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British Empire & Foreign Countries

Featuring Ascension, Saint Helena, further collections and items from the Dr Brian Austen collection, as well as the next in our popular sections of Falkland Islands & Antarctica including the remarkable collection of the late John Newby.… Read more...

 

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...