12-Penny Black sells for $740,625, sets record for stamps sold in Canada

Eastern Auctions’ owner Gary Lyon oversees the bidding for the glorious mint pair of the famous 12-Penny Black, setting a Canadian auction record.

It’s an auction moment that in-person and online viewers will likely never forget. It all began when auctioneer Gary Lyon opened Lot 6 of Ron Brigham’s revered Pence and Cents collection on March 8. “There are things you’ve always wanted to sell, well this is one of them for me,” the owner of New Brunswick’s... Continue reading →

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