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22 November, 2014 - Brigham Auctions Ltd.

 

The Brigham Collection of Canada

Part III- Jubilees, Maple Leafs, Numerals and Maps

 

More outstanding Canadian philatelic material was offered in this, the third auction of The Brigham Collection. It included stamps from the Back of the Book together with hundreds of sheets issued in the 1857-1957 period. We present below some of the more memorable examples of the individual stamps, almost all of which sold for record prices.

 

Inverted Surcharge
Triple Surcharge


Lot 16
Scott C3a LH
Catalogue $320
Realized $650


Lot 21
Scott C3c LH
Catalogue $400
Realized $900

 

Missing Surcharge

Lot 22
Scott C3d LH
Catalogue $950
Realized $1,000

 

Imperforate Gutter Block of 8

Lot 27
Unitrade C5iii
Catalogue $8,025
Realized $7,500

 



Lot 31
Scott C6a NH
Catalogue $950
Realized $1,700


Lot 33
Scott C7a NH
Catalogue $950
Realized $1,700

 


Lot 38
Scott CE1a NH
Catalogue $ 1,100
Realized $1,200

 


Lot 40
Scott CE2a NH
Catalogue $950
Realized $1,300

 


Lot 52
Scott E3a LH
Catalogue $1,000
Realized $1,300

 


Lot 59
Scott E6a NH
Catalogue $1,900
Realized $1,900

 


Lot 62
Scott E8a
Catalogue $950
Realized $1,400

 

Imperforate Single

Lot 76
Scott F3var
Estimate $1,500
Realized $1,500

 

Imperforate Block of 4

Lot 77
Scott F3var
Estimate $3,000
Realized $7,000

 

Imperforate Block of 8

Lot 78
Scott F3var
Estimate $10,000
Realized $20,000

 


Lot 281
Unitrade OX2a
Catalogue $6,000
Realized $5,000

 

In addition to the stamps from the back of the book, there were 213 lots of full and part sheets. Here are a few examples:

Lot
Scott
Description of Sheet
Catalogue Value
Realized
353
43
6¢ Small Queen
28,687
16,000
362
58
15¢ Jubilee
15,000
9,000
393
136
1¢ Admiral imperforate
10,200
3,750
511
262
$! War Destroyer
7,800
4,500
537
E7a
10¢ Special delivery
38,577
20,000
544
F1b
2¢ registered
E 15,000
14,000
545
F2
5¢ registered
30,000
13,000
546
F3
8¢ registered
E 75,000
57,500

 

Last but not least, the sale had 15 new record prices.

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
C3a
6¢ Airmail, inverted surcharge
650
400
C3c
6¢ Airmail, triple surcharge
900
650
C3d
6¢ Airmail, missing surcharge
1,000
625
C5iii
6¢ Airmail, imperf. gutter block of 8
7,500
5,250
C6a
6¢ Airmail, imperforate pair
1,700
810
C7a
6¢ Airmail, inverted surcharge
1,700
980
CE1a
16¢ Special Delivery, imperforate pair
1,200
857
CE2a
17¢ Special Delivery, imperforate pair
1,300
835
E3a
20¢ Special Delivery, imperforate block of 4
1,300
850
E6a
20¢ Special Delivery, imperforate block of 4
1,900
1,288
E8a
20¢ Special Delivery, imperforate pair
1,400
985
F3 var
8¢ registered imperforate single
1,500
1,050
F3 var
8¢ registered imperforate block of 4
7,000
3,984
F3 var
8¢ registered imperforate block of 8
20,000
19,480
OX2a
Dead Letter Office
5,000
4,500

 

Brigham’s next sale will be held on March 6th in Toronto and will feature the Admiral Issue.

 

 


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