Auction Announcement - 2 Day Worldwide Stamps & Coins

TORONTO – Oakwood Auctions announces "2-Day Worldwide Stamp and Coin Auction" with incredible finds at record low reserves on Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th. Consisting of over 1,400 fabulous lots, this multi-day event features something for the novice to astute collector.


Top Pick - Lot 1329: Province of Canada 1857 7 1/2d Green S/C #9 MLH VF Est. $2,000 - $3,000

Saturday, April 18th

Day 1 features coin collections from China, Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, and more. There will be high-grade Canadian prooflikes, as well as United States coins. There are stamps from France, Germany, Israel, British Commonwealth, Romania, Sweden, Australia, and more.

Sunday, April 19th

On Day 2, Oakwood Auctions will present lots from Great Britain and North America. Offered will be early and rare singles, as well as collections from Canada, Great Britain, and the United States. There will be important Victorian stamps, Canadian advertising and first-day covers, rare USA collections and more.

Absentee and Internet live bidding is available HERE.



Auction Highlights

The extensive Canadian stamps section contains over 300 lots with many highlights including a beautifully centered Province of Canada 1857 7 1/2d Green S/C #9 MLH VF (Lot 1329). This stamp is mint, very lightly hinged, and is very fine. This stamp is in exceptional condition, and is worth a premium bid (est. $2,000-$3,000).


Lot 745: Great Britain 1867 One Schilling Green Imperf S/C #54 a21b VF

Another featured rare Great Britain stamp is an 1867 One Schilling Green Imperf S/C #54 a21b (P4) VF (Lot 745). This is a rare stamp, and in this grade of Very Fine has a catalogue value of $5,500.  (est. $2,0000-$3,000).

Lot 1036: Canada 1859-67 1c S/C #14P Rose MNH Block of 4 Est. $600 - $700

The finest of the Canadian stamp blocks being offered, is an 1859-1867 1 Cent Rose S/C #14P MNH Block (Lot 1036). A rarer Mint Never Hinged block, in absolute VF (very fine) condition. This block is estimated to sell between $600-$700.

A distinguished 1976 Canada Olympic silver coin set (Lot 279). This is a beautiful set of 28 coins, comprised of fourteen $10, and fourteen $5. Each coin is brilliant uncirculated, with a total of 30.24 Troy ounces. This collection is housed in its original 'Canadian Olympic Coins 1976' brown leather case and is estimated at $475-$525.

Lot 279: Canada 1976 Olympic Silver 28 Coin Set Est. $475 - $525

Also featured in Saturday’s session are a Germany 1872 #22 a4 2kr Orange (Lot 500) and a Canada Toronto Daily Mail Advertising Stamp Cover (Lot 1130).

Day two highlights start with an incredible Great Britain stamp section containing 299 lots. An early and rare Great Britain 1867 One Shilling Green Imperf S/C #54 a21b (P4) VF (Lot 745), with a catalog value of $5,500 tops the list (est. $2,000-$3,000).

A beautiful and rare 1967 Canada Specimen set with the $20 gold coin (Lot 272). This set is housed in its original 1967 case from the Royal Canadian Mint. With each coin in fabulous condition, this set is sure to bring excitement to every numismatist.

Lot 272: Canada 1967 Specimen Coin Set with $20 Gold Coin Est. $800 - $900

There are also 20 Israel lots to take note of. Highlighted is an exceptionally rare Israel 1948 MNH tabs stamp collection containing #7, #8, and #9, as well as #J1-#J5 (Lot 558). These are all in exceptional condition and have a catalog value of $9,950 (est. $4,000-$5,000).

Offered will be a very rare Canada #168 4 Cent Yellow Bistre pair first day cover (Lot 1013). This was sent via Air Mail on November 5, 1930. There is a fairly clear Armistice Day Canadian Legion cancellation mark. This is sure to excite the first day covers collectors and is expected to bring $300-$350.

Lot 1013: Canada #168 4c Yellow Bistre Pair First Day Cover Est. $300 - $350

More than 75 lots of United States stamp lots are being offered at prices that will excite collectors. There are many highlights guaranteed to appeal to any philatelist, including an envelope stamp collection dating back to 1853. The extensive collection of 306 Great Britain stamp lots that includes many rare issues, will be sure to impress.

These are only a few of the many regions represented in this auction from around the world. ­

Both the Saturday and Sunday sessions will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern Time.

For more information about a particular lot or about the sale, call 905-591-7600 or email [email protected].