Maxime S. Herold Brigham Auctions, Ltd.

Maxime S. Herold Brigham Auctions, Ltd.

(Brampton, Ontario) – Brigham Auctions, Ltd is pleased to announce that Ms. Maxime S. Herold joined the firm on July 29, 2013 as Chief Administrative Officer.

Ms. Herold has been part of the professional philatelic community for the last 30 years. For the last four years she has run her own successful philatelic consulting firm in which she specialized in her passion: Canadian Philatelic Rarities. Prior to running her business she was employed at internationally-known firms and auctions houses. She has well-rounded experience in all aspects of the stamp profession. Ms. Herold has built a solid reputation and following among her clients, collectors and fellow dealers who have come to rely on her advice and her honest dealings. She is fluent in English, French and German and is a member of many professional and collector associations such as the Canadian, National and International Stamp Dealers Association (CSDA, NSDA and IFSDA), the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada, the American Philatelic Society and the British North America Philatelic Society.

“I am honoured to come on board the Brigham Auctions Ltd. team and being part of the greatest sale of the Century”, said Ms. Herold. Charles Verge, CEO of Brigham Auctions Ltd. indicated that, “He welcomes Maxime to our team and her participation in the firm adds another strong link to what Mr. Brigham calls the greatest auction team ever put together.”

About The Brigham Collection

According to experts, The Brigham Collection comprises the greatest and most complete collection of Canada ever assembled. It spans over 150 years, with material ranging from the World Philatelic Champion collections of the Pence and Cents issues of 1851-1868, to the sought-after varieties of the Elizabethan era. Housed in more than 150 volumes, The Brigham Collection will be sold over the next few years by Brigham Auctions, Ltd.

The Brigham Collection has been a source of pride for Canada, garnering more than 25 Large Gold Medals at international-level exhibitions and several Grand Prix competitions, including the Grand Prix d’Honneur at BELGICA 2001 – the first and only time a Canadian collection has won the World’s Philatelic Championship. This triumph was realized in the minimum required time by the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie – a record that has yet to be equaled.

It also has won the Grand Award at the Convention of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada an unprecedented six times with six different segments of the collection – five of these were in successive years. The Brigham Collection won the prestigious American Philatelic Society’s 1998 Champion of Champions competition with the Pence and Cents and the Grand Award in the Open Class with the Large Queens, the first time any exhibitor won both American championships in the same year.

Key items of the renowned collection include the rarest Canadian stamp, the 2¢ Large Queen on laid paper; the only marginal pair of Twelve-Penny Black in private hands; and a block of ten of Canada’s most iconic stamp, the 1959 Inverted Seaway. The largest multiples of the Pence and Cents issues are illustrated at Brigham Auctions Ltd website ( www.brighamauctions.com ). Many more items from other issues will be added to the website as time goes by.

For further information on Brigham Auctions, Ltd. and the sale of The Brigham Collection and a free brochure on forthcoming sales please visit our website ( www.brighamauctions.com ), contact us by e-mail at info@brighamauctions.com, by phone at +1 (905) 451-5072, or by mail at Suite 507, 160 Main Street S., Brampton, ON, Canada L6W 4R1.

For more information, contact Charles Verge at charles@brighamauctions.com.