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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...

 

Robert P. Odenweller

Robert is one of the foremost philatelists in the U.S.A., a researcher, expert, writer, exhibitor and judge. He is a signatory to the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists, a past-president of The Collectors Club (New York) and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Philatelic Societies in both London and New Zealand. His many philatelic awards include the Lindenberg, Lichtenstein and Luff Awards, and the Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Award. As an exhibitor … Read more...

 

Stephen D. Schumann

Stephen has been a member of the American Philatelic Society for 50 years, the Royal Philatelic Society, London for 36 years and has been active in organised philately for over 40 years. He has served as an elected Director (1989-1991), Member of the Fakes and Forgeries Committee (1990-1998), Committee on Accreditation of National Exhibitions and Judges (2000-2008), and Chairman of the International Committee (1998- present). A trustee of the American … Read more...

 

Gary Brown

Gary is a well-known name in Australian philately, having been a philatelic exhibitor since the 1980s and a collector all his life. He is an international judge in Traditional and Postal History with a number of international qualified exhibits that have included Aden Postal History, for which he won the Grand Prix d’Honneur at Sharjah 2012. He is currently an International Officer of the Australian Philatelic Federation and the incoming … Read more...

 

Peter Rennie

Peter’s interest started at an early stage and continued through the stages of stamp club trading, part time dealing, to 20 years as a full time dealer in all things philatelic.

Peter was employed in the international steamship trade for over 30 years . He has represented Grosvenor for the last 3 years, previously having been a consultant for both Philips and Bonhams arranging and participating in many valuation days … Read more...

 

Tristan Brittan

Tristan Brittan joined Grosvenor in January 2005. His interest in stamps started in the early 1970s when he was given a large packet of Malayan stamps. After finishing school in Wokingham he went to work for Stanley Gibbons, gaining a useful knowledge of Commonwealth and GB including Postal History. After leaving Stanley Gibbons he worked with various dealers to widen his experience, and travelled frequently to Hong Kong where he … Read more...

 

Stuart Billington

Stuart Billington joined Grosvenor in 2005, as a part time consultant having previously been head of department at Philips (later Bonham’s) between 1999 and 2005. With Phillips and Bonham’s he spent much time travelling, about 50,000 a miles a year. As part of the Grosvenor team Stuart spends most of his time visiting clients and carrying out valuations. Stuart’s main areas of interest are in the Commonwealth, China and Egypt.… Read more...