Oakwood Auctions greets fall with 1,900 lots of stamps and coins, Sept. 15-18

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Bermuda 1930 #95a 2sh 6p pale orange, vermillion and black stamp, gray-blue MLH, est. $800-$1,000STOUFFVILLE, Canada – Oakwood Auctions will hold a four-day September Stamps and Coins Auction from Thursday, September 15 through Sunday, September 18, beginning at 11 am Eastern time each day. It will feature more than 1,900 lots of rarer Canada, British Commonwealth, USA and Great Britain stamps to worldwide collections and accumulations. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

The Day 1 session, taking place September 15, will contain coins, banknotes and supplies from Africa to worldwide collections. There will be offerings of Denmark, France and its colonies, Germany and states, Italy, Switzerland and Luxembourg. Highlights include Lot 93, a Denmark collection that spans the years from 1854 to 1928, and Lot 196, a French Colonies collection estimated at $1,000-$1,100.

 Canada #37E-Ad 3c dark neutral gray plate essay mint block of four stamps, est. $850-$1,000


Canada #37E-Ad 3c dark neutral gray plate essay mint block of four stamps on white glazed paper, est. $850-$1,000

September 16 brings the Day 2 session, which will feature choice items from Poland to Yugoslavia, as well as the British Commonwealth from Aden to Turks & Caicos. It will also have some great collections and accumulations from Russia, including a space and rocket-themed covers collection estimated at $575-$650. The Commonwealth is highlighted by Australia and states as well as Bermuda, which is represented by a 1930 #95a 2sh 6p pale orange, vermillion and black example with gray-blue MLH, estimated at $800-$1,000.

Great Britain 1877 5 pound telegraph stamp color trial in gold, mint vertical pair, est. $7,000-$7,500

Great Britain 1877 5 pound telegraph stamp color trial in gold, mint vertical pair, est. $7,000-$7,500

Featured in the September 17 Day 3 session will be Canada from first pence to face value, with early Canada and Newfoundland proofs and specimens, led by a Canada #37E-Ad 3c dark neutral gray plate essay mint block of four stamps, estimated at $850-$1,000. It is offered alongside Great Britain collections and accumulations, including 1929 Imprimateurs and quality mint Victoria. A particular standout is Lot 1446, a mint 1877 vertical pair of the 5 pound telegraph color trial, which carries an estimate of $7,000-$7,500.

 USA 1847 #1 5c red brown mint stamp, est. $1,200-$1,375


USA 1847 #1 5c red brown mint stamp, est. $1,200-$1,375

The fourth and final auction session, set for September 18, will be very exciting as it contains China locals and USA. The Locals collection sports imperf in-betweens, inverted surcharges and larger multiples. Of particular note is a Chungking 1894 #J17 block of 15 with nine inverted overprints MH/MNH, estimated at $450-$480.

 USA 1893 #245 $5 black mint stamp, est. $600-$700


USA 1893 #245 $5 black mint stamp, est. $600-$700

The US section contains many collections and accumulations, as well as better singles, including original gum examples of the 1847 #1 5c red brown, estimated at $1,200-$1,375, and also the 1893 #245 $5 black, estimated at $600-$700.

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

 

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