Bids to be received by Monday 6th of November 2023 1:00 PM
A diverse worldwide mail bid / internet auction of over 2200 lots with £400,000+ pre sale estimates.
Highlights of this sale include:
This auction includes over 120 British Empire country lots offered by country from a lifetime's mint and used stamp collection from Queen Victoria to George Sixth. The catalogue value is in excess of £200,000 and each stamp was collected from dozens of auctions, stamp fairs and stamp shops over the many years to make attractive collections neatly laid out on leaves for each country. Condition overall is very nice and above average for these, so very, very few damaged or poor stamps included. In the main, overall his collection was to 5s or 10s values for EDVII-GV issues, and middle values for Queen Victoria. Each page is arranged in order of printings and lightly annotated by year and or watermark, perforation or shades. Each collection is sold intact, unpicked leaving the useful stamps for your enjoyment, odd varieties have been identified or found in some lots and remain. A superb opportunity to fill those gaps. Each lot can be identified in the country sections as Ex-estate lot.
Mauritius 1859 early impression premium classics with certificates
India 1854 4a red and blue premium top class example with certificate
Great Britain extensive Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II including modern errors and rarities.
Great Britain Queen Victoria 1864 1d plates mint collection broken into better ranges incl marginal imprints, blocks of 4 or 6, postal cancellations incl spoons, fancy geometric cancels.
Romania 19th century postal history with rare combinations.
United States of America collections, singles and postal history incl 1890 Short paid label on cover. Officials state Department values to $20 mint original gum.
Maritime Paquebot and Posted on High Seas turn of the 20th century extensive range from many different countries.
South America postal history, Spain and Italy pre-stamp collections, Australia and states from first issues, France 19th century postal history and better singles / sets. New Zealand imperf classics, even some of the Gerald King's Phantasomoria Alice in Wonderland stamps for Lundy and Br. Colony designs, revenues, cinderellas, world collections and boxes.