Grosvenor are pleased to announce the following upcoming sales, please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information.
Specialised Great Britain Stamps and Postal History
Tuesday 29th October 2019
Wednesday 27th November 2019
A landmark auction that brings together the remarkable postal history collections of East Africa, Uganda and Zanzibar formed by the late John Minns, FRPSL, author of British East Africa: The Stamps and Postal Stationery, and the exceptional collection of postage stamps of British East Africa formed by John Wilks, FRPSL, recent Chairman of the East Africa Study Circle.
This auction of 550 lots contains many noted rarities including, from British East Africa, one of only three commercial covers bearing the 1890 first issue, the 1895-96 ‘On India’ 1a. plum “Brit1sh” variety mint, which is unique in private hands, and no fewer than five covers bearing the popular 1891 Mombasa provisional surcharges.
British Empire & Foreign Countries
Thursday 28th November 2019
A comprehensive auction featuring fine offerings from the collections of the late Michael N Oliver, FRPSL and the late John Minns, FRPSL including an unusual presentation of the postal history of Pondicherry. The sale includes the latest in our regular specialised presentations of Falklands Islands & Antarctica including attractive and rare material from the collections of noted members of the Falklands Islands Philatelic Study Group Ron Farmer, John Gray and the late Derek Hogben.