Spring Auction Week

April 25 SPECIALISED GREAT BRITAIN including unusual Revenues and Telegraphs featuring the exceptional Frank Brown and Lawrence Armitage collections, as well as the outstanding ‘Bristol’ Collection of Lundy.

April 26-27 BRITISH EMPIRE & FOREIGN COUNTRIES featuring the first part of the remarkable Stefan Heijtz FRPSL International Large Gold Medal Collection of Saint Helena Postal History, the Donald Napier Collection of Jamaica Postal History, and David Watson award-winning Collection Read more...


Midsummer Sale

British Empire & Foreign Countries June 21-22 2017

Consignments for this auction are warmly invited, closing for receipt of material on April 20. The sale will include the Mel Doyle Collection of Canada & Newfoundland, together with the latest in our popular series of specialised sections of Falkland Islands & Antarctica.


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30 March – 2 April 2017
Caulfield Racecourse
22 Station St, Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia

Grosvenor is proud to be a major sponsor of the Melbourne 2017 Exhibition.

Constanze Dennis and Tom Margalski look forward to meeting clients old and new at Stand 44 to discuss both our forthcoming auctions and the advantages to vendors of selling in London, home market for the world of philately.



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Growing In Strength

Lot 1147

The February 2nd British Empire & Foreign Countries auction at Grosvenor, opening the 2017 Season, achieved an excellent total result of £636,764.

Many strong and unusual sections of lots featured throughout and were very well received, particularly those of Zeppelin Mail, Telegraphs, Cameroons, Togo and East Africa. Star item amongst the Togo was the very scarce used example of the 1914 (Oct.) Narrow Setting 10pf. carmine with part … Read more...


Brave New World

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 … Read more...


Bidders Bounce Back

The September sale week at Grosvenor, opening the 2016 Autumn Season, achieved an excellent total result of £1,125,181.

The British Empire & Foreign Countries auction held on September 21 and 22 contained many substantial collections as well as fine specialist sections, including the Dougie Elliott collection of Ethiopia. Fewer than ten covers (sent stampless) from the punitive British Expedition to Abyssinia, sent against Emperor Tewodros II in 1867-68, … Read more...