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6 June, 2014 - Brigham Auctions Ltd.

 

The Brigham Collection of Canada

Part II- Jubilees, Maple Leafs, Numerals and Maps

 

This is the second in this series of sales of the collection put together by Mr. Ron Brigham over a 35 year period. As in the earlier sale, the catalogue for this sale was full of outstanding stamps, blocks, postal history and all kinds of varieties.

Shown hereunder is a sampling of what was offered:

Jubilees


Lot 99
(Only two in existence)
Unitrade 53ii
Estimate $5,000
Realized $3,000

 



Lot 145
Scott 62
Estimate $2,500
Realized $2,500


Lot 153
Scott 64
Estimate $2,000
Realized $2,700

 

 

Imprint Strip of 3

Lot 157
Scott 65
Estimate $15,000
Realized $10,500

 

 

Registered Cover sent in P.E.I.

Lot 257
Scott 61
Estimate $1,500
Realized $2,300

 

 

Maple Leafs

Die Essay of Unissued 15¢ Denomination

Lot 320
Scott - - -
Estimate $20,000
Realized $14,500

 

 

Numerals

 



Lot 412
Scott 67 var
Estimate $500
Realized $350


Lot 414
Unitrade 69i
Estimate $3,500
Realized $2,300

 

Foreign Desitantion Franking

Lot 470
Scott 34,72,74,76 &86
Estimate $500
Realized $400

 

 

Unique Imperforate Gutter Block of 8

Lot 552
Unitrade 74v
Estimate $7,500
Realized $4,500

 

 

The best of the dozen in existence

Lot 588
Unitrade 77e
Estimate $25,000
Realized $18,000

 


Lot 613
Scott 84a
Catalogue $4,500
Realized $9,000

 

Maps

 


Lot 893
Unitrade 86ii
Estimate $500
Realized $1,000



This sale had 12 new record prices:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
53ii
3¢ Jubilee - imperf bottom margin*
3,000
-
57iii
10¢ Jubilee - Re-entry in "P" of Postage
350
-
69i
3¢ Maple Leaf - imperf. margin
2,300
-
77i
2¢ Numeral - imperf. gutter block of 8
3,205
-
77e
2¢ Numeral - imperf. tete-beche pane of 12
18,000
13,750
84a
20¢ Numeral - imperf. pair
9,000
4,500
74vi
1/2¢ Numeral
180
-
75x
1¢ Numeral
180
-
77vi
2¢ Numeral
230
-
86ii
2¢ Map - imperf. pair
1,000
548
85iii
2¢ Map - no gum
700
670
86a
2¢ Map - no gum
725
610

This completes our review of Brigham’s second sale in 2014. The quality and variety of the stamps offered continues to be outstanding. We look forward with great interest to the next sale.

 

 


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