Auction 320 – January 11-12, 2019

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We are excited about our January sale #320 for many reasons.   At the top of our list of great properties is a wonderful collection of Greece most of which is unused NH in blocks or sheets.  Most of these stamps are in exceptional condition, chosen for centering and color! Greece C8-14 are in sheets, a real showpiece, possibly unique!

We also have a strong section of covers including U.S. #1s (5).  We have many accumulations and collections with U.S, worldwide (FDCs of both), air, naval, space and more.

Our U.S. section includes many nice individual places plus a very strong group of accumulations and collections.

Among the worldwide lots are many attractive singles and sets, country collections, accumulations and large lots.

We hope you find something that fits your collecting interests.

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1st Session (Lots 1-380) – Friday, January 11, 2019—4:00 PM ET
2nd Session (Lots 381-539) – Friday, January 11, 2019 – 6:30 PM ET
3rd Session (Lots 540-1144) – Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 10:00 AM ET
4th Session (Lots 1145-1675) – Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 12:30 PM ET

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Auction 319 – November 9-10, 2018

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Thank you for making our September sale our best ever, we hope you find the material in November just as interesting.

In the U.S. cover section we have two nice #1s both with local cancels and there is also a 347V w/ PF cert on cover to Michigan. There are many nice lots in groups by topic, state and FDCs. There are also many larger U.S. and worldwide cover lots including a FDC of the PRC monkey #1586.

In the U.S. singles section there are many outstanding individual items like unused #76 block, 100, 115 & 121 with Yokohama cancels, 678 sheet and more. As usual we have a large number of accumulations and collections. Continue Reading…….


Auction 318 – September 14-15, 2018

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Our September sale #318 is one or our largest sales ever with 1882 lots! In our opinion, it is loaded with interesting items, good finds and large lots that will provide hours, days, and months of treasure hunting.

In our cover section we have an excellent collection of advertising covers, another of locals, airs, naval, space, topical, Zeppelins, FDC (U.S. & WW), postal stationery and meter mail.  The U.S. FDC are highlighted by Colorano Silks, Collins, Maslow and Risko Art as well as many large accumulations.  There is a very strong selection of postcards and the foreign covers feature nice groups of POW and Russia.

In the U.S. singles section is a #28 unused, #84, #85E, #130, #135A, #143, #244a, #K1-18, #PR31 w/ certificate and Hawaii #7 and #27a. Continue Reading…….


Auction 317 – July 20-21, 2018

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We are pleased to announce that our July sale #317 is filled with a great variety of interesting and valuable material.

The covers section is highlighted by a beautiful U.S. #2 on cover.  There are many U.S. and WW cover accumulations including FDCs, topicals, special events and more.  There are a number of lots featuring WWII correspondence from governments in exile, concentrations camps, internment camps and solider mail.

In our U.S. section there is a very fine #72b, the largest known multiple of #73, a scarce block of #76, #154, nice Columbian dollar values, #293 NH, E5a, J3, O70-O71, PR30 and much more!  Following the single items are many U.S. collections and accumulations. Continue Reading…….


Auction 316 – May 18-19, 2018

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Our May sale is loaded with better singles, collections and accumulations. In the cover section there is a nice #17a bisect and many large groups of naval, topical, FDCs, postal stationery, Philippines, cachet makers, air & Zeppelin covers.

The U.S. singles boast of a pair of #19 and #22, two #70c, #214 graded 90J, plus a strong showing of Postage Dues and Back of the Book. We have a large number of midsize and larger U.S. collections and accumulations.

The coin section features a nice selection of type coins especially Bust Halves, Morgan Dollars, U.S. Gold and classis Commemorative offerings that will appeal to most collectors looking to fill a hole or start a new collection.

The balance of our May sale is jam packed with individual country collections, worldwide collections and large lots.
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Auction 315 March 9-10, 2018

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Our 315 auction will take place March 9-10, 2018.  There are 1747 lots of all kinds and sizes.  This particular sale includes many large collections and accumulations.

There are many strong cover lots with advertising, event, air, Naval, CSA, Collins cachets, Weddle and many large FDC lots.  Postcards are well represented again with many large topical, state and novelty themes.  In the worldwide cover section there are many large valuable lots.

U.S. singles feature a nice #1 unused followed by many attractive singles like #188 unused, 209b with APS cert, 240 NH block with PF Cert, 432 PSE 98, 480 PSE 98 and much more.  There are many strong accumulations and collections that deserve a look.
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Auction 314 January 12-13, 2018

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Our January 2018 sale is one filled with many exciting lots for the collector or dealer. In our cover section we have another strong showing of naval covers, a nice group of Canadian first flights, great collection of Danzig and many other accumulations and collections.

The highlight of the sale is the outstanding number of graded U.S. singles and coils, just a few include: 337-338 NH grade 98, 358 H grade 98, 487 line pair NH grade 98 and without doubt the best is the Q12 H Gem grade 100 (only 1 other with this grade). We also have many U.S. accumulations, large lots and collections.

On our worldwide side we have many strong singles, country collections and worldwide accumulations. Continue Reading…….


Showcase Sale #8 Coins & Currency – December 7, 2017

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We are pleased to announce our 8th Showcase Sale to be held Thursday, December 7, 2017 4 pm at our office in Wilmington, DE. The focus of this auction is numismatics. We offer 317 lots with the majority of the sale coming from the collection of Frederick Bonaccorsi.

Here you will find an excellent selection of higher grade US type coins among other collector favorites.  Most series are very well represented including these highlights: an 1864 2¢ Small Motto variety in PCGS MS64 Red-Brown CAC-Approved, several nice Barber Quarters, an 1807 Draped Bust Half (PCGS VF25), a 1797 Stars Bust $1 Fine, (2) seldom offered original Morgan $1 rolls (1885 & 1904-O), plus a 74-piece US Type Set.  The gold offerings include an 1878 $3 Princess and an 1834 Classic Head $5.  There are also some nice examples of Large Size US Currency including an 1890 ornate back $2 Treasury Note.  Surely something for everyone in this sale! Continue Reading…….


Auction 313 November 10-11, 2017

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We are pleased to announce that our November sale is full of interesting and desirable items.

We start with the cover section, both US and WW, which features stampless, air, naval (many valuable lots), Zeppelin’s, accumulations, FDCs, postcards and more; 199 different cover lots.

Our US section features an unused #17, many attractive dollar value Columbians, #292 w/ grade 90, many difficult to find line pair coils w/ great centering and certificates, an E6a, E10 plate block, J50 with grade 90, Q2 grade 95 and much more. There are many large lots that include selections, accumulations and collections. Continue Reading…….


Auction 312 September 15-16, 2017

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Our September auction is packed with singles and large lots across all areas. In our cover section we have nice groups of ship covers, U.S. stampless, advertising and FDCs. The highlight of the cover section is the “Elliott Lewis Naval Cover Collection!” A lifetime collection very well presented. Our worldwide cover collection is also strong with many Zeppelin lots, much Germany, a large accumulation of Japan and two lots of worldwide, each with thousands of covers.

The Americana section features two especially nice large lots of autographs. The highlights of the coin section include certified Liberty and Buffalo Nickels, a full set of higher grade Washington Quarters, an 1815 Bust Half Dollar, certified Walking Liberty Halves plus some fine vintage U.S. Gold pieces and large size U.S. Currency. Continue Reading…….


Auction 311 – July 14-15, 2017

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Celebrate the beginning of our 39th year in business by joining us for our July Anniversary Auction.

We are pleased to say that we will be featuring many collections, large lots and singles.  The sale starts with nice groups of stampless covers followed by many accumulations of U.S. and WW covers.  There are nice groups of postal stationery oddities, first day cover collections, post cards and more.

In the U.S. singles section we feature a nice unused #17 with a PF cert, RW1, plate blocks of #572, C3, C5, C6, E10, E13 and a sheet of O16.  This auction features many large lots of US; both accumulations and collections including multiple EFO groups. Continue Reading…….


Auction 310 – May 12-13, 2017

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We are pleased to describe our May sale as one full of interesting and valuable singles, sets and collections. Our cover section has a very nice group of Missouri covers with plenty of history. There are also naval, railroad, space, Zeppelins, accumulations of U.S. and WW covers, and many FDC lots.

The U.S. stamp section features some nice #1’s, 12, 27, 70c, 77, 262, 263, 313, 505 and much BOB including Revenue & Vending stamps. There are many large accumulations and collections, and also a wonderful group of Match and Medicine stamps.

There are some great coins featuring over 20 certified Buffalo Nickels including several of the better dates, a full set of Liberty Walking Halves (65 coins) w/ many nice later dates, an uncirculated 1877 Trade Dollar, an uncirculated 1838 Reeded Edge Bust Half Dollar, a 1911-D $10 Indian (PCGS – Certified AU Details) and (2) Consecutive Serial Number 1899 $1 Silver Certificates in Choice CU. Continue Reading…….


Showcase Sale #7 Postcards & Related

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We are pleased to announce our 7th Showcase Sale, to be held Friday, April 7, 2017 4 pm at our office in Wilmington, DE. This time our featured hobby is Deltiology, or postcard collecting. We offer 226 lots ranging from small topical groupings to multi-box lots of retail stock.

The majority of the sale comes from the retail stock of retired dealer Dan Friedman. Here you’ll find strong selections of advertising postal cards & postcards, lots organized by U.S. state, plenty of topicals such as Santa Claus, real photo cards, artist-signed, Expositions, synagogues, military and groups of vintage Valentines. There are plenty of valuable & desirable cards, as well as quality large lots to merge into your show stock or Internet business. Continue Reading…….


Auction 309 – March 17-18, 2017

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We are pleased to announce our offering for our March auction. We have a full array of covers, stamps, coins and postcards.

The highlight of our worldwide cover section is a large award winning Zeppelin collection with over (100) cards and covers (many early), photos, coins and more. There is also a POW collection of about (600) covers. Under First Day collections we have a huge Collins group of over (2400) covers.

The U.S. singles section features #17, 64, 86, 99, 101, 111, 115, Zeppelins, Shanghai Overprints, PR32 (w/ Cert) and many Vending Coils. There are also many accumulations and collections to choose from. Continue Reading…….


Auction 308 – January 20-21, 2017

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Celebrate the New Year with us by treating yourself to something special from our January sale. We have a wonderful range of individual items to large accumulations and lifetime collections of stamps U.S. and worldwide, covers of all types and quantities, Americana and coins/currency.

In our cover section there is a nice variety of patriotic, advertising, air, rocket mail, naval, Zeppelin and many FDCs both U.S. & WW.

The U.S. stamps feature many choice singles including #1 (6 different), 120, 356, 832b, 15T49b booklet, RW31 PBK and much more as well as many large U.S. lots and collections.

The highlights of the Americana are autographs of Amelia Earhart, Byrd, Eckner, Doolittle and many others. Continue Reading…….


Auction 307 – November 11-12, 2016

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Our November sale is filled with great values on individual items, country collections and large lots. Our cover selection has many U.S. & WW large lots featuring a nice group of Karl Lewis handpainted covers, WW air covers, a wonderful #836 collection plus FDCs, postcards, Zepps and more.

Among the United States singles is #112-122, 141, 154, Columbian dollar values, 263 and a complete booklet of 15T49B telegraph stamps! There are also many large lots and collections.

We have almost 200 coin and currency lots including U.S. and worldwide items and many certified coins.

Under our worldwide section we feature some rare stamps including Antigua #4a, Bechuanaland 7a, Canada FB53a, Newfoundland 7, New Brunswick 5, Cape of Good Hope 7a and much more. These are followed by a large selection of country collections and worldwide collections. There is something for everyone and much to choose from in our largest sale to date!
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