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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 2033 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - WORLDWIDE COLLECTION IN TWO "THE GRAFTON" ALBUMS 19th Century to early 1980's mint and used (mainly used) collection with a wide ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 2074 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

TOPICALS - ANIMAL (MOSTLY BIRD) STAMPS OF NEW ZEALAND 1898-1973 FINE MINT (mostly never hinged) collection. With strong 1898-1908 Pictorials - note ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 2156 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

ASCENSION - 1938-53 PICTORIALS BLOCKS OF FOUR. All different collection of used BLOCKS of 4, includes 1938-53 1d black & green Green Mountain, 1d ... read more

Est. £225 - £250
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Lot 2479 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

CANADA - PRINCE EDWARD IS - 1870 3d blue, SG 30, very fine mint (all stamps are never hinged) COMPLETE SHEET of 30 (5x6), showing various varieties ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 2626 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

COOK IS. - 1949 Pictorial set complete, SG 150/9, in superb never hinged mint blocks of 4. (40 stamps)

Est. £120 - £130
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Lot 2715 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

EGYPT - 1934 Postal Union Congress complete set, SG 219/32, fine used (14 stamps)

Est. £200 - £220
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Lot 2771 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

FALKLAND IS. DEPS. - 1946 6d black and orange, variety "South Poke", SG G6b, in a superb never hinged corner block of 4.

Est. £150 - £160
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Lot 2837 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - DAHOMEY 1906-07 Faidherbe & Ballay set, Yv 18/32, SG 18/32, fine mint (15 stamps)

Est. £200 - £220
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Lot 2864 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 100f on 5f (Merson), YV 56, Alleppo Vilayet issue opt'd with red surcharge & red rosette, one short perf at left. Cat €3200. ... read more

Est. £550 - £600
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Lot 2873 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA POSTAGE DUE. 1920 French Levant "O.M.F. Syria Ch. taxe" surcharged in black complete set, Yv 1/4, SG D48/51, fine mint seldom ... read more

Est. £300 - £325
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Lot 3006 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

GOLD COAST - 1876-1935 INTERESTING MINT COLLECTION on pages, includes 1876-84 ½d & 1d, 1884-91 vals to 3d, 4d, 1s & 2s, 1898-1902 set to 6d (x2), 1s ... read more

Est. £450 - £550
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Lot 3032 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

GRENADA - 1938 10s steel blue and bright carmine, perf 14, narrow printing, SG 163a, very fine mint.

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 3149 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

IRAQ - 1964-1986 ALL DIFFERENT NHM COLLECTION An attractive collection with a plethora of complete sets, neatly presented chronologically in a ... read more

Est. £275 - £300
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Lot 3234 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - CYRENAICA 1923-1934 VERY FINE MINT (several sets NEVER HINGED) collection on hingeless printed pages. With 1923 Propaganda Fide & ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 3340 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

KUWAIT - 1923-24 OVERPRINT VARIETIES very fine mint selection. Comprises ½a with small "KU", 1a small "A" and small "AIT", 2a6p never hinged mint ... read more

Est. £120 - £150
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Lot 3367 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

LEEWARD IS. - 1937-1954 VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION A complete basic run, SG 92/140, PLUS KGVI definitives with some additional shades to £1 (SG 114, ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 3550 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

NETHERLAND COLONIES - NETHERLANDS INDIES 1892-1949 EXTENSIVE WILHELMINA MINT & USED collection with much shade & perforation interest presented on ... read more

Est. £350 - £375
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Lot 3562 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

NEW HEBRIDES - FRENCH 1954-79. HIGHLY COMPLETE MINT & NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION presented on various pages that includes 1957 set, then nhm inc ... read more

Est. £275 - £300
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Lot 3597 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

NEW ZEALAND - CRASH MAIL 1954. A commercial cover (The Dominion Motor Company - Wellington) to Oxford UK, bearing a red boxed cachet "SALVAGED MAIL - ... read more

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 3835 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

SAUDI ARABIA - 1937-55 MINT COLLECTION IN FOLDER A neat little "Saudi Ministry of Posts" hardback presentation folder in green and gold containing ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 4043 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

SPAIN - 1931 Montserrat Monastery perf 14 special printing complete postage set, plus 20c express stamp, all with "A000,000" (= SPECIMEN) control ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,300
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Lot 4094 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

SYRIA - 1958 International Children's Day set overprinted " R A U", SG 670a/70c, never hinged mint (3 stamps)

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 4109 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

TRANSJORDAN - 1920-1944 ATTRACTIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, ALL DIFFERENT with many identified varieties, includes 1920 perf 15x14 set to ... read more

Est. £1,300 - £1,500
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Lot 4232 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

GB.EDWARD VII - 1902 DLR PRINTING - FINE MINT COLLECTION Virtually complete mint issue to 1s on "Imperial" pages with ½d green shades (5 incl pair ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 4234 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1912-24 CONTROLS. Fine mint collection of virtually all different CONTROLS presented on stock pages, mostly singles but one pair and ... read more

Est. £200 - £220
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Lot 4239 (Express #6296, 3rd September 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1929 £1 black, PUC , SG 438, superb used, well centred with full perfs and light cds cancel.

Est. £380 - £400
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Lot 5001 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - POSTAGE DUES - FOREIGN COUNTRIES A spectacular collection of chiefly mint postage due stamps spanning issues from the 1860's to ... read more

Est. £2,250 - £2,750
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Lot 5002 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - POSTAGE DUES - FOREIGN COUNTRIES A spectacular collection of chiefly mint postage due stamps spanning issues from the 1890's to ... read more

Est. £1,600 - £2,000
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Lot 5006 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH - PACIFIC ISLANDS early 1900's to about 1980 MOSTLY MINT (MUCH NEVER HINGED) HIGH-POWERED ACCUMULATION ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,000
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Lot 5009 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - RHODESIAS AND NYASALAND - HIGH-POWERED HOARD KGV to 1970's (mainly QEII) crammed onto stockleaves. Mostly mint (much never hinged) ... read more

Est. £800 - £900
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Lot 5119 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

TOPICALS - SPACE TOPICAL COVERS COLLECTION 1948-2010 world collection in two volumes containing mostly illustrated covers bearing labels or with ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 5172 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - 1932 Tercentenary complete set, SG 81/90, very fine used (10 stamps)

Est. £225 - £250
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Lot 5186 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

ASCENSION - 1924-33 "Badge of St Helena" definitive set, SG 10/20, fine cds used with 8d, 1s & 2s being tied to neatly clipped pieces. Lovely (12 ... read more

Est. £400 - £425
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Lot 5271 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA MINT SWANS COLLECTION 1861 TO 1912 MINT COLLECTION. A fresh and attractive collection includes (amongst much ... read more

Est. £750 - £900
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Lot 5369 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

BAHRAIN - 1938 Geo VI set complete to 5r, SG 20/34, very fine never hinged mint. (13 stamps)

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 5461 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

BELGIAN COLONIES - BELGIAN CONGO 1923 Pictorial set, COB 106/117, superb never hinged mint with "SPECIMEN" overprints and security punch holes. (12 ... read more

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 5712 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

CEYLON - 1912-25 10r purple and black on red, Die I and II, SG 318, 318b, very fine mint. (2 stamps)

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 5718 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

CHINA - 1900-06 (no wmk) $1 red and flesh, SG 131, fine fresh mint.

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 5811 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

CROATIA - 1941-1943 IMPERF PROOFS & PERFORATION ERRORS. NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION in hingeless mounts on leaves, includes 1941-42 Landscapes ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 5822 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

CYPRUS - 1880-1951 MINT AND USED COLLECTION in a small album. With 1880 GB overprinted including 1d plates mint (5) and 2½d plate 15 used; later QV ... read more

Est. £500 - £550
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Lot 5873 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

DOMINICA - 1951 14c blue and violet, Layou River, variety "A of CA missing from wmk", SG 129b, very fine used. Royal cert.

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 6066 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - 1892 - 1907 COLONIAL PEACE & COMMERCE MINT COLLECTION. A beautiful collection of the Peace and Commerce Colonial issues in very ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 6195 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

GERMAN OCCUPATIONS - ALSEDZIAI (ALSEDSCHEN) 1941 first issue 5k to 60k values complete, Michel 2/8, never hinged mint with Krischke certificate (6 ... read more

Est. £1,200 - £1,400
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Lot 6432 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

HONG KONG - 1938 - 52 SEMI-SPECIALISED MINT COLLECTION Chiefly never hinged mint with some light duplication for perfs, papers and shades and ... read more

Est. £850 - £1,000
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Lot 6462 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

INDIA - 1911-23 25R orange and blue, SG 191, fine mint, hinge remain.

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 6644 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - ITALIAN EAST AFRICA 1941 German-Italian Friendship complete unissued set, Sassone 41/44, superb mint, lovely fresh colours, with ... read more

Est. £3,500 - £4,000
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Lot 6653 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - OLTRE GIUBA (JUBALAND) 1925-1926 FINE USED COLLECTION on hingeless pages, all different, complete for the basic postage issues, ... read more

Est. £400 - £500
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Lot 6730 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

JORDAN - 1976 Surcharges on 'Tragedy of the Refugees' and 'Tragedy in the Holy Lands' complete sets, SG 1137/66 & 1167/96, superb never hinged mint ... read more

Est. £320 - £350
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Lot 6742 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

K.U.T. - 1903 TO 1972 COLLECTION / STOCK a single large stock book containing fine mint & used stamps with many better stamps & sets seen throughout, ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 6783 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

KUWAIT - 1939 10r purple and claret with the EXTENDED "T" variety, SG 50b, very fine mint. Rare, cat £2500.

Est. £950 - £1,000
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Lot 6968 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

MALTA - 1863 - 1963 AMAZING "OLD TIME" HOARD Mint and used with some light duplication on stock pages with many high value and better items packed ... read more

Est. £1,500 - £1,800
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Lot 7226 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

NEW ZEALAND - POSTAL FISCALS 1906 7s 6d bronze grey, wmk NZ sideways, on unsurfaced Cowan paper , SG F84, mint.

Est. £800 - £1,000
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Lot 7371 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

NEW GUINEA - 1915 - 1932 AMAZING "OLD TIME" HOARD MInt and used with some light duplication on stock pages including some strips and blocks with 1915 ... read more

Est. £1,400 - £1,600
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Lot 7767 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. 1862 6d slate-lilac on blued paper, SG 7c, mint with 3 good margins, lovely original colour. A beauty, ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,200
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Lot 8163 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

TRINIDAD - POSTAGE DUE 1947-61 6c black, variety "MISSING CROWN IN WATERMARK", SG D28ab, within in a NHM COMPLETE SHEET of 60 stamps. Ideal piece for ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 8173 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - 1935 - JUBILEE VARIETY 24c slate & purple, variety "Flagstaff on right-hand turret, vertically paired with normal (lower stamp ... read more

Est. £250 - £275
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Lot 8346 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1929 £1 black PUC, SG 438, superb used marginal example with full perfs and light cds cancel. An exceptional stamp.

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 8347 (Sandafayre #5296, 28th August 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1929 £1 black PUC, SG 438, superb used with full perfs, full original colour and light cds cancel. A perfect example.

Est. £400 - £450
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