The Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue of Stamps and Covers 1840-1940 values the Venezuelan stamp at $20 in unused, original gum condition. The stamp is an excellent buy if you find it offered at Scott catalog value.
I recently stumbled upon this interesting article on stamp investing by Lily Kuo and Ritchie King on qz.com and happy to share: “Here are some of the most expensive pieces of paper in the world“ (….) Postage stamps have some of the hallmarks of any great investment craze. They’re tangible assets for those concerned about global economic stability. They’re rare. And the Chinese government has been promoting its citizens’ interest in them. By all available indicators, the value of stamps …Continue reading →
In the Philatelic News The Falkland Islands collection of notorious philatelist John E du Pont features extraordinary rarities Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles, Dec 2012 Ahead of a film about his life starring Steve Carell, the John E du Pont Collection of Falkland Islands stamps will be offered at a special March 7, 2013 auction in London. 1c British Guiana stamp The 1c British Guiana stamp is often mistaken for an altered 4c magenta Du Pont is renowned throughout the …Continue reading →