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Commentary No. 163 - 17 February 2013

Some of the Best Canadian Stamps of 2012

Once again, it is our pleasure to present our viewers with a selection of some of the more outstanding Canadian stamps that appeared at auction in 2012. Each one is special and, of course, each sold for a handsome price.

Classics

Matthew Bennett Vance
Scott 1
28 February, 2012
$1,800
Scott 4
28 June, 2012
$2,480

Vance Rob Leith
Scott 5b
17 October, 2012
$3,650
Scott 15
24 March, 2012
$900

Vance Vance
Scott 14
25 January, 2012
$1,080
Scott 18a
25 January, 2012
$3,725

 

Large Queens

Vance Eastern
Scott 24
17 October, 2012
$2,650
Scott 29a
27 October, 2012
$900

 

Small Queens

Sparks
Scott 34
26 June, 2012
$75

Eastern

Eastern

Scott 35d
23 June, 2012
$1,150
Scott 36f
27 October, 2012
$5,500

Eastern Spink Shreves
Scott 40a
10 March, 2012
$4,000
Scott 45
29 March, 2012
$2,600

Spink Shreves
Scott 46
18 July, 2012
$2,020

Jubilees

Maresch Maresch
Scott 60
30 October, 2012
$500
Scott 61
28 February, 2012
$4,500


Maple Leafs

Vance Maresch
Scott 66
5 December, 2012
$92
Scott 73
28 February, 2012
$1,800


Numerals

Eastern Maresch
Scott 77
27 October, 2012
$800
Scott 77a
28 February, 2012
$375

Sparks Vance
Scott 79
13 November, 2012
$1,400
Scott 82
25 January, 2012
$1,225


Edward VII

Eastern
Scott 93
10 March, 2012
$3,000


Quebec Tercentenary

Vance
Scott 97a
25 January, 2012
$1,690

Eastern Spink Shreves
Scott 99
18 July, 2012
$280
Scott 102
29 March, 2012
$700



Admirals

Maresch Eastern
Scott 107a
28 February, 2012
$325

Scott 107e
27 October, 2012
$400

Vance Spink Shreves
Scott 112a
21 March, 2012
$240

Scott 122a
18 July, 2012
$4,292


Back of the Book

Sparks
Scott F1b
13 November, 2012
$1,050

Eastern Matthew Bennett
Scott MR2B
27 October, 2012
$2,415

Scott MR2c
13 September, 2012
$3,153


Eastern Spink Shreves
Scott MR3a
10 March, 2012
$1,100
Scott MR4c
18 July, 2012
$2,121

Conclusion

To the previous owners of these stamps, we offer our congratulations for having originally acquired them. We know that you have had great pleasure in looking at them from time to time. Perhaps you even sometimes dreamed of them. You chose the best and you were well rewarded.To the new owners who bid with determination, we hope you'll enjoy the pleasure of owning them, even at a great cost. You'll dream of them too, and, because you chose the best, you will one day be nicely rewarded.

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