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...
Featuring the late Fred Goldberg collection of Antarctica the ‘Braemar’ collection of Falkland Islands, 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 the rare North West Pacific Islands 2½d. (SG 87).
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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...
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.
Director and Office/Accounts Manager Christopher Lawrence, Grosvenor’s longest serving employee, recently notched up his 100th auction since joining the company in 2002.
At our recent Great Britain auction, in order to commemorate this achievement, Chris was presented with an engraved ship’s decanter which he accepted with good grace, albeit with some reluctance at being dragged into the spotlight.