Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale Number: 118

Wednesday 25th October 2017 at 11 am and 2.00 pm
Thursday 26th October
 2017 at 11 am and 2.00 pm

A fine and varied auction, the property of 100 vendors, featuring the first offering of Essays, Proofs and Trials from the exceptional collection of Dr Peter Young, FRPSL, the extensive and unusual collections of Telegraph and Revenue Stamps formed by the late Prof. Iain Stevenson, FRPSL, interesting … Read more...


 

Thanks A Million

The Autumn season at GROSVENOR opened with a substantial offering of British Empire & Foreign Countries on 20th-21st September. Record viewing and auction day attendance figures by collectors and dealers, added to enthusiastic online and pre-sale bidding, generated a superb total result of £1,028,049 for the vendors in the sale.

Memorable sections and individual highlights featured throughout. A recently discovered and newly listed variety from the British East AfricaRead more...

 

November Auction

29th November – British Empire & Foreign Countries

This auction catalogue is now in preparation and will feature the late Fred Goldberg collection of Antarctica, the ‘Braemar’ Falkland Islands, as well as rare proofs and essays from the extraordinary collection of Peter Young, FRPSL, a further offering from the outstanding ‘Moore & Moore’ collection of Gibraltar and the only known postally used example of New Guinea S.G. 87 (cat. £28,000).… Read more...

 

Midsummer Madness

The June 20-21 Midsummer British Empire & Foreign Countries auction held over two sweltering days at Grosvenor in London achieved a fine total realisation of £415,711.

Determined competitive bidding lead to a number of striking results and record prices, most notably those for a series of recently discovered postcards sent by two members of the 1902-04 Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, taxidermist Alastair Ross and zoologist David Wilton, en route to … Read more...

 

Midsummer Sale: British Empire & Foreign Countries

Sale Number: 116

Tuesday 20th June 2017 at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm
Wednesday 21st June 2017 at 11 am

Featuring a fine offering of Canada and Newfoundland including material from the outstanding collections formed by Mel Doyle and JSP Wilson FRPSL, the exceptional collections of Ireland Seahorses formed by Prof. Arthur Weston and Morocco Agencies by David A Stotter FRPSL, a further presentation from the Moore & Moore Collection … Read more...

 

YORKSHIRE PHILATELIC ASSOCIATION 2017 ANNUAL CONVENTION & STAMP FAIR

Sponsored by Grosvenor, the Y.P.A. Annual Convention & Fair was held at the Lawns Conference Centre, Cottingham on Saturday 10th June, an especially high profile event held during Hull’s tenure as UK City of Culture 2017.

Roving philatelic expert Constanze Dennis and Grosvenor Chairman James Grist were in attendance to celebrate the occasion and enjoy the philatelic displays, which presented material of local interest as well as rarities of Great … Read more...

 

A Week is a Long Time in Philately

Lot 227

The April sale week at Grosvenor presented auctions over three consecutive days with high attendances both in the auction room and online, achieving a superb total realisation of £1,201,411.

Greatest enthusiasm in the 25th/26th April Specialised Great Britain auction was reserved for the less mainstream material which included a fine range of unusual Revenues and Telegraphs from the collections of Frank Brown and others.

Featured on the front … Read more...