Growing and Getting Stronger

BRITISH EMPIRE & FOREIGN COUNTRIES, a specialised auction held at Grosvenor on 22nd and 23rd May, well exceeded its pre-sale estimate, achieving a grand total of £591,375.

Top price in the sale was the £9,578 paid for the unique proof strike in violet of the popular South Georgia 1928 21/2d. on 2d. Provisional Surcharge (lot 1482, left), which was accompanied by a letter from postmaster A.G. Nelson-Jones in which he … Read more...


GPA 89 Online

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

A specialised auction of over 1,570 lots, the property of 112 vendors, featuring the first part of the superlative collection of British Levant postal stationery formed by Dr Alan K Huggins MBE, RDP, FRPSL, a further offering of Kuwait from the fine collection of Dr L Philips of Brighton, outstanding Switzerland formed by the late John E Ager … Read more...