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New Record Prices

Realized at auction during the year 2012 
(comparison limited to the past ten years)

(For your convenience, the most recent updates are highlighted in blue)
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Cat. No.
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nation
Scott
Cat. Value
New Record 
Price Realised
Auction
House
Date
of Sale
Price Realized
Record
Date
Early Classics
8i 1/2 ¢ 1,100 970 Vance 5 Dec. 800 1999
14 425 1,080 Vance 25 Jan. 952 2006
18a 12 1/2 ¢ 1,050 2,725 Vance 25 Jan. - -
20iii 1/2 ¢ 2,750 1,250 Vance 5 Dec. 455 2004
20iv 2 ¢ 1,100 U 2,160 Vance 21 Mar. 400 2000
Large Queens
23i 2,250 U 1,450 Sparks 26 Jun. 850 1992
24 850 1,490 Vance 25 Jan. 1,350 2008
24 850 2,650 Vance 17 Oct. 1,490 2012
24vi 1,000 U 1,800 Sparks 13 Nov. 1,400 2006
25vii E 1,500 1,160 Vance 21 Mar. 1,050 2011
27v 4,400 U 3,750 Eastern 23 Jun. 1,050 2001
29a(u) 15¢ 375 900 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
30c(u) 15¢ 1,350 1,450 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
Small Queens
35c 4,000 4,250 Eastern 10 Mar. 2,600 2006
35ix 400 U 950 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
36iii 900 U 900 Eastern 10 Mar. 550 2004
36iv 1,350 U 1,800 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
37d 9,500 8,000 Eastern 10 Mar. 7,162 2007
37i 2,500 U 2,500 Eastern 10 Mar. 1,900 2006
37i(u) 250 U 475 Eastern 10 Mar. 350 1996
37iv 5,000 U 5,750 Eastern 27 Oct. 4,020 2002
37a 600 675 Eastern 10 Mar. 650 2006
38a 1,100 1,700 Eastern 10 Mar. 835 2006
38iv 625 U 2,600 Eastern 27 Oct. 2,400 2007
39a 600 4,500 Eastern 10 Mar. 1,150 1997
39ii 150 U 1,700 Eastern 27 Oct. 270 2000
40a 10¢ 1,150 4,000 Eastern 10 Mar. 1,403 2009
40c 10¢ 1,600 2,200 Eastern 10 Mar. 1,500 2011
41i 800 U 950 Eastern 10 Mar. 575 1996
41v 750 U 545 Vance 21 Mar. - -
44d 800 725 Maresch 20 Jun. - -
44i 1,000 U 1,350 Eastern 27 Oct. 1,260 2007
44ii 600 U 1,600 Eastern 27 Oct. 147 2007
45c 10¢ 600 1,150 Bennett 28 Feb. 858 2002
47(u) 50¢ 75 400 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
Maple Leaf
68a 750 1,400 Maresch 28 Feb. 475 2009
Numerals
74iv 1/2¢ 500 U 320 Vance 25 Jan. 300 2007
75v 600 385 Vance 25 Jan. 240 2004
77 70 800 Eastern 27 Oct. 476 2006
79 440 1,400 Sparks 13 Nov. 990 2008
84a 20¢ 4,500 3,600 Sparks 13 Nov. 3,500 2011
Edward VII
90i 315 U 300 Eastern 10 Mar. 230 2010
91b 4,500 1,100 Sparks 21 Jun. - -
93 10¢ 1,000 3,000 Eastern 10 Mar, 2,420 2006
Quebec Tercentenary
96ii 1/2¢ 1,000 U 760 Vance 29 Aug. 720 2008
97a 1,150 1,690 Vance 25 Jan. 1,625 2007
97ii 1,000 U 1,050 Vance 29 Aug. 735 2008
98ii 1,000 U 785 Vance 29 Aug. 720 2008
99ii 1,000 U 760 Vance 29 Aug. 720 2008
103aii 20¢ 1,000 U 665 Vance 23 Jun. 550 2001
103ii 20¢ 1,000 U 870 Vance 29 Aug. 550 2011
Admirals
107e 90 U 400 Eastern 27 Oct. 230 2001
113a 255 450 Eastern 23 Jun. 420 2008
124i (pr) 1,200 U 850 Maresch 28 Feb. 450 2010
134 22 110 Vance 5 Dec. - -
140b 400 800 Sparks 13 Nov. 525 2010
Imperforate & Modern
135a 600 655 Vance 29 Aug. 635 2009
141a-145a 1¢-12¢ 900 775 Eastern 27 Oct. 525 2004
141b-145b 1¢-12¢ 1,200 U 890 Vance 25 Jan. 728 2008
146b-148b 5¢-20¢ 720 U 680 Vance 25 Jan. 510 2011
146c-148c 5¢-20¢ 720 U 660 Vance 25 Jan. - -
146a-148a 5¢-20¢ 540 585 Vance 25 Jan. 525 2007
151 55 97 Vance 11 Apr. 60 2003
156 12¢ 85 95 Eastern 11 Apr. 80 2006
156 12¢ 85 105 Eastern 27 Oct. 525 2012
156a 12¢ 280 310 Vance 11 Apr. - -
173 10¢ 25 375 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
190 10¢ 30 130 Eastern 27 Oct. 90 2009
200 90 170 Eastern 27 Oct. 130 2009
201 13¢ 85 200 Eastern 27 Oct. 180 2009
201a 13¢ 1,200 1,465 Vance 25 Jan. 1,220 2011
202 18 105 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
202a 950 1,580 Vance 25 Jan. 1,150 2003
203a 20¢ 950 1,768 Vance 25 Jan. 940 2008
208a 950 1,365 Vance 25 Jan. 1,017 2006
237a 950 1,150 Vance 25 Jan. 1,000 2005
245b $1 900 1,050 Eastern 27 Oct. 960 2009
261 50¢ 45 150 Eastern 27 Oct. - -
878i PBL 17¢ 9,000 U 4,250 Eastern 25 Jan. 2,600 2007
1171c 44¢ 2,500 U 3,250 Eastern 10 Mar. 2,900 2012
1171c 44¢ 2,500 U 2,900 Eastern 10 Mar. 950 2001
1181i $1 2,000 U 1,285 Vance 25 Jan. 921 2009
1182ii $2 2,000 U 1,470 Vance 25 Jan. 750 2006
1292ii 39¢ 950 U 645 Vance 25 Jan. 370 2006
1356d 42¢ 1,000 1,050 Vance 17 Oct. 725 2006
1969a 48¢ 2,500 1,500 Eastern 11 Apr. 1,150 2006
1991var 43¢ E 750 1,550 Maresch 20 Jun. - -
Back of the Book
C1a 375 410 Vance 21 Mar. 338 2006
C3b 950 830 Vance 5 Dec. 790 2004
C4 70 230 Eastern 27 Oct. 85 2008
C5b 1,000 950 Bennett 28 Feb. 880 2006
C8a 950 935 Vance 25 Jan. 925 2009
E3c 20¢ 500 U 275 Sparks 13 Nov. 178 2008
MR2B 1,600 U 2,415 Eastern 27 Oct. 1,800 2000
MR2Bi 1,200 U 1,450 Eastern 10 Mar. 1,093 2011
MR3 87 350 Maresh 28 Feb. 325 2010
MR3a 400 1,100 Eastern 10 Mar. 750 2006
MR4c 1,600 3,153 Bennett 13 Sept. 2,376 2008
MR7 75 575 Eastern 10 Mar. 375 2010

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

Number of Record Prices by Auction House
Eastern
48
Vance
36
Sparks
7
Maresch
5
Bennett
3
Total
99
*(No buyer's premium is charged on Eastern and Vance's mail sales)

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