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Penguins Take Flight

The Helen Davis collection of penguin themed items, featured in the British Empire & Foreign Countries auction on June 5th-6th, attracted interest from a wide collector base with highest realisations achieved unsurprisingly by items connected directly to the early Antarctic expeditions.… Read more...

 

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

Sale number: 129

Sale Time: Wednesday 5th June 2019 at 1.30 pm
Thursday 6th June 2019 at 11 am and 2 pm

Featuring the latest in our popular offerings of specialised Falkland Islands & Antarctica together with the Helen Davis Gold Medal collection of Penguin Stamps, the Gold Medal collection of Straits Settlements, Malaya and British Borneo during the Second World War formed by the late David Foreman and numerous … Read more...

 

Autumn Sales

The Autumn sale season is currently in preparation and further consignments are cordially invited.  Each auction takes place over 1-2 days and closes for entries approximately two months before the date of sale.

Our British Empire & Foreign Countries auction on September 18 will include the exceptional Reg Patchett award-winning collection of Crash and Interrupted Mail, including a rare 1937 “Hindenburg” Crash cover, and the ‘King’s Pawn’collection of GambiaRead more...

 

The Errors Are Back

The Specialised Great Britain auction held at Grosvenor on 24-25 April provided many positive indications of a market that has now settled down and is ready for more sustainable growth. The auction exceeded its pre-sale estimate, achieving a fine total of £832,027.

The first half of this sale featured a particularly high proportion of material of exceptional quality, including Queen Victoria surface printed issues showing fine dated c.d.s. cancellations. … Read more...