Sale 43 begins with a superb Regionals collection. This lifelong collection includes many cylinder blocks bought at the time of issue and now virtually unobtainable, interspersed with many errors and varieties such as lot 133 the set of 5 British Journey trial printings (cat £13,750 in Pierron) estimated at £1500. There are also many missing phosphors and unusual artwork and designers pieces. The collections are also worth viewing carefully as there are good items left within as well as masses of 'face value'.
The rest of the world auction includes a marvellous selection of collections and estates with a high proportion of British Commonwealth and many unreserved lots. There are some real gems such as lot 390 the original Boer War early 1900's South Africa postal history collection with many unusual and attractive covers,a lovely coin collection lots 423-428 and many fine one country lots with prominent Australia, New Zealand, Malaya including Japanese Occupation, British Africa, the West Indies and more.
Also being offered are some fine and rare singles with notable Australia Roos including lot 487 the 1913 £1 Roo with Broken Tail and colour shift, Brunei overprint varieties, China 1962 Mai Lan-Fang miniature sheet and the imperforate sets used, the scarce Guatemala Quetzal Bird 5c inverted centre, Leeward Is 1897 Jubilee First Day covers, Rhodesia Double Heads and so much more.
At the Marriott Hotel, Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3LX. Just off Junction 26 of the M25 View Map
Our April sale which included over 400 Penny Blacks was extremely successful and realised overall £225,000. One collection containing over 300 Penny Blacks (estimated at £12,000) realised £23,000 hammer. There were many other highlights and British Commonwealth collections and German Occupation issues were especially in demand. Anything unusual sells particularly well and we achieved many great results for our vendors. A full listing of prices realised is available on the tab above.
Consignments are now being accepted for our September Stampex sale. Already consigned are good Br Commonwealth collections and probably the most comprehensive British Regionals collection ever put together with proof, errors such as imperforates and missing phosphors, rare cylinders and much more. If you have material for consignment please contact us for a free appraisal. Also if you would like to register for a copy of our next catalogue please email us with your address.
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