Volume 48 – #11

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Volume 48#11

September 12 – September 25, 2023

With a pre-sale estimate of $150,000, the famous “Dale-Lichtenstein” mint block of Canada’s 1851 three-penny beaver fetched $425,000 hammer.

Brigham, Lundeen sales prompt heated bidding

Electrifying is how the chief describer at Eastern Auctions sums up the bidding at part two of the Brigham and Lundeen sales. “We are still startled over what happened during this two-day auction,” says Yohann Tanguay. “It took more than nine hours to call a total of 295 lots, where many of the lots took in 60 to 90 bids before finally selling to a phone bidder, to the internet or to an auction agent. It was electric!” Tanguay says part two of the Ron Brigham estate Province of Canada sale on Aug. 18 “brought many very impressive results on unusual proofs and covers right across to the major rarities.” Continue reading →

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Robin Harris
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