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Recent Auction Highlights

13 November, 2012 - Sparks Auctions Ltd.

This was a very impressive auction from Sparks Auctions in Ottawa. The sale contained some real beauties and rare stamps. Here are some of the highlights:


"Traces of Original Gum"



Lot 22
Scott 9
Catalogue $10,000
Realized $9,000

 


"Vertical Stitch Watermark"



Lot 47
Unitrade24vi
Catalogue $1,000
Realized $1,800

 

 

"Double Impression"



Lot 68
Scott 36f
Catalogue $ -
Realized $3,800

 



Lot 122
Scott 84a Used
Estimate $4,750
Realized $3,600


Lot 180
Scott 114a LH
Catalogue $2,000
Realized $3,000

 



Lot 226
Scott 140b
Catalogue $400
Realized $800

 



Lot 286
Scott 163d
Catalogue $2,400
Realized $3,200

 



Lot 389
Unitrade E3c
Catalogue $500
Realized $275

 



Lot 392
Scott F1b
Catalogue $625
Realized $1,050

What a great sale. We have only shown a small sample, but it gives our viewers a pretty good idea of the quality throughout.

 

This sale had 5 new record prices:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
24vi
2¢ LQ, vertical stitch watermark
1,800
1,400
84a
20¢ Numeral, imperf. pair
3,600
3,500
79
5¢ Admiral
1,400

990

140b
3¢ Admiral, triple overprint
800
525
E3c
20¢ Special Delivery, imperf. vertically
275
178

 



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