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Weekly Auctions!

Weekly Auctions!

We are proud to introduce our weekly auctions!  Starting October 28th, and ending each Sunday, Emerald Ventures will offer 125+ lots for auction. Lots include United States and worldwide singles, sets, covers, face value lots, collections, accumulations, and more! For the past few weeks and […]

Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscripts from the Gothic era are well represented in 16 different lots, mostly 15th century including on vellum, a page from the book of hours, a 15th century Psalter, and a gorgeous diploma in Latin from 1618.A direct link to each lot is provided below […]

Treaty of Paris Passport

Treaty of Paris Passport

In our Otto O. Fisher Auction we have a unique piece of history. In 1783 the United States was negotiating a treaty with Great Britain to end the Revolutionary War and create a new country. During these negotiations, the principals from the United States, and […]

Dr. Otto O. Fisher Collection

Dr. Otto O. Fisher Collection

At one point in his early life, Otto Orren Fisher had a goal to own one rare item in his lifetime. By the time of his death in 1961, Dr. Fisher had collected and owned over 80,000 items. These items included everything from Egyptian artifacts, […]

Auctions Are Back Up

Auctions Are Back Up

Hopefully this is the end of what has been an incredibly stressful weekend. Our auctions are back online as of this afternoon. All auctions from October 10th on will go on as scheduled. As far as the October 3rd auction, we are in the process […]

10/3 Auction is Being Delayed

10/3 Auction is Being Delayed

Fellow stamp enthusiasts,Unfortunately, we are going to delay our auction originally scheduled for this Sunday Oct. 3rd.  We are hopeful to have a positive update soon with a new date and time.  The server provider (Sandhills Global) that is used by our auction software company (Auctionflex – […]

Hibid.com is Currently Down

Hibid.com is Currently Down

The Hibid.com website is currently down, this is affecting ours and thousands of other auction houses. We have not had any word from the company on what is happening, so for right now our October 3rd Auction will be delayed at least a week. We […]

Mint Penny Black This Sunday

Mint Penny Black This Sunday

After surviving 180 years, this Great Britain #1 lands in our auction this Sunday. Cut in at the right, but still bold and stunning, this mint, original gum stamp will be the highlight of any collection. This stamp, along with hundreds more, is available this […]

US #2 on Cover

US #2 on Cover

Bid now on 201 lots of stamps and more!Lots of lots this week, a beautiful #2 on Cover, Hazard Power Cover, US Face Value, Worldwide Revenues and more all beginning at 6 PM EST this Sunday. While in our auction section check out our upcoming […]

Modern Mint US!

Modern Mint US!

It feels strange pointing out Modern US Stamps, but this collection is fairly complete through 2017, and nicely mounted in clean White Ace Albums. Collections like this don’t come around often, and can be hard to find. This week we also loads of US dealer […]

Pair of #1s Up This Week

Pair of #1s Up This Week

Thousands of dollars of US Face Value, Scott #1 from the United States and Great Britain, beautiful Federal Ducks, and the third group of India used in Burma postal history. All this and more beginning at 6 PM EST this Sunday. While in our auction […]


EV Stamps

Our Next Catalog Auction

Our Next Catalog Auction

We are proud to announce our next catalog auction which will take place on Sunday, October 20th, 2019. The catalogs have been mailed out, so if you haven’t received one, please contact us ASAP. You can view all lots by clicking on the “Auctions” tab above.

We are very excited for the over 700 lots we have ready for viewing. There is a wealth of British Commonwealth, a memorable group of Lincoln memorabilia (including three autographs), and lot of other interesting lots.

Bidding will be online only, but we will be at the store on the 19th and 20th for viewing. We will not be taking live bids, but are happy to assist you at the shop (5315 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA) on auction day. We will set you up with a computer or on your phone and help you get logged in for bidding.

We are still collecting consignments for our next catalog auction, which we hope to have before next summer, as well as our Postal History Auction, as well as our weekly auctions.