World leading stamp auction houses

A brief summary for all who is interesting in stamp collecting

Auction houses are one of the best and most reliable ways to sell or purchase some philatelic items. That is the reason why the popularity of these establishments is growing constantly and more and more stamp enthusiasts turn to them to enrich their collections or to part with some of their precious philatelic items. This article aims to give you a brief view on the major auction houses the services of which will be helpful and useful for all those who is a keen stamp collector and is in love with his hobby. 


Cherrystone Auctions, Inc.

 Cherrystone Auctions

Cherrystone Auctions is one of the leading companies in the USA that is specializing in Postal History and rare stamps of the world. Their sales always feature Flight and Zeppelin Covers, Proofs and Essays, Booklets, and individual rarities. 

This company has been active on the market for more than 45 years. It provides buyers and sellers with the widest selection of valuable philatelic material including rare stamps and postal history of United States, British Commonwealth, Germany and Colonies, France and Colonies, Russia, Poland, Asia, South America and more. The main office of the Cherrystone Auctions, Inc is located in New York City, where only most knowledgeable and professional staff is working. Visit the website of this auction house to find some interesting item for your collection!


119 West 57th Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10019-2302

Contact information

Tel: (212)977-7734
Fax: (212)977-8653





Corinphila Auctions AG

 Corinphila Auctions

Corinphila Auctions Ltd. is one of the world's leading auctioneers specializing in first-class stamp auctions. This company, founded in Switzerland, has been active on the philatelic market since 1925 thus winning more and more attention from the collectors worldwide.

The first Corinphila stamp auction took place in 1925 in Zurich under the name of the founding family of Eduard Luder-Edelmann. Since this event the owners have been pursuing one goal - to enrich and improve the stamp collections of its worldwide clientele with outstanding philatelic items. 

Corinphila stamp auctions provide the philately lovers with a range of unique and rare philatelic items that are difficult to find and to purchase. The company knows the rarities in a particular field of collecting as well as the current prices. Experts that are working for Corinphila Auctions Ltd will provide you with a valuable info concerning each item that the company is selling and will help you to choose the variant so that you can complete your collection.

Consignments for Corinphila auctions, which are held regularly, are always welcome – no matter where.


Wiesenstrasse 8
Zurich, CH-8034
Contact information
Tel: +41 44 389 91 91
Fax: +41 44 389 91 95



David Feldman SA Philatelists

 David Feldman Philatelists

David Feldman SA, one of the world’s leading philatelic auction houses, and holder of world records such as the highest price ever achieved for a philatelic item and the highest price ever for a single stamp, opened offices in New York City in 2009 and has been conducting public auctions there under the name David Feldman USA. Now with the opening of offices in Hong Kong, David Feldman has grown into a global philatelic auction house.

The range of items that are offered during the auctions help by this company is always amazing. The professional customer service will help you obtain the maximum possible results for your purchase. Visit the website of this auction house to get to know about it more interesting info!


P.O. Box 81
175 Rte. de Chancy
Onex, Geneva, CH-1213
Contact information
Tel: 22 727 0777
Fax: 22 727 0778



Stanley Gibbons E-Commerce Ltd.

 Stanley Gibbons

First auction help by Stanley Gibbons E-Commerce Ltd. took place in October 1901 and since then the company has grown into one of the largest and most respected auction houses in the world. Based in Great Britain, Stanley Gibbons offers a range of services from the prestigious public auctions to its popular Postbid range. Offering a great number of interesting philatelic item, the auction house has won attention of more than 220,000 collectors who all have one thing in common – they are all looking to buy stamps.


2nd Floor, Minden House
Minden Place, St Helier
Jersey, JE2 4WQ
United Kingdom
Contact information
Tel: +44(0)20 7836 8444
Fax: +44(0)20 7836 7342



Daniel F. Kelleher Co., Inc.

 Kelleher auctions

Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC is America's oldest philatelic auction company, established during the reign of Queen Victoria. Since 1913 the name of Heinrich Koehler has stood for outstanding auctions in the philatelic world. Such a reputation cannot simply be acquired or assumed; every day it encourages and demands new achievements. That is why the company provides its clients with a unique knowledge of the market and material for sale, the always reliable handling of business for sellers, buyers and agents. Having chosen the services of this auction house you will be more than happy with the items it offers.


4 Finance Drive
Suite 100
Danbury, CT 06810
Contact information
Tel: 203-297-6056
Fax: 203-297-6059



Sparks Auctions

 Sparks Auctions

This auction house that was founded in Canada has held regular philatelic auctions since 2007. Sparks Auctions Company does everything to meet the expectations of their providing them with exacting descriptions accompanied by full-colour illustrations, presented both on-line and in the printed catalogues. We do not own the material that is offered in our auctions. The auction house specializes in the stamps and postal history of Canada & B.N.A., British Commonwealth, as well as other countries. It also possess a great number of extremely interesting and necessary philatelic literature.


1550 Carling Avenue, Suite 202
Ottawa, ON K1Z 8S8

Contact information

Tel: (613)567-3336
Fax: (613)567-2972



J.R. Mowbray (Philatelist) Ltd.

 Mowbray collectables

J R Mowbray (Philatelist) is New Zealand's leading philatelic auction house, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mowbray Collectables Limited. This company is renowned for the fact that it was the first NZ stamp dealer to have a stand at an international exhibition. The range of items that are offered by J R Mowbray (Philatelist) includes New Zealand classics and Postal History, from Full Face Queens to GV, modern New Zealand stamps, Pacific Islands stamps and postal history, worldwide collections etc.


PO Box 63
Otaki Railway, 
New Zealand
Contact information
Tel: (06 )364-8270
Fax: (06 )364-8252



Rasdale Stamp Co.

 Rasdale Stamp

Rasdale Stamp Co. is a second-generation stamp business that has been active on the philatelic market for over 35 years. They have held philatelic auctions for over 25 years in the same location and are the last major philatelic auction house in the city of Chicago. Rasdale Stamp Co. holds both mail and public sales that contain an extensive and diverse selection of material.


35 Chestnut Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559-1127
Contact information
Tel: (630)794-9900
Fax: (630)794-9958



Spink USA

 Spink USA

Spink USA is one of the American auction houses that leads the elite full-service U.S. auction firms, with millions in annual sales of rare, high quality stamps and postal history from the United States and worldwide. The company offers a wide range of options, from placement of items in existing sales to exclusive Private Collection Sales for premium single-owner collections. 


145 W. 57th St.
18 Floor
New York City, NY 10019
Contact information
Tel: (212)262-8400
Fax: (212)262-8484



Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc.

 Robert Siegel Auction Galleries

Siegel Auction Galleries is one of the leading auction houses that was founded in 1930 and has been holding  continuous stamp auctions since its establishment. The firm has sold many of the great-name collections (Lilly, Newbury, Grunin, Cole, Kapiloff, Zoellner). Auctions are held approximately twelve times a year. Siegel's retail department handles the buying and selling of a wide range of quality material.


60 East 56th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Contact information
Tel: (212)753-6421
Fax: (212)753-6429


Auktionshaus Christoph Gaertner

 Auktionshaus Christoph Gaertner

Christoph Gaertner Auctions is a German auction house that holds 3 large international auctions each year selling exceptional individual pieces and attractive collections. The material offered generally includes: Germany (before and after 1945), Europe and Overseas (including a great part of Asia), a very large choice of Thematics, Official German Postal Stationary, Picture Postcards, Private postal stationary, and individual stamps, set and collections worldwide A-Z.


Steinbeisstrasse 6 + 8
Bietigheim-Bissingen, 74321

Contact information

Tel: +497142789400
Fax: +497142789410



Laser Invest srl

 Laser Invest

Last Invest Srl, one of the leading Italian auction houses, holds public and on-line auctions every two months in Philately, Postal History, Postcards, Art and Collectibles. The auction catalogues mainly represent Italian Area, Colonies, Offices Abroad, Vatican City, San Marine, Great Britain and British Empire, British Occupation and Allied Military Governments (AMGOT, Sicily, Trieste etc.) and prestigious worldwide items.


Via Londra, 14
Porto Mantovano (MN), 46047
Contact information
Tel: +39.0376.399 901
Fax: +39.0376.385 775