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Recent Auction Highlights

20 August, 2013 - Sparks Auctions Ltd.

Here are some of the highlights from the recent Sparks auction in Ottawa. Most notably, it had seven new record prices.

 

Beautiful Used Copies

 



Lot 84
Scott 23
Catalogue $225
Realized $120

 



Lot 156
Scott 46/47
Catalogue $210
Realized $475

 



Lot 179
Scott 61
Catalogue $700
Realized $725

 

 

VF NH Mint Stamps



Lot 220
Scott 81
Catalogue $300
Realized $1,050


Lot 226
Scott 84
Catalogue $1,200
Realized $2,000

 



Lot 209
Unitrade 75vi
Catalogue $1,800
Realized $500


Lot 225
Unitrade 82ii
Catalogue $1,800
Realized $450

 



Lot 528
Scott 204a
Catalogue $950
Realized $900

 



Lot 529
Scott 209a
Catalogue $2,100
Realized $1,900

 



Lot 535
Scott 246a-248a
Catalogue $2,400
Realized $2,200

 

 



Lot 541
Scott 387a
Catalogue $24,000
Realized $20,000

 



Lot 568
Scott 1376b
Catalogue $24,000
Realized $15,000

 

We were impressed by the breadth and quality of the stamps offered in this auction. We only focused on the Canadian stamps. But there were those of many other countries, including these beauties from China.

 

People's Republic of China

 



Lot 1174
Scott 1399
Catalogue $625
Realized $500

 



Lot 1176
Scott 1518
Catalogue $2,250
Realized $1,700

 



Lot 1177
Scott 1586
Catalogue $1,800
Realized $1,700

 

 

This sale had 7 new record prices:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
4x
3¢ Beaver , stitch watermark, used
1,100
665
15xi
5¢ Beaver on ribbed paper
1,000
625
81
7¢ Numeral
1,050
900
195c-201a
1¢-13¢ imperforate pairs
3,400
2,500
246a-248a
1¢-3¢ Royal Visit, imperforate pairs
2,200
2,125
387a pr.
5¢ Seaway, inverted pair
20,000
18,000
468A
6¢ QE II - imperforate pair
450
335




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