GPA 86 Online

Auction of British Empire and Foreign Countries Postage Stamps and Postal History

A specialised auction of over 2,300 lots, the property of 87 vendors, featuring the exceptional collection of scarce usage British West Indies covers formed by the late Dr Eric M. Bateson of Queensland and a further specialised section of Falkland Islands & Antarctica including the Trevor Barnes collection of South Georgia and fine material from the collection of … Read more...


Solid Growth

The specialised GREAT BRITAIN sale held at Grosvenor on 30th and 31st October achieved an overall total of £861,662, well in excess of pre-sale predictions and provided a further convincing picture of a market that is consolidating successfully after a period of oversaturation.

Interest was well spread throughout the three sessions of this strong ‘collector’s’ auction, producing many interesting results. Top price paid was £15,050 for an exceptionally … Read more...


Thanks Given

The final BRITISH EMPIRE & FOREIGN COUNTRIES sale of 2013 held at Grosvenor on 27th and 28th November achieved a highly satisfactory total of £807,887 thanks to a strong auctioneer’s book and good room attendance.

This was a substantial and wide-ranging auction that required four selling sessions, commencing with the ever-popular section of Miscellaneous & Mixed Lots, followed by an unusual collection of British West Indies covers formed by the Read more...