June Auctions

Sales: 122 & 123

Wednesday 13th – Thursday 14th June 2018 

Featuring the latest offering in our popular series of specialised sections of Falkland Islands & Antarctica, an important offering from the little known French Postal Agency in the Seychelles, the fine collection of Italian States formed by the late Robert Spalding and unusual sections of Olympic labels, Palestine and Zanzibar. The Great Britain sale features an exceptional offering 1935 … Read more...


 

Sound Foundations

The Specialised Great Britain auction held over two days on April 11-12 achieved an unexpectedly high total of £826,648 with the return of a number of important buyers to the market. Whilst catalogue price adjustments, both upward and downward, are undoubtedly required in some areas, this pleasing overall pattern of results reflects a broad base of support that should provide a sound foundation for future growth in the Great Britain … Read more...

 

Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 121

Wednesday 11th April 2018 at 2 pm

Thursday 12th April 2018 at 11 am and 2 pm

A fascinating specialised auction featuring a further offering of rare Essays, Proofs and Trials from the collection of Dr Peter Young, FRPSL, the Ken Statham Collection of 1d. red imprimaturs, the David Walker collection of King George V Controls and a strong presentation of Q.E.II issues with Machins and the … Read more...

 

Rare as Snow in Malaya

 

As the market undergoes a period of radical evolution, one that is being experienced at an accelerating rate, many previous assumptions about the stamp market are being questioned and re-examined. The traditional dual requirement of quality and rarity for the achievement of high realisations has, however, never been greater.

The British Empire & Foreign Countries auction held at GROSVENOR from February 28th to March 1st provided a fascinating global … Read more...

 

British Empire and Foreign Countries

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

Sale Number: 120

Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 2pm

Thursday 1st March 2018 at 11am & 2pm

Featuring important Malaya with the Joe Robertson collection of Postage Dues and Underpaid Mails of Malaya & Bornean Territories and the Brian Geden collection of the Postal History of Singapore, Saint Helena Postal History with the second part of the Stefan … Read more...

 

Nothing Burns Like The Cold

It was a cold day outside on the Strand but it soon warmed up in the Grosvenor saleroom when the bidding got started at the British Empire & Foreign Countries auction on November 29th.

Star item in the exceptional collection of Antarctica formed by the late Fred Goldberg was the 1911 Roald Amundsen expedition envelope (lot 1163, left), the only known example to have travelled to Antarctica and sent on … Read more...