Gentleman, lifelong student, revered authority of antique toys, and exemplary family man and friend are some common characteristics used to describe Rich Bertoia, who passed away Dec. 19. He was 62.
The U.S. Postal Service’s lineup of 2016 stamp issues are truly miniature works of art, and will have collectors adding a visit to the post office to their to-do list.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Imagine the convenience of finding all the collectibles you want that are currently available for sale online, all in one place. Collectors.com, created to alleviate the frustration collectors often experience while searching dozens of websites for online collectibles listings, now provides information on the availability of more than 9 million collectibles...
Gen. Conrad Bush, CSA, turned a chance encounter during a visit to a museum into an opportunity to put words to paper in order to share a bit about Confederate stamps with his fellow readers of Antique Trader.
It's been six decades since two rare 1918 “Inverted Jenny” airmail stamps were stolen from the exhibition of a private collection, but the search continues, as a reward of $50,000 for each of the stamps was put on the table recently.
Not only are stamps functional and practical, they are often affordable collectibles, and wonderful pieces of art. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column you’ll discover a few fascinating facts you may, or may not have known about stamps and philatelists (those who collect stamps and study postal history).
Ninety-five years after making history, the Inverted Jenny stamp, or at least an alternate version, is making history again in a new U.S.P.S. campaign.
A rare 17th century banknote is one of 1,000 lots slated for sale at a three-day auction hosted by Archives International Auctions on Jan. 26, in Hong Kong.
Hundreds of banknotes that have been off the market or never offered before at auction will cross the block starting Oct. 18 at the Museum of American Finance in New York City. The sale include notes from Argentina, rare China issues, unlisted 1879 and 1880s Keeling Cocos rarities, East Africa, South Africa, Russia, an...
A full sheet of 80 post-office-fresh Chinese Year of the Monkey stamps, purchased in 1980 by the consignor at a post office inside the People’s Republic of China, sold for $135,600 at a multi-estate auction.