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...


 

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...

 

U.S.A. Representatives

We are proud to announce the appointment of Robert P. Odenweller and Stephen D. Schumann as our official company representatives in the U.S.A. based on the East and West Coasts respectively. Bob and Steve will be pleased to provide all advice and assistance to U.S. clients wishing to consign material to our London auctions.

Robert P. Odenweller is one of the foremost philatelists in the U.S.A., a researcher, expert, writer, … Read more...

 

Distant Lands and Faraway Places

Lot 1287

The British Empire & Foreign Countries and specialised Pacific Islands auctions held at GROSVENOR on 24th and 25th May realised a combined total of £722,147.
These auctions presented a wonderfully diverse array of rare items from all around the world with many notable prices achieved.

A fine unmounted mint marginal example of the Johore 1922-41 $500 (lot 1287, left) fully deserved its £19,040 realisation, whilst the handsome … Read more...