Canadian Stamp Auctions
Recent Auction Highlights
17 October, 2012 - Eastern Auctions Limited
We start off with
three examples of the “OHMS” perfins.
We note particularly lot 4202, shown above, which is beautifully centered and comes with a remarkable cancel.
Large Queen – Rare Cracked plate variety
Very few copies of this rare “blue gray” shade with the cracked plate have appeared at auction in recent years. This stamp comes from position 65 on the plate. It is nicely centered, unused, with no gum, and has light toning on the left side. The buyer did well!
These imperforate pairs appear regularly at auction and seldom sell for anywhere near their catalogue values.
In the past 10 years, copies of this stamp have sold for as high as $257 and as low as $52. This was a beautiful VF NH example and a fortunate buy for the successful bidder.
We finished with these two lovely stamps from the United States:
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Eastern’s next sale will be a mail sale, taking place on November 28, 2012