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Q: old US Postage Stamp ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: old US Postage Stamp
Category: Business and Money > Consulting
Asked by: meask-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 17 Jun 2004 14:08 PDT
Expires: 17 Jul 2004 14:08 PDT
Question ID: 362628
Can you tell me where to go to auction off an old special printing of
a George Washington (copy:two 2 cents) stamp? It's a Scott# 211B, used
and in great shape.
Subject: Re: old US Postage Stamp
Answered By: larre-ga on 17 Jun 2004 16:18 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Thanks for asking!

I've located the following stamp auction possibilities for selling
your Two Cent Pale Red Brown Washington.

Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc.
60 East 56th Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10022
Tel: (212) 753-6421, Fax: (212) 753-6429

"Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries has been running continuous stamp
auctions since 1930. The firm has sold many great-name collections,
including Lilly, Newbury, Matthies, Grunin, Rohloff, Cole, Kapiloff,
Honolulu Advertiser, Morris, Rose, Finkelburg and Zoellner. Auctions
are held approximately eight times a year, covering stamps, postal
history, autographs and ephemera. Many of our auctions are
specialized, including Confederate States, Postal History, Foreign or
United States stamps. Many are single-owner sales in specialized
collecting areas. Our auction sales for 1999 totalled $23 million.
Siegel's retail department handles the buying and selling of a wide
range of quality material."

About Siegel

Siegel Auction Galleries offers an online Submit for Sale form. "We
get many inquiries at Siegel Auction Galleries asking us how they can
sell a collection. You may want to sell your collection outright or
consign it to auction. This feature will help you do that quickly and

Siegel Auction Galleries - Selling

Shreves Philatelic Galleries
14131 Midway Road, Suite 1250
Addison, Texas 75001
Telephone: 972-788-2100
Tollfree: 800-556-STAMP (7826)
Fax: 972-788-2788, 

"We go to extraordinary lengths to attract the highest possible prices
for our consignors. We provide both buyers and sellers with an
exceptional level of personal, professional service. Further, bidders
enjoy a consistent supply of rare and high-quality stamps and covers.
Shreves spares no expense in producing award-winning, all-color
auction catalogs. And we consistently achieve record-setting results."

Shreves Philatelic Galleries

"Our consignors place their trust in Shreves, and the results speak
for themselves.

We go to extraordinary lengths to ensure a consignor not only realizes
the highest possible prices for his material, but also enjoys the
highest level of personal satisfaction in the process. Our consigners
serve as a testimony to the "First Class" treatment we believe every
client deserves."

Shreves Philatelic Galleries - Consigning

Sandafayre Ltd.
Marlborough Close
Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 8XN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)1565 653214
Telephone: +44 (0)700 4 STAMPS
Fax: +44 (0)1565 651637 

Sandafayre offers both online and traditional catalogue stamp
auctions. "Sandafayre are the worlds largest postal stamp auction
company, and we have been trading for over 25 years. We are based in
offices in Northern England, where over 20 people work with pride to
bring you the very best in stamp auctions! Traditionally a mail bid
auction, this service is still available to our clients who don't have
access to, or don't wish to use the Internet. (Mail bid clients are
sent copies of our auction catalogues, and then bid by returning bids
sheets, or by phoning, faxing or e-mailing us)."

About Sandafayre Stamp Auctions

Greg Manning Auctions, Inc.
775 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 
Telephone: (973) 882-0004 
Tollfree (US): (800) 221-0243
Fax: (973) 882-3499 

"GMAI is a leading traditional and electronic - Internet, interactive
telephone, and Internet and live simulcast - auctioneer and
merchant/dealer of collectibles. Coins, stamps, sports cards, and
affordable fine art are offered at and"

Greg Manning Auctions - About Us

"Our company [GMAI] manages collections as well as singles, and
provides three choices for you to sell your stamps.

Consignment - Collections are offered at our Greg Manning live floor
auctions or people can bid online for your collections. Singles are
offered at our Ivy & Mader live floor auctions with bids also being
accepted online. A consignment minimum of $10,000 is required if a
consignor requests an advance of the anticipated sale proceeds. Our
fees range from 5% to 20% of the hammer price, depending on the value
of the collection or singles consigned to us.

Private Treaty - We can arrange a sale to third parties through
private negotiations. We have a minimum requirement of $50,000 and our
Private Treaty fee is negotiable depending on the value of the
collection or singles.

Direct Purchase - We may wish to buy your items outright, in cash. In
addition to puchasing items for our own use, we are also an official
stamp buyer for European collectibles giant AFINSA. To learn more,
please contact Rick Ostlie at, 973.882.0004."

Greg Manning Auctions - How to Sell

Stamps Singles
George Eveleth
Ivy & Mader Philatelic Auctions
775 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell, New Jersey 07006
USA - 1-800-782-6771
Overseas - 1-973-882-0887 

Cherrystone Philatelic Auctioneers
119 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Toll Free: 800-886-9313
Phone: (212) 977-7734
Fax: (212) 977-8653
General E-Mail:

"Founded in 1967, Cherrystone Auctions has spent the last four decades
delivering quality stamps to customers all over the world. From our
offices in the heart of New York City, over 15,000 lots of philatelic
material are offered every year in our bimonthly floor auctions. All
of these materials are available for bidding on the web, as well as
additional material for auction featured only on our website."

About Cherrystone

Cherrystone Sellers Services

Stamp Auction Network

"StampAuctionNetwork [is] the ultimate web site for collectors looking
for information about stamp auctions. It includes Auction Calendars
for the US and Canada, Europe, the Rest of the World and Mail
Auctions, with links to complete auction catalogs."

Stamp Auction Network - Welcome

Google Directory

The Google Directory offers a listing of 50+ stamp auctions, with
brief descriptions.

Stamp Auctions

Selling Stamps on eBay

Frajola offers advice on selling stamps in eBay auctions: "The
question that I am asked most often regarding stamps is ?What are my
stamps worth?? Once an answer is forthcoming, it is invariably
followed by ?how can I best sell them to maximize value?? For many,
the answer to the second question is to sell them on Ebay."

Frajola - Selling Stamps on eBay

eBay Seller Guide - Stamps 

Stamp-specific guide to selling on eBay. Covers listing format,
linkage, titles, descriptions, photographs, payment, and shipping.

Seller Guide - Stamps

Seller Central | Seller's Edge - Stamps

Stamps | In the Field

Additional Information

American Philatelic Society - Frequently Asked Questions

Search Strategy | Google Search Terms

"stamp auctions" scott 211b
"stamp auctioneers"

I hope you find this information helpful. Should you have questions
about the materials or links provided, please, feel free to ask for

meask-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $10.00
I'm trilled with the quality of information!!! Thanks so much for the fast work!

Subject: Re: old US Postage Stamp
From: larre-ga on 17 Jun 2004 17:47 PDT
You're quite welcome, I'm very happy to help. Thank you for the 5
stars and generous tip. ---l

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