Category Archive: Weekly Features

Mar 12

Selling Your Collection


Selling Your Collection Sidney is at the north end of the Saanich peninsula about thirty kilometres north of downtown Victoria. I first attended a Sidney Stamp Club meeting in January and was asked to give a presentation on selling your collection and will do so at the April meeting. My quick acceptance of the request …

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Mar 04

Chic Chalon — Weekly Feature #456


Young Victoria Head by Chalon Three Pence lilac watermarked large star.  Used with full to large margins.  There is a light ink mark at left.  A Very Fine example of the provisional imperforates from this printing ex. Joseph Hackney.  Catalogue value shown is from Scott for an imperforate pair.  Stanley Gibbons #118a. (catalogue £1900,00 for …

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Jan 28

Fresh Fugitive — Weekly Feature #455


Victoria 1sh. bicolour with ‘GOVt PARCELS’ Official overprint.  Fresh mint never hinged Very Fine.  This stamp, along with its contemporaries, was printed with fugitive inks and surviving examples of this issue and ones like it have often discoloured through the years.  Even humidity in the air can cause stamps like this to fade over time.  …

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Nov 26

Handsome Hawaiian — Weekly Feature #454


Hawaii #77 with an ‘NZ Marine P.O. 18 MY 98′ postmark.  This item came in recently and had slumbered literally for generations in an old time collection.  Although we often try to feature unusual and highly sought-after items which therefore carry a respectable price-tag, sometimes we may offer an item such as this which is …

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Nov 01

Dramatic Doubling — Weekly Feature #453


R.M.C. se-tenant issue with doubling.  Mint never hinged Very Fine.  This famous error displays dramatic doubling.  Visually stunning and much sought after. Our Price: $3200.00 Available until December 8th in our Dutch Auction at prices ranging from $4000-2800. Type WF453 in the search box.

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