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Recent Auction Highlights

8 April, 2014 - Sparks Auctions Ltd.

We show below some of the more noteworthy Canadian stamps that appeared in this auction held earlier this month in Ottawa. There were many beautiful stamps from around the world. In the Canadian section, there were a number of rare varieties and 4 new record prices.


Here are some of the highlights:




Lot 14
Unitrade 3Pi
Catalogue $2,500
Realized $1,500

 



Lot 45A
Scott 8 NH
Catalogue $1,000
Realized $3,600

 

 

"Stitch Watermarks"



Lot 32
Unitrade 4x
Catalogue $1,000
Realized $425



Lot 63
Unitrade 13i
Catalogue $5,000
Realized $3,200

 

 



Lot 88
Scott 19 OG, tiny stain
Catalogue $1,250
Realized $1,700


 

“Watermarked”
“Pawnbroker Variety”



Lot 121
Scott 25a
Catalogue $475
Realized $525



Lot 142
Unitrade 30iii OG
Catalogue $1,250
Realized $1,700

 

"Ottawa Printing"



Lot 161
Unitrade 36i NH
Catalogue $300
Realized $475

 



Lot 268
Scott 95
Catalogue $2,250
Realized $5,000

 



Lot 350
Scott 135a
Catalogue $600
Realized $550



Lot 372A
Scott 174a NH
Catalogue $1,050
Realized $1,000

 

 



Lot 340
Unitrade MR2C NH
Catalogue $720
Realized $900

 

 

This sale had 4 new record prices:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
8 1/2p
Victoria, rose
3,600
2,900
25a(U)
3¢ Large Queen, watermarked
525
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30iii
15¢ Large Queen, pawnbroker variety
1,700
1,650
MR2C
20¢ War Tax
900
850



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