Oakwood auctioning world stamps, coins April 18-19

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1857 Province of Canada 7½ Pence Green S/C #9 mint lightly hinged. This stamp is well centered and the color is fresh. It has a small thin on the back, otherwise a solid V.F. and rare in this condition with a 2019 Unitrade catalog value of $12,000. Est. $2,000-$3,000. Oakwood Auctions image

STOUFFVILLE, Ontario – Oakwood Auctions will conduct its Worldwide Stamp And Coin Auction on April 18 and 19. Both sessions will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Bidders will find many incredible items have been packed into this diverse auction. With over 1,400 lots from around the world, this is truly a sale for collectors and deal hunters. From rare Canadian and United States stamps and coins, European stamps, Chinese coins and a fantastic collection of early and rare Great Britain Victorian stamps.

The auction will offer an outstanding selection of Canadian and worldwide stamps that includes such highlights as an 1857 Province of Canada 7½ Pence Green S/C #9 MLH VF (above), and an 1867 Great Britain 1 Schilling Green Imperf S/C #54 a21b VF, with catalog values of $12,000 and $5,500, both estimated to bring between $2,000-$3,000 USD.

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1867 Great Britain One Schilling Green Imperf S/C #54 a21b (P4) Very Fine. This is a rare stamp with a Scotts Catalog value of $5,500. Oakwood Auctions image

Head-turning items include stamp collections from Canada, the United States and Great Britain.

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1911 Great Britain Maundy Money 4 coin set, all of which are very nice. This small collection is housed in its original 1911 Maundy Money red case. Oakwood Auctions image

This two-day auction has a variety of types of unique items, including a 1911 Great Britain Maundy Money coin set with its original case, a 1967 Canada specimen coin set with the $20 gold coin estimated at $800-$900, Canadian plate blocks and Chinese coins.

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1967 Canada specimen set with the $20 gold coin, housed in the original box from the Royal Canadian Mint. Oakwood Auctions image

The sale is also packed with assorted European stamp and coin collections, Canadian advertising and first-day covers, U.S. silver dollar collections, German war medals, highlighted by a 1948 Israel MNH Tabs collection (below) estimated at $4,000-$5,000. Large collections from South America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa will also be offered.

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Israel 1948 mint never hinged tabs 26 stamp collection. Included are 1948 First Coin Issue “Postage Due”, #7, #8, and #9, #J1 – #J5, and Gutter Pair Set (Tete Beche). Total Scotts Catalog value is $9,950. Oakwood Auctions image

Bidders will have a quality selection on Day 2 with the auction showcasing 700 stamp lots from Canada, the United States and Great Britain. There are many highlights including an 1875 USA Newspaper and Periodicals stamp collection, and an 1867 Canada 6 Cent S/C #27 MLH VF OG (below) estimated at $500-$650, and $1,250-$1,500 USD, respectively.

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1867 Canada 6 cent S/C #27 mint, lightly hinged, very fine, with its original gum. A rare stamp, in exceptional condition and worth a premium bid. Oakwood Auctions image

Enthusiasts will also find tokens, medals and banknotes including a, 1854 England Holy Alliance medal, an 1821 Christ Church West Bromwich Foundation token, and a 1973 Canada $1 complete banknote sheet.

For additional information on any item in the auction, call the gallery at 905-591-7600 or email info@oakwoodauctions.com.