Canadian Stamp Auctions

New Record Prices

realized at auction during the year 2005 
(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 3d 800 3531 Firby 29 Oct 1550 2004
2b 6d 2500 u 2500 Maresch 26 Oct 2435 2000
5 6d 1100 2600 Maresch 26 Oct 2125 2002
5d used 6d 2200 4370 Siegel 3 Jun 2715 1998
7a 10d 6500 12487 Siegel 3 Jun 12000 1997
7a used 10d 1650 4058 Siegel 3 Jun 2800 2000
9 7½d 6500 8500 Eastern 18 Jun 8250 1995
9 used 7½d 2500 6556 Siegel 3 Jun 3930 2004
Large Queens
25a 2750 2100 Brigham 14 Dec 1750 1999
28 12½¢ 625 4500 Eastern 26 Feb 2100 2003
31 4250 5500 Maresch 26 Oct 4250 1999
33 1050 2000 Eastern 29 Oct 1500 2001
Small Queens
34a 
½¢
475
950
Eastern
26 Jan
890
2004
43
85
1050
Eastern
26 Feb
750
1999
45a
10¢
425
1472
Firby
18 June
1326
2002
Jubilees
52i 105 u 129 Firby 29 Oct 50 2003
53i 75 230 Maresch 22 Feb - -
57ii 10¢ 900E 1250 Bow City 16 April 350 2002
65 $5 3000 5750 Eastern 18 June 3500 2004
Maple Leafs
70 240 675 Eastern 29 Oct 450 2001
Numerals and Maps
76
45
144
Vance
16 March
140
2000
76a
275
1100
Maresch
22 Feb.
400
2004
79b 1050 u 700 Eastern 29 Oct 675 2002
85
57
325
Eastern
18 June
165
2003
87 29 105 Maresch 26 Oct 66 2004
Edward VII
89a
450
565
Vance
19 Jan
525
2002
89ii
105 U
165
Maresch 22 Feb.
130
2000
94
20¢
1000
3750
Maresch 22 Feb.
1950
2003
Québec Tercentennary
               
Admirals
104iv 
275 U
230
Eastern
26 Feb
-
-
104vii
2250 U
1900
Lee
27 May
1550
2002
104viii
180 U
225
Bow City
16 April
211
2000
105
22
140
Eastern
24 Aug
90
2002
106ix 150 u 223 Firby 29 Oct 220 1999
112i
99 U
250
Eastern
26 Feb
170
2002
117ii 10¢ 210 u 325 Maresch 26 Oct 240 2003
118
10¢
75
365
Firby
25 March
230
2001
118a
10¢
2000
4450
Vance
16 March
1950
2004
119
20¢
160
425
Eastern
26 Feb
360
2001
119a 
20¢
2000
4400
Vance
19 Jan
1100
2001
120b
50¢
2250
4850
Vance
19 Jan
975
2000
120ii
50¢
450 U
525
Maresch
22 Feb
500
2000
122a
$1
2250
2450
Vance
16 March
1700
1996
123 pair 360 800 Bow City 8 Oct 475 2002
Imperforates & Modern
139a
275
525
Maresch
22 Feb
300
2004
158a
50¢
800
1325
Vance
29 June
1200
1999
176
50¢
300
510
Vance
16 March
475
1999
176i 50¢ 600 u 500 Maresch 26 Oct 400 2003
177a
$1
1125
1100
Eastern
28 Sept
1000
1996
208a
725
950
Eastern
18 June
890
2003
459bpii
750U
1450
Eastern
18 June
1013
2004
468Bd
6¢
1250
2315
Firby
25 March
2027
2004
549a
1000
1050
Eastern
18 June
950
2000
549a
7¢
1000
1156
Firby
25 March
950
2000
586d
550
650
Maresch
22 Feb
585
2002
774a 14¢ 800 650 Maresch 26 Oct 625 1993
922a
2
300
490
Vance
16 March
300
2003
981a
32¢
600
675
Maresch
22 Feb
500
1997
1155iii
1000 U
850
Eastern
1 June
825
2000
1156ii
1000 U
950
Eastern
1 June
800
2004
1160iv
10¢
1000 U
850
Eastern
1 June
800
1999
1232i 38¢ 750 u 425 Eastern 29 Oct 400 2001
1232i 38¢ 750 u 588 Firby 29 Oct 425 2005
1534ii
52¢
200 U
248
Vance
24 Aug
231
2005
1534ii
52¢
200 U
231
Eastern
9 March
220
2004
1534-5ii 50&90¢ 700 u 382 Firby 29 Oct 363 2003
1764b
45¢
225
300
Mtl. Stamps
2 April
292
2004
1978a
46¢
900 U
575
Eastern
1 June
375
2004
2004a var
48¢
700 Est.
560
Vance
16 March
415
2005
Back of the Book
C2
90
115
Eastern
13 July
110
2004
C7a
650
700
Eastern
18 June
625
2000
E1ii 10¢ 360 u 425 Eastern 29 Oct 260 1996
F3a
1950U
1900
Eastern
18 June
800
2004
J11a 475 500 Eastern 29 Oct 475 2003
MR3a
175
400
Eastern
26 Feb
375
2001
MR4c
900
1250
Eastern
26 Feb
1192
2004
MR5 65 195 Vance 30 Nov 135 2002
MR7
40
80
Eastern
24 Aug
60
2003
MR7iii
220
287
Eastern
18 June
230
2001

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

Number of Record Prices by Auction House
Eastern
28
Maresch
15
Vance
15
Firby
9
Robert A. Siegel
4
Bow City
3
Montreal Stamp & Coin
1
Robert A. Lee
1
Brigham
1
Total
77
*(Please note that Vance does not charge a buyer's premium) 

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