Past Highlights

Top British Commonwealth Prices Realized

Sale Number 560, Lot Number 374, BRITISH GUIANA, 1856, 1c Black on Magenta (13)
Sale 560, Lot 374
4-5-1980
Realized $850,000
$935,000 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 11, BERMUDA, William B. Perot, 1854, 1p Red on Bluish Wove Paper (X2; SG O4)
Sale 776, Lot 11
4-23-1996
Realized $340,000
$374,000 with BP
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 279, BRITISH GUIANA, 1856, 1c Black on Magenta (13)
Sale 371, Lot 279
3-24-1970
Realized $280,000
$280,000 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 37, MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange Vermilion on Yellowish Paper, Earliest Impression (3; SG 3)
Sale 776, Lot 37
4-23-1996
Realized $250,000
$275,000 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 14, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black on Laid Paper (3; SG 4)
Sale 776, Lot 14
4-23-1996
Realized $230,000
$253,000 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 503, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4)
Sale 1243, Lot 503
10-20-2021
Realized $215,000
$253,700 with BP
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 368, BERMUDA, 1854, 1p Red on Bluish, "Perot" Postmaster Provisional  (X2)
Sale 560, Lot 368
4-5-1980
Realized $210,000
$231,000 with BP
Sale Number 1269, Lot Number 1003, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4)
Sale 1269, Lot 1003
12-6-2022
Realized $185,000
$218,300 with BP
Sale Number 770, Lot Number 4166, 1850, 2p Dull Blue, Pl. II Late (SG 25; Sc. 5)
Sale 770, Lot 4166
11-8-1995
Realized $150,000
$165,000 with BP
Sale Number 1075, Lot Number 1279, CANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee, Plate Proofs on India (Unitrade 50P-65P)
Sale 1075, Lot 1279
6-26-2014
Realized $135,000
$155,250 with BP
Sale Number 1075, Lot Number 1280, CANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65; SG 121/140). Complete set of Mint N.H
Sale 1075, Lot 1280
6-26-2014
Realized $135,000
$155,250 with BP
Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1105, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4)
Sale 1178, Lot 1105
3-13-2018
Realized $135,000
$159,300 with BP
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 671, 1851, 12p Black, Laid (3; SG 4)
Sale 863, Lot 671
5-31-2003
Realized $130,000
$143,000 with BP
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 400, CANADA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Jubilee (50-65; SG 121/140). Complete set of Mint N.H
Sale 1152, Lot 400
4-25-2017
Realized $100,000
$118,000 with BP
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 1654, British Commonwealth Large Clean Balance of a Collection
Sale 1152, Lot 1654
4-25-2017
Realized $95,000
$112,100 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 28, CANADA, 1857, 7-1/2p Green on Wove (9; SG 12)
Sale 776, Lot 28
4-23-1996
Realized $80,000
$88,000 with BP
Sale Number 895, Lot Number 446, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid (3; SG 4)
Sale 895, Lot 446
6-3-2005
Realized $75,000
$82,500 with BP
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 377, 1851, 12p Black (3)
Sale 560, Lot 377
4-5-1980
Realized $75,000
$82,500 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 68, VICTORIA, 1850, 3p Blue, Second Ham Printing, Interpanneau Gutter Between Stamps (3 var; SG 4a var)
Sale 776, Lot 68
4-23-1996
Realized $75,000
$82,500 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 38, MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Indigo Blue on Bluish Paper, Earliest Impression (4; SG 4)
Sale 776, Lot 38
4-23-1996
Realized $75,000
$82,500 with BP
Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3067, GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £1 Brown Lilac on Blued Paper (SG Specialised J127; SG 132; Scott 92)
Sale 1198, Lot 3067
3-19-2019
Realized $75,000
$88,500 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 33, GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, V.R. Official (O1; SG V1)
Sale 776, Lot 33
4-23-1996
Realized $70,000
$77,000 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 502, CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2)
Sale 1243, Lot 502
10-20-2021
Realized $70,000
$82,600 with BP
Sale Number 1252, Lot Number 2030, UGANDA, 1895, 5(c) on 10(c) Black, Wide Letters, Wide Stamp, Manuscript Provisional (SG 8)
Sale 1252, Lot 2030
3-15-2022
Realized $70,000
$82,600 with BP
Sale Number 1270, Lot Number 2550, SWAZILAND, 1933, -1/2p-6p King George V, Official (19 Footnote; SG 20 Footnote)
Sale 1270, Lot 2550
12-6-2022
Realized $70,000
$82,600 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 686, NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 6p Scarlet Vermilion (6; SG 6)
Sale 1243, Lot 686
10-20-2021
Realized $65,000
$76,700 with BP
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 462, 1851, 12p Black, Laid (3; SG 4)
Sale 824, Lot 462
5-13-2000
Realized $62,500
$68,750 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 524, CANADA, 1859, 10c Black Brown (16; SG 33)
Sale 1243, Lot 524
10-20-2021
Realized $62,500
$73,750 with BP
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 417, -----, 1848 2p Dark Blue, "Penoe" Error, Earliest Impression (4d)
Sale 560, Lot 417
4-5-1980
Realized $60,000
$66,000 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 542, CANADA, 1868, 1c Brown Red, Laid Paper (31; SG 55a)
Sale 1243, Lot 542
10-20-2021
Realized $60,000
$70,800 with BP
Sale Number 579, Lot Number 560, 1959, 5c Seaway, Center Inverted (387a)
Sale 579, Lot 560
4-29-1981
Realized $57,500
$63,250 with BP
Sale Number 770, Lot Number 4313, 1850, 3p Yellow Green, Yellowish Wove (SG 39; Sc. 9a)
Sale 770, Lot 4313
11-8-1995
Realized $57,500
$63,250 with BP
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1796, British Africa Valuable Used Collection
Sale 1214, Lot 1796
12-10-2019
Realized $57,500
$67,850 with BP
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2950, British America and Atlantic Exceptional Collection in Stock Books
Sale 1236, Lot 2950
5-25-2021
Realized $57,500
$67,850 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 501, CANADA, 1851, 3p Red, Laid Paper (1; SG 1)
Sale 1243, Lot 501
10-20-2021
Realized $57,500
$67,850 with BP
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3973, British Commonwealth Desirable Group of Collections
Sale 1143, Lot 3973
11-16-2016
Realized $55,000
$63,250 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 504, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4)
Sale 1243, Lot 504
10-20-2021
Realized $55,000
$64,900 with BP
Sale Number 1260, Lot Number 193, NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange, Handmade Paper without Mesh (15; SG 15)
Sale 1260, Lot 193
6-28-2022
Realized $55,000
$64,900 with BP
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 51, NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1sh Cold Violet (7; SG 7)
Sale 776, Lot 51
4-23-1996
Realized $52,500
$57,750 with BP
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 1666, British Africa Exceptional Collection Balance
Sale 1152, Lot 1666
4-25-2017
Realized $52,500
$61,950 with BP
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2253, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4)
Sale 1236, Lot 2253
5-25-2021
Realized $50,000
$59,000 with BP
Sale Number 1270, Lot Number 2121, BASUTOLAND, 1934, -1/2p-6p King George V, Official (O1-O4; SG O1-O4)
Sale 1270, Lot 2121
12-6-2022
Realized $50,000
$59,000 with BP
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2933, British America Valuable Balance of a Large Collection
Sale 1070, Lot 2933
5-14-2014
Realized $47,500
$54,625 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 517, CANADA, 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10; SG 23)
Sale 1243, Lot 517
10-20-2021
Realized $47,500
$56,050 with BP
Sale Number 913, Lot Number 1018, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)
Sale 913, Lot 1018
5-13-2006
Realized $45,000
$51,750 with BP
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 670, 1851, 12p Black, Laid (3; SG 4)
Sale 863, Lot 670
5-31-2003
Realized $45,000
$49,500 with BP
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 470, KUWAIT, 1923, -1/2a-15r King George V, "KOWEIT" Overprint Essays (1E-15E, O1E-14E; SG 15 Footnote)
Sale 1098, Lot 470
5-19-2015
Realized $45,000
$51,750 with BP
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1240, British Commonwealth Clean Unused Collection Offered Intact as Received
Sale 1204, Lot 1240
6-18-2019
Realized $45,000
$53,100 with BP
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1685, Canada Old-Time 19th Century Collection
Sale 1226, Lot 1685
9-29-2020
Realized $45,000
$53,100 with BP
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2948, British Africa Valuable and Desirable Collection Balance
Sale 1236, Lot 2948
5-25-2021
Realized $45,000
$53,100 with BP
Sale Number 1243, Lot Number 682, NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 4p Scarlet Vermilion (4; SG 4)
Sale 1243, Lot 682
10-20-2021
Realized $45,000
$53,100 with BP
Sale Number 1252, Lot Number 2032, UGANDA, 1895, 15(c) on 10(c) Black, Wide Letters, Wide Stamp, Manuscript Provisional (11; SG 11)
Sale 1252, Lot 2032
3-15-2022
Realized $45,000
$53,100 with BP
Sale Number 579, Lot Number 516, 1852, 12p Black, Plate Proof on India, Diagonal " Specimen"  Overprint (3PS)
Sale 579, Lot 516
4-29-1981
Realized $42,500
$46,750 with BP
Sale Number 745, Lot Number 941, 1919, 3c Red Brown, Martinsyde Flight, Manuscript Overprint (S.G. 142a)
Sale 745, Lot 941
10-3-1992
Realized $42,500
$46,750 with BP
Sale Number 1042, Lot Number 3763, British Africa Collection
Sale 1042, Lot 3763
4-16-2013
Realized $42,500
$48,875 with BP
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3071, 2-1/2p Indigo, Missing “1” in “-1/2” Fraction (BW 11(2)j; Scott 46a; SG 36ba)
Sale 1081, Lot 3071
10-7-2014
Realized $42,500
$48,875 with BP
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3971, British Commonwealth Valuable Collection
Sale 1143, Lot 3971
11-16-2016
Realized $42,500
$48,875 with BP
Sale Number 1178, Lot Number 1200, CANADA, 1868, 1c Brown Red, Laid Paper (31; SG 55a)
Sale 1178, Lot 1200
3-13-2018
Realized $42,500
$50,150 with BP
Sale Number 596, Lot Number 450, 1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a)
Sale 596, Lot 450
4-24-1982
Realized $40,000
$44,000 with BP
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2932, British Africa Valuable Balance of a Large Collection
Sale 1070, Lot 2932
5-14-2014
Realized $40,000
$46,000 with BP
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3149, £2 Gray and Rose Crimson (BW 58Az)
Sale 1081, Lot 3149
10-7-2014
Realized $40,000
$46,000 with BP
Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3065, GREAT BRITAIN, 1883, 10sh Grey Green on Blued Paper (SG Specialised J125; SG 131; Scott 91)
Sale 1198, Lot 3065
3-19-2019
Realized $40,000
$47,200 with BP
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1797, British America Used Collection
Sale 1214, Lot 1797
12-10-2019
Realized $40,000
$47,200 with BP
Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 317, CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2)
Sale 1224, Lot 317
6-30-2020
Realized $40,000
$47,200 with BP
Sale Number 1259, Lot Number 4483, CANADA, 1851, 12p Black, Laid Paper (3; SG 4)
Sale 1259, Lot 4483
6-21-2022
Realized $40,000
$47,200 with BP
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 561, 1848, 2p Dark Blue, " Penoe"  Error, Earliest Impression (4d)
Sale 708, Lot 561
4-15-1989
Realized $37,500
$41,250 with BP
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2591, KENYA AND UGANDA, 1922-27, £25 Red & Black (41C; SG 102)
Sale 1070, Lot 2591
5-14-2014
Realized $37,500
$43,125 with BP
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 814, British Commonwealth Valuable Mostly Unused Accumulation
Sale 1098, Lot 814
5-19-2015
Realized $37,500
$43,125 with BP
Sale Number 762, Lot Number 2039, 1851, 12p Black, Laid (3, SG 4)
Sale 762, Lot 2039
9-29-1994
Realized $37,500
$41,250 with BP
Sale Number 1141, Lot Number 2167, TRINIDAD, 1901, 1p Black on Red, Ty. II, Value Omitted (78a; SG 127a)
Sale 1141, Lot 2167
11-15-2016
Realized $37,500
$43,125 with BP
Sale Number 1152, Lot Number 1718, Egypt, Definitive Large Block and Panes Collection Balance
Sale 1152, Lot 1718
4-25-2017
Realized $37,500
$44,250 with BP
Sale Number 1198, Lot Number 3091, GREAT BRITAIN, 1888, £1 Brown Lilac, Watermark Orbs (SG Specialised K16; SG 186; Scott 123)
Sale 1198, Lot 3091
3-19-2019
Realized $37,500
$44,250 with BP
Sale Number 1259, Lot Number 5216, British Commonwealth Unused Collection
Sale 1259, Lot 5216
6-21-2022
Realized $37,500
$44,250 with BP
Sale Number 917, Lot Number 485, Old-Time Holding of Great Britain
Sale 917, Lot 485
7-20-2006
Realized $35,000
$40,250 with BP
Sale Number 1269, Lot Number 1002, CANADA, 1851, 6p Slate Violet, Laid Paper (2; SG 2)
Sale 1269, Lot 1002
12-6-2022
Realized $35,000
$41,300 with BP