September British Empire & Foreign

Sale: 124

Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 10.30 am and 2 pm
Thursday 20th September 2018 at 10.30 am and 2 pm 

Featuring a special section of Australasia & Pacific Islands with rare stamps, proofs and essays from the Gold Medal winning collection of Tasmania Pictorials formed by Malcolm Groom, the first part of the ‘Dickidido’ collection of British Solomon Islands, the second parts of the ‘Tuanjai’ Fiji ‘Saisunee’ Gilbert … Read more...


 

Rise of the Pharaohs

The British Empire & Foreign Countries auction held at Grosvenor’s Strand saleroom on 19th and 20th September, was a four session sale, the third of these over-running by a full 40 minutes due entirely to the intensity of the bidding, received pre-auction, by telephone and online on the day in competition with a strong attendance aroused by a presentation of Egypt that included much fine and rare material from … Read more...

 

November Auctions

GREAT BRITAIN
15-16 November 2018

Featuring the exceptional collection of the late John Harding, FRPSL, the Eric Neville Cheadle collection of first day covers and the ‘Bristol’ collection of 1879-80 Tender Essays.

 

BRITISH EMPIRE & FOREIGN COUNTRIES
20 November 2018

Featuring the Allen Wood, FRPSL collection of Basutoland, the Bill Hall collection of Barbados and the latest in our popular series of specialised sections of Falkland Islands Read more...

 

The Best of What Might Be

Lot 541

Summer auction week at Grosvenor featured two sales that brought into question once more the expected relationship between catalogue values and open market prices. An underlying movement of collectors away from ‘basic’ stamps is increasingly noticeable, as are the collecting areas where prices have fallen back sharply after becoming overstretched in recent times.… Read more...

 

June Auctions

Sales: 122 & 123

Wednesday 13th – Thursday 14th June 2018 

Featuring the latest offering in our popular series of specialised sections of Falkland Islands & Antarctica, an important offering from the little known French Postal Agency in the Seychelles, the fine collection of Italian States formed by the late Robert Spalding and unusual sections of Olympic labels, Palestine and Zanzibar. The Great Britain sale features an exceptional offering of … Read more...

 

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...