October 25, 2019
H. R. Harmer: Auction House Overview
This auction house is known to every philatelist be it an experienced collector or a newbie. The company was established back in 1918 in England. The auction house bears the name of its founder - Henry R. Harmer.
October 24, 2019
Sandafayre: English Auction House
Sandafayre is an English online postage stamp auction. It is well known to many avid philatelists from around the world. Having visited the company’s website, the user will immediately notice the company’s commitment to the classics, including design, the auction system, the selection of collections, related accessories, stamp-albums, magnifiers, measurements, albums, catalogs.
October 23, 2019
David Feldman SA: Geneva Auction House
This company was founded by a professional philatelist in 1966, and the first auction was held in 1967. In general, David Feldman, who gave his name to this Geneva-based company, certainly belongs to connoisseurs of philately, because he has been engaged in stamp collecting for more than forty years.
October 22, 2019
Heinrich Koehler (Heinrich Köhler): Oldest European Auction House
This is the oldest European philatelic auction house. Since the 1910s, the name of Heinrich Köhler has been associated with outstanding auctions in the world of philately. At present, this auction house is an essential part of the global philatelic network. Its activities and events are characterized by high quality and loyalty to traditions.
October 21, 2019
A. Karamitsos: Greek Philatelic Auction House
It should be noted that A. Karamitsos is a Greek philatelic auction house, which has an international status and is valued by philatelists from around the world. At the online stamp auctions of this house, one can always observe a large number of registered participants and a large number of lots presented.
September 17, 2019
Stanley Gibbons: Auction House Overview
Stanley Gibbons is one of the oldest and largest philatelic houses in Europe. This company has been operating in the market for almost three decades. It sells parts of collections or collection sets of postage stamps through impromptu philatelic auctions.
January 09, 2019
Stamp Auctions: Online Philatelic Auctions
This quick overview intends to introduce to the reader some of the most popular online stamp auctions across the globe. This list is quite long, yet, it is not exhaustive.
January 08, 2019
Stamp Auctions: Personalities
Stamp auctions have a rich history, which dates back to the middle of the 19th century. It should be noted that the first events immediately attracted the attention of hundreds of people, and eventually, holding regular philatelic auctions became a great tradition for many countries of the world. In this part, you will find the names of the “founding fathers” of the contemporary auction business in philately.
January 07, 2019
Stamp Auctions: First Philatelic Auction Houses
As you most probably know, the first auctions were held in Europe and the US. Despite the evident need for such events, not all of them turned out to be successful and attracted many participants and visitors.
October 23, 2018
The First Philatelic Organizations and Traders
When stamp collecting appeared as a hobby, every collector sought to expand their collection. This meant that they needed not only stamps but also envelopes from different countries, information on the issue of stamps, as well as intermediaries who would help the philatelist to acquire new pieces...
September 20, 2018
World’s Largest Stamp Auction Houses: Part II
This is the second part of the article about the world’s highest-grossing stamp auction houses.
September 19, 2018
World’s Largest Stamp Auction Houses: Part I
This article is aimed at providing our readers and visitors with a review of the world’s highest-grossing stamp auction houses. This is the first part of the article, so stay tuned for even more information!
September 14, 2018
5 International Auction Houses with Huge Experience
The companies in this review are very experienced and they already have their regular buyers and visitors. However, given their impressive performance over the years, it’s highly likely that these firms will show even greater results in the near future.
September 04, 2018
Interview: Cherrystone Vice President Joshua Buchsbayew
Cherrystone Auctions is one of the global leading auction houses that bringing over to $30 million worth of stamps and postal history to market yearly. We took a short interview right before September 2018 Auction with Joshua Buchsbayew, Vice President of the company.
Russia: Most Valuable and Rare Stamps
Rare and Valuable Stamps of Germany
Rare and Valuable US Stamps and Postal History
The Most Expensive and Rare Stamps of Italy
Japan: The Most Expensive and Valuable Stamps
Stamp Design Errors
The Most Expensive Antique Items Ever Sold: Part I