Volume 49 – #03

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Volume 49#03

May 21 – June 3, 2024

A remarkable 26-cent Cunard Line December 1868 cover (Lot 786) stands out among the many rare items featured in Eastern Auctions’ upcoming sale on May 22-25.

May sale replete with Canadian rarities

Eastern Auctions anticipates specialists will scrutinize its May 22-25 sale closely, given its extensive collection of 1,500 lots primarily focused on Canada and British North America. The four-day auction showcases numerous lots rarely seen at auction. “Not counting the fabulous collection of Cyprus and worldwide lots in this sale, there are over 1,200 lots on offer related to British North America and Canada, including several important ‘name’ collections,” elaborates Yohann Tanguay, Eastern’s chief describer. “It is a major sale with a wide range of material from stamps and multiples to specialized postal history. We gather specialists will be eying this sale very closely, as the range is eclectic and offers an opportunity to acquire items rarely seen at auction.” Among the impressive “name” collections is the Colchester collection of Large Queen stamps and postal history (Lots 726-825). Continue reading →

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