Company Profile

Eastern Auctions has a staff of 16 full-time employees and 6 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

Our Current Employees
Gary J. LyonGary Lyon

President and founder of Gary J. Lyon (Philatelist) Ltd. and Eastern Auctions Ltd.
Raymonde GuitardRaymonde Guitard

Order desk manager and customer service. Raymonde started in August of 1987.
Sharon WillettSharon Willett

Employed in July 1995. Sharon is our Mail Sale editor and also provides customer service.
Cathy GallagherCathy Gallagher

Shipping manager and philatelic supply order desk. Cathy started with us in July of 1995.
Cindy RogersCindy Rogers

Cindy started in October 2000.
Kim WhiteKim White

Mail Sale lotter and Accounts Payable Clerk. Kim worked for us previously but left to devote more time to her family. She returned in August 2000. Kim also attends our Public Auctions on a regular basis.
Luc DoucetLuc Doucet

Luc started working for us in October, 2000.
Yohann TanguayYohann Tanguay

With over 15 years of experience in philatelic auctions, Yohann is the chief describer for our public auctions. He often travels to look at collections for possible consignment. He is a member of the Vincent Graves Greene Foundation Expertising Committee and collects philatelic literature.
Bill BurdenBill Burden

Aka “The New Guy”, Bill is our Mail Auction Manager and has been with us since Sept. 2008. He brings his enthusiasm for stamps along with many years experience as owner of a smaller stamp business.
Andrew JenningsAndrew Jennings

Although not an employee, Andrew's continued contract work as Database Programmer and Senior Analyst has earned him an honorary spot on the Employee page.
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