Classic Stamps Skyrocketing

Stamps & Coins: What’s that stamp worth? Ask Scott – Home and Garden – sacbee.com Published: Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 “Your grandfather may have had an old stamp collection that’s been in a drawer or on a closet shelf. None of the...

Bill Gross Stamp Collection up for Auction

News Release (September 10, 2008): PIMCO Founder Bill Gross Selling More of His Acclaimed Stamp Collection for Charity (New York, NY) – Renowned Wall Street money manager, Bill Gross, will offer another portion of his extensive, international stamp collection in a...

1869 24-cent inverted center U.S. stamp

Philip Weiss Auctions: The Newport Collection, February 9, 2008 An unused 1869 24-cent inverted center U.S. stamp, # 120b, certified Fine and one of only four unused examples known to exist, soared to $1.271 million at a sale of The Newport Collection held February 9,...

1869 15-cent inverted center stamp

Philip Weiss Auctions: The Newport Collection, February 9, 2008 In second place, behind the 1869 24-cent stamp, was an 1869 15-cent inverted center stamp, # 119b, unused. It hammered for $757,100. The 1869 15-cent invert (# 119b, unused, no gum) was expected to be the...