Auction Highlights

The beautiful, the interesting, the unusual... and the rare!

Here is just a small selection of some our favourite lots currently being offered in our Stamp Auctions 

Lot 1946 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

TOPICALS - 1935 SILVER JUBILEE collection of SG UNLISTED VARIETIES, mint and used (chiefly mint, some never hinged). Mostly identified positional ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 1981 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

ANDORRA - FRENCH 1932-33 and 1937-43 Views sets complete, Yv 24/45, 61/92, fine to very fine mint. (56 stamps)

Est. £280 - £300
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Lot 2000 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - 1976 IMPERF PROOF ½c definitive "Antillean Crested Hummingbird" IMPERF PROOF affixed to "Format Int. Security Printers" ... read more

Est. £60 - £80
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Lot 2002 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - BARBUDA 1968-74 specialised collection on pages, mainly very fine used, and incl. 1968-70 Definitive set, 1970 20c on ½c ... read more

Est. £300 - £325
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Lot 2107 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

AUSTRALIA - POSTAGE DUE 1931-36 Wmk MC & C of A complete set, SG D100/11, very fine mint (7 stamps)

Est. £325 - £350
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Lot 2161 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

BARBADOS - 1907 MULTIPLE WITH VARIETIES KINGSTON RELIEF FUND, PART PANE of 24 stamps - fifth setting, ovpt upright, with missing stops after "1d" in ... read more

Est. £300 - £325
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Lot 2238 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

BRAZIL - TELEGRAPH STAMPS COLLECTION nicely displayed on 3 pages includes the 1869 1000r blue used, 1871 set (200r used, others unused) also the set ... read more

Est. £220 - £260
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Lot 2459 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

COLOMBIA - TELEGRAPH STAMPS COLLECTION / ASSORTMENT. 1881 TO 1904 fascinating assembly of mint & used telegraph stamps on an album page plus loose in ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 2471 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

CROATIA - 1918/19 "SHS" PROVISIONAL ISSUES Spectacular mint collection of overprint varieties & errors presented in hingeless mounts on pages, most ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 2655 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - ALGERIA 1936-40 IMPERF SUNKEN DIE PROOFS for the pictorial definitive issue, all are printed in unissued colours on cream paper ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 2924 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

INDIA - 1856-1952 MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, ALL DIFFERENT, includes 1856-64 ½a & 1860 8p unused, 1865 8p & 1a, 1866-78 4a Die I & 6a8p (small ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 2948 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

INDIAN CONVENTION STATES - JIND 1885-1941 MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, includes 1885 curved opts set to 4a, plus 8a with fault/toned spot (cat ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 2993 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

IRELAND - 1925 POSTAGE DUE 2d deep green, SG D3, left marginal block of four, one showing no aspirate on "p" (Hib. PD 3a), never hinged mint, small ... read more

Est. £225 - £250
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Lot 3110 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

JAMAICA - 1921 6d red and dull grey- green Wmk Script sideways unissued "Abolition of Slavery" overprinted "SPECIMEN", SG 91s, lightly hinged mint.

Est. £550 - £600
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Lot 3181 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

LEEWARD IS. - 1897 5s green & blue Diamond Jubilee overprint, SG 16, fine mint, fresh.

Est. £225 - £250
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Lot 3617 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

RHODESIA - 1913-1924 "ADMIRALS" FINE MINT COLLECTION in hingeless mounts on album pages. With 1913-19 (single plates) to 2½d (both perfs) with good ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 3752 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

SOLOMON IS. - 1907 VERY FINE USED BLOCKS OF 4. An attractive, BLOCKS OF 4 trio that includes 1d rose carmine (SG 2) with a neat central Christmas Eve ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 3789 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - NATAL 1862 - 1902 Good quality mint and used collection including 1862 3d and 6d rough perf 14 - 16, 1863 1d lake and 1d ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 3793 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - NATAL 1902 £1.10s green and violet, Ed VII, SG 143, very fine used with Ladysmith cds cancel.

Est. £90 - £100
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Lot 4079 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

GREAT BRITAIN - 1902 2s 6d dull purple, SG 262, very fine mint, barely hinged, well centered and with full rich colour.

Est. £180 - £200
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Lot 4105 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

GB.PENNY BLACKS - 1840 1d intense black lettered "C D", plate 2, SG 1, with four margins on 1841 (27 May) ENTIRE LETTER to Kent with black mourning ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 4129 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

GB.EDWARD VII - 1902 - 10 £1 dull blue-green De La Rue, SG 266, used with choice fully- dated cds, a tiny rub along outer frame above "£" is not easy ... read more

Est. £160 - £180
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Lot 4135 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1924-26 wmk Block Cypher SIDEWAYS set, SG 418a/421b, never hinged mint (4 stamps).

Est. £150 - £175
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Lot 4165 (Express #6289, 19th February 2019)

GB.ISLANDS - GUERNSEY MAJOR RARITY 1969-70 3d "Arms of Alderney and Edward III" definitive with the spectacular error WATERMARK BLOCK CA INVERTED, SG ... read more

Est. £750 - £850
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Lot 5105 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

TOPICALS - MOTORCYCLES / MOTORCYCLING SIXTEEN ALBUMS OF MOTORCYCLES! Stamps & Covers from 1905-2015, arranged A-Z by country with every item ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,300
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Lot 5171 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

ASCENSION - 1938 2s6d black and deep carmine perf 13 with 'DAVIT' FLAW, SG 45ca, very fine lightly hinged mint, cat £1400.

Est. £460 - £500
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Lot 5336 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

BAHAMAS - 1965 1d light emerald & orange ITU Centenary with LIGHT EMERALD PRINTED DOUBLE variety, SG 262 var, never hinged mint lower right corner ... read more

Est. £450 - £550
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Lot 5468 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

BERMUDA - 1938-44 KGVI KEY PLATE RARITY 12s.6d grey and pale orange, BROKEN LOWER RIGHT SCROLL, SG 120ce, superb never hinged mint, extremely rare ... read more

Est. £1,400 - £1,600
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Lot 5669 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

CANADA - 1859 10c black brown Prince Albert, imperf proof, Uni 16p, (as SG 33) superb marginal copy.

Est. £150 - £160
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Lot 5851 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

CYPRUS - 1880-1881 OVERPRINTS ON GREAT BRITAIN. MINT COLLECTION in hingeless mounts on a page, all different, includes 1880 ½d, 1d (x4, plates 215 to ... read more

Est. £450 - £550
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Lot 5968 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

FIJI - 1871 TIMES EXPRESS. 1871 Thin vertically ribbed paper complete set, SG 5/9, very fine mint. POSSIBLY THE FINEST QUALITY SET ASSEMBLED with ... read more

Est. £4,500 - £5,000
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Lot 6272 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

GERMAN ALLIED ZONES - RUSSIAN ZONE 1945-1949 SPECIALISED MINT COLLECTION. Comprehensive collection of the basic issues plus a wealth of ... read more

Est. £750 - £800
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Lot 6273 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

GERMAN ALLIED ZONES - RUSSIAN ZONE THURINGIA 1945 Christmas - Social Welfare miniature sheet, Michel Block 2t, (SG MSRF10), never hinged mint, very ... read more

Est. £600 - £650
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Lot 6462 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

INDIA - 1854 4a blue and red, Head Die III, Frame Die I, SG 21, very fine used. Cut square with neat cancel, small blue crayon mark does not detract.

Est. £800 - £1,000
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Lot 6514 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES - JAIPUR 1904 ½a grey blue, imperf, Chariot of Surya, SG 2a, very fine mint, no gum.

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 6516 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES - VALUABLE OLD TIME COLLECTION ON EUROPEAN PAGES virtually all different Alwar through to Wadhwan, mint and used issues, note ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,000
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Lot 6540 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

IRELAND - 1922 THOM SEAHORSE RARITY 10s dull grey blue Seahorse, Thom printing, SG 46, left marginal example showing RETOUCH TO 10/- from position ... read more

Est. £2,000 - £2,250
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Lot 6563 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

IRELAND - 1927-28 SEAHORSES wide date Seahorses set, SG 86/88, in superb never hinged mint marginal (2s6d) or corner blocks of four, the 10s from the ... read more

Est. £1,200 - £1,300
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Lot 6676 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - ERITREA 1893-1939 IMPRESSIVE COMPREHENSIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on hingeless pages, almost complete for the entire period, many ... read more

Est. £3,500 - £4,000
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Lot 6716 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - TRIPOLITANIA 1923-1938 POWERFUL FINE USED COLLECTION on album leaves. Note 1923 "Propaganda Fide" and Fascist March complete sets; ... read more

Est. £1,900 - £2,200
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Lot 6747 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

JAPAN - SPORT TOPICAL COLLECTION 1939-1999 spectacular collection in two volumes. With mint (chiefly never hinged) stamps including se-tenant pairs, ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,100
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Lot 7433 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

RUSSIA - TELEGRAPH 1866 20k brown and black IMPERFORATE proof, superb unused with 4 large margins. Beautiful.

Est. £300 - £400
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Lot 7629 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

SIERRA LEONE - 1859-1897 ATTRACTIVE ALL DIFFERENT USED COLLECTION on album pages, with a high degree of completion for the period. Comprises 1859-74 ... read more

Est. £700 - £800
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Lot 7679 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

SOLOMON IS. - 1907 SPECIALIZED LARGE CANOE COLLECTION. A fascinating, mostly fine used, specialized collection of "Large Canoe" issues that includes ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,000
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Lot 7948 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

SPAIN - 1931 Montserrat Monastery perf 14 special printing complete postage set, plus express stamp, all with "A000,000" (= SPECIMEN) control ... read more

Est. £1,250 - £1,500
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Lot 8108 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

TRISTAN DA CUNHA - 1953-2003 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION WITH MANY ADDITIONAL FIRST DAY COVERS A substantial collection well written up and ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 8174 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

VATICAN CITY - 1946 6L on 3L50 blue & carmine Express, vertical pair IMPERF IN-BETWEEN VARIETY, Sass E7s, never hinged mint, small gum faults on this ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 8184 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

YEMEN - ROYALIST CIVIL WAR ISSUES 1964 10b (5b + 5b) dull purple Consular Fee stamp overprinted, horizontal pair issued at al-Mahabeshah, with seal ... read more

Est. £950 - £1,000
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Lot 8226 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

GB.PENNY BLACKS - 1840 1d black 'SA' plate 5 with 4 neat margins, tied black MC cancellation which leaves the profile clear to an 1841 (7 May) EL ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 8251 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

GB.QUEEN VICTORIA - 1840 2d pale blue PAIR 'NB/NC' plate 1, SG 6, used with 4 good to very large margins & red MC cancellations. Fresh & attractive ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 8341 (Hunters #7289, 26th February 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1915 5s pale carmine (worn plate) De La Rue Seahorse, SG 410, never hinged mint. A lovely example.

Est. £500 - £550
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