Canadian Stamp Auctions

New Record Prices

realized at auction during the year 2004 
(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
1 used
3d
800
1,550
Maresch
29 June
1,200
2000
1a
3d
20,000 U
22,925
Firby
24 Jan
7,000
1998
1a used
3d
1,600 U
2,947
Firby
24 Jan
2,656
1999
3 used
12d
50,000
27,000
Maresch
13 Oct
23,100
1995
2
6d
13,500
23,580
Firby
24 Jan
17,500
1986
4a
3d
1,300
2,489
Firby
24 Jan
1,200
1995
4c
3d
3,250
2,489
Firby
24 Jan
2,214
1999
5
6d
9,000
7,250
Eastern
23 Oct
4,750
1995
5b
6d
9,000
14,410
Firby
24 Jan
-
-
7
10d
5,750
19,650
Firby
24 Jan
5,750
2001
8a
½d
8,250
7,000
Maresch
2 March
5,463
1998
9 used
7½d
2,000
3,950
Firby
24 Jan
3,750
1999
9a
7½d
11,000
18,340
Firby
24 Jan
-
-
10
6d
13,500
20,960
Firby
24 Jan
7,350
2002
12
3d
3,500
4,912
Firby
24 Jan
2,700
2000
13
6d
8,000
23,580
Firby
24 Jan
8,000
2001
14 iv
1¢
750
742
Firby
19 June
684
2002
15v (used)
5¢
750 U
1,500
Eastern
26 June
950
1998
17a
10¢
800
917
Firby
24 Jan
525
1997
19
17¢
800
2,300
Vance
18 Aug
1,900
2004
20iii
2¢
450 U
455
Vance
10 March
425
2000
Large Queens
23 800 5,568
Firby
24 Jan
1,700 1999
24a 2,250 3,602
Firby
24 Jan
2,150 2003
Small Queens
34
½¢
9
220
Maresch
2 March
210
1999
34a 
½¢
450
890
Vance
28 April
850
2003
38
375
3,602
Firby
24 Jan
1,500
2003
39d
6¢
U 1,800
1,700
Montreal Stamps
12 Dec.
375
2000
40e
10¢
2,000 U
1,850
Brigham
9 June
-
-
41a
375
1100
Lee
13 March
775
1995
42a
450
650
Eastern
21 Feb
600
1996
44
90
1,572
Firby
24 Jan
450
1998
45
10¢
325
3,250
Maresch
2 March
1,635
2003
47a
5
1,000
1,350
Eastern
26 June
850
1996
Jubilees
56
105
750
Eastern
23 Oct
550
1999
 65 $5 2,750 3,500
Eastern
26 June
3,420  2001
Maple Leafs
 72iii  600U 1,050
Eastern
26 June
 - -
Numerals and Maps
  75v
300 U
240
Eastern
26 June
120
2000
  76a
275
400
Maresch
2 March
270
2001
77c 
300
325
Eastern
23 Oct.
240
2000
  80a
1,250
1,250
Eastern
26 June
1,050
2000
  85a
350
425
Eastern
26 June
402
1999
Edward VII
90c
9,000
13,100
Firby
24 Jan
7,000
1993
Québec Tercentennary
               
Admirals
106
19
135
Eastern
29 Sept.
130
1998
109c 
67
325
Maresch
2 March
300
2003
110a
2,000
2,300
Montreal Stamps
12 Dec.
1,400
2004
112b
1000
1400
Hennok
15 May
1,250
1984
114a
2,000
2,200
Montreal Stamps
12 Dec.
1,350
2000
118a
10¢
1,100
1,950
Brigham
9 June
1,050
2000
123 
180
270
Eastern
29 Sept
230
2003
133 pair
260
500
Maresch
13 Oct
250
2001
120i
50¢
600 U
1,050
Eastern
26 June
350
1997
Imperforates & Modern
141a/145b
1¢-12¢
650
750
Eastern
26 June
641
1999
146b/148a
5¢-20¢
390
475
Eastern
26 June
400
2002
149b/159a
1¢-$1
2,375
3,000
Eastern
21 Feb
2,200
2001
163d
1,800
3,602
Firby
24 Jan
1,100
1995
173a
1
2,000
1,975
Vance
18 Aug.
1500
2003
176a
50¢
1,125
950
Eastern
26 June
750
1998
211a-216a
1¢-13¢
1,650
1,700
Eastern
26 June
1,500
1997
217a-227a
1¢ - $1
2,500
2,300
Eastern
26 June
1,750
2004
339a
1,200
1,834
Firby
24 Jan
1,500
1993
341c
4,000
3,750
Eastern
26 June
2,200
1978
341iii
3,500 U
2,900
Eastern
26 June
1,050
1978
387i
2,500 U
2,500
Eastern
26 June
1,800
1996
468Bd 
1,250
2,027
Firby
20Nov.
1200
1997
591a
150
175
Vance
18 Aug.
156
2000
726ii
$1
350 U
255
Eastern
3 March
225
2003
749b
12¢
1,750
2,300
Eastern
21 Feb
1,850
2002
789d
17¢
750
1,179
Firby
24 Jan
375
1999
907i
"A"
1,000 U
850
Eastern
26 June
500
1993
908a 
30¢
300
358
Firby
20 Nov.
350
1997
996a
32¢
650
700
Maresch
29 June
625
2001
1156ii 
1,000
800
Eastern
29 Sept.
750
2000
1164c
38¢
1000
1245
Vance
10 March
1100
1995
1165c
38¢
75
225
Eastern
2 June
75
2002
1167xii
39¢
550 U
607
Firby
19 June
544
2002
1175a
61¢
60
87
Eastern
18 Aug.
85
2003
1177i
74¢
500
622
Firby
24 Jan
575
2001
1181i (10)
$1
4,000
2,620
Firby
24 Jan
750 (5)
1993
1182a 
$2
900
950
Eastern
21 April
900
2002
1349iii
1000
1050
Eastern
15 Dec.
950
2002
1375c
$1
1,000
1,473
Firby
24 Jan
525
1998
1485 (4)
43¢
-
2,944
Firby
24 Jan
735 (2)
2000
1516 var
88¢
500 U
375
Maresch
29 June
252
1999
1535ai var
90¢
E 500
430
Eastern
7 July
375
2003
1601b
45¢
-
535
Vance
6 Oct
360
2000
1764b
45¢
225
292
Vance
20 Nov.
270
2004
1878a
47¢
1,200
750
Eastern
26 June
-
-
1932 var
4
1500 E
850
Eastern
26 June
440
2003
Back of the Book
CE1a 
16¢
650
800
Eastern
21 Feb
500
1996
CE2a
17¢
650
800
Eastern
21 Feb
750
2002
MR2D
50¢
750 U
800
Eastern
26 June
600
2004
MR4c 
900
1,192
Firby
20 Nov.
900
2003
OX4
--
75 U
160
Eastern
21 Feb
146
2002
E3a 
20¢
200 
362
Vance
21 Jan
355
2001

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

Number of Record Prices by Auction House
Eastern
37
Firby
30
 Maresch
10
Vance*
10
Montreal Stamps
3
Brigham
2
Hennok
1
Lee
1
Total
94
*(Please note that Vance does not charge a buyer's premium) 

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