British Empire & Foreign Countries

Sale Number: 117


Wednesday 20th September
 at 11 am and 2 pm and
Thursday 21st September at 11 am and 2 pm

Featuring unusual offerings of War Tax, Special Delivery/Express and Telegraph issues, exceptional rarities of India used in Aden, the late Cecil H Clough collection of Antigua, the Richard Malim collection of British Levant and the late Prof. Iain Stevenson collections of Tonga and other countries.… 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...

 

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...