Spring Auction Week

April 25-26 SPECIALISED GREAT BRITAIN, a specialised auction of over 1200 lots, the property of 117 vendors, including unusual Revenues and Telegraphs featuring the Frank Brown collection, as well as the outstanding ‘Bristol’ Collection of Lundy and the Anthony Moon Collection of Line Engraved.

April 26-27 BRITISH EMPIRE & FOREIGN COUNTRIES, an intriguing auction of 1420 lots featuring the first part of the remarkable Stefan Heijtz FRPSL 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...


Auction of Pacific Islands Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 108

Start Date: Wednesday 25th May 2016

Sale Time: Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 11 am and 2 pm

A specialised auction of nearly 700 lots, featuring the Martin Baxendale Collection of Tonga, the Michael Parr Collection of the Territories of New Guinea and Papua, fine Cook Islands, Samoa and the Greg Willson collections of British Solomon Islands and … Read more...


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

Sale number: 107

Start Date: Tuesday 24th May 2016

Sale Time: Tuesday 24th May 2016 at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm

A specialised auction of nearly 1,700 lots, including the John Sussex RDP, FRPSL Collection of Ireland, Falkland Islands including the Dr PG Cronk FRPSL collection of King George V issues, and significant offerings of specialised material from … Read more...


Proper Job

The Ron Hake collection of Devon postal history was the starring feature in the specialised Great Britain auction held at GROSVENOR on April 21st, achieving a remarkable success and more than doubling its pre-sale estimates.

Dating from just before the English Civil War, a historic letter sent “hast post hast” in 1640 to Sir George Chudleigh, Deputy Lieutenant of the County (lot 220) rose strongly in bidding to £5,894. Showing … Read more...