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Recent Auction Highlights

19 August, 2014 - Sparks Auctions Ltd.

Here are some of the highlights from the Sparks auction that recently took place in Ottawa. The sale had an impressive 5 new record prices and featured a number of early varieties that hadn’t been seen in some time.

 

Thick Paper
Water Stitchmark



Lot 22
Scott 7a NG
Catalogue $12,000
Realized $5,000



Lot 29
Unitrade 9iii
Estimate $5,000
Realized $3,400


Major Re-entry



Lot 41
Unitrade 18iv OG
Catalogue $7,500
Realized $3,800

 

Major Re-entry
Never Hinged



Lot 76
Unitrade 34vi
Catalogue $150
Realized $55



Lot 77
Scott 35
Catalogue $55
Realized $350

 

 

Perf. 11 1/2 x 12


Lot 85
Unitrade 37ii NH
Catalogue $1,650
Realized $1,400


Vert. Stitch Wmk.


Lot 86
Unitrade 37v
Catalogue $700
Realized $425

 



Lot 105
Scott 46 NH
Catalogue $1,900
Realized $5,200

 



Lot 256
Scott 176 NH
Catalogue $350
Realized $675

2nd best price in past 10 years per our records

 



Lot 261
Scott 208a NH
Catalogue $950
Realized $800

 



Lot 290
Scott 2155var
Estimate $2,500
Realized $1,600

 

 



Lot 324
Scott OCE3/OCE4 NH
Catalogue $337
Realized $400

We were impressed by the rare Canadian varieties in this sale.

This sale had 5 new record prices:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
18iv
12 1/2p Major re-entry
8,000
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34vi
1/2¢ Small Queen major re-entry
55
-
37ii
3¢ Small Queen 11 1/2 x 12
1,400
460
37v
3¢ Small Queen vertical stitch mark
425
-
160
1¢ Scroll coil
100
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