Dr Benirschke stamp auction coming to New York


2015-06-26 13:24:44


Dr Benirschke stamp auction coming to New York

The vast Dr Kurt Benirschke stamp collection will auction later in the month

Philatelists are in for a treat on September 18, when the vast Dr Kurt Benirschke Collection of German, Austrian, Czechoslovakian, US and Paraguayan stamps comes to auction.

Benirschke stamp auctionThis 1878 5c large numeral on 1c rose Paraguayan stamp has a $3,000 estimate. A $20,000-valued collection of Paraguayan stamps will also feature.

A $20,000-valued single lot of 20 albums of Paraguayan stamps will form the centrepiece of the sale, taking place with Daniel F Kelleher Auctions in New York.

German-born Benirschke (born 1924) moved to the US in 1949 and became a renowned pathologist and geneticist.

We will bring you results from the sale later in the month.

See our collection of rare stamps in stock.

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