Welcome to our latest sale with over 150 mixed lots and collections, including a very well filled pair of New Ideal's, some good estate material in cartons, and some very fine one country collections particularly Germany and German Colonies and attractive British Commonwealth throughout the catalogue.
Amongst the singles is a rare No Grill variant on an early USA stamp, China with Large Dragons, scarce high values of South West Africa and other good British Commonwealth singles including Oil Rivers, St Helena, GB Officials and Hong Kong. Check out the KUT £75 Specimen stamp, always a sought after item and way under catalogued even as a specimen.
We are now working on the September (Stampex) sale so if you have material to consign please let us have it in good time.
At the Marriott Hotel, Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3LX. Just off Junction 26 of the M25 View Map
Essex Stamp Auctions held their ‘Stampex’ auction on February 22nd with a record breaking result of over £260,000 for the combined stamps and silver Sale.
The market was especially strong for British Commonwealth and China and collections of every kind were in huge demand. The most surprising result was a small collection of Mongolia which sold at £1050 incl premium against an estimate of just £200, and a lifetime collection of Oil Rivers postmarks was finally knocked down for £2550 (estimate £1600)
The popular China 1980 Monkey unmounted mint made £1050 (est £600) and there is another example coming up in the April sale.
Amongst the Commonwealth, a lightly hinged Falkland Islands 1933 Centenary £1 realised £1400 (estimate £1200) and the KUT 1935 £1 unmounted mint corner example fetched £300 (est £200). The rare Madagascar 1895 2s imperforate between variety sold for £557 against an estimate of £320.
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