Sale 28 Has Finished

Auction #28 is now over. Unaudited Prices Realized from the sale can be seen on Stamp Auction Network or downloaded from our site. Starting on Monday, will begin highlighting some of the better and more interesting realizations from the sale. There is much to talk about, including what are certain to be a few record prices (like the extremely fine 12-1/2c Victoria shown below!).

We are now organizing material and preparing invoices which will take us until next week. Invoices will be sent by e-mail. While we will not usually interrupt our work to take your phone call, all calls and e-mails will be answered as soon as we can provide the information you require. Payment can be made in cash, cheques in CD$ or US$ (we will provide the conversion rate), Mastercard or Visa (2.5% convenience fee applies) or by internet eTransfer or wire (see your invoice for transit details, or check with us).

Buyers who wish to pick up their auction winnings at our offices can do so by appointment beginning on Wednesday, October 3rd. We are not open to the public before that date. Most local customers are aware by now, but we should remind you that we are at new premises at 1770 Woodward Drive in Ottawa. Appointments can be made by e-mail or by telephone starting on Tuesday, October 2nd. While our building is locked on Saturdays, we will try to make arrangements for those who must pick up outside of work hours.

We thank you for your bids!

Sparks Auctions

Lot 79 Canada #18ii 1859 12½c green Queen Victoria, Perforated 12, used with an ideal light grid cancel, four very large margins for this notoriously difficult issue, extremely fine. Accompanied by a 2018 Greene Foundation certificate. A great stamp to embellish any serious used Canada collection, catalogue value is irrelevant. Estimate $400, Sold for C$661.25 including buyer’s premium.

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