Past Auction

The Robert J. Barish Collection of Canadian Postage Stamps

Thu, May 05, 2022 at 10am EDT |
New York
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Sale Total Surpasses Expectations Amid Competitive Bidding


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  • Auction of The Robert J. Barish Collection of Canadian Postage Stamps on May 5, 2022
  • Special Section of the May 5 Auction of Coins, Stamps, Bank Notes & Sports Collectibles
  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted for Future Auctions

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle a successful auction of Coins, Stamps, Bank Notes & Sports Collectibles on May 5, 2022. (Read More). Featured in the sale was a special section devoted to The Robert J. Barish Collection of Canadian Postage Stamps 1851 to 1999.

With competitive bidding, the auction totaled an impressive $350,020, surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $219,000-311,100, with an exceptional 99% sold by lot and 100% sold by value.

The Robert J. Barish Collection of Canadian Postage Stamps 1851 to 1999

Doyle is proud to offer The Robert J. Barish Collection of Canadian Postage Stamps 1851 to 1999. The collection consists of approximately 3,000 stamps, many of which are condition rarities and the finest known examples. Dr. Barish was a life-long collector who began acquiring stamps as a youngster and continued until his passing in 2019. "Robbie" Barish was a medical physicist who performed clinical research and specialized in designing radiation shielding for medical facilities. He was a gifted musician who played the oboe in several orchestras. He was a producer for New York and London radio stations and hosted his own shows.
 

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