Canadian Stamp Auctions

New Record Prices

realized at auction during the year 2003 
(comparison limited to the past ten years)

(For your convenience, the most recent updates are highlighted in blue)
Scott
Cat. No.
Denomi-
nation
Scott
Cat. Value
New Record 
Price Realised
Auction
House
Date
of Sale
Previous
Record
Record
Date
Early Classics
2 Used
6d
$1,350
$3,250
Brigham
10 Sept
2600
1997
3pi
12p
$1,750 U
$1,600
Lee
17 May
1590
2000
Large Queens
24a $2,250 $2,150 Eastern 15 Aug 1,050 1995
28 12½¢ $625 $2,100 Brigham 10 Sept 1325 2002
 29d 15¢ $1,150  $1,900 Eastern 23 Aug 1,400 2000
Small Queens
34
½¢
$3
$280
Maresch
3 Jun
210
2000
34a
½¢
$450
$850
Brigham
10 Sept
675
1999
37iii
$1,050 E
$1,150
Maresch
16 Oct
750
2000
40
10¢
$500
$1,200
Eastern
23 Aug
970
2003
44d
$450
$620
Vance*
26 Nov
575
2000
Jubilees
                
Maple Leafs
67a $550 $625 Eastern 23 Aug 550 2001
68 $37 $175  Maresch  28 Jan $145  1999
71
$160
$450
Maresch
3 Jun
325
2003
72 $450 $900 Maresch  28 Jan $825 2001
73 10¢ $525 $925 Maresch  28 Jan $800 2001
73 10¢ $525 $1,750 Maresch  28 Jan $925 2003
Numerals and Maps
  85
$50
$165
Maresch
16 Oct
150
2002
Edward VII
89
$50
$230
Maresch
3 Jun
165
1999
91
$250
$750
Bow City
22 Mar
625
2001
92
$200
$557
Firby
1 Mar
455
2002
94
20¢
$1,000
$1,950
Maresch  28 Jan
$1,500
2000
Québec Tercentennary
97
$25
$240
Maresch
3 Jun
150
1999
99
$100
$550
Maresch  28 Jan
$ 474
1999
100
$275
$750
Eastern 22 Feb
$740
2002
101
10¢
$275
$825
Maresch  28 Jan
$ 735
2002
102
15¢
$300
$825
Maresch
16 Oct
795
2002
Admirals
104b
blue green
$21
$260
Eastern
22 Feb
$150
1994
104v
$275 U
$400
Maresch
3 Jun
--
--
106b
2¢ pink
$250
$706
Firby
1 Mar
$400
2001
108ii
$75 U
$400
Maresch
3 Jun
190
2001
109c
$67
$300
Bow City
22 Mar
$160
1999
109d
$120 U
$190
Eastern
23 Aug
155
2003
110
$60
$220
Maresch
16 Oct
150
2000
110d
$60
$310
Bow City
22 Mar
$303
2002
111a
indigo
$200
$1,150
Eastern
22 Feb
$700
2001
111b
$450 U
$775
Maresch
Oct. 15
$210
1999
113
$75
$370
Bow City
22 Mar
$350
2001
113b
$555 U
$550
Maresch
16 Oct
450
2000
113c
$1,050 U
$1,200
Maresch  28 Jan
$ 850
2002
113iv
$600 U
$400
Maresch
3 Jun
--
--
114iii
$37
$900
Eastern
23 Aug
$550
2000
115
$60
$285
Bow City
22 Mar
$175
2001
117ii
10¢
$75
$240
Maresch  28 Jan
$ 207
1999
119c
20¢
$160
$575
Bow City
22 Mar
$475
1999
119iv
20¢
$360 U
$525
Maresch  28 Jan
$475
1999
120
50¢
$160
$600
Maresch
3 Jun
500
2000
120a
50¢
$300
$450
Maresch  28 Jan
$ 398
2002
122
$1.00
$200
$450
Maresch
28 Jan
$375
1999
122b
$1.00
$200
$450
Maresch  28 Jan
$ 445
2002
123
$175
$230
Eastern
22 Feb
$210
2001
Imperforates & Modern
159
$1.00
$375
$625
Mtl. Stamps
14 Jun
$610
2003
159iii
$1.00
$375
$800
Eastern
23 Aug
$425
2001
173a
10¢
$1,800
$1,500
Eastern
23 Aug
$1,450
2002
177
$1
$300
$890
Eastern
24 Sept
$585
2000
177a
$1.00
$1,125
$1,282
Firby
29 Jun
$975
2001
195c/200a
1 - 8¢
$1,350
$2000
Eastern
23 Aug
1525
2002
195c/201a
1 - 13¢
$2,100
$2,250
Eastern
23 Aug
1980
1995
202a
$650
$1,150
Maresch
16 Oct
550
1995
208a
$650
$890
Vance*
15 Jan
$650
2002
209a
10¢
$1,650
$2000
Eastern
23 Aug
1650
2001
210a
$750
$950
Eastern
23 Aug
750
1995
454f
1¢ 
$700
$1,450
Eastern
22 Jan
--
New
468 Acii
$2,500 U
$3,000
Eastern
22 Feb
--
New
535a
$725
$792
Firby
11 Oct.
$740
2002
723Ab
50¢
$1750
$1,450
Eastern
16 Apr
$1400
2002
709a
$175
$410
Eastern
28 May
210
1999
922a
20¢
$300
$300
Eastern
23 Aug
230
2002
1171c
44¢
$240
$348
Vance*
23 Apr
310
2000
1175a
61¢
$52
$82
Eastern
5 March
$76
2001
1356var
42¢
E $1500
$700
Eastern
23 Aug
610
2002
1359var i
43¢
--
$850
Eastern
22 Jan
$830
2001
1362iii
45¢
E $2,500
$2,050
Eastern
28 May
1600
2000
1535ai var
90¢
E $500
$375
Eastern
23 Aug
350
2003
1545var
88¢
E $1,750
$1,850
Maresch
3 Jun
1700
2002
1683i
47¢
E $900
$565
Eastern
9 July
560
2002
1683 var
47¢
E $2,000
$900
Eastern
22 Feb
$650
2002
1764b
45¢
$175
$250
Vance*
8 Oct
162
2001
Back of the Book
C5b
$650
$745
Vance*
5 Mar
$600
2001
E3
20¢
$35
$95
Eastern
9 July
86
1998
E8a
20¢
$650
$785
Vance*
15 Jan
$745
2001
E10a
10¢
$650
$795
Vance*
18 Jun
$550
2002
F1
$85
$575
Maresch  28 Jan
$550
2002
F1a
$95
$825
Maresch
16 Oct
400
2000
F1b
$210
$1,300
Maresch  28 Jan
$850
2000
F1c
$2500 U
$3,250
Lee
25 Oct.
$1,300
1973
F2i
$585 U
$775
Maresch  28 Jan
$625
1999
J10a
10¢
$900
$2362
Firby
29 Jun
$600
1999
J11a
$475
$475
Maresch
16 Oct
450
2000
MR3
$30
$120
Eastern
9 July
$105
2000
MR4
$27
$110
Eastern
9 July
$100
2001
MR6
$175
$450
Brigham
10 Dec
$315
2003
OX4
- -
$75 U
$135
Vance*
15 Jan
$105
2002

Please Note:
(U = Unitrade)
(E = Auctioneer's estimate)

Number of Record Prices by Auction House
Maresch
34
Eastern 
32
Vance
*(Please note that the Vance prices realised do not include the buyer's premium usually charged by other auction houses) 
8
Bow City
6
Firby
5
Brigham
4
Lee
2
Montreal Stamps
1
Total
92

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