Canadian Stamp Auctions
Recent Auction Highlights
20 October, 2010 - R. Maresch & Son
This sale featured
some lovely Small Queens that easily caught our attention. It also included
an impressive Imperforate pair of the 5¢ Small Queen that sold
for a record price. It is the first NH pair of that stamp we have recorded.
Of interest in this sale was another fake copy of Scott 88B, the Port
Hood over print. In several recent sales fake copies of this variety
have sold for more than their estimates.
The stamp was described as “brilliant, fresh and exceptionally well centered, full original gum with three hinge remnants, a couple of minor perf. problems, still extremely fine.”
Exceptional Small Queens
We couldn’t help admiring the quality of the small Queens. They are all NH unless otherwise noted.
Here are more stamps
of excellent quality from this sale:
In 2006, this stamp sold for 2 record prices, the top one being $377. Now we have a new record price at $425. We never cease to be amazed at the prices for the Admirals!
This sale had three new record prices:
note that these three new records are replacing ones that were set
quite a number of years ago. The previous record of Scott MR2 goes
back to 2000, and that for Scott 42a back to 2004.