The Curate’s Egg

Like the proverbial curate’s egg, parts of this auction were excellent, despite a disappointing number of lots that failed to find new homes. Collections and selections that provided depth of interest for collectors and potential for dealers attracted particularly enthusiastic bidding whilst some ‘old favourites’ were disappointing on the day.

Notable individual results included the 1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet overprinted “SPECIMEN” from the unlisted stereo A16 [lot 383Read more...