About Us

Gary J. Lyon (Philatelist) Ltd. has a staff of 12 full-time employees and 3 part-time, making us Canada's largest stamp auction firm. Our Public Auctions specialize in Canada, Newfoundland and the Provinces, but we also regularly feature United States and British Commonwealth. Our Mail Auctions cover the world, and include over 3,000 lots per sale from single stamps to entire collections.
Stamp collector since the age of 5, Gary Lyon started in the philatelic business just after completing his studies. In 1975 he was admitted to The Institute of Chartered Accountants. For many years he managed an accounting firm, as well as his philatelic business. With the growth of Eastern Auctions his time is now completely devoted to the stamp world. His two businesses are well known worldwide by dealers and collectors.
We are members of the following philatelic associations: CSDA, ASDA (New York), PTS (London), RPSC, APS, BNAPS, PWSC, ATA