September British Empire & Foreign

Sale: 124

Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 10.30 am and 2 pm
Thursday 20th September 2018 at 10.30 am and 2 pm 

Featuring a special section of Australasia & Pacific Islands with rare stamps, proofs and essays from the Gold Medal winning collection of Tasmania Pictorials formed by Malcolm Groom, the first part of the ‘Dickidido’ collection of British Solomon Islands, the second parts of the ‘Tuanjai’ Fiji ‘Saisunee’ Gilbert … Read more...


 

Rare as Snow in Malaya

 

As the market undergoes a period of radical evolution, one that is being experienced at an accelerating rate, many previous assumptions about the stamp market are being questioned and re-examined. The traditional dual requirement of quality and rarity for the achievement of high realisations has, however, never been greater.

The British Empire & Foreign Countries auction held at GROSVENOR from February 28th to March 1st provided a fascinating global … Read more...

 

British Empire and Foreign Countries

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

Sale Number: 120

Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 2pm

Thursday 1st March 2018 at 11am & 2pm

Featuring important Malaya with the Joe Robertson collection of Postage Dues and Underpaid Mails of Malaya & Bornean Territories and the Brian Geden collection of the Postal History of Singapore, Saint Helena Postal History with the second part of the Stefan … Read more...

 

Nothing Burns Like The Cold

It was a cold day outside on the Strand but it soon warmed up in the Grosvenor saleroom when the bidding got started at the British Empire & Foreign Countries auction on November 29th.

Star item in the exceptional collection of Antarctica formed by the late Fred Goldberg was the 1911 Roald Amundsen expedition envelope (lot 1163, left), the only known example to have travelled to Antarctica and sent on … Read more...

 

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

Sale Number: 119

Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 10.30 am, 1 pm and 3.30 pm


Featuring the late Fred Goldberg collection of Antarctica, the ‘Braemar’ collection of Falkland Islands, rare proofs and essays from the extraordinary collection of Peter Young, FRPSL, a further offering from the outstanding ‘Moore & Moore’ collection of Gibraltar and the only known postally used example of the rare North West Pacific Islands 2½d. (SG 87)… Read more...

 

Great Expectations

Lot 655

The autumn season at GROSVENOR continued on 25th-26th October with arguably the most interesting, balanced auction of traditional Great Britain to have been offered for some time. Pre-sale attendances during private and public viewing days were exceptionally high and a very fine total sale result of £938,637 was just reward.

As was noted during the September British Empire & Foreign Countries auction, lots created from the unusual collection … Read more...