Archive for October, 2008

Postage Stamp Sells for $1,035,000 in New York Auction

October 30th, 2008

A single stamp issued by the U.S. post office in 1868 sold for $1,035,000 in an
auction held today in New York City. The price includes the 15% buyer’s premium.

The million-dollar price was paid for a 3-cent “B Grill” stamp, which was
printed in 1868 with an embossed pattern in the paper. Only 4 such copies are
known.

British charity want your stamps from mail

October 21st, 2008

HOSPISCARE is appealing for businesses and individuals to save their postal stamps this Christmas and throughout the year, as selling UK stamps raises about £13,000 every year for the charity.

Send stamps to:
Hospiscare, Dryden Road, FREEPOST (SWB 31068) Exeter, EX2 5ZZ or any Hospiscare shop.