May Empire Sale now online

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

23rd, 24th and 25th May

A specialised auction of over 2,500 lots, the property of 137 vendors, including the first offering from the extensive all World collection formed by the late Dr. Ronnie Straus, FRPSL, of Wimbledon and featuring the Charles Harrison ‘Concorde’ collection and a special section of Telegraphs & Revenues with the collections of Colin Lee and the late Dr. Steve Hiscocks; Mixed Lots with special groups of Forgeries and Forwarding Agents covers; notable groups including specialised Ascension King George VI issues; Canada with the late John Hoyt collection; fine collections of Ceylon and New Zealand postal stationery formed by John Sussex RDP, FRPSL; China with rarely offered North East China; Cyprus; Falkland Islands including specialised Fox Bay collected by the late Dr Nigel Lehmann; Ireland; South Africa featuring the outstanding collection of the late Rowland Stott collection and Anglo-Boer War postcards formed by the late Stuart Duggan; the Tony Belfield, FRPSL, collection of the Tanganyika 1927–31 issue; and Trinidad

To be held in the Grosvenor Auction Room
on the Third Floor of the Stanley Gibbons building
at 399–401 Strand, London WC2R 0LT

Monday 23rd May 2011 at 2 pm
Tuesday 24th May 2011 at 11 am and 2pm
Wednesday 25th May 2011 at 11 am and 2pm

Public viewing at our offices is to be available on
Tuesday 17th May 9.30 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 18th May 9.30 am to 5 pm
Thursday 19th May 9.30 am to 5 pm
Friday 20th May 9.30 am to 4 pm

Private viewing may be available prior to these dates Please telephone for an appointment

News item published on: 20 April, 2011