Canadian Stamp Auctions
Recent Auction Highlights
4 June , 2014 - Eastern Auctions Limited
no question, most collectors prefer mint stamps. They’re so
neat and clean. But, many of us treasure beautifully cancelled used
stamps as well. They’re not usually “neat and clean”,
but they can be very attractive and their cancellations can contain
valuable information that mint stamps don’t hint at.
found a number of nicely cancelled stamps in this sale:
How nice these two are, so well centered and with nice margins. Admiral coils have always been popular with collectors and their prices show it. A number of them had price increases in the latest Scott catalogue.
We continue to marvel at the popularity of these stamps with perfins. We find them particularly attractive and can well understand their desirability with collectors. At the same time, their values, when compared to the values for regular stamps, is surprising. Here are some comparative catalogue figures for the above 3 stamps:
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Eastern's next sale will be a mail sale to be held on July 16, 2014.