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We auction collectables of all kinds.
Stamps, very rare stamps, covers, cancels, freaks, error stamps, postal history, postcards, RPPC, photographs, historic documents, autographs, artist-signed stamp design booklets, concert programs, memorabilia, ancient coins, ancient Greek coins, Roman coins, modern Canadian coins, world coins, numismatic tokens, bank notes, paper money, medals, medallions, hockey cards, trading cards, British Columbia history, Canadian historical items..


Canada Post are to re-issue 2011 Sunflower post as a fund-raiser for Ukraine! 

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All Nations marks 1,350 sales
“Our 1,350th auction on 26th February 2022 was a success in spite of world events,” said owner and auctioneer Brian Grant Duff. “The collectibles market is resilient. We had bids from as far away as the London international show and a normal amount of bidders..”

$3 Jubilee stamp

The following lot offered a used $3 Jubilee stamp, which was tied by a Winnipeg cancel and sold for $708 on a $400 estimate.

Read CSN article here


Exceptional Items from our Auctions
G.B. #1 VF Unu 1840 1d Black Plate 2 Pos H-D US$12,500
Realized $3,300 G.B. #1 VF Unu 1840 1d Black Plate 2 Pos H-D, sml flaws US$12,500 Lot 135 in our auction Saturday 14th May 2022 #RareStamps
Austria #B111a 25 Jun 1933 Registered WIPA Show S/S etc Cover
Realized $566, Austria #B111a 25 Jun 1933 Registered WIPA Show S/S etc Cover, fold Lot 11 in our auction Saturday 14th May 2022 #WorldStamps
Constantine VII 945-959 AD 4.47gm Gold Solidus w/ Romanus II
Sold for $987 Constantine VII 945-959 AD 4.47gm Gold Solidus w/ Romanus II Lot 187 in our auction Saturday 23rd April 2022
Canada #7ii F/VF Used 1855 10d Major re-entry, Cert.
Realized $665 Canada #7ii F/VF Used 1855 10d Major re-entry, thin, Cert. $2375 Lot 23 in our auction Saturday 16th April 2022
G.B./Colonial Cda XF 1854 Victoria Shield type Gold Sovereign .2355oz
Realized $825 G.B./Colonial Cda XF 1854 Victoria Shield type Gold Sovereign .2355oz Lot 195 in our auction Saturday 16th April 2022
Byzantine 698-705 AD Tiberius III 4.51gm Gold Solidus
Realized: $750, Byzantine 698-705 AD Tiberius III 4.51gm Gold Solidus Lot 186 in our auction Saturday 9th April 2022
Canada #1a Fine Used 1851 3d Beaver, Laid Paper ex Bileski
Realized $606, Canada #1a Fine Used 1851 3d Beaver, Laid Paper ex Bileski $800 Lot 12 in our auction Saturday 9th April 2022
Cape of Good Hope #180 13 Apr 1900 3d Blue Siege of Mafeking Cover
Siege of Mafeking cover rediscovered A newly rediscovered Siege of Mafeking cover franked with a 1900 Cape of Good Hope three-pence Robert Baden-Powell stamp (Scott #180) more than doubled its...
G.B. #1 Fine+ Unu 1840 1d Black Plate 4 2015 RPSL Cert. US$12,750
Sold for $5,500 in our auction Saturday 26th March 2022 Lot 133, G.B. #1 Fine+ Unu 1840 1d Black Plate 4 2015 RPSL Cert. US$12,750 #PennyBlack
Quebec, C.E. #24 29 Apr 1869 2c Rifle Brigade Transatlantic Cover
Sold for $8,500 in our auction Saturday 26th March 2022 Large Queen Soldiers Cover from J.B. Hale who was awarded the Canadian Service Medal for fighting Fenian raiders. One of only five Large Queen...
Dietz & Nelsons #2 2.5d Paid Cover to Henry Nathan
Dietz & Nelsons #2 2.5d Paid Cover to Henry Nathan, b/f tear $1500+ Sold for $1,100, Lot 101 in our auction Saturday 12th March 2022
Canada Unc prefix A/H 1954 Devil’s Face QEII $50 Banknote
Canada Unc prefix A/H 1954 Devil's Face QEII $50 Banknote $1150+ Lot 199 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #DevilsFaceBanknote #CanadaBanknotes
Newfoundland #17 VFNH 1861/62 2c Rose Imperforate Pair
Newfoundland #17 VFNH 1861/62 2c Rose Imperforate Pair $2000 Lot 87 in our major Milestone auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #RoseImperforatePair #RareStamps #ImperforatePair #CanadaStamps...
Newfoundland #C7b Fine+ one NH 1931 50c Perf by Imperf Pair
Newfoundland #C7b Fine+ one NH 1931 50c Perf by Imperf Pair $1856 Lot 99 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #StampAuction #NewfoundlandStamps #CanadaStamps #ImperforatePair
Hudson’s Bay Company XF 1857 punched 1/2 Made Beaver Token
Hudson's Bay Company XF 1857 punched 1/2 Made Beaver Token Lot 175 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #HudsonsBayCompanyToken #MadeBeaverToken
Victoria, V.I. Nov 1862 P.O. Paid Oval Stampless Cover, ex Wellburn
Victoria, V.I. Nov 1862 P.O. Paid Oval Stampless Cover, ex Wellburn Lot 74 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #GeraldWellburn #PostalHistory #BCPostalHistory
B.C. #12 Fine Mint OG 1867/71 50c owner’s backstamp $1800
B.C. #12 Fine Mint OG 1867/71 50c owner's backstamp $1800 Lot 78 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #StampAuction #CanadaRareStamps #BritishColumbiaRareStamps #BritishColumbiaStamps #BCStamps
B.C. #BCL57a VFNH C Flaw Variety in Plate 8792 Sheet (25)
B.C. #BCL57a VFNH C Flaw Variety in Plate 8792 Sheet $1625 (25) Lot 69 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #BritishColumbiaStamps #StampVariety
Germany Unc 1928D Commemorative Silver 3 Reichsmark
Germany Unc 1928D Commemorative Silver 3 Reichsmark US$1300 Lot 185 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #Silver Reichsmarks #GermanyCoins
B.C. #15 VF Mint OG 1869 10c, $2500+
One of British Columbia's rarest stamps, scarce this well centered,B.C. #15 VF Mint OG 1869 10c, trifle toned perfs, $2500+ Lot 79 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #StampAuction...
Canada #158b VF 1 NH 1929 50c Bluenose Perf by Imperf Pair
In our Milestone 1,3050th Auction this week a Bluenose Pair, often referred to as the World's most beautiful stamp, only 250 pairs printed,Canada #158b VF 1 NH 1929 50c Bluenose Perf by Imperf Pair...
Canada #10 Fine+ Used 1857 6d Thick Paper, faults incl tear $4500
One of Canada's rarest stamps missing from most collections:Canada #10 Fine+ Used 1857 6d Thick Paper, faults incl tear $4500 Lot 16 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #CanadaRareStamps...
Canada #106LW Fine stamps NH LR 2c Inverted Type C Lathework Blk
Canada #106LW Fine stamps NH LR 2c Inverted Type C Lathework Blk, catalogues at $10,000, from the Fred Goodhelpsen collection,Lot 54 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #LatheworkStamps...
Canada VF30 1870 No LCW Victoria Silver 50 Cents, rim nick $6250
Canada VF30 1870 No LCW Victoria Silver 50 Cents, rim nick $6250 Lot 177 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #CanadaRareCoins #Silver50Cents #RareCoinAuction #CanadaCoins
Newfoundland #194P VF 1932 14c Black Plate Proof Pair
Newfoundland #194P VF 1932 14c Black Plate Proof Pair US$520 Lot 93 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #DogStamps #CanadaRareStamps #PlateProof #NewfoundlandStamps #CanadaStamps
Newfoundland VF 1922 2c Blue Plate Essay first we have handled
Welcome to our 1,350th Auction. Rarities include Newfoundland VF 1922 2c Blue Plate Essay, the first example we have handled Lot 92 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #DogStamps...
Canada #109 9 July 1918 Calgary 3c Stinson Flight Cover
Only 250 flown, from the Fred Goodhelpsen collection, Canada #109 9 July 1918 Calgary 3c Stinson Flight Cover US$3000 Lot 55 in our Milestone 1,305th auction Saturday 26th February 2022...
Canada #9 VF Used 1857 7.5d owner’s b/s $5000
Canada #9 VF Used 1857 7.5d, small flaws, owner's b/s $5000 Lot 15 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #CanadaRareStamps #CanadaStamps
Canada #63 F/VF Mint 1897 $3 Jubilee, 2001 PF Cert.
Canada #63 F/VF Mint 1897 $3 Jubilee, 2001 PF Cert. $1200+,the rarest of the Jubilees only 13,500 printed,Lot 34 in our auction Saturday 26th February 2022 #QVJubilee #PhilatelicCertificate...
Canada/USSR 8 Sept 1972 Vancouver Coliseum Hockey Ticket stub
Realized $498 Canada/USSR 8 Sept 1972 Vancouver Coliseum Hockey Ticket stub Lot 200 in our auction Saturday 5th February 2022 #HockeyTicketHistory #HockeyHistory #CanadaUSSR

 Our Milestone 1300th Auction  Saturday 27th February 2021

1871 letter from John A. MacDonald to John S. Helmcken. Written from Washington, D.C. From the Gerald E. Wellburn collection.
Realized $20,000

See Milestone 1300th Auction Prices Realized

All Nations and Canada Stamp Finder brokered the sale of the finest of two known pairs of the 170 year old 12d Black, for $165,000 in August 2021. This pair is illustrated in Howes’ Canada handbook and has previously graced the Pack, Adler, Jephcott, Leggett, Hillmer, and Cantor collections.
12d Black Pair sold 2021
See Canadian Coins News: Rare used 12-penny black pair brings $165K used $3 Jubilee stamp, which was tied by a Winnipeg cancel and sold for $708 on a $400 estimate.[/caption]

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All Nations offered  Gerald Wellburn’s 45 page album in our 2020 auctions. See the full album as we posted:  1858 Fraser River Gold Rush