London Octoberfest

The British Empire & Foreign Countries auction held at Grosvenor on October 4th/5th was a festive celebration of stamps and covers from around the world. The final sale total of £759,925 greatly exceeded the pre-sale estimate.

Kicking off this feast of diversity was the first part of the remarkable Stefan Heijtz collection of the postal history of Barbados. The £7,200 paid for the earliest known … Read more...