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Recent Auction Highlights

21 June, 2011 - Sparks Auctions Ltd.

This was a most interesting sale from Sparks Auctions in Ottawa, full of nice surprises. Some of the most noticeable stamps, and this is always special, were the ones with unusually large borders, a favourite with collectors. Here are a few:

 

Stamps with Large Borders

 



Lot 186
Scott 50
Catalogue $120
Realized $170

 



Lot 194
Scott 54
Catalogue $45
Realized $350


Lot 205
Scott 60
Catalogue $190
Realized $800

 



Lot 232
Scott 77
Catalogue $70
Realized $100
(Minor gum bend)

 


Other Canadian Stamps

 



Lot 2
Scott 1
Catalogue $1,000
Realized $1,750


Lot 7
Scott 2
Catalogue $1,750
Realized $3,200

 



Lot 61
Unitrade 11i
Catalogue $2,400
Realized $3,000


Lot 76
Scott 17b
Catalogue $1,100
Realized $1,800

 



Lot 101
Scott 21a
Catalogue $85
Realized $300


Lot 140
Scott 29b
Catalogue $950
Realized $1,450

 



Lot 252
Unitrade 90iii
Catalogue $6,600
Realized $2,600

 



Lot 321
Scott MR2B
Catalogue $250
Realized $300

 



Lot 378
Scott 245 (proof)
Estimate $1,200
Realized $800

 



Lot 388
Unitrade 270ii
Catalogue $2,500
Realized $1,000

 



Lot 456
Scott 2001c
Catalogue $2,000
Realized $1,050

 



Lot 487
Unitrade C1i
(Swollen breast variety)
Catalogue $100
Realized $275

 

Concluding comments


The bidders clearly liked what they saw and responded strongly!


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