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13 September, 2012 - Matthew Bennett International

This sale took place recently in Baltimore, Maryland. It was entitled “U.S. and Canadian Stamps and Postal History”. Included in the sale was an impressive group of stamps from the Admiral Set, including many rare blocks.

We present below a small selection which we found particularly interesting. The prices realized were converted at the rate of $1 U.S. = $0.97 Cdn.

 



Lot 1006
Unitrade 128ai
Catalogue $1,750
Realized $1,552

 


Lot 1012
Scott 163d
Catalogue $2,400
Realized $3,153

 


Lot 1021
Unitrade MR2Di NH
Catalogue $7,200
Realized $5,577

 


Lot 1024
Scott MR2c
Catalogue $1,600
Realized $3,153

 

The block of 4 of Scott OX2 that follows is said to be the last surviving block


Lot 1025
Scott OX2
Catalogue $1,960
Realized $1,115


 

This sale had one new record price:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
MR4c
2¢ Overprint, die II
3,153
2,376

 


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