New Arrivals - February 2019

Post Cards - about 2,500 - early 20th century

Illustrated Advertising / Trade Cards - nice group of mostly local businesses

Postal History & Ephemera - many interesting items

Scott Classic Worldwide Hardcover Catalogues - 2003 through 2009. Each has catalogue values for all pre-1940 worldwide stamps, also gives prices for stamps on cover and for never hinged for many countries, original retail $125+, prices for each range from $35 to $65 depending on year.

Bohemia-Moravia Collection - 162 stamps in complete sets, mint, never hinged in original stockbook. Original cost $100, stamps catalogue value $66.55 net $39

France Art / Paintings Collection - 95 different M NH VF in nice KRK stockbook. Stamps alone CV $125 net $55

Japan Mint Sheet Lot - in sheet file - 18 different, most 2 sheet of each VF NM many topical and cpl sets catalogue value $249.50 net $75.

US Stamp Collections - We have recently acquired two comprehensive US stamp collections. These contain many classics plus many Washington Franklins. Pre-1935 commemorative and regular issues, early airmails, officials, parcel post, duck stamps and other back of book. These will be available at the office and at the shows.

US Postage @ Below Face Value

$25 Face Value for $20

$100 Face Value for $70

$200 or more Face Value @ 65% of Face


2018 - 10th Annual Auction

Our 10th Auction is scheduled for November 10, 2018 at 11 AM. Please click the auction catalog link for the auction terms and a complete listing of lots that will be available, descriptions, and estimates. Remote / telephone bidding is also available.

OPENING BIDS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

2018 Auction Catalog

Opening Bids

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Highlights from our previous auctions

2017 - 9th Annual Auction

2017 Auction Catalog

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More Auction Highlights

Lot #169  - 1863 U.S. Civil War Cover and Illustrated letter

Cover is franked with #65, tied by blue Norfolk, VA C.D.C, to N.Y.C.  Enclosure is three page legible handwritten letter, signed by William W. Disoway, killed by gunshot wounds 3 ½ months later.  Highlight is detailed by hand drawn map of Army Camp near Portsmouth, VA.  A great historical document of the Civil War Era!  (scan is not as clear as letter is)

Lot #178  -  U.S. #628 FDC

1926 5¢ Ericksson Memorial Roessler Cachet, Chicago  VF 

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Lot #263  -  1893 World’s Columbian Exposition admissions tickets

Two different, including children’s and Chicago Day – nice condition  (scans showing fronts and backs)

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Lot #304  -  1907 Patriotic Embossed, Uncle Sam and U.S. Flag

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Very Fine  F.C. Loundsbury   A GEM!

Lot #305  -  1907 Jamestown Expo 2 different Postcards

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Lot #403  -   U.S. Imperf Essay Block of 9 XF

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