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New Record Prices

Realized at auction during the year 2011 
(comparison limited to the past ten years)

(For your convenience, the most recent updates are highlighted in blue)
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Scott
Cat. No.
Denomi-
nation
Scott
Cat. Value
New Record 
Price Realised
Auction
House
Date
of Sale
Price Realized
Record
Date
Early Classics
1 (u) 3d 1,000 13,878 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 6,615 2007
2 (u) 6d 1,750 3,341 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 2,350 2003
2 (u) 6d 1,750 3,341 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 2,350 2003
3 Mint 12d 125,000 422,280 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. 275,600 2009
3Pi (Bl.) 12d 10,000 U 5,964 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. 5,880 2008
4viii 3d 1,500 1,690 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. - -
4viii
(psn. 33)
3d 2,000 U 1,700 Eastern 22 Oct. - -
4a vi (u) 3d 1,200 U 1,748 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
4a vii(u) 3d 1,300 U 2,7776 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 600 2007
4xxx (u) 3d 7,500 U 10,280 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 6,750 1998
4i (u) 3d 350 U 2,262 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 1,300 2001
4b 3d 32,500 42,500 US David Feldman 4 Mar. 40,000 US 2007
5c 6d 17,500 19,500 US David Feldman 4 Mar. 19,000 US 2007
5i (u) 6d 5,000 U 4,369 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 3,500 2008
7v (u) 10¢ 2,750 U 3,855 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 1,600 2007
7vi (u) 10¢ 3,000 U 3,855 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 1,350 2008
8 (u) 1/2d 700 U 6,939 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 2,400 2003
8i (u) 1/2d 1,100 U 2,673 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
8iii (u) 1/2d 1,750 U 4,369 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 1,310 2004
9iii (u) 7 1/2 d 6,000 U 19,532 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 1,240 2008
10 (u) 6d 6,000 18,504 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 8,845 2009
11 (u) 1/2d 1,800 4,369 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 3,770 2009
11i 1/2p 2,400 3,000 Sparks 21 Jun. 960 1999
14ix (u) 1,000 U 1,131 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 525 2007
15vi (u) 1,250 U 1,182 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
15ix (u) 750 U 2,500 Eastern 22 Oct. - -
16 (u) 10¢ 5,500 11,822 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 7,000 2010
17viii 10¢ 1,750 U 2,300 Maresch 17 Jun. 1,350 2009
17b (u) 10¢ 140 1,491 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
18i vi (u) 12 1/2d 2,000 U 1,645 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
19 (u) 17¢ 190 514 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
19iii (u) 17¢ 1,500 U 2,364 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
10a cover 6d 22,500 28,784 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 18,000 2011
17d cover 10¢ 3,750 4,883 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. 2,415 1993
3 cover 12d 200,000 257,000 Matthew Bennett 24 Sept. - -
Large Queens
25vii E 1,000 1,050 Eastern 28 May 583 2009
27b 2,000 2,700 Maresch 26 Oct. 2,100 2004
31 22,500 6,000 Eastern 22 Oct. 3,750 1996
Small Queens
36iii 1.800 U 1,150 Maresch 26 Oct. 550 2004
36b 2,000 2,200 Harmer 27 Oct. 1,700 2004
39a 600 850 Harmer 27 Oct. 650 2010
40c 10¢ 2,000 U 1,500 Eastern 28 May 400 2001
41 60 850 Eastern 22 Oct. 800 2007
41b 475 1,100 Maresch 26 Oct. 957 2002
44d 800 1,400 Maresch 26 Oct. 1,360 2011
44d 800 1,360 Matthew Bennett 8 Mar. 1,320 2006
45i 10¢ 2,250 U 920 Vance 4 May 695 2009
Maple Leaf
67 100 325 Maresch 26 Oct. 300 2011
67 100 300 Eastern 28 May 280 2006
68 100 260 Eastern 28 May 213 2006
Numerals
77c 775 1,050 Maresch 26 Oct. 891 2008
79a 1,900 2,100 Maresch 26 Oct. 1,225 2007
80a 1,900 1,700 Maresch 26 Oct. 1,650 2006
82a 1,900 2,230 Vance 16 Mar. 1,240 2008
84a 20¢ 4,500 3,500 Maresch 26 Oct. 2,200 2006
84i 20¢ 3,600 U 1,193 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. - -
85a 2¢ (Bl.) 1,100 1,480 Vance 16 Mar. 600 2009
86iv 1,500 U 1,150 Maresch 26 Oct. - -
88C 7,750 3,479 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. 650 1997
Edward VII
89i 180 U 325 Maresch 26 Oct. 85 2001
91b 1,400 U 800 Maresch 26 Oct. - -
Quebec Tercentenary
96 1/2¢ 15 160 Eastern 21 Oct. - -
96 12¢ 15 160 Eastern 21 Oct. - -
96ii-103ii 1/2¢ - 20¢ 5,200 5,250 Eastern 21 Oct. 5,000 2009
100i 650 820 Vance 16 Mar. 745 2008
101i 10¢ 650 635 Vance 16 Mar. 440 2006
102i 15¢ 650 790 Vance 16 Mar. - -
103i 20¢ 2,400 U 994 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. 735 2007
103ii 20¢ 1,000 U 550 Maresch 26 Oct. 440 2006
Admirals
104i 90 U 375 Eastern 28 May 200 2008
105f 150 U 450 Eastern 28 May 325 2010
105iv 75 U 400 Eastern 28 May 350 2009
106ii 90 U 400 Eastern 28 May 257 2006
106iii 90 U 400 Eastern 28 May 210 2010
107 37 375 Maresch 17 Jun. 300 2009
107 37 325 Eastern 28 May 300 2009
108 37 375 Eastern 28 May 190 2001
108ii 90 U 400 Eastern 28 May 230 2010
110c 600 U 1,250 Eastern 28 May 1,150 2010
112 80 250 Eastern 28 May 210 2002
112i 180 U 575 Eastern 28 May 350 2010
112ii 180 U 575 Eastern 28 May 290 2010
113a 255 U 463 Spink Shreves 18 Nov. 420 2006
114iii 900 U 1,600 Eastern 28 May 1,080 2009
114iv 225 U 425 Eastern 28 May 350 2010
130 140 290 Eastern 28 May 260 2008
134 pr, 44 230 Eastern 28 May 100 2010
Imperforate & Modern
135a 600 675 Vance 13 Oct. 635 2009
139v 1,875 2,200 Maresch 26 Oct. 575 2008
141a-145a 1¢-12¢ 900 650 Maresch 26 Oct. 525 2004
157c 20¢ 375 U 621 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. 285 2007
190a 10¢ 750 935 Vance 24 Aug. 725 2007
201a 13¢ 1,200 1,220 Vance 4 May 1,008 2008
241b 1 675 770 Vance 26 Jan. 548 2007
245a $1 4,750 6,800 Vance 13 Oct. 6,187 2008
270ii 14¢ - 621 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. - -
270ii (u) 14¢ - 1,000 Sparks 21 Jun. - -
341iii 4,000 U 3,250 Maresch 26 Oct. 2,900 2004
591vi 950 U 400 Maresch 26 Oct. 375 1999
742a 12¢ 1,900 1,350 Maresch 26 Oct. 1,287 2008
766i 14¢ 1,200 U 585 Vance 24 Aug. 410 2010
908a A 400 400 Eastern 8 Jun. 358 2004
936a $2 1,200 1,100 Maresch 26 Oct. 800 2007
1190b 4 1,600 1,720 Vance 26 Jan. 875 2009
1375c $1 1,500 1,100 Maresch 17 Jun. 975 2011
1375c $1 1,500 975 Vance 26 Jan. 865 2009
1489aii 43¢ 8,000 U 2,200 Maresch 26 Oct. 1,207 2009
1932a 48¢ 4,000 U 1,710 Vance 16 Mar. 1,270 2009
2004b 48¢ 400 650 Maresch 26 Oct. 560 2005
2239ii - 5,000 U 950 Maresch 26 Oct. - -
Back of the Book
C3a 560 400 Eastern 22 Oct. 395 2004
C3d 950 600 Eastern 22 Oct. - -
F1ii 1,000 U 1,300 Longley 27 May 1,295 2004
F2b 475 1,350 Maresch 26 Oct. 494- 2002
F3ii 3,000 U 5,250 Maresch 26 Oct. 450 2010
MR2Bi 1,200 U 1,093 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. 1,000 2010
MR4a 1,100 3,000 Maresch 26 Oct. 2,000 2010
MR7a 400 1,590 Spink Shreves 27 Jan. 366 2009
MR7iii 750 1,100 Maresch 26 Oct. 900 2010

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

Number of Record Prices by Auction House
Eastern
30
Maresch
29
Matthew Bennett
27
Vance
15
Spink Shreves
11
David Feldman
2
Sparks
2
H.R. Harmer
2
Longley
1
Total
119
*(No buyer's premium is charged on Eastern and Vance's mail sales)

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