A mint vertical strip of 10 three-pence red beaver stamps (Scott #1) nearly tripled its pre-sale estimate of $10,000-plus when it hammered down for $27,000 during a sale by New Brunswick’s Eastern Auctions this June. Offered as Lot 289, the strip of 10 stamps – despite its various described faults – displayed “large margins, excellent colour and an unusually bright impression, nearly full brownish original gum showing only a hint of disturbance and a few mild hinge marks,” according to auction catalogue describer Yohann Tanguay. Continue reading →
Buy This Issue
Purchasing this issue costs 7 credits. You can buy credits and use them to purchase past issues and reveal the trend prices of coins and notes.
You must be logged in to buy issues.
Subscribe to 26 issues for just $45.75/year
Subscribe today to receive Canada's premier coin publication. Canadian Coin News is available in both paper and digital forms.