February British Empire and Foreign

Sale 127

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

Featuring the late Percy Vickery collection of Hong Kong, Morocco Agencies from the Moore & Moore collection, the late Peter Marks collection of New Zealand and the Mel Doyle collection of Zanzibar

Thursday 21st February 2019 at 11 am and 2 pm

To be held in the Grosvenor Auction Room on the Third Floor of the … Read more...


 

Over £1.5 m hammer total for May 25 & 26 2004 sale

High prices for classic GB and exceptional Seychelles at Grosvenor

A beautiful entire letter bearing a Penny Black and used on May 6, 1840, was knocked down at £24,701 at the two day sale held by Grosvenor on May 25 and 26 at their auction rooms at 399 Strand. The first official day of use of the Penny Black, the entire was headed ‘Cloak Lane, 6 May 1840’ and addressed … Read more...

 

Grosvenor autumn 2003 auction realises record figure in excess of £1.5 million

The Grosvenor Autumn 2003 auction, held over two days on 19th and 20th November, and which has been described as the strongest all World auction to be held in London for some years, realised a final total of £1,528,046.

Some concern had earlier been expressed about the “rival attraction” of the visit to London of George W. Bush but these fears proved unfounded as full rooms on both days testified. … Read more...