a bang at his.
A stamp that fetched $9.5 million in a 2014 auction the British Guiana 1c magenta is considered the most valuable and rarest stamp in the world. Only one of its type exists now, which is used and cut in the shape of an octagon. The stamp was issued in limited numbers in 1856 by former British Guiana Rare Audrey Hepburn stamps sold at Berlin auction. A rare sheet of 10 stamps showing film star Audrey Hepburn smoking has fetched 430,000 euros (£380,000) at a charity auction in Berlin. The.
Price: $9.5 million Sold: 2014 This is the only known example of the rarest of stamps, and it sold for nearly $1 billion times its face value. Printed on a newspaper press brought over explicitly for this purpose and rediscovered by a 12-year-old Scottish boy living in South America in 1873, it has set records each time it's changed hands since. There is a double print on the top and sides of the stamp which is easy to spot, and they rarely come up at an auction. However, it recently sold for $55,000 - an excellent reason to keep your eyes peeled. Two Shilling Kangaroo. As any collector will tell you, rare kangaroo stamps can fetch a fortune These stamps had the words Post Office instead of Post Paid. Another stamp that falls under this category is the Hawaii Missionary Stamps. An unused set of eight could cost up to $100,000. British Guiana 1-cent Magenta is alleged to be the world's rarest and most valuable stamp. This stamp was sold at an auction in 1970 for $280,000
World's most valuable stamp sold for $8.3m to London dealer. The world's most valuable stamp has been bought for $8.3m by Stanley Gibbons, which plans to offer investors a chance to buy. Auctioneer David Feldman said the stamp was the world's most valuable object by weight. The auction house had estimated it would sell for 1.5 million to 2 million euros (£1.3m - £1.7m). Mr. As America's oldest coin auction house, Stack's Bowers has had the privilege of auctioning many of the rarest coins and most valuable collections ever assembled. Now, 83 years after we held our first coin auction, our tradition of success carries forward into the 21st century as we continue to sell rare coins and currency for collectors across the world
At an estimated £10.7 million, the world's most valuable stamp has gone on show in London ahead of its auction in the summer.. The British Guiana One-Cent Magenta stamp is thought to be the sole. Rare collectible stamps have fetched thousands of pounds at auction in Lichfield. Richard Winterton Auctioneers also saw an archive of postcards star in the sale last week. Among the other highlights were a Penny Black printed on the 11th and final plate which sold for £780 and an 1867 £1 brown lilac that made £750 A 1968 stamp from the Cultural Revolution, nicknamed Big Patch of Red by collectors, sold for 13.8 million yuan ($2 million) at auction, making it one of the world's most expensive stamps
LONDON: A set of four rare stamps featuring the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi has been sold for record 500,000 pounds at an auction in the UK which its seller said is the highest price ever paid for Indian stamps. Only 13 of the 1948 Gandhi 10-rupee Purple Brown and Lake 'Service' stamps are in circulation Sotheby's 'Three Treasures' sale smashes auction records in New York. A unique collection of the world's rarest and most valuable coins and stamps known as 'The Three Treasures' has sold at Sotheby's for more than $30 million. The three items were owned by U.S shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, a lifelong collector of rare stamps and.
The real estate market has just burst there (again!) and stocks are looking toppy to many, so some of that money is trickling into other well respected fields like rare Chinese stamps. A North American client of mine now living in HK attended the auction mentioned below A one-in-a-million stamp sold for more than a million dollars at an auction Tuesday. The Inverted Jenny — a rare stamp that was printed with an accidental image of a plane upside down — was. A rare 19th century stamp from one of Britain's former colonies has made history after being sold at auction for $9.5million (£5.6million) - becoming the most expensive item ever made in. Fax: +44 (0)20 7563 4066. Spink and Son Ltd was founded in London in 1666 and has since developed into the world's premier collectables auction house. It specialises in the auctioning and private sales of stamps, coins, banknotes, medals, bonds & shares, autographs, books, wine & spirits and lifestyle collectables. Forthcoming Auction
A gold coin from 1933 that is only worth $20 at face value has been sold for $18.9million at auction. The ultra-rare double eagle coin was one of the last ever to made for circulation in the US. We are experienced specialists in the stamps and postal history of Greece, Greek Errors, New Greek Territories, Levant, Cyprus and many other foreign countries. In the last years we have also invested in cartographic and photographic collectible material, presenting regular auctions featuring rare maps and rare photographic material, focusing.
A recent Dublin auction of stamps and postal history, which fetched £30,000 overall (€38,092), is a good indicator of the kind of values being fetched by stamps at auction in Ireland A 1933 Double Eagle gold coin sold for a record-setting $18.9 million at auction in New York and the world's rarest stamp went for $8.3 million. The coin, the only 1933 Double Eagle ever allowed to be privately owned, was expected to sell for between $10 million and $15 million at the Sotheby's auction on Tuesday Only 250 copies were printed for friends and family, as one of these rare copies sold at auction for £43,400 (about $56,124) in 2016. via biblio.com The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger (worth.
A single gold coin and a one-cent stamp could be sold for up to $15 million each at auction in June, after Sotheby's announced on Thursday the sale of rare treasures set to break new records. The auction house described the 1933 Double Eagle as the world's most famous and storied coin Prague, Feb 12 (CTK) - The most valuable Czechoslovak postage stamp whose price is put at five million crowns will be offered for sale in an auction in March, according to Burda Auction catalogue. The four-crown green stamp with a reversed overprint saying Posta ceskoslovenska (Czechoslovak Post) 1919 originated from the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, of which the Czech Lands were part until the. Mowbray hit headlines earlier this week after setting a new world record for a rare New Zealand stamp sold at auction: $67,850 for a New Zealand threepenny HMS Vanguard stamp printed for a royal. A rare gold coin that was originally worth $20 sold in Sotheby's Auction House, New York for a whopping $18.9 million. The 'Double Eagle' coin is one of the last gold coins ever struck for circulation in the US, and is one of the few that survived being destroyed. Now the most valuable coin to ever appear at auction, the 1933 'Double.