July 17, 2019
10 Most Expensive Stamps of the World Ever Sold at Auctions
It is worth noting that there are many reviews of the most expensive postage stamps, but almost all of them provide either outdated or unverified information. Nevertheless, in this review, we will indicate the actual prices formed In the course of real deals during the stamp auctions.
July 03, 2019
Postage Savings for Сity Mayors
The tariffs for mayors in Italy are not exactly easy to understand - and this article will not contribute to understanding either. I will show you a document that really "has it". Let's start with the presentation I first saw it.
June 29, 2019
During World War I, the small island "Mafia" at the mouth of the Rufiji River leased by Zanzibar in Germany, was part of the German territory of East Africa. It was occupied by British troops as a base against the Allied raiders.
June 29, 2019
The Most Expensive and Rare Stamps of Brazil: Bull's Eye Domination
This review will not cover a wide variety of stamps belonging to different epochs or series. In fact, our readers will get a chance to see how greatly prices may vary for the same types of stamps. All these stamps of Brazil are extremely rare and valuable.
June 20, 2019
The Most Valuable and Rare Stamps Of British Commonwealth and Colonies
This review is an overview of some of the most interesting lots belonging to the category of colonial stamps. Some of them are extremely rare stamps while other lots have an interesting provenance. All of these stamps were sold at stamp auctions and are now kept in private collections.
June 19, 2019
The Most Expensive and Rare Stamps of Canada
Canada is one of the largest countries in the world in terms of territory and among the ten most developed countries in the world. Before the formation of the Confederation, each colony issued its postage stamps. In this review, you will find the most valuable stamps of this country from different periods.
June 17, 2019
The Most Expensive and Valuable Stamps of Australia
It is curious that not so many collectors hunt for Australian postage stamps, and this means that they miss quite a few interesting pieces. In this review, you will find ten beautiful and valuable lots that were sold at various online stamp auctions and regular philatelic events.
April 28, 2019
Japan: The Most Expensive and Valuable Stamps
Stamps of Japan can often be observed at different stamp auctions all around the globe. Interestingly, this country has a variety of rare and valuable stamps; however, they do not always get high realization prices at philatelic events. This article will reveal the most expensive postal items of Japan sold at stamp auctions during the past years.
April 27, 2019
The Most Expensive and Rare Stamps of Italy
In this review, our readers will find the rarest stamps ever issued in Italy. Please note that, with the time, this list may require an update since stamps of this country are popular among collectors and new varieties are found quite often.
March 31, 2019
The Most Expensive and Valuable Stamps of France
Stamps of France are valued by philatelists from various countries. In this article, you will find information about 10 rare stamps that have an interesting history of creation and will definitely be appreciated by any experienced collector.
March 29, 2019
UAE Stamp Craze of the 20th Century
In the south of the Arabian Peninsula, there is a federation of seven Arab states, which is currently called the United Arab Emirates (UAE). At the turn of the seventies of the 19th century, these small Arab principalities became the most famous countries in the world of philately.
March 20, 2019
Great Britain: Most Expensive and Valuable Stamps
Stamps of Great Britain and the UK are popular among collectors from various countries. In this review, you will find 10 rare and valuable stamps that have interesting provenance and will surely become the highlight of any philatelic collection.
March 10, 2019
The Most Valuable and Rare Stamps of China
Below you can find the most valuable stamps of China sold at various stamp auctions of the past years. Some of them are rare while some of the pieces became extremely expensive due to the printing error.
March 10, 2019
The Most Expensive and Valuable Stamps of India
Stamps of India can frequently be met at various stamp auctions all over the world. Interestingly, there are only a few rare stamps issued in this country, which makes them quite valuable. In this review, you will find information about the most expensive stamps of India (single items) sold at philatelic auctions during the past years.
March 04, 2019
Seebeck Stamps and Reprints
It should be noted that Seebeck's firm became the first philatelic agency selling stamps that appeared on the international arena. Seebeck was an American businessman of German descent who emigrated to the United States in the second half of the 19th century.
February 18, 2019
Pre-philately, Precursors of the Postage Stamps
Attempts to create an efficient payment method for postal items were made by many people from various countries long before the nineteenth century. The aim of this article is to throw light on the most famous predecessors of postal stamps.
February 17, 2019
These stamps are considered some of the rarest stamps in the world. The rarity of the stamp with a nominal value of 2 cents is also indicated by the fact that it is one of the most popular topics when issuing postage stamps dedicated to philatelic rarities.
February 13, 2019
The Inverted Swan of Australia
It was discovered many years ago in Ireland by a schoolboy, who saw this unusual stamp in his teacher’s collection. The piece attracted the attention of the boy, and he told a rich philatelist about it. The duke gave the boy $16 to purchase it from the teacher.
February 12, 2019
Stamp Auctions: Philately as a Science
It is worth stressing that many researchers have repeatedly noted that philately, and stamps, in particular, are important not only as a resource that helps young people get acquainted with geography, history, art history, foreign languages, and so on but also as a subject of knowledge since postal stamps undoubtedly are objects that capture and display certain historical moments.
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.
Russia: Most Valuable and Rare Stamps
Rare and Valuable Stamps of Germany
Rare and Valuable US Stamps and Postal History
The Most Expensive Antique Items Ever Sold: Part I
World’s Largest Stamp Auction Houses: Part I
The Most Expensive Photos Sold at Auctions: Part I
The One and Only British Guiana 1c Magenta: Part II