A Premium Stamp Auction For Every Philatelist
OAKWOOD AUCTIONS – Fall’s Spectacular Stamps – 3-Day Auction: WORLDWIDE COINS & STAMPS, BRITISH COMMONWEALTH, GREAT BRITAIN, USA, CANADA & MORE
FRIDAY OCTOBER 30, 2020 – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2020
Oakwood Auctions is holding a premium stamp and coin auction to kick off the fall. The Fall’s Spectacular Stamp – 3-Day Auction runs on October 30th – November 1st beginning at 12:30 p.m. EST. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through our website.
You will find many incredible items have been packed into this diverse auction. With over 1,200 lots from six general categories, this is truly a sale for collectors and deal hunters. From rare Canada, British Commonwealth, USA and Great Britain stamps, to collections and coins from around the world, there are many fabulous finds at extremely low prices that are expected to bring large crowds to this event.
Day 1 will contain a variety of stamps, banknotes, coins and collections from around the world, including a rare Italy 1862 #17 10 Cent Bistre, and a Canada 1889 $10 Banknote PCGS 25 estimated at $2,500-$3,000. Stamp collections from Germany, Holland, Belgium, Romania, France, Germany and States, Switzerland and more. An exciting lot is Lot 92: a USA 1934A $1,000 Banknote PMG 40. Another lot sure to excite is Lot 190; a rare Hong Kong 1862-1902 Stamp Collection estimated at $5,000-$6,000, and a Germany 1859 #5 1/3 Groeschen Black Green, with a catalogue value of $2,900.
Day Two is sure to attract a large crowd with a rare selection of premium stamps from the British Commonwealth and Great Britain. Collectors of these countries are in for a treat!
There are many British Commonwealth and Great Britain highlights to be noted. One offered will be a Great Britain 1840 #1 1 Penny Black Pl 6 Mint VF, with a Sismondo certificate of authenticity. With a Stanley Gibbons catalogue value of 13,500 pounds and estimated at $4,500-$5,500 USD, this will be sure to excite serious collectors. Another featured stamp is Lot 643: Great Britain 1902 #142 1 Pound Blue Green F MLH OG, with bright vibrant colour, and is estimated at $1,600-$2,400 USD.
Other head turning British Commonwealth stamps include rare Queen Victoria King Edward issues, blocks, singles and sets. Highlighted by Lot 489: British Honduras 1888 #23 10 Cent on 4 Pence Violet Block of 12 MNH, this will bring significant attention from British Commonwealth collectors. This block is an absolute F+, which is very difficult to obtain for this issue, especially for a block of 12. The colour is very strong and fresh, and estimated at $850-$950. A close second is Lot 448: Bermuda 1910-1924 #54 1 Pound Black and Violet Red VF MNH. This stamp is always highly sought after, and this will be no exception, as it is very well centred, and has great perforations. With an estimate of $325-$350 this will be sure to excite.
Day 3 will offer premium Canada and USA stamps. There will be many rare and highly sought after USA stamps, including Lot 1119: 1893 #244 $4 Crimson Lake MNH, estimated at $1,200-$1,400, as well as Lot 1155: 1930 #C15 $2.60 Blue Zeppelin MNH. Many collectors will be excited by the offering of high end Canadian stamps, including Lot 763: 1868 #28 12 1/2 Cent Blue VF MNH OG, Lot 954: Newfoundland 1860 # 11A 3 Pence Pair VF OG, as well as Lot 791: 1897 #63 $3 Jubilee Mint F+, estimated at $900-$1,050.
The team at Oakwood Auctions looks forward to welcoming guests to their Friday, October 30th – November 1st auction, at 12:30 p.m. EST. Absentee and Live Bidding will be available. For additional information on any item in the auction, call the gallery at 905-591-7600, or email [email protected]