In the 12 Days of Great Reads blog post, Antique Trader Online Editor Antoinette Rahn, dishes on 12 of her favorite collector books this season.
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).
Uncommon U.S. bank note and collection of seldom-seen Canadian Jubilee stamps are headlining a May 29 sale at Phillip Weiss Auctions.
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.
The May Gold Rush at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn., opens May 11-13, 2012. The show is back on its regular Mother’s Day weekend.
The U.S. Postal Service today issued the 45-cent weathervanes first-class mail stamps in five designs featuring a photograph of eye-catching 19th century weathervanes made in the United States. All the weathervanes featured are part of Shelburne Museum’s collection: a cow, an eagle, two roosters and a centaur.
A subscriber asks if his circa 1960s record made from an actual chest x-ray has any value while another reader learns her 1993 set of Elvis Presley postage stamps have gone up in value. Appraiser Will Gorges from JustAnswer says both unusual items are valuable.