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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 1767 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

TOPICALS - RAILWAY STAMPS OF THE WORLD - AFRICAN COUNTRIES A magnificent three volume collection of 1890's to 1990's mint or used stamps and ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 1911 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

AUSTRALIA - 1938 BOOKLET 1938 2s black on green cover, Postal Rates on interleaves, SG SB27, fine and scarce.

Est. £300 - £360
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Lot 1929 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

AUSTRALIA - OFFICIALS 1914 1s emerald Roo Die II punctured 'OS', SG O25, never hinged mint, good centring, very fresh.

Est. £325 - £350
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Lot 2247 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

CAYMAN IS. - 1935 HIGH VALUE "SPECIMENS" 1s, 2s, 5s & 10s Pictorials top values all perforated "SPECIMEN", SG 104s/07s, fine mint (1s, 2s & 5s are ... read more

Est. £50 - £60
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Lot 2358 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

DOMINICAN REP. - 1865 1r black on green, imperf, SG 2, unused, two margins, weaker impression, cat.£1100.

Est. £200 - £220
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Lot 2425 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

FRANCE - 1900-1959 COMPREHENSIVE MINT COLLECTION just a handful of spaces seen on these printed pages, "Blanc" & "Mouchon" types are complete, ... read more

Est. £1,300 - £1,500
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Lot 3091 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

MOROCCO AGENCIES - GIBRALTAR ISSUES OVERPRINTED 1905-06 (wmk Mult Crown CA) KEVII 20c grey-green and carmine (SG 26) fine mint horizontal pair, one ... read more

Est. £50 - £60
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Lot 3095 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

MOROCCO AGENCIES - SPANISH CURRENCY 1907-1956 COMPLETE FINE MINT a delightful complete basic run plus some valuable "extras". With 1907-12 KEVII De ... read more

Est. £750 - £850
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Lot 3156 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

NEW ZEALAND - 1857 6d chestnut, SG 15, used with crisp numeral cancellation & 4 large margins. An outstanding example of this stamp, few exist in ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 3587 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA - 1926-46 SIX PENNY ORANGE TREE ISSUES - SPECIALISED COLLECTION of largely fine mint, written up on pages, with some in positional ... read more

Est. £250 - £280
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Lot 3732 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

TONGA - 1944 SILVER JUBILEE ISSUE - IMPRESSIVE STUDY COLLECTION written up on pages, incl. the set perf. "SPECIMEN" nhm, the so called error of ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 3755 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

TRINIDAD - 1859 1s indigo, no wmk, imperf, SG 29, very fine mint, four margins.

Est. £60 - £70
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Lot 3830 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

YEMEN - ROYALIST CIVIL WAR ISSUES 1963 10b black & orange-red local overprint on Consular Fee stamp issued at Qara (SG R38, Michel 57a), never hinged ... read more

Est. £325 - £375
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Lot 3846 (Kwik-Bid #4293, 29th May 2019)

ZANZIBAR - POSTAGE DUES 1936 complete set on ordinary paper with "SPECIMEN" perfins, SG D25s/30s, very fine mint (6 stamps).

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 5105 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

TOPICALS - HORSES (AND A FEW OTHER UNGULATES) 19th century to 2000's spectacular mint (much never hinged) and used collection housed in TWELVE ... read more

Est. £1,900 - £2,200
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Lot 5111 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

TOPICALS - RAILWAYS OF SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA A substantial 19th century to modern mint and used thematic collection arranged by country into two ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 5258 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - VICTORIA POSTAGE DUES. 1890-1909 MINT SELECTION that includes 1890-94 range to 1s, 1895-96 range to 5d & 1900-04 ½d & 4d. A ... read more

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 5365 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

BAHRAIN - 1960-1997 INTERESTING USED COLLECTION. An interesting used collection presented on a thick pile of stock pages with a plethora of complete ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,000
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Lot 5396 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

BECHUANALAND - 1891 - 1945 OVERPRINTS ON STAMPS OF GREAT BRITAIN Good used collection including 1891 set, 1897 set, 1913 set to 1s incl additional ... read more

Est. £360 - £400
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Lot 5412 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

BELGIUM - 1890s-1970s INTERESTING COLLECTION WITH COVERS. A charming old used collection of stamps, covers & picture postcards presented in a ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 5431 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

BELGIAN COLONIES - BELGIAN CONGO 1930 Congo Natives Protection Fund set, COB 150/158, fine never hinged mint. (9 stamps)

Est. £75 - £85
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Lot 5462 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

BOLIVIA - 1930 Air complete basic set with "CORREO AEREO" overprints, SG 228/235 or Scott C11/C12, C14/C16 plus C18, very fine mint. (6 stamps)

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 5504 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

BRITISH LEVANT - 1885 - 1913 FINE USED COLLECTION Interesting collection with many complete sets and shades with 1885 surch set incl extra 2s 6d, ... read more

Est. £700 - £750
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Lot 5696 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

CHINA - 1946 (Sept) $20 on 3c brown Martyr with wmk, SG 902, very fine used. A C.N.C. surcharge rarity, cat £1600.

Est. £800 - £900
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Lot 5874 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

FALKLAND IS. - 1891 - 1972 MINT ONLY COLLECTION Interesting collection with many complete sets and some duplication for shades, pairs, blocks etc and ... read more

Est. £1,500 - £1,600
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Lot 5919 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

FIJI - 1881 TO 1935 COMPREHENSIVE SEMI-SPECIALISED COLLECTION. A collection on album pages with a strong level of completion with chiefly succesful ... read more

Est. £1,500 - £1,750
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Lot 5980 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

FRANCE - RAILWAY PARCEL POST STAMPS (COLIS POSTEAUX) 1918-45 all different mint collection, with many that are never hinged, and with most stamps ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 6111 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

GERMAN OCCUPATIONS - ESTONIA 1941 (30 Dec) registered cover addressed to Narwa, bearing 1941 Numerals both papers sets incl 30k "A" OF "ESTLAND" ... read more

Est. £150 - £200
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Lot 6364 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

INDIAN CONVENTION STATES - PATIALA 1937-38 "PATIALA STATE" overprinted set to 1r, SG 80/92, good to fine used (13 stamps)

Est. £350 - £375
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Lot 6516 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - OLTRE GIUBA 1925 - 1926 Country complete including Express, Parcels, Postage Dues and 2L and 3L Postal Order dues superb used, ... read more

Est. £3,000 - £3,500
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Lot 6547 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - TRIPOLITANIA 1924 Manzoni set to 50c (Sass. S. 3, SG 11/14), fine cds used. (4 stamps)

Est. £110 - £130
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Lot 6593 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

JORDAN - 1964 AIR BIRDS complete set, SG 627/29, never hinged mint (3 stamps)

Est. £225 - £250
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Lot 6644 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

KUWAIT - 1929 - 37 ½a to 15r set complete overprinted "Kuwait", SG 16/29, very fine mint. Scarce set. (20 stamps)

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 6676 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

LEBANON - 1924 - 1939 HIGHLY COMPLETE MINT COLLECTION Attractive mint only collection including some varieties and including 1924 overprint set ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 6685 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

LEBANON - 1999 Gold overprint set complete including L£10,000 Papal Visit, SG 1341 - 55, very fine never hinged mint. Rare and elusive set. (15 ... read more

Est. £800 - £1,000
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Lot 6845 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

MALTA - 1885-1953 ALL DIFFERENT MINT COLLECTION fresh and attractive, with a high level of completion for the period. Note 1885-90 set including both ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,300
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Lot 6954 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

MOROCCO AGENCIES - SPANISH CURRENCY 1907-1956 COMPLETE FINE USED a delightful complete basic run, SG 112/90. Note 1907-112 KEVII De La Rue set, plus ... read more

Est. £550 - £600
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Lot 6999 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

NETHERLANDS - ROCKET MAIL 1935-1974 wonderful collection mostly of covers bearing labels and cachets, and labels in miniature sheets or sheetlets etc, ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 7107 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

NICARAGUA - 1869 TO 1939 THE 70 - YEAR COLLECTION! An album containing a substantial collection of very fine mint & used stamps diligently identified ... read more

Est. £800 - £950
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Lot 7183 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

NYASALAND - 1891-1945 ATTRACTIVE MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, mostly all different, includes 1891-95 "B.C.A." opts set to 6d (x2), 8d (x2) & 1s ... read more

Est. £550 - £650
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Lot 7277 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

POLAND - 1918-1966 INTERESTING COMPREHENSIVE MOSTLY USED COLLECTION with many covers housed in three albums, includes (all used) 1918-1919 regional ... read more

Est. £650 - £750
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Lot 7292 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

PORTUGUESE COLONIES - 1947 UPU CONGRESS PRESENTATION FOLDER. A special printed 'Imperio Colonial Portugues C.T.T.' presentation folder distributed to ... read more

Est. £700 - £800
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Lot 7310 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

RHODESIA - 1892-1922 INTERESTING MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, includes 1892-93 6d, 2s & 2s6d, 1892-94 set (ex 3s) incl 2d (x2), 8d (x3) & 4s (x2), ... read more

Est. £1,200 - £1,400
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Lot 7351 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

RUSSIA - 1942-1954 INTERESTING COMPREHENSIVE USED COLLECTION with loads of completes sets and some covers presented in an album, a few odd mint ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 7371 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

ST HELENA - 1922-37 'TORN FLAG' WITH INVERTED WATERMARK VARIETY. ½d grey & black WATERMARK INVERTED with TORN FLAG variety, SG 97gw var, lightly used. ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,500
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Lot 7387 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

ST CHRISTOPHER - 1882-84 ½d dull green, 1d carmine-rose and 4d grey, SG 11, 13 & 18, each in a superb mint (½d and 1d nhm, 4d hinged in margin only) ... read more

Est. £325 - £350
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Lot 7395 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

ST CHRISTOPHER - GB USED IN: 1856 6d lilac, SG Z4, superb with neat upright almost full "A12" cancel.

Est. £160 - £170
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Lot 7414 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

NEVIS - 1980-96 BREATHTAKING EXTENSIVE COLLECTION a lovely comprehensive never hinged mint (and few fine used) collection displayed in seven albums, ... read more

Est. £1,500 - £1,800
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Lot 7509 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SAUDI ARABIA - 1963 - 5 Wadi Hanifa Dam set, wmk Palm and Crossed swords, SG 476/80, in superb never hinged blocks of 4. (20 stamps)

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 7557 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SIERRA LEONE - 1933 Centenary of Abolition of Slavery and Death of William Wilberforce complete pictorial set, SG168/180, fine mint, a few of the low ... read more

Est. £650 - £750
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Lot 7618 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE INTERESTING COLLECTION of mint & used stamps written-up to a good standard begins with the 1853 2d deep ... read more

Est. £1,800 - £2,200
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Lot 7625 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - MAFEKING SIEGE COLLECTION of very fine used includes the 1900 (23 Mar-28 Apr) surcharges with 1d on ½d green (2) SG 1 & 2, ... read more

Est. £950 - £1,000
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Lot 7627 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - NATAL 1857 ESSAY of the 9d embossed design recess-printed in blue on cream wove paper. A light diagonal bend otherwise ... read more

Est. £600 - £750
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Lot 7651 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - NATAL ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION nicely written-up on album pages includes (amongst much else) the 1857 3d rose embossed used ... read more

Est. £1,500 - £1,800
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Lot 7658 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - ORANGE FREE STATE 1900 1d on 1d deep brown (SG 3), SG 102a, never hinged mint. A superb example of this very scarce stamp, ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 7900 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SWAZILAND - 1961 25c on 2s6d surcharge TYPE II (BOTTOM LEFT), SG 74b, superb mint, very fresh.

Est. £200 - £220
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Lot 7929 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

SYRIA - 1921 Airpost set complete, SG 78/80, fine used on piece with Halep 5-10-21 cancels. Royal certificate.

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 7963 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

TRANSJORDAN - 1927-29 Emir definitive complete set, SG 159/71, fine mint (13 stamps)

Est. £140 - £150
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Lot 7993 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

TRISTAN DA CUNHA - 1930's-2000's INTERESTING COVERS COLLECTION. A fascinating collection of covers & cards presented in a trio of "Malvern" cover ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 7994 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

TRISTAN DA CUNHA - 1935 RARE SILVER JUBILEE COVER In 1935 several copies of the ½d and 1d George V Silver Jubilee stamps were overprinted at the ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 8112 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

GB.QUEEN VICTORIA - 1841 2d pale blue imperf. plate 3 MINT STRIP OF FOUR 'LE - LH' with full margins to 3 sides, lightly hinged with some disturbed ... read more

Est. £3,500 - £4,000
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Lot 8114 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

GB.QUEEN VICTORIA - 1854 - 1857 1D ON RED-BLUED PAPER PLATED EXAMPLES. A desirable collection of 1854-57 1d red-browns on blued papers arranged by ... read more

Est. £800 - £1,200
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Lot 8186 (Sandafayre #5293, 4th June 2019)

GB.ELIZABETH II - 1976 11p William Caxton pair, the left- hand stamp IMPERF BETWEEN STAMP AND SHEET MARGIN. Very fine never hinged mint, only 2 ... read more

Est. £1,250 - £1,400
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