The exceptionally large British Empire & Foreign Countries auction, a three day sale of nearly 2,700 lots, achieved an impressive final total of £858,935.

Proving itself the star lot of the sale, the set of Orange Free State postal fiscals and postage stamps in full sheets with values to £5 [lot 2424], were brought to England after the Anglo-Boer War by Major Sir John Hubert Ward KCVO who … Read more...


Forthcoming Auctions – Autumn Dates Announced

British Empire & Foreign Countries
5-6 June 2024

This sale has closed for consignments and the catalogue will be posted soon.  The sale features the Michael Fulford FRPSL collection of Cyprus together with an important presentation of Falkland Islands & Antarctica including the fine collections formed by Mike Brown and the late Ray Rabbetts.


Autumn 2024 Schedule

British Empire & Foreign Countries
25 September 2024

This sale will close …


The Big Auction Week

It may have been unseasonably cold in London during the last week of November but there was plenty of heat generated by, in particular, the online bidding for Grosvenor’s last two auctions of 2023, generating a final sale total of £1,010,643 with happy buyers around the world.

Prominent in the British Empire & Foreign Countries auction, held on November 28-29, was the remarkable collection of the issues of the Union Read more...