‘Extremely fresh’ MNH 1908 Québec Tercentenary stamp at next Sparks sale

In a “perfect example where catalogue value is irrelevant as such quality is almost never seen,” a mint never hinged 1908 five-cent Québec Tercentenary stamp (Scott #99) is being offered at the next Sparks sale.

On May 25-26, Ottawa’s Sparks Auctions will host online auction No. 21, of which Lot 114 is the stamp issued in 1908 to mark the 300th anniversary of Québec’s founding. This mint never hinged example is “perfectly centered among four large margins, deep, fresh colour and extremely fresh.” It’s accompanied with a 2016 Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation certificate and has a Unitrade catalogue value of $450.

For more information, click here.

Keep up to date with the philatelic community

Sign up to receive our newsletter.

Canadian Stamp News

Canada

Canadian Stamp News is Canada's premier source of information about stamp collecting and related fields.

Although we cover the entire world of philatelics, the majority of our readers are Canadian, and we concentrate on the unique circumstances surrounding collecting in our native land.

Send Us Your Event

Running an event? Send it to us and we will display it on Canadian Stamp News!

Submit Event →

Subscribe To 26 Issues For Just $47.99/year

Subscribe today to receive Canada's premier stamp publication. Canadian Stamp News is available in both paper and digital forms.

Subscribe Now