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Recent Auction Highlights

12 September, 2008 - Lex de Ment Ltd.

We welcome Lex De Ment and his wife Gloria back to the Canadian stamp auction scene. It’s a tough business, not for the faint of heart, but Lex has had a few decades of experience in the business and knows it well. For the past few years, he ran Ron Brigham’s auction business and before that he had his own business. Now he has returned to running his own show again, this time at Niagara-on-the- Lake, a beautiful spot which is where he held his first mail auction on September 12, 2008.

We present below some of the highlights from his inaugural sale. It contained a number of real beauties:

 

"Scarlett vermillion on thin paper"



Lot 150
Unitrade 4xi
Catalogue $350
Realized $450


 



Lot 220
Scott 42 LH
Catalogue $200
Realized $325



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Lot 281
Scott 58 NH
Catalogue $650
Realized $425


Lot 285
Scott 59 NH
Catalogue $625
Realized $650

 

 



Lot 323
Scott 74
Catalogue $15
Realized $50


Lot 339
Scott 82 HR Jumbo
Catalogue $275
Realized $475

 



Lot 355
Unitrade 86b
Catalogue $187
Realized $170


Lot 369
Scott 92
Catalogue $500
Realized $750

 

 



Lot 375
Scott 96 – 103 the set on cover
Estimate $500
Realized $850

What nice material! We wish Lex and Gloria much success. They could not have chosen a nicer place in which to locate their business. We look forward to their next auction which they plan to have before the end of the year.


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