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The Cover of Hope

The Cover of Hope

Here’s a philatelic tale that will give you hope and you may not have heard this story told quite like this. Firstly, forgive the initial sensationalism and its rather bleak outlook, but it’s important to dash your hope before we clear the sky for what is...
A Greek God of Covers

A Greek God of Covers

It isn’t difficult to understand why the Kingdom of Greece, in 1860, decided the head of Hermes would be the most fitting illustration to use on their first postal adhesives.  Whilst in Greek mythology Zeus is the sky and thunder god who rules as king of the gods, and...
Quiz Night with Belgium Epaulettes on

Quiz Night with Belgium Epaulettes on

We are all going to come out of this lockdown much better quiz contestants. Video calls are uniting families and friends separated by the COVID19 restrictions, and quizzes are a popular activity of an evening and over the weekends.  With that in mind, here’s a quiz...
Top 10 Modern Rarities

Top 10 Modern Rarities

Our June 30th-July 1st 2020 auction series features a mint nh example of the extremely rare and iconic 1948 Gandhi 10R Service stamp (lot 31658). When we sold an example of this stamp in May 2011 for a world record price for €120’000 plus commission (at the time...