Greater Britain

The specialised Great Britain auction held at Grosvenor on April 18th achieved a total £761,421, a very solid result when compared with the pre-sale estimate and one that reflects a consolidated strengthening of a market traditionally over-influenced by the buying patterns of dealers and recently weakened by an oversupply of quality material.

Realisations were generally strong, and it was unsurprising that the top prices paid were for two impressive Surface … Read more...


North Borneo, Labuan, Brunei and Sarawak – The Apollonia Collections

June 6th 2013

Grosvenor is pleased to announce the forthcoming auction of the exceptional ‘Apollonia’ collections of North Borneo, Labuan, Brunei and Sarawak to be held on 6th June 2013.  This fine sale features many unusual, rarely offered items and will be a landmark sale for collectors of this fascinating area.

The sale comprises 417 lots and includes rare Labuan/North Borneo and Sarawak/Straits Settlements combination covers as well as a … Read more...


Revenues of Portugal and Colonies – The John Dahl Collection

June 6th 2013

Grosvenor is pleased to announce the forthcoming sale of the superlative collection of the Revenues of Portugal and its Colonies formed by John R.G. Dahl, FRPSL.

This auction brings to the market the largest and most comprehensive specialised collection of revenues since the Thill collection sold by Robson Lowe in the 1970s. The collection has won multiple prizes including three Large Gold medals awarded at London 2000, … Read more...


GPA 80 catalogue online

Sale number: 80

Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Thursday 18th April 2013 at 11.00am and 2.30pm

A specialised auction of over 1,300 lots, the property of 115 vendors, including the John Sussex RDP, FRPSL Machin, Wilding and Isle of Man collections, the fine collection formed by David Dixon, a fine range of surface printed including large mint multiples and a selection of rare Q.E.II commemorative errors… Read more...