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16 June, 2009 - Sparks Auctions Ltd.


The material offered by Sparks Auctions seems to get better with each auction. This sale had strength throughout. We particularly liked the Jubilees, Admirals and Modern varieties that were beautifully displayed in the catalogue. We offer a sampling below:

 

Inverted stamps

 



Lot 655
Unitrade C3a,c,e and k
Catalogue $78,125
Realized $25,000

 



Lot 369
Scott 387a
Catalogue $48,000
Realized $40,000

 

Proofs


 



Lot 13
Unitrade 3TC “scar”
Catalogue $8,000
Realized $5,200


Lot 116
E/P 39 DP
Catalogue $1,500
Realized $5,200

 

 

Gems



Lot 212
Scott 81
Catalogue $300
Realized $350


Lot 237
Scott 98
Catalogue $82
Realized $110

 



Lot 257
Scott 106
Catalogue $45
Realized $250


Lot 260
Unitrade 106aiv
Catalogue $12,000
Realized $7,000

 



Lot 263
Unitrade 107e
Catalogue $90
Realized $65


Lot 280
Unitrade 114b
Catalogue $120
Realized $120

 

 


Modern



Lot 400
Scott 693d
Catalogue $4,000
Realized $2,200

 



Lot 421
Unitrade 789d
Catalogue $5,000
Realized $1,900

 

 



Lot 429
Unitrade 1164aii and 1164d
Catalogue $3,000
Realized $1,100

 

 



Lot 454
Unitrade 1359ii
Catalogue $8,000
Realized $2,100




Lot 485
Unitrade 2001c
Catalogue $2,000
Realized $575


Lot 493
Unitrade 2201a
Catalogue $600
Realized $130


We have only shown a very small selection of stamps from the sale. What you see above is some of the finer material which, other than the modern varieties, attracted good prices.


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