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27 October, 2011 - H.R. Harmer Inc.

This sale in California by the well known stamp auction firm, H. R. Harmer, included over 250 lots of Canadian stamps. The quality of the Canadian material was high. We feature below some of the finer material. The prices realized are shown in $ US which, at the time, were close to par with the $ Canadian.



Lot 3121
Scott 4
Estimate $150 - $200
Realized $1,250

(Pictured in Boggs, p. 147)

 



Lot 3132
Scott 8
Estimate $9,000 - $12,000
Realized $7,500

(The only recorded registered cover bearing 1/2c stamps)

 



Lot 3137
Scott 36b
Catalogue $2,000
Realized $2,200

 



Lot 3138
Scott 39a
Catalogue $600
Realized $850

 



Lot 3157
Unitrade 3Piii
Catalogue $2,000
Realized $3,500


Lot 3176
Scott 5a
Catalogue $2,000
Realized $2,000

 



Lot 3198
Scott 19b single imperf.
Estimate $800 – $1,200
Realized $1,000

 



Lot 3213
Scott 42 NH
Estimate $400 - $600
Realized $1,400

 



Lot 3231
Scott 55 NH
Catalogue $2,300
Realized $1,150


Lot 3259
Scott 84 NH
Catalogue $4,800
Realized $5,500

 



Lot 3278
Scott 102
Estimate $2,000 - $2,500
Realized $2,500

 



Lot 3296
Scott 142a NH
Estimate $250 - $300
Realized $400

 



Lot 3314
Scott 158a NH
Estimate $1000 - $1,500
Realized $1,500

 



Lot 3330
Scott 209a NH
Catalogue $2,100
Realized $1,600

 



Lot 3336
Scott 241b – 245b NH
Estimate $5,000 - $7,000
Realized $5,750

 



Lot 3340
Scott 387a NH
Estimate $20,000 -$25,000
Realized $18,000

 



Lot 3352
Scott F2c LH/NH
Estimate $1,000 – $1,500
Realized $1,900

 


As you can see, there were a number of very interesting multiples in this sale. But it was the early covers that attracted our attention the most.

 


This sale had two new record prices:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
36b
2¢ Small Queen – diagonal half on cover
2,200
1,700
39a
6¢ Small Queen – diagonal half on cover
850
650



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