Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Stamp auction sets record highs for U.S. material

Greg Manning Auctions Inc. announced today the results of its H.R. Harmer auction of the Richard Baron Cohen collection on June 24. T his was the first major auction sale containing only numerically third-party graded stamps. The collection realized a total of $1,035,000. The presale estimate was $700,000.

A number of records were set including a mint $5 Columbian stamp that sold for $77,625 and was described as "near perfect."

For more on this story, click here. For descriptions, photos, and prices realized of individual stamps, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 5:29 PM