G.B. #1 Good Unused 1840 1d Black, hidden wrinkle US$12,500
Lot 111 in our auction Saturday 10th June 2023
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Siege of Mafeking cover rediscovered
A newly rediscovered Siege of Mafeking cover franked with a 1900 Cape of Good Hope three-pence Robert Baden-Powell stamp (Scott #180) more than doubled its estimate at a west-coast auction on April 2.
All Nations marks 1,350 sales
“Our 1,350th auction 26th February 2022 was a success in spite of world events,” said owner and auctioneer Brian Grant Duff. “The collectibles market is resilient. We had bids from as far away as the London international show and a normal amount of bidders..”
All Nations and Canada Stamp Finder brokered the sale of the finest of two known pairs of the 170 year old 12d Black, for $165,000 in August 2021. This pair is illustrated in Howes’ Canada handbook and has previously graced the Pack, Adler, Jephcott, Leggett, Hillmer, and Cantor collections.
Canadian Stamp News: Rare used 12-penny black pair brings $165K
1871 John A. Macdonald Treaty of Washington Cover & letter to J.S. Helmcken Realized $20,000 in our 2021 Milestone 1,300th auction
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