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Commentary No. 131 - 17 May, 2010

Canada’s Jumbo Stamps Attract High Values

 

They say that stamps with jumbo borders attract pretty good prices. Hmmm….let’s see if the market agrees in this sampling from the past 4 years:

2010
 


Cat. $550
Realized $1730

Scott 92
Lot 2205
Siegal
April 28


Cat. $32
Realized $70

Scott J1
Lot 1934
Eastern
March 3

Cat. $70
Realized $203
Scott 75
Lot 313
Eastern
Feb 27

Cat. $47
Realized $160
Scott 135
Lot 516
Eastern
Jan 23

Cat. $300
Realized $1050
Scott 35i
Lot 229
Eastern
Jan 23

Cat. $1500
Realized $
5000
Scott 36vi
Lot 231
Eastern
Jan 23

Cat. $70
Realized $325
Scott 77
Lot 283
Eastern
Jan 23

2009
Realized $

Cat. $30,000
Realized $40,400
Scott 9
Lot 220
Spink
Nov 19

Cat. $24
Realized $230
Scott 126
Lot 659
Eastern
Oct 23

Cat. $45
Realized $400
Scott 53
Lot 399
Maresch
Oct 21

Cat. $110
Realized $250
Scott 157
Lot 1252
Eastern
June 6

Cat. $500
Realized $970
Scott 102
Lot 5918
Vance
May 6

Cat. $75
Realized $671
Scott 36
Lot 1035
Spink Shreves
Jan 29


2008
 


Cat. $70
Realized $210
Scott 88
Lot 292
Eastern
Nov 1

Cat. $2
Realized $67
Scott 37
Lot 1168
Firby
Sept 27

Cat. $6
Realized $670
Scott 44a
Lot 1189
Firby
Sept 27

Cat. $47
Realized $525
Scott 97
Lot 842
Maresch
June 17

Cat. $1250
Realized $3788
Scott 4d
Lot 89
Firby
April 4

Cat. $400
Realized $2020
Scott 57i
Lot 331
Colonial
April 3

Cat. $40
Realized $225
Scott 87
Lot 972
Spink Shreves
Feb 28

2007
 

Cat. $1250
Realized $5880
Scott 5b
Lot 361
Colonial
Nov 15

Cat. $120
Realized $672
Scott 42
Lot 3077
Schuyler
April 27

Cat. $180
Realized $917
Scott 35i
Lot 1637
Shreves
April 12

It’s pretty clear collectors like these stamps with their jumbo borders and are willing to pay a good premium to acquire them. Of course this doesn’t happen just in Canada, but is the case in all countries. We find these stamps particularly attractive and envy the owners.

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