Essex Stamp Auctions

Next sale on 21st September 2014

Catalogue Front Cover

Welcome to our latest auction.

As you can see from the splendid photographs we have an exceptional sale this time with plenty of British Commonwealth high values especially from Malaya and States with values to $500. There is also a good selection of the ever popular Rhodesia Double Heads with identified shades to £1 and KUT KGV Bicoloured series Specimens, again to the very scarce £100 value. Also on offer is the very rare Bahawalpur first set unmounted mint, catalogued £11,000 and illustrated on the Front Cover.

There are some fine cover lots throughout the sale including some fine collections so do have a look at this section, lots 140-172, I am sure you find some pleasant surprises. Also plenty of mixed collections and boxes to keep viewers busy. Amongst the more unusual collections is a large collection of Birds Die Proofs, a collection of Sedang issues, a huge German WW2 Propaganda collection, and all sorts of interesting one-country lots of Malaya, Australia and States, Germany, great French Colonies and more.

You can view all the lots prefixed A E S at London Stampex, stand G25

At the Marriott Hotel, Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3LX. Just off Junction 26 of the M25 View Map

News

Our February sale proved to be our best yet in terms of attendance and realisations with some fabulous prices achieved for our vendors.

Overall results were £231,000 including premium and there were many individual standout lots, particularly in the Commonwealth sections.

British Africa was certainly in demand as collectors vied for the fine quality singles and collections. In the KUT section for example, the rare 1922 £75 overprinted specimen sold for £2070 and the £100 value at £2875 (almost full catalogue value). Ceylon high values were also popular. The 1912 1000r again with specimen overprint was finally knocked down for £977 against an estimate of £650.

If you have material for inclusion in our next sale, please contact Rob on 01376 585357 to arrange our free appraisal.

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