Tag: newfoundland

September 21st, 2013

At a little past the mid-month mark we may report some exciting additions to our inventory.  Canada has received it’s due diligence with plenty of better mint stamps being added, including Arches, Admirals, Jubilees and Small Queens.  Many of these are seldom seen scarcer items.  British Empire stamps from all over the Empire but especially …

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August 24th, 2013

There are many new and exciting additions to our inventory to report.  We have given particular attention to some popular areas within Canadian philately, including the Jubilees of which we have added some choice mint examples, Official plate blocks and Admiral pre-cancels.  Venturing out to the greater Commonwealth we may report pleasing additions to our …

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August 10th, 2013

We have had an exciting start to the month with plenty of quality additions to our inventory.  All manner of better Canada in both mint and used has been added, a number of revenues make their debut as well.  A little further afield we may report new items for Newfoundland and the United States.  Taking …

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July 19th, 2013

At a little past the mid-month mark we may report a number of interesting additions to inventory.  Our Canada collectors will be pleased to find a profusion of used blocks, Plate Blocks, better mint and even some early used stamps.  Newfoundland has received some attention, particularly with mint stamps.  Venturing beyond Canada’s borders we have …

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Signed Sperati — Weekly Feature #448

This is a signed Jean de Sperati die proof of a Newfoundland #6, and it is a forgery. Jean de Sperati, who considered himself an artist forged more than 5000 items in his lifetime (1884-1957). He would sell superb forgeries of high-end classics, which most collectors could never afford, for about 1% of the current catalogue …

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