Lot 5001 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

.GENERAL SECTION - 1948-49 ROYAL SILVER WEDDING OMNIBUS COMPLETE, very fine used collection on special album pages, seldom offered intact (138 stamps).

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Auction: Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021

Highlights from our 5323 auction include:

  • Bahamas Stamps: A wide selection of items for 1860's to 1970's with collections mint and used, large and small, and sets and singles with attractive 'Chalon' types, Specimen overprints, varieties and errors etc.
  • Ascension Island Stamps: The sale features 1922 overprints on St Helena, 1924-33 Badge of St Helena issues including plate varieties 'Torn Flag', 'Broken Mainmast etc, KGVI varieties and some useful small and medium collections.
  • French Colonies Stamps: A wide range of items of Gabon (including the scarce 1888-89 25 on 75c rose used), Guiana, Indo-China, Martinique and Syria among others with mint and used collections, postal history, proofs etc.
  • Great Britain Stamps: In this sale we have a good range of 1840 1d black plates, later QV surface-printed issues to £1 and an interesting group of KGV booklet panes including a particularly fine 1924 1½d red brown (SG NB15) as well as fine collections of 'Seahorses', QEII booklets, 'Four kings' etc.
  • Italy and Italian Colonies Stamps: A diverse offering from early Telegraph stamp essays to modern 'Castles' definitive errors. Also includes collections from the colonies including Dodecanes Is, Eritrea, Levant, Libya, POs in China, Tripolitania etc.
  • Tonga Stamps: An attractive selection of 19th and early 20th century issues including a small 1886-88 King Georg I collection, 1893-97 bisects, 1899 Royal Wedding Essays, 1920-35 Queen issues and a number of interesting covers, air letters, 'Tin Can' mail etc.
  • United States Stamps: We have a number of attractive and mint collections along with early 'Washingtons' and 'Franklins' plus Newspaper stamps 'Duck' stamps and an attractive range of Palau imperf proofs of the early 2000's.


Plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some great sorter lots and collections.

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