Canadian Stamp Auctions
Recent Auction Highlights
21 October, 2011 - Eastern Auctions Limited
Quebec Tercentenary Collection
Gary Lyon, head of Eastern Auctions, proudly introduced this exceptional collection as follows:
He particularly singled out the proofs and essays in the collection, the nucleus of which was acquired in 1990 at the auction of the American Banknote Company Archives. Here is a good example:
Original Set of Die Proofs
This lot contained a plate block of each stamp in the set. We show two of them.
Two full sets of imperforates were offered. The first with full gum as issued, the second without, also as issued. Both came from the edge of the sheet and accordingly had full margins. Here are two examples:
Beautiful Single Copies
Here are some of the singles, all of which attracted strong prices and, in the case of Scott 96, the ½¢, it reached a new record price.