Volume 48 – #26

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Volume 48#26

April 9 – April 22, 2024

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

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

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 Eastern Auctions said of the glorious mint pair of 1851 12-Penny Black Canadian stamps. Continue reading →

Exhibition, auction, souvenir covers, free Sunday await collectors at national stamp and coin show
Page 1
Stamp Talks prepares collectors for historic eclipse
Page 1
Nuphilex bustles with buyers, dealers, and enthusiasts
Page 4
CP issues its first solar eclipse stamp
Page 8
Rare U.S. one-cent ‘Z-grill’ to fetch millions
Page 9

CSN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 20
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 23
Ian Robertson
Looking Back
A prime minister, a stamp and a ship
Page 6
Ian Robertson
Stamping Grounds
Tonga’s fascinating postal history includes tin can mail
Page 14

Robin Harris
New Issues
From around the world
Page 18
Mike Smith
Toronto Postcard Club Show hits another home run
Page 22

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