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realized at auction during the year 2008 
(comparison limited to the past ten years)

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Date
Early Classics
3Pi 12d 2,500 U 1,940 Vance 26 Jun. 1,872 2007
4ii 3d 4,000 U 2,800 Eastern 1 Mar. 2,137 2007
4d 3p 1,250 3,788 Firby 4 Apr. 2,420 2000
5(u) 6d 1,250 3,030 Colonial 3 Apr. 2,826 2007
5i(u) 6d 5,000 U 3,500 Eastern 1 Mar. 3,000 2006
7vi 10d 3,000 U 1,350 Eastern 14 Jun. 900 2001
9 8,500 25,740 Harmer 22 May 17,600 2006
9(u) d 2,750 8.080 Colonial 3 Apr. 6,556 2005
9iii 6d E 5,000 3,250 Eastern 14 Jun. 1,500 2007
10(u) 6d 4,750 8,585 Colonial 3 Apr. 5,931 2005
11 ½d 2,400 12,500 Eastern 1 Mar. 2,800 2000
14viii 1¢ 1,000 U 900 Eastern 1 Mar. 425 2003
15 450 2,500 Eastern 1 Mar. 2,300 1999
17b 10¢ 900 5,250 Eastern 1 Mar. 2,900 1999
18b 12½d(s) 1,750 3,740 Vance 23 Jan. 1,600 2007
20b 2¢ 3,500 2,572 Harmer 22 May 2,420 2002
20b 2¢ 3,500 4,050 Vance 27 Aug. 2,572 2008
Large Queens
21 ½¢ 100 1,200 Eastern 30 Aug. 800 2008
21 ½¢ 80 800 Eastern 1 Mar. 500 1999
23 1,200 2,600 Eastern 1 Mar. 1,700 1999
27 1,500 5,000 Eastern 1 Mar. 3,920 2006
29a 15¢ 1,200 4,250 Eastern 1 Mar. 3,250 1999
29c 15¢ 6,000 6,250 Eastern 30 Aug. 5,000 2006
29d 15¢ 1,250 2,178 Harmer 22 May 1,900 2003
30e 15¢ 1,650 1,980 Harmer 22 May 1,500 1995
33(u) 1,500 2,400 Eastern 1 Mar. 2,000 2005
Small Queens
34iii ½¢ 1,000 U 1,288 Harmer 8 Oct. 569 2008
34iii ½¢ 1,000 U 569 Harmer 22 May 550 2006
35vii 1,200 U 1,900 Eastern 14 Jun. 1,320 2006
36vii E 750 600 Maresch 26 Feb. 546 2007
36c 2,000 1,680 Harmer 8 Oct. 1,520 2002
36e 475 4,000 Eastern 14 Jun. 2,200 2006
37ii 1,200 U 2,200 Eastern 14 Jun. - -
37c 120 784 Harmer 8 Oct. 716 2007
37d 1,150 2,525 Firby 4 Apr. 850 1999
38i 1,200 U 952 Harmer 8 Oct. 436 2005
47 50¢ 475 3,960 Harmer 22 May 2,530 2006
Jubilees
53 45 470 Harmer 22 May 425 2000
54 150 619 Harmer 22 May 560 2006
54i 240 U 700 Eastern 14 Jun. 340 2006
56 275 2,277 Harmer 22 May 840 2007
57i 10¢ 400 U 2,020 Colonial 3 Apr. 990 2007
59ii 20¢ 2,700 U 2,100 Maresch 17 Jun. 1,900 2007
61 $1 2,400 5,197 Harmer 22 May 2,700 2001
64 $4 4,000 9,520 Harmer 8 Oct. 7,945 2006
Maple Leafs
66a ½¢ 750 718 Harmer 22 May 660 2006
67a 750 650 Vance 16 Oct. 625 2003
68i 400 475 Eastern 1 Nov. 462 2006
69 100 450 Eastern 1 Mar. 350 2007
69a 1,450 1,683 Harmer 22 May 900 1999
71 325 475 Maresch 17 Jun. 450 2003
72 475 1,050 Eastern 1 Mar. 900 2003
72a 1,100 990 Harmer 22 May 600 2006
73 10¢ 1,250 1,782 Harmer 22 May 1,750 2003
73i 10¢ 1,200 U 1,568 Harmer 8 Oct. 1,300 2007
73a 10¢ 1,100 1,287 Harmer 22 May 1,100 2002
88b&88c 1¢&2¢ 15,500 8,960 Harmer 8 Oct. - -
Numerals and Maps
74ii ½¢ 165 U 158 Vance 26 Jun. 100 2001
74a ½¢ 775 1,045 Vance 8 Dec. 605 2006
74a ½¢ 775 990 Harmer 22 May 605 2006
74a ½¢ 775 990 Harmer 22 May 605 2006
75vi 900 720 Vance 27 Aug. 638 2007
76 52 425 Eastern 1 Mar. 336 2006
77b 3,000 3,712 Harmer 22 May 2,500 2008
77b 4,500 2,500 Eastern 1 Mar. 2,121 2007
77b 4,500 U 2,352 Spink 28 Feb. 2,121 2007
77c 775 891 Harmer 22 May 605 2006
77d 1,800 1,800 Eastern 27 Aug. 1,500 2008
77d 850 1,500 Eastern 1 Mar. 1,225 2008
77d 850 1,225 Eastern 30 Jan. 1,100 2007
82a 900 1,240 Vance 23 Jan. 1,210 2006
85a(+) 1,400 1,350 Maresch 21 Oct. 900 2008
85a 450 670 Vance 23 Jan. 615 2007
87 40 255 Spink 28 Feb. 208 2006
88c 7,750 5,130 Spink 11 Sept. 3,100 1996
Edward VII
89a 725 650 Harmer- 8 Oct. 600 2006
89a-93a 1¢-10¢ 3,970 3,960 Harmer 22 May 3,080 1995
89a-93a 1¢-10¢ 3,970 3,465 Harmer 22 May 3,080 1995
90iii 2,200 925 Sparks 6 Jun. 750 2006
90vii 300 U 425 Eastern 14 Jun. 412 2006
92 500 1,250 Maresch 17 Jun. 620 2006
92a 650 750 Eastern 1 Mar. 717 2002
93a 10¢ 1,000 1,150 Eastern 1 Mar. 1,008 2006
Quebec Tercentrary
96ii ½¢ 800 U 720 Vance 7 May - -
97 47 525 Maresch 17 Jun. 224 2006
97ii 800 U 735 Vance 7 May 385 2006
98ii 800 U 720 Vance 7 May 600 2006
99 175 575 Eastern 14 Jun. 550 2003
99ii 800 U 720 Vance 7 May 385 2006
101i 10¢ 800 U 745 Vance 7 May 475 2006
96a-103a ½¢-20¢ 9,200 5,692 Harmer 22 May 4,750 2000
96a-103a ½¢-20¢ 9,200 5,692 Harmer 22 May 4,750 2000
101 10¢ 375 1,800 Eastern 1 Mar. 1,232 2006
Admirals
104i 90 U 200 Eastern 14 Jun. 130 1998
106b 600 810 Spink 11 Sept. 754 2007
108c 180 U 318 Spink 28 Feb. 170 2007
109 40 318 Spink 28 Feb. 224 2006
110a 3,600 3,960 Harmer 22 May 2,300 2004
111b 750 U 1,600 Maresch 26 Feb. 775 2003
112a 65 367 Spink 28 Feb. 201 2004
114a 3,600 4,760 Harmer 8 Oct. 2,200 2004
116a 10¢ 1,350 U 1,089 Harmer 22 May 626 2007
119iv 20¢ 450 U 625 Eastern 14 Jun. 598 2007
122a $1 3,600 3,920 Harmer 8 Oct. 2,450 2005
122b $1 900 U 1,050 Eastern 14 Jun. 850 2007
123 250 500 Eastern 14 Jun. 280 2006
124 250 650 Eastern 14 Jun. 372 2007
130 130 260 Eastern 30 Jan. 176 2003
133 150 400 Eastern 1 Nov. 205 2000
Imperforates & Modern
135 120 220 Eastern 1 Nov. 210 2001
135a 600 463 Firby 27 Sept. 425 2001
139i 225 U 246 Harmer 8 Oct. 170 2004
139i 225 U 269 Harmer 8 Oct. 170 2004
139c 750 900 Eastern 1 Nov. 715 2006
140c 350 644 Harmer 8 Oct. - -
141c-145a 1-12¢ 725 1,155 Vance 23 Jan. 750 2004
143 var E 1,250 2,100 Eastern 14 Jun. 55 2004
149b-159a 1¢-$1 3,970 3,465 Harmer 22 May 3,000 2004
149d-159b 1¢-$1 3,970 U 3,250 Maresch 17 Jun. 3,000 2004
158iii 50¢ 2,775 U 3,250 Maresch 26 Feb. 2,820 2006
174a 12¢ 900 1,590 Vance 23 Jan.. 1,250 2007
174a-177a 12¢-$1 5,100 4,455 Harmer 22 May - -
175a 20¢ 1,050 1,575 Vance 27 Aug. 1,370 2008
175a 20¢ 1,050 1,370 Vance 26 Jun. 850 2002
176a 50¢ 1,200 2,340 Vance 23 Jan. 950 2004
177a $1 1,200 2,390 Vance 23 Jan. 1,200 2006
195c-200a 1¢-8¢ 2,160 2,350 Vance 27 Aug. 2,034 2006
195c-201a 1¢-13¢ 3,360 2,475 Harmer 22 May 2,250 2003
201a 13¢ 1,200 1,008 Harmer 8 Oct. 940 2008
201a 13¢ 1,200 940 Harmer 22 May 900 2006
202a 5,000 3,275 Vance 26 Jun. - -
203a 2 950 940 Harmer 22 May 700 2007
203a"x" 2 5,000 U 6,682 Harmer 22 May 1,350 1984
204a 950 1,080 Vance 26 Jun. 820 2000
209a 10¢ 2,100 2,550 Vance 26 Jun. 2,000 2003
210a 1,100 1,090 Vance 26 Jun. 990 2008
216i 13¢ 600 U 700 Harmer 8 Oct. 675 2007
217c-227a 1¢-$1 3,130 2,772 Harmer 22 May 2,712 2006
221a 340 382 Vance 27 Aug. 372 2007
237a 950 1,000 Vance 26 Jun. 800 2002
241b-245a 10¢-$1 3,600 3,248 Harmer 8 Oct. 3,217 2008
241b-245b 10¢-$1 4,275 3,217 Harmer 22 May 2,980 2007
243a 20¢ 675 700 Vance 27 Aug. - -
245a $1 4,750 6,187 Harmer 22 May 6,000 2007
245b $1 900 870 Vance 26 Jun. 860 2007
246a-248a 1¢-3¢ 2,400 2,125 Vance 26 Jun. 2,075 2002
249d-262a 1¢-$1 7,650 5,880 Harmer 8 Oct. 5,750 2006
252i 3,000 U 2,277 Harmer 22 May 1,500 1993
343i 15¢ 3,000 U 2,475 Harmer 22 May 840 2007
387a 9,250 10,650 Vance 23 Jan. 10,152 2004
387a 12,000 10,800 Spink 11 Sept. 10,650 2008
468Ac 250 319 Vance 23 Jan. 280 2000
575b 900 643 Harmer 22 May 308 2006
575b 900 643 Harmer 22 May 308 2006
587vii 600 450 Maresch 26 Feb. 325 2005
619i 275 U 287 Harmer 22 May 170 2007
693c 800 800 Eastern 1 Nov. 660 2006
693d 4,000 3,360 Harmer 8 Oct. 3,345 1999
704i 25¢ 1,500 U 841 Harmer 22 May 750 2008
704i 25¢ 1,500 750 Maresch 26 Feb. 660 2006
741a (Bl) 10¢ 3,750 U 3,712 Harmer 22 May 3,000 2003
742a 12¢ 1,900 1,287 Harmer 22 May 1,200 2003
747b 12¢ 3,500 2,900 Eastern 30 Aug. 2,475 2008
747b 12¢ 3,500 2,475 Harmer 22 May 1,400 1999
747b 12¢ 3,500 2,475 Harmer 22 May 1,400 1999
789d 17¢ 1,000 2,574 Harmer 22 May 1,179 2004
841a 35¢ 1,400 1,285 Vance 26 Jun. 1,263 1999
865a 35¢ 800 742 Harmer 22 May 700 2005
888a 17¢ 1,600 1,237 Harmer 22 May 1,100 1993
926Bii 36¢ 1,000 U 2,772 Harmer 22 May - -
926Bf 36¢ 2,000 U 1,287 Harmer 22 May 1,044 2006
953a 36¢ 300 336 Harmer 8 Oct. 262 2007
981i 32¢ 1,250 U 896 Harmer 8 Oct. 725 2006
1171c 44¢ 350 475 Eastern 1 Mar. 430 2007
1343i 4 2,750 U 2,352 Harmer 8 Oct. - -
1343i 4 2,750 U 1,782 Harmer 22 May - -
1358ai 43¢ 1,200 U 1,085 Vance 16 Oct. 800 1999
1359fi 43¢ 5,000 U 5,692 Harmer 22 May 4,125 1995
1359ii 43¢ 2,000 U 1,052 Harmer 22 May 945 2006
1362iii 45¢ 2,750 U 2,376 Harmer 22 May 2,050 2003
1489b 43¢ - 5,197 Harmer 22 May 3,535 2008
1489b var. 43¢ - 3,535 Firby 4 Apr. - -
1499b 43¢ 2,200 1,386 Harmer 22 May 1,320 2000
1516i(B1) 88¢ 3,000 U 1,881 Harmer 22 May 1,700 2005
1535ii 52¢&90¢ 800 540 Vance 26 Jun. 382 2005
1702i $8 - 3,712 Harmer 22 May 2,800 2004
1705ii 46¢ 150 195 Vance 26 Jun. 115 2005
1705ii(B1) 46¢ 1,500 U 792 Harmer 22 May 288 2007
1878ii 47¢ 900 U 594 Harmer 22 May 575 2005
1931i(BK) 48¢ - 1,287 Harmer 22 May 1,050 2006
1932ai 48¢ 2,000 U 1,039 Harmer 22 May 400 2007
1945ii $1.25 1,800 1,100 Sparks 6 Jun. 800 2007
1991 var. 48¢ - 909 Firby 4 Apr. 625 2005
2045a-48a 49¢ 104 80 Vance 27 Aug. 65 2005
2201i(sheet) 52¢ 2,500 1,800 Vance 27 Aug. 1,690 2008
2265ai 52¢ 1,000 E 950 Eastern 1 Nov. 800 2008
Back of the Book
B7i 8¢+2¢ 850 U 544 Harmer 22 May 525 2006
C1b 450 U 476 Harmer 8 Oct. 475 2008
C1b 375 475 Vance 26 Jun. 200 2005
C2 125 280 Eastern 1 Mar. 162 2006
C5iii 7,400 U 4,455 Harmer 22 May 3,850 2006
C6a 950 755 Vance 26 Jun. 718 2008
C6a 950 718 Harmer 22 May 650 2006
C7a 950 850 Eastern 14 Jun. 800 2006
C8a 950 800 Eastern 14 Jun. 792 2008
C8a 950 792 Harmer 22 May 725 2002
E2a 20¢ 600 U 700 Eastern 14 Jun. 500 2002
E3a 20¢ 275 378 Vance 16 Oct. 362 2004
E3b 20¢ 325 U 420 Harmer 8 Oct. 365 2008
E3b 20¢ 275 365 Vance 26 Jun. 362 2004
E4 20¢ 115 245 Vance 27 Aug. 230 1999
E6a 20¢ 950 772 Firby 21 Sept. 745 2001
E8a 20¢ 950 850 Eastern 14 Jun. 785 2003
F3 800 3,250 Eastern 14 Jun. 2,552 2007
J10 1 170 350 Eastern 14 Jun. 200 2006
J11a 575 544 Harmer 22 May 505 2004
MR2B 900 U 1,350 Eastern 1 Nov. 1,045 2007
MR2Bi 600 539 Spink 28 Feb. - -
MR2Ci 20¢ 375 450 Maresch 26 Feb. 450 2008
MR3b 180 U 190 Sparks 6 Jun. 77 2004
MR4c 2¢+1¢ 1,600 2,376 Harmer 22 May 1,450 2006
MR6 300 475 Eastern 14 Jun. 368 2006
MR7 70 200 Sparks 6 Jun. 172 2007
MR7iii 750 U 525 Eastern 14 Jun. 475 2006
OX2a - 5,000(u) 4,250 Eastern 1 Mar. 2,900 2006

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

Number of Record Prices by Auction House
Harmer
90
Eastern
57
Vance
43
Maresch
12
Spink
9
Firby
6
Colonial
4
Sparks
4
Total
225
*(No buyer's premium is charged on Eastern and Vance's mail sales)

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