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Spink Shreves Galleries Inc.
The Robert J. Rinkoff Collection of
British Empire Stamps
24 July, 2009

Just two days after presenting the Collector’s Series on July 22, 2009, Spink Shreves offered the Rinkoff Collection of British Empire Stamps. Amongst the 2,500+ lots were 19 exceptional Canadian stamps. We show below a selection of some of the best examples:

Lot 2092
Scott 1
Catalogue $1,150
Realized $1,080

Lot 2098
Scott 8 Part OG
Catalogue $1,000
Realized $864




Lot 2100
Scott 10
Catalogue $5,500
Realized $4,750


"Ex-Lindeman and Tang"

Lot 2103
Scott 17 Full OG
“Short transfer at bottom”
Catalogue $1,100
Realized $1,026


"Ex- Tang"

Lot 2106
Scott 28 Full OG
Catalogue $1,100
Realized $1,620


"Ex- Chaplin & King"

Lot 2107
Scott 41a LH
Catalogue $475
Realized $460

Lot 2108
Scott 38 Full OG
Catalogue $925
Realized $540



"Ex- Jara"

Lot 2110
Scott 40c Full OG
Catalogue $1,600
Realized $1,026



It is clear that Mr. Rinkoff showed great care in selecting his stamps. He obtained many of them from some of the finest known collections as they became available at auction.

(The prices realized were converted at the rate of $1US = $1.08 Cdn.)



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