British Empire & Indian States results

stamp St. Christopher 1888 "ONE PENNY."

We have started our Spring Auction Series on Tuesday 12th June with our Indian States sales with more than 200 lots of Jammu & Kashmir.  Great Britain and British Commonwealth followed and produced some stunning results, with notable intense bidding on major rarities throughout. In spite of the amount of Australian material to have come to […]

New “rarity of the world” discovery

St. Christopher 1888 “ONE PENNY.” stamp surcharge on 2½ d ultramarine One of the highlights of our upcoming June GB & British Empire auction will be the St. Christopher 1888 “ONE PENNY.” surcharge on 2 1/2d ultramarine with original value unobliterated. Catalogued at £22’000 by Stanley Gibbons, it is one of the most valuable stamps […]

The “Tatiana” Collection of British Guiana

Following the record breaking success of the John E. du Pont sale of British Guiana, we have the great pleasure to offer to the market the “Tatiana” British Guiana Collection in our Rarities of the World auction on June 8th, 2016. The collection comprises 53 lots and includes a wonderful and diverse selection of the […]

The “Bombay” Cover – an Aristocrat of Philately

The “Primitives”: Mauritius “Post Office” The “Bombay” Cover – an Aristocrat of Philately There are only six covers recorded with the first, “POST OFFICE” issue, printed one at a time from a small plate of two subjects, one a 1d value, in vermilion, the other a 2d, in blue. Three of the covers are single […]