Volume 45 – #26

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Volume 45#26

April 13 – April 26, 2021

A mint block of four 1914 seven-cent sage green stamps from the long-running Admiral series is among the highlights of Eastern Auctions’ next major sale on April 30-May 1. The four-stamp block has a catalogue value of $12,000 as Lot 679.

Sought-after Admirals to lead next Eastern sale

A comprehensive 215-lot section of “Admirals,” named after the King’s Admiral of the Fleet uniform, will offer collectors the finest selection of examples in recent years on May 1. Several major rarities and high-quality mint never-hinged (NH) stamps from the long-running 20th-century series are slated to cross the block that day in the third and final session of Eastern Auctions’ next major sale. “The beauty of the Admiral series is that a collector can search a lifetime and never really complete his collection as the field is vast and opportunity of findings still in its infancy,” said Yohann Tanguay, a stamp specialist and chief describer with the New Brunswick-based auction house. “What makes this current offering stand out from the rest is that it has a bit of everything, with a focus on major Admiral rarities and superb-quality mint NH stamps.” Continue reading →

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