The du Pont Auction: An Eyewitness Account

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On Friday 27th June 2014, we offered the famous collection of British Guiana from the late John E. du Pont. And at 3pm CET, little did we know that philatelic history was in the making. The day began with the…

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Press article: Off the charts results for Feldman sale

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By Matthew Healey, New York Correspondent Linn’s Stamp News “While Sotheby’s June 17 auction of the legendary British Guiana 1¢ Magenta for almost $9.5 million made headlines around the world, the sale 10 days later of the rest of John…

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Press article: British Guiana 1850 2c stamp auctions with 90% increase in Du Pont sale

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“An 1850-51 2c stamp from British Guiana has seen outstanding results as the remainder of John du Pont’s legendary collection crossed the block at David Feldman on June 27 in Geneva.” Read more at PaulFraser Collectibles: British Guiana 1850 2c stamp auctions…

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Meet Our Philatelist in York, July 18th to 19th

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Our philatelist Ricky Verra will be at the York Racecourse Stamp and Coin Fair in the North of England on July 18th-19th at our regular position on stand 12 (see map below). For more information including directions, please see the…

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Extraordinary results of the British Guiana Collection

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BREAKING NEWS: SPECTACULAR “OFF THE CHARTS” RESULTS FOR THE DU PONT BRITISH GUIANA COLLECTION “In 40 years as auctioneer, I have never had the experience where every single lot was underbid to an astonishing multiple of the original estimate, leaving…

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BBC: Rare British Guiana stamp sets record at New York auction

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A very rare 19th Century postage stamp from a former British colony in South America has sold for a record $9.5m (£5.6m) at auction in New York.

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June 17, 2014: The One-Cent Magenta has sold for USD 9.48 million

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Well history was made last night in New York and I was blessed to be present. As I arrived a little before 18.00, there were a dozen European dealers and auctioneers arriving at the same time. We all gathered in…

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The Economist explains why rare stamps have become so valuable

The Economist explains Why rare stamps have become so valuable Jun 16th 2014

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British Guiana 1851 2 Cents Census

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This is the fifth extract in a series of articles about philatelic rarities taken from the Encyclopaedia of Rare and Famous Stamps, vol.2, pp.21-26, by L. N. Williams, published by David Feldman in 1992, with updates since its publication. The…

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Special Viewing in London

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David Feldman is pleased to invite you to a special viewing on May 16 in London at Strand Stamp Fair from 9:00 to 16:00 in the Galleon Suite at the Royal National Hotel, Bedford Way, to view a selection of the…

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