Saturday, January 10, 2009

Auction House Re-enters Philatelic Market

Heritage Auction Galleries of Dallas, Texas, the world’s third largest auction company, is re-entering the philatelic market after 15 years with its Inaugural Signature® Stamp Auction to be held in Dallas and online, Feb. 5-7, 2009 according to the website.

Among the items to be auctioned off; 1847 Franklin 5-cent (Scott #1a), $3 Columbian Exposition (Scott #243), a “Inverted Jenny, (#C3a),” a pair of 1840 Great Britain 2p Blue (S.G. #5/Scott #2) and the largest known multiple of the un-issued, non-denominated H “Yellow Hat” variety.

Shown above, 1847 Franklin five-cent dark brown (Scott #1a), original gum, graded PSE Mint 98J, Mint. This is the highest graded Mint #1 in any shade, known to date and has a spectacular corner sheet margin from position 100R. This stamp is estimated to exceed six figures when the hammer drops.

For additional information, to receive a catalog or to register online, go to or call 866-835-3243, and mention reference #DM15076.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM