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22 March, 2013 - Spink Shreves Galleries Inc.

 

Collector's Series Sale

This sale took place in New York City last month. These Collector’s Series Sales usually contain excellent material from the U.S., Canada and countries around the world and this sale was no exception. We show below some interesting examples of the Canadian and U.S. material. The prices realized for the Canadian stamps were converted at the rate of $1.00 U.S. equals $1.02 Cdn.




Lot 616
Scott 19
Catalogue $1,250
Realized $1,836

 


The above stamp was well centered and NH which is rare. It came with a horizontal crease on the left hand side.

 



Lot 628
Scott 27c
Catalogue $1,900
Realized $1,836


This stamp was part OG and is ex-Dunn, Chapin and Gross.

 



Lot 634
Scott 35d NH
Catalogue $350
Realized $1,071


Lot 642
Scott 41a Disturbed Gum
Catalogue $475
Realized $688

 



Lot 655
Scott 81 NH
Catalogue $300
Realized $382

 



Lot 668
Unitrade E1ii NH
Catalogue $600
Realized $331

This is the “no shading in value tablet” variety of Canada’s first special delivery stamp.

 

 

US Stamps
All prices are in U.S. dollars

Here are examples of some of the better U.S. stamps that were offered in this sale:

 



Lot 134
Scott 7 TYII
Catalogue $150
Realized $500

 



Lot 210
Scott 136 XF-Sup 95
Catalogue $32
Realized $300

 



Lot 219
Scott 188 VF-XF 85J
Catalogue $32
Realized $120

 



Lot 225
Scott 232 VLH
Catalogue $37
Realized $375

 



Lot 256
Scott 253 Superb 95J
Catalogue $13
Realized $675


Not only is the above stamp “Suberb 95J”, the highest grade the PSE has ever given to a used Scott 253, it is the sole example to achieve the 95 grade.



Lot 259
Scott 265 NH Superb 98
Catalogue $17
Realized $725

 

These U.S. prices absolutely amaze us!


The sale had 1 new record price:

Scott
Description
NRP
Previous NRP
27c
6¢ Large Queen, thin paper
1,836
1,650


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