Auction of Pacific Islands Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 108

Start Date: Wednesday 25th May 2016

Sale Time: Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 11 am and 2 pm

A specialised auction of nearly 700 lots, featuring the Martin Baxendale Collection of Tonga, the Michael Parr Collection of the Territories of New Guinea and Papua, fine Cook Islands, Samoa and the Greg Willson collections of British Solomon Islands and … Read more...


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

Sale number: 107

Start Date: Tuesday 24th May 2016

Sale Time: Tuesday 24th May 2016 at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm

A specialised auction of nearly 1,700 lots, including the John Sussex RDP, FRPSL Collection of Ireland, Falkland Islands including the Dr PG Cronk FRPSL collection of King George V issues, and significant offerings of specialised material from … Read more...


Proper Job

The Ron Hake collection of Devon postal history was the starring feature in the specialised Great Britain auction held at GROSVENOR on April 21st, achieving a remarkable success and more than doubling its pre-sale estimates.

Dating from just before the English Civil War, a historic letter sent “hast post hast” in 1640 to Sir George Chudleigh, Deputy Lieutenant of the County (lot 220) rose strongly in bidding to £5,894. Showing … Read more...