The largest collection of stamps and postcards was sold by the philatelic auction at the Danish auction house Bruun Rasmussen on the 11th of October. Contrary to the established custom a leading auctioneer of Denmark conducted the auction not online, but at the form of confrontation and exhibited for sale 729 interesting lots – the sets and goods sold by the piece. The absolute top lot was the set of 23 Danish marks, produced at the period from 1851 till 1951. Some of them dated 1851 were the first stamps in the history of the Kingdom; hence they are of great collection value. They all have a nominal price 4 shillings, what affirmed by the abbreviation R. B. S. (Rigsbank Skilling), and canceled with a distinct round stamp. These valuable and rare monochrome stamps were well preserved and were sold with an essential exceeding of estimate. Estimated at € 3350 they were sold by the auction for € 7250.
Bruun Rasmussen takes up the torch of the «Russian auction». The auction, dedicated to the fine art and decorative-applied art, will take place in Copenhagen on the 21 of November. To the attention of collectors there will be presented 371 lots, that include painting, graphic works, drawing, sculpture, china and jewelry. The time frames of the auction are wide enough, however the most part of lots is dated the second half of the 19 century.