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Recent Auction Highlights

12 May, 2011 - H.R. Harmer Inc.

This sale, held in California in mid-May, contained a number of very fine Canadian stamps. We show below some of the best, together with the prices realized. Prices are shown in Canadian dollars and were converted at the rate of $1US= $0.9658 Cdn.

"Booklet with pyramid guidelines"

Lot 2450
Unitrade 105ai
NH, fingerprint on gum
Estimate $800-$1,200
Realized $3,138


"Imperforate Blocks"

Lot 2453
Scott 141a–145a NH
Catalogue $900
Realized $917


"Imperforate vertical pair"

Lot 2463
Scott 339a NH
Catalogue $1,500
Realized $869


"Kiss Print"

Lot 2465
Unitrade 387i NH
Estimate $1,500-$2,000
Realized $1,738


"Missing brown & magenta"

Lot 2466
Unitrade 878 var NH
Estimate $425
Realized $410


"Missing horse "

Lot 2469
Unitrade 1933i NH
Estimate $1,750
Realized $627

It is interesting to see these rare Canadian varieties offered as part of a US auction. The prices realized were on the moderate side of things. The quality however was excellent.

©2011, Canadian Stamp Auctions Ltd., Montréal, Québec, Canada