GPA 137: British Empire and Foreign Countries

22 September
11am: Lots 1-509
Not before 3pm: Lots 510-798
23 September
11am: Lots 799-1082
2pm: Lots 1083-1400

 

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Autumn 2020 Schedule

Our traditional London stamp auctions have returned and the following auctions in our Autumn schedule are currently in preparation. Buyers will be pleased to find that our online bidding facility is both rapid and free to use. Prices at this time are strong, providing an exceptional opportunity for sellers to take advantage of our competitive commission rates and expert, friendly service.… Read more...

 

Back with a Bang

At 10am on July 17, after 121 days of enforced absence, the traditional public stamp auctions at GROSVENOR were finally back and the enthusiastic response that greeted their return confirmed that they had been much missed during the period of confinement.  The two all-day sales that followed had been postponed from their original dates in April and May in order to hold true to Grosvenor’s promise to vendors that … Read more...

 

GPA 136 Prices Realised

Auction of British Empire Postal Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 136

Saturday 18th July

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136 Prices Realised

 

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GPA 135 Prices Realised

Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 135

Friday 17th July

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Prices listed exclude VAT and buyer’s premium.

135 Prices Realised

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July Auctions

Sale 135: Auction of  Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History – Friday 17 July

 

Sale 136: Auction of British Empire and Foreign Countries – Saturday 18 July

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Treasures of the South

A regular feature of the auctions at Grosvenor in recent years has been an unequalled series of important offerings of Falkland Islands, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands.  This proud tradition continues in our auction on September 22.

The British Empire & Foreign Countries auction will include fine postal history from the collection of Ralph Riddell-Carre, together with the collections of the late Peter Cottis including Saint Helena and … Read more...

 

Telegraphs In October

The Stephen John Lawrie collection of Private Telegraph Stamps will feature in our specialised auction of Great Britain on 28 October.

“Those who admire modern civilization usually identify it with the steam engine and the electric telegraph” – George Bernard Shaw.

The activities of the private telegraph companies of the nineteenth century make for fascinating study. This collection has been called the most complete assembly of their issues since that … Read more...

 

Andrew Williams to become Grosvenor Consultant

Last September our Managing Director, Andrew Williams, suffered a brain aneurysm and subsequent stroke which left him with some long-term damage.  During the last months Andrew has made remarkable progress but has now chosen to stand down from his post as he feels that his present medical situation does not permit him to carry out the full range of his responsibilities.

We are delighted to announce however that Andrew has … Read more...