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...


 

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

Sale Number: 119

Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 10.30 am, 1 pm and 3.30 pm


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)… Read more...

 

Great Expectations

Lot 655

The autumn season at GROSVENOR continued on 25th-26th October with arguably the most interesting, balanced auction of traditional Great Britain to have been offered for some time. Pre-sale attendances during private and public viewing days were exceptionally high and a very fine total sale result of £938,637 was just reward.

As was noted during the September British Empire & Foreign Countries auction, lots created from the unusual collection … Read more...

 

Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale Number: 118

Wednesday 25th October 2017 at 11 am and 2.00 pm
Thursday 26th October
 2017 at 11 am and 2.00 pm

A fine and varied auction, the property of 100 vendors, featuring the first offering of Essays, Proofs and Trials from the exceptional collection of Dr Peter Young, FRPSL, the extensive and unusual collections of Telegraph and Revenue Stamps formed by the late Prof. Iain Stevenson, FRPSL, interesting … Read more...

 

Thanks A Million

The Autumn season at GROSVENOR opened with a substantial offering of British Empire & Foreign Countries on 20th-21st September. Record viewing and auction day attendance figures by collectors and dealers, added to enthusiastic online and pre-sale bidding, generated a superb total result of £1,028,049 for the vendors in the sale.

Memorable sections and individual highlights featured throughout. A recently discovered and newly listed variety from the British East AfricaRead more...

 

November Auction

29th November – British Empire & Foreign Countries

This auction catalogue is now in preparation and will feature the late Fred Goldberg collection of Antarctica, the ‘Braemar’ Falkland Islands, as well as 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 New Guinea S.G. 87 (cat. £28,000).… Read more...

 

Midsummer Madness

The June 20-21 Midsummer British Empire & Foreign Countries auction held over two sweltering days at Grosvenor in London achieved a fine total realisation of £415,711.

Determined competitive bidding lead to a number of striking results and record prices, most notably those for a series of recently discovered postcards sent by two members of the 1902-04 Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, taxidermist Alastair Ross and zoologist David Wilton, en route to … Read more...