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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 2196 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - AIRMAILS - 3 VOLUME COLLECTION OF STAMPS AND COVERS Older type collection for issues to about 1945 including flown covers and ... read more

Est. £2,500 - £3,000
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Lot 2200 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - FLOWN COVERS Worldwide accumulation of mostly 1920s and 1930s cover and cards including 1928 Doisy and Carol Calcutta to Rangoon, ... read more

Est. £800 - £900
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Lot 2201 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - ZEPPELIN 1927 - 36 STAMPS AND COVERS COLLECTION Small collection written up on pages with fine Argentina 1930 cover to UK franked ... read more

Est. £700 - £750
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Lot 2215 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - 1935 SILVER JUBILEE ACCUMULATION Good range of mint and used issues including complete sets and some varieties including Leewards, ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 2566 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

CANADA - NEW BRUNSWICK - 1930's-1970's COVERS & CARDS COLLECTION An interesting collection of clear cds postmarks on covers and postcards presented ... read more

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 2614 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

CANADA - 1932 6c on 5c olive brown, SG 313, vertical pair, variety "inverted surcharge", Unitrade C3a. Top margin straight edge but lower stamp NHM.

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 2647 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

CANADA - WAR TAX STAMPS 1915 - 1916 Comprehensive fine mint collection with 1915 "War Tax" overprint set, 1915 "War Tax" inscribed set, 1916 perf 12 ... read more

Est. £600 - £650
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Lot 2990 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - MARTINIQUE 1888-1938 very fine used collection on album pages, the earlier issues include 1888-91 01c on 2c x2, 05c on 20c, plus ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 2991 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - MARTINIQUE 1924 "0.25"on 50c brown and rosine with surcharge in brown reading downwards, Yvert 109 or SG 119, very fine mint, ... read more

Est. £130 - £150
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Lot 2996 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - REUNION 1949-51 Air Post set, Yv 49/51, SG 330/32, never hinged mint (3 stamps)

Est. £250 - £275
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Lot 3015 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

FRENCH DEPENDENCIES - ST PIERRE ET MIQUELON 1885-1952 very fine used collection on album pages, includes an attractive group of early issues e.g. ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 3163 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

GRENADA - 1935 1d ultramarine and grey, Silver Jubilee, variety "Kite and horizontal log", SG 146l, very fine used. RPS cert.

Est. £120 - £130
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Lot 3308 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

ITALIAN STATES - PAPAL STATES 1852 1scudo rose carmine, Sass 11, superb mint, full og. A fabulous stamp with good clear margins all round, fresh and ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 3339 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

ITALY - POLISH CORPS 1946 Polish Victories in Italy, set on white paper, Sass S4, very fine mint, without gum as issued. 45c "normal centering" as ... read more

Est. £800 - £1,000
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Lot 3361 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - ITALIAN POST OFFICE IN CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 2pi on 50c violet, Sassone 5, very fine used, well-centered & tied to piece by neat ... read more

Est. £800 - £1,000
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Lot 3400 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

JAPAN - 1871-1979 DEFINITIVES ACCUMULATION. An interesting & extensive, chiefly used accumulation neatly presented in an album with all stamps being ... read more

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 3412 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

JORDAN - 1965-1985 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION. An extensive collection of complete sets presented in an old stockbook, ALL DIFFERENT, includes 1965 ... read more

Est. £275 - £300
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Lot 3434 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

K.U.T. - 1890-1935 USED COLLECTION in a thin stockbook, includes 1890-95 most vals to 2r, 3r, 4r & 5r, 1895 5a & 7½a, 1895 "2½" on 4½a, 1895-96 opts ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 3437 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

K.U.T. - 1912-21 20r purple & blue on blue, SG 60, used with fully dated "Nairobi" cds cancel, small faults, cat £850.

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 3518 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

MALAYA-STRAITS SETT. - 1912 - 1923 Complete set to $5, wmk MCA, including shades and paper types, Dies etc, SG 193 - 212d, including including scarce ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 3521 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

MALAYA-STRAITS SETT. - 1922 $5 green and red on blue green, Malaya Borneo Exhibition, variety "Small second A in Malaya", SG 247d, very fine mint. ... read more

Est. £550 - £600
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Lot 3523 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

MALAYA-STRAITS SETT. - 1935 - 1945 COMPLETE MINT COLLECTION Superb collection on printed pages complete including 1945 BMA overprint set. ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 3578 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

MAURITIUS - 1848-59 2d blue, Early Impression (position 8), SG 8, very fine used with 4 margins, deep, crisp engraving and neat numeral target ... read more

Est. £1,800 - £2,000
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Lot 3670 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

NEW HEBRIDES - ENGLISH 1908 1s green and carmine, watermark Crown CA, SG 9, very fine used, expertised A. Brunn on the back.

Est. £210 - £225
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Lot 3728 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

NORTH BORNEO - 1939 complete Pictorial definitive set, SG 303/317, fine used. (15 stamps)

Est. £400 - £425
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Lot 3847 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

RUSSIA - LOCAL ISSUES 1992-1994 SUPERB NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION of local private overprints displayed in hingeless mounts in an album, ALL ... read more

Est. £225 - £250
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Lot 3904 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

SAMOA - 1941 - 2 £5 indigo - blue Arms, wmk "single NZ and Star", on Wiggins paper, SG 194d, fine mint. Rare and attractive stamp.

Est. £1,200 - £1,500
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Lot 4073 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA - 1989-2003 COMPREHENSIVE SUPERB NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION on hingeless pages, all different, includes 1993 Aviation se-tenant ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 4216 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

UKRAINE - LOCAL ISSUES 1992-1994 SUPERB NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION of local private overprints and provisional issues displayed in hingeless mounts ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 4247 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

VIETNAM - NORTH - 1960-1976 UNUSED ALL DIFFERENT COLLECTION on stock pages, stamps without gum as issued, includes 1961 Fauna, Reunification & ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 4281 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

GB.PENNY BLACKS - 1840 1d black lettered "B C" (plate 5), with four margins and tied with black Maltese Cross cancellation to an 1841 (9 June) entire ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 4283 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

GB.QUEEN VICTORIA - 1840 2d blue lettered "A H" (plate 1), SG 5, with four neat margins, on an 1841 (Jan) entire letter from Penrith to Carlisle tied ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 4306 (Express #6301, 26th November 2019)

GB.ELIZABETH II - PRESTIGE BOOKLETS COLLECTION 1980-2011 almost COMPLETE collection from the 1980 £3 Wedgwood booklet through to the 2011 £9.99 ... read more

Est. £600 - £650
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Lot 5001 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH ASIA & PACIFIC ISLANDS Interesting balance of a valuable collection on "Imperial" pages with many scarce and better stamps ... read more

Est. £2,500 - £3,000
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Lot 5002 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH AFRICA Interesting balance of a valuable collection on "Imperial" pages with many scarce and better stamps included with ... read more

Est. £2,200 - £2,500
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Lot 5003 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - CANADIAN PROVINCES Interesting balance of a valuable collection on "Imperial" pages with many scarce and better stamps included, ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,100
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Lot 5009 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IN THE MIDDLE EAST Interesting balance of a valuable collection on "Imperial" pages with many scarce and ... read more

Est. £600 - £650
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Lot 5078 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

TOPICALS - HUMMINGBIRDS Three volumes containing mostly 1960's to 1990's never hinged mint stamps and miniature sheets, plus covers, cards, and other ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 5185 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - NEW SOUTH WALES 1850. 1d carmine (soft yellowish paper), Plate I. No Clouds, SG 2, imperf with 4 clear margins, very fine used.

Est. £350 - £375
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Lot 5218 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1867-1906 USED ASSEMBLY includes an extensive range of shades, watermarks, perforations (incl. compound types) & ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 5251 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1857-59 6d grey black imperf, SG 19, four clear margins, very fine used

Est. £300 - £325
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Lot 5267 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

AUSTRALIA - 1913-23 MINT KGV "HEADS" COLLECTION. An extensive & interesting mint collection of these early issues, much is never hinged and has a ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,000
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Lot 5556 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

BURMA - 1933-48 INTERESTING COVERS COLLECTION A fascinating collection of covers presented on protective stock pages that includes early Air Mails, ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 5584 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

CAMEROON - BRITISH - 1915 5s on 5m carmine and black with "S" BROKEN AT TOP variety, SG B13b, very fine used with Duala cds's leaving the variety ... read more

Est. £2,000 - £2,250
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Lot 5597 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

CANADA - NEWFOUNDLAND - 1862-1941 MINT & USED ACCUMULATION with some duplication on stock cards, includes 1862-64 6d (x4, all four margins) ... read more

Est. £750 - £850
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Lot 5668 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

CANADA - 1911-1935 VALUABLE MINT ACCUMULATION with duplication on stock cards, some stamps are never hinged. Includes 1911-22 Admirals to 5c (x4), 7c ... read more

Est. £1,200 - £1,400
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Lot 5948 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

EGYPT - 2007 (stated issued 25th February) 30p National Library, vertical IMPERF PAIR, not listed in SG, likely an oversight, never hinged mint.

Est. £75 - £90
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Lot 5955 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

EGYPT - IMPRESSIVE 19TH CENTURY MINT & USED ACCUMULATION. An Ex Dealers mint & used accumulation on stock pages cut from a pair of stock books that ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,000
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Lot 6267 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

GERMAN ALLIED ZONES - BIZONE - AMERICAN & BRITISH ZONE 1948 (June/August) VERY FINE USED "Ribbon Posthorn" overprinted definitive numeral complete ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 6357 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

GIBRALTAR - 1925 £5 violet and black, SG 108, a beautiful and very fine mint example of this classic very high value, post office fresh colours and ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,150
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Lot 6497 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

INDIA - 1909 25r brownish-orange and blue, SG 147, a mint example of this scarce Edwardian top value, fresh large part gum and with strong colours, ... read more

Est. £1,200 - £1,300
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Lot 6499 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

INDIA - 1911-23 5r ultramarine & violet with WATERMARK INVERTED variety, SG 188w, fine used with large cds cancel, very fresh. This is the discovery ... read more

Est. £1,500 - £1,800
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Lot 6728 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - SOMALIA PARCEL POST. 1926-41 FINE MINT COLLECTION presented on stock pages. Includes 1926 "Somalia Italiana" overprinted in red ... read more

Est. £800 - £900
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Lot 6990 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

MALAYA STATES - JOHORE 1884-1960 MINT COLLECTION presented on stock pages that includes sets, top values, watermark varieties & punctured Specimens. ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 7215 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

NETHERLANDS - 1852-1913 FINE USED SELECTION interesting assembly on stock pages with many better stamps, some with postmark interest, incl. 1852-63 ... read more

Est. £750 - £850
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Lot 7218 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

NETHERLANDS - 1867-69 50c gold William III, die I, SG 16 or Michel 12 IA, unused without gum, a couple of thin spots but still reasonably good ... read more

Est. £400 - £500
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Lot 7300 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

NEW ZEALAND - 1855-64 CHALON IMPERFORATE ISSUES COLLECTION, CAT OVER £20,000 ! identified and written up on pages, with 1855-57 London printing 2d ... read more

Est. £1,250 - £1,350
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Lot 7388 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

NORTH BORNEO - 1883-99 19TH CENTURY MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, includes 1883 2c red-brown, 4c pink, 8c green, 1886 ½c, 2c, 4c & 10c, 1886-7 ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 7524 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

NEW GUINEA - 1914 3d on 30pf black on orange on buff, 6mm spacing on New Guinea, SG 8, very fine mint.

Est. £320 - £350
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Lot 7870 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

SIERRA LEONE - 1935 5d green and indigo Silver Jubilee, variety "Extra Flagstaff", SG 183a, superb used.

Est. £280 - £300
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Lot 7945 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - MAFEKING 1900 (23 March - 28 April) Great Britain 2s on 1s green, "British Bechuanaland" overprinted, SG 16, fine used

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 8391 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - 1935 6c brown and deep blue, Silver Jubilee, variety "Extra Flagstaff", SG 241a, fine used.

Est. £110 - £120
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Lot 8490 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

ZANZIBAR - 1895-1964 USED COLLECTION with light duplication on stock pages, includes 1895-96 opts most vals to 1r, 1895-96 "2½" on 1a surcharge SG 25 ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 8509 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

GREAT BRITAIN - 1841-1957 A VERY STRONG EUROPEAN FORMED COLLECTION IN AN ALBUM a highly useful lot commencing with 1841 range of 1d reds, 2d blues (2, ... read more

Est. £650 - £750
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Lot 8579 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1918-19 2s6d Pale brown Bradbury Seahorse, SG 415a, superb never hinged mint BLOCK OF FOUR from the top-right corner of the sheet. ... read more

Est. £650 - £750
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Lot 8580 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1918-19 2s6d Red-brown Bradbury Seahorse, SG 415, superb never hinged mint BLOCK OF FOUR from the bottom-right corner of the sheet. One ... read more

Est. £550 - £650
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Lot 8584 (Sandafayre #5301, 19th November 2019)

GB.GEORGE V - 1929 £1 black Universal Postal Union Congress, SG 438, fine mint, attractive.

Est. £400 - £450
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