Autumn 2024 Schedule

The Langton Hill Collections of Bermuda, Ascension, Saint Helena and Tobago
25 September 2024

Further information on this exceptional single vendor auction will be published when available.

 

British Empire & Foreign Countries
26 September 2024

This auction includes the collections of the late Ben D’Souza of the East Africa Study Circle, George Kunzle, longtime member of the Helvetia Philatelic Society of Great Britain and Egypt with further material from the collection formed by the late Alan Jeyes. The sale closes for consignments shortly, on 24 July.

 

Specialised Great Britain
30-31 October 2024

Grosvenor is home to the only regular major auctions of specialised Great Britain offering traditional favourites and developing areas of interest. This next sale will close for consignments on 28 August.

 

British Empire & Foreign Countries
4-5 December 2024

This sale will include our next specialised offering of Falkland Islands & Antarctica and will feature the fine collection formed by Robert Berkes of the Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group and Egypt with further material from the collection formed by the late Alan Jeyes. The auction closes for further consignments on 2 October.

 

 

 

 

Ma volonté est que mes dessins, mes estampes, mes bibelots, mes livres, enfin les choses d’art qui ont fait le bonheur de ma vie, n’aient pas la froide tombe d’un musée, et le regard bête du passant indifférent, et je demande qu’elles soient toutes éparpillées sous les coups de marteau d’un commissaire-priseur et que la jouissance que m’a procurée l’acquisition de chacune d’elles, soit redonnée, pour chacune d’elles, à un héritier de mes goûts.

My wish is that my drawings, my prints, my trinkets, my books, those artistic things that gave me happiness in life, should not fall into the cold tomb of a museum, and suffer the ignorant stares of indifferent passers-by, and I ask that they be dispersed under the hammer of an auctioneer and that the enjoyment that each acquisition gave to me, be passed on to a new owner of the same tastes as mine.

The Will of Edmond de Goncourt (1822–1896)

 

News item published on: 20 July, 2024