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...


 

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...

 

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...

 

YORKSHIRE PHILATELIC ASSOCIATION 2017 ANNUAL CONVENTION & STAMP FAIR

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...

 

A Week is a Long Time in Philately

Lot 227

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.

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Christopher Lawrence, 100 Auctions Not Out

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.

Congratulations, Chris!

 

 

 

 

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