Next Auction: British Empire & Foreign Countries

gpa-113-fcSale Number: 113

Thursday 2nd February at 10.30 am

A fine, specialised all World auction of over 1,250 lots including exceptional East Africa and Togo.

 

 

 

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Brave New World

Lot 427

Undaunted by a watershed week in world politics, the Grosvenor November auctions defied negative predictions by accumulating an impressive total result of £821,036 which included many very strong realisations.

The November 8th Specialised Great Britain auction was strong in rarities from the present Queen’s reign, including the fine Roy Webster collection of decimal booklets, which received a strong response from fellow collectors of this intensely specialised area. Featured on the front cover of the auction catalogue, the beautiful 1997 Flowers booklet with gold (Queen’s head and value), phosphor and blue-green (from the labels) printings all omitted (lot 960) achieved a fine price of £12,280. The 1964 Forth Road Bridge 6d. showing the light blue omitted variety, contained in a strip of eight with two adjoining stamps also partially affected (lot 806), achieved £3,070.

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GPA 111 and 112 Prices Realised

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Auction of British Empire and Foreign Countries Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 112

Sale Time: Wednesday 9th November 2016 at 11 am and 2 pm

including the Charles Denis Harding collection of Switzerland and another exceptional presentation of Falkland Islands with the Hugh Osborne, FRPSL, studies of the 1929–37 ‘Whale & Penguin’, 1938–50, 1952 and 1960–68 Pictorial issues, the Ralph Riddell-Carre collection of King Edward VII and King George V De La Rue issues, the fascinating collection formed by the late Derek Harwood and an important newly discovered early letter from 1833

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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 111

Sale Time: Tuesday 8th November 2016 at 11.00 am and 2pm

A specialised auction of over 900 lots, the property of 118 vendors, featuring the Roy Webster collection of Decimal Machin booklets, specialised collections of the 1840 1d. black plate 9, the 1870 ½d. and the 1964 Forth Road Bridge commemorative issue

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