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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 1823 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - 1932 Tercentenary set complete, SG 81/90, very fine never hinged mint. (10 stamps)

Est. £180 - £200
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Lot 1834 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

ASCENSION - 1934 Geo V pictorial set complete, SG 21/30, each superb used on piece with light registered cancels.

Est. £90 - £100
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Lot 1838 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - 1915-27 KANGAROO RARITY £1 chestnut and bright blue Kangaroo, WATERMARK INVERTED, SG 44aw, (BW 52a) with part 1918 cds, some ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 1863 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - NEW SOUTH WALES 1860-72 6d purple Diadem, watermark "5" sideways, SG 165ab, very fine with neat upright "55" cancel of Newcastle, ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 1877 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1855-1912 Extensive used collection, well anotated and written up on pages. Includes 1855 1d dark green (three ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 1893 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

AUSTRALIA - 1915 5s grey and yellow, wmk Narrow Crown, Kangaroo, SG 42, very fine mint.

Est. £180 - £200
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Lot 2048 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

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

Est. £1,200 - £1,400
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Lot 2061 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

BERMUDA - POSTAL FISCAL 1937 12s 6d grey and orange inscribed "Revenue Revenue", Geo V, SG F1, very fine used. Cat SG £1500.

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 2158 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

BURMA - OFFICIALS 1939 Geo VI set ovptd "Service", SG O15-27, very fine never hinged mint. (13 stamps)

Est. £120 - £130
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Lot 2163 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - BRITISH COLUMBIA - 1860 - 1871 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION of mint or used stamps on a single SG "Imperial" album page with just 2 empty spaces, ... read more

Est. £4,000 - £5,000
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Lot 2165 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - NEW BRUNSWICK - 1851 - 1863 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION INCLUDING O'CONNELL unused & used collection on a single SG "Imperial" album page includes ... read more

Est. £4,400 - £5,000
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Lot 2169 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - NEWFOUNDLAND - 1857 - 1928 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION of mint (& unused) and used stamps on 5 SG "Imperial" album pages with just 3 significant ... read more

Est. £5,000 - £6,000
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Lot 2192 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - 1851 - 1927 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES. A mint & used collection on 5 SG "Imperial" album pages with only 2 empty ... read more

Est. £5,500 - £6,500
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Lot 2253 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CEYLON - 1903 Ed VII set complete, SG 265/76, very fine mint. (12 stamps)

Est. £130 - £150
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Lot 2315 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

COOK IS. - 1893-1944 INTERESTING MOSTLY MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, includes 1893-1900 perf 12x11½ 1d brown (x3), 1d blue, 2½d, 5d & 10d (x2) ... read more

Est. £400 - £500
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Lot 2369 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

DOMINICA - 1907 Ed VII set complete, wmk MCA, SG 37/46, very fine mint. (10 stamps)

Est. £140 - £150
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Lot 2493 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 1919-1936 USED COLLECTION. A most useful used collection with sets, top values & a good range of Air post issues, presented ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 2525 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

GAMBIA - 1902 Ed VII set complete, wmk CA, SG 45/56, very fine mint. (12 stamps)

Est. £170 - £180
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Lot 2705 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

INDIA - INDIA & STATES COLLECTOR'S ACCUMULATION Chiefly mint or NHM accumulation of 1940s issues including Geo VI definitives to 25r, 1948 Gandhi 10r ... read more

Est. £1,800 - £2,000
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Lot 2796 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

ITALY - 18678 SPECIALISED COLLECTION Highly attractive collection of stamps and proofs with 15c "Solid" background proofs in a range of colours (7), " ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 2797 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

ITALY - 1895 UNISSUED UMBERTO I DESIGN 10c carmine Umberto I portrait, Sass 58B, fine and fresh mint og. Scarce stamp.

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 2798 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

ITALY - 1896 ARMS OF SAVOY PROOF Orange stamp similar to the 1896 issue inscribed "Ufficiale in Viaggio Sulle Ferrovie", presumably for unissued ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 2831 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - LIBYA 1926-30 Pictorials perf 11 complete set (Sassone 58/65, SG 47a/58a), fine mint, very fresh & scarce. (8 stamps)

Est. £900 - £1,000
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Lot 2902 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

K.U.T. - 1922 - 1964 COLLECTOR'S ACCUMULATION Chiefly mint or NHM with some duplication, a somewhat jumbled accumulation on stock pages with plenty ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 2921 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

KUWAIT - 1939-1954 FINE USED KGVI COLLECTION. A well presented, all different collection, light hinged onto printed sleeved pages that includes the ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 2930 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

LATVIA - 1918-19 SPECIALISED "ARMS" COLLECTION Extensive very mint and fine used collection of both imperf and perforated issues including many ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 2948 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

LEEWARD IS. - 938 - 1954 COLLECTOR'S ACCUMULATION Chiefly mint or NHM packed onto stock page including Geo VI 10s Keytypes (4), £1 (7) including NHM ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 3075 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

MONTENEGRO - 1941-1943 ITALIAN OCCUPATION VERY FINE USED COLLECTION with 1941 (June) King Peter II overprinted most values to 16d, plus a few Air ... read more

Est. £800 - £1,000
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Lot 3076 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

MONTENEGRO - 1943-1944 GERMAN OCCUPATION VERY FINE USED all different collection. With 1943 (22 Nov) King Peter II surcharges complete set (Sass S. ... read more

Est. £700 - £800
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Lot 3261 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

NEW GUINEA - 1915-1922 "N.W. PACIFIC ISLANDS" OVERPRINTS FINE MINT COLLECTION with 1915-16 KGV range to 5d including 1d vertical strips of the 3 ... read more

Est. £220 - £250
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Lot 3607 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

SPAIN - 1860-61 IMPERFS attractive used collection, chiefly 4-margin examples with good variety of postmarks. Comprises 2c (39), 4c (39), 12c (14), ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 5201 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1884-1912. MINT & NHM "SWANS" COLLECTION on a stock card, ALL DIFFERENT & includes 1884 ½d on 1d yellow- ochre ... read more

Est. £250 - £275
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Lot 5501 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

BRITISH GUIANA - 1863-1934 MINT & USED ASSEMBLY on stock pages, includes 1863-76 perf 12½-13 2c (x3), 8c (poor gum, cat £500) & 12c (poor gum, cat ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 5574 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

BRUNEI - 1908-22 $25 black / red, SG 48, very fine used. A beautiful example of this rare top value.

Est. £900 - £950
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Lot 5610 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

BUSHIRE - 1915 2kr claret and green, SG 11, very fine used.

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 5745 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

CEYLON - 1912-25 100r grey-black, wmk Multi Crown CA, SG 321, mint with fabulous fresh appearance. A beauty.

Est. £2,250 - £2,500
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Lot 5863 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

CYPRUS - TREMENDOUS COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES of mint & used stamps with almost every space filled, includes the 1880 "Cyprus" opt's ... read more

Est. £1,800 - £2,200
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Lot 6087 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 1919-1924 ALL DIFFERENT OLD TIME MINT COLLECTION presented on stock pages that includes sets, top values, varieties, back of ... read more

Est. £850 - £950
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Lot 6097 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

FRENCH DEPENDENCIES - NEW CALEDONIA 1948-1993 "POSTE AERIENNE" AIR POST NHM COLLECTION. A beautiful, comprehensive collection presented on printed ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 6131 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

GERMAN OCCUPATIONS - 1943-1945 OCCUPATION OF LAIBACH (LJUBLJANA) VERY FINE USED all different collection. With A COMPLETE BASIC RUN of Postage, Air, ... read more

Est. £2,000 - £2,500
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Lot 6258 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

GIBRALTAR - 1925-32 £5 violet and black, SG 108, superb used example from the low-left sheet corner with full plate number, tied to piece by crisp ... read more

Est. £4,000 - £4,500
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Lot 6334 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

HONG KONG - 1862 - 1926 TERIFFIC COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES. An eye- stopping mint & used collection on 4 SG "Imperial" album pages with ... read more

Est. £5,000 - £6,000
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Lot 6369 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

HONG KONG - 1938-52 KGVI MINT DEFINITIVE COLLECTION An impressive, ALL DIFFERENT definitive collection presented on a stock page, includes a ... read more

Est. £850 - £900
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Lot 6376 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

HONG KONG - BRITISH PO's IN CHINA 1917 - 1927 complete m/u collection on a single SG "Imperial" album pages includes 1917-21 wmk Mult Crown CA set ... read more

Est. £750 - £850
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Lot 6391 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

ICELAND - 1925 complete Pictorial set, SG 151/155 or Michel 114/118, very fine mint. (5 stamps)

Est. £120 - £150
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Lot 6451 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

IRELAND - 1922-1925 OVERPRINTS MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, all different, includes 1922 Dollard opts set, plus red opts to 9d, 1922 Thom opts set ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 6599 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - GENERAL ISSUES (NORTH AFRICA) 1933 50th Anniversary of Foundation of Colony of Eritrea (Postage and Air) complete set (Sass S. 7, ... read more

Est. £300 - £325
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Lot 6653 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - SOMALIA PARCEL POST 1923 overprints complete unissued set, Sassone 10/14 (see note after SG P31 - stamps overprinted with type P ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 6802 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

MACAU - 1884-1925 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION ON PRINTED PAGES mint and used, mostly fine and fresh condition. With 1884-85 "Crown" range (10 different) to ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,300
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Lot 6924 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

MALTA - 1922 10s black, wmk Mult Script CA, SG 104, superb used.

Est. £550 - £600
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Lot 7018 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1898 - 1936 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES. very comprehensive collection of mint & used stamps begins with the ... read more

Est. £700 - £900
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Lot 7197 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

NIGERIA - NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 Provisionals issued at Opobo. "1" in vermilion on half of 2d grey-green and carmine of Oil Rivers, SG 59, ... read more

Est. £180 - £200
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Lot 7249 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

NYASALAND - 1891 - 1934 UNTIDY ACCUMULATION Messy collectors accumulation on stock page with fresh range of mint 1891 B.C.A. overprints to 5s orange ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 7379 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

PORTUGAL - 1940 Portuguese Legion miniature sheet, Michel & Afinsa Block 1, fine mint with some light gum wrinkles

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 7396 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

PORTUGUESE COLONIES - AZORES 1868-1931 old-time mint and used collection on printed pages, plus additional stamps on stockleaves awaiting sorting and ... read more

Est. £550 - £650
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Lot 7406 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

PORTUGUESE COLONIES - PORTUGUESE GUINEA 1881-1938 old-time mint and used (mostly fine fresh mint) collection on printed pages, plus additional stamps ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 7454 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

ST HELENA - 1863 4d carmine imperf with bar 15½-16½mm, SG 5, fine used with four margins and neat cancel.

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 7689 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE POSTMARKS 1864-1910 collection with various "Hope Seated" types to 5s (incl a few surcharges), "Hope ... read more

Est. £325 - £350
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Lot 7718 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - TRANSVAAL 1895 1d red "Introduction of Penny Postage", variety IMPERFORATE BETWEEN - VERTICAL PAIR, SG 215ca, very fine ... read more

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 8069 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

UNITED STATES - 1847 5c dark brown, SG 1b, Scott 1a, very fine used with 4 large margins and light red grid cancel. Lovely.

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 8141 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

GREAT BRITAIN - PERFINS - A SUBSTANTIAL, SPECIALISED COLLECTION presented with the perfins identified on stockleaves in a binder. A vast variety of ... read more

Est. £800 - £900
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Lot 8180 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

GB.QUEEN VICTORIA - 1841 2d blue, lettered "O E", fine used with four neat margins and showing NUMBER "6" IN MALTESE CROSS, SG 14f, an attractive ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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