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Recent Auction Highlights

11 September, 2008 - Spink Shreves Galleries Inc.

We present some Canadian highlights from the recent Spink Shreve’s Collectors Series Sale in the U.S. As usual, this firm has been able to attract a number of outstanding Canadian stamps.

These three lots received especially strong bids. Each one resulted in a new record price:

 

"Port Hood" Cover

Lot 2277
Scott 88C
Catalogue $7,750
Realized $5,130

 

"Pink Shade"

Lot 2281
Scott 106b
Catalogue $350
Realized $810

 

"Inverted Seaway "

Lot 2301
Scott 387a
Catalogue $12,000
Realized $10,800

 

Other Noticeable Stamps in the Sale

 


Lot 2271
Scott 44d OG
Catalogue $1,600
Realized $1,620

Lot 2272
Scott 45c NG
Catalogue $1,200
Realized $1,026

 

"Thin Paper"
"Retouched Spandrel"

Lot 2286
Unitrade 114iii
Catalogue $900
Realized $756

Lot 2289
Scott 119iv
Catalogue $450
Realized $567

 


Lot 2299
Scott 208a
Catalogue $950
Realized $918

 

This sale had 3 new record prices:

Scott No.
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
88C
2¢ Port Hood overprint
5,130
3,100
106b
2¢ Admiral, pink shade
810
754
387a
3¢ Seaway invert.
10,800
10,650

 

The prices shown above were converted to Canadian dollars at the rate of
$1.00 U.S.=$1.08 Canadian


©2008, Canadian Stamp Auctions Ltd., Montréal, Québec, Canada