Rare Balloon Post Postcard in September 20 Auction
12th September 2017

Part 4 of the collection formed by the late Brian Girling includes one of the rarest balloon post postcards known in this country. The organising committee for the Beckenham 1902 c...

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British Balloon Posts 1902 – 1907
11th September 2017

The balloon flight postcards of the early years of the twentieth century are amongst the rarest and most valuable postcards collected in Britain. Although communication by balloon was used successfully during the 1870 siege of Parisin the Franco-Prussian war, the first organised balloon post with commemorative picture po...

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1956 Antarctic Expedition Polar Medal group and Rolex watch in 18th October Medal Auction
21st August 2017

A 1956 Antarctic Expedition Polar Medal group awarded to Douglas Roland Otway Prior is offered in our 18th October 2017 medal and militaria auction with an estimate of £20,000. ...

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Rare USA dollar offered in our 16th August 2017 Coins Auction
11th August 2017

This extremely rare USA 1795 draped bust, small eagle reverse dollar is to be offered in our 16th August 2017 coin auction. 1795 was only the second year the one dollar coin was minted in the US and the first year to feature the draped bust design. Only 42,738 of these coins were minted in 1795 making ...

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Rarest of sovereigns in 16th August Coin Auction
18th July 2017

An extremely rare 1819 sovereign is offered in our 16th August 2017 coin auction with an estimate of £90,000. ...

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Brian Girling Collection, Part 3
6th July 2017

The third part of the fabulous collection of picture postcards formed by the late Brian Girling is to be offered in our next postcard sale of July 19. The sale is full of superb quality, real photographic, topographical and social history images from many English counties, with strength in the London suburbs. Here are ju...

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Lights, Camera, Action! Senior Valuer Richard Beale to appear on BBC’s ‘Right on the Money’ programme!
6th July 2017

Our senior collectables valuer Richard Beale has been interviewed for the BBC’s ‘Right on the Money’ to be shown on Wednesday 12th July at 9:15am on BBC1. ...

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1963 Nottingham Supervising Bailiff’s George Medal in 16th August Medal Auction
3rd July 2017

A George Medal group awarded to William Jebet Walker is offered in our 16th August 2017 medal and militaria auction with an estimate of £3,000.  &nb...

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1902 Bolton & District Humane Society Silver Medal in 16th August Medal Auction
27th June 2017

A rare Bolton and District Humane Society Silver Medal in its case of issue awarded to Frank Smith is offered in our 16th August 2017 medal and militaria auction with an estimate of £650. The Bolton Evening News dated 16th September 1902 reported: “The Royal Humane Societ...

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Fred Wyatt R.I.P
15th June 2017

  It is with deep sadness and regret that we must announce the death of Fred Wyatt. Fred worked in our viewing room on auction days for wel...

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Superb collection of pre-1945 German made military figures and vehicles in 17th May Auction
27th April 2017

One person’s lifetime collection of Elastolin, Lineol and similar figures and vehicles will be offered in our 17th May Toy auction in 75 lots. The collection of figures, vehicles, artillery pieces, defensive positions etc was collected by the vendor for over 50 years and includes some rare and se...

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Change in Viewing Times for our 19th April 2017 Coins, Medals and Banknotes Auction
19th April 2017

Due to the Easter holiday viewing for our 19th April Coins, Medals and Banknotes Auction will be as follows: Thursday 13th April 2017 - 9:00am until 4.30pm Friday 14th April 2017 – CLOSED Saturday 15th April 2017 – CLOSED Sunday 16...

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Employment Vacancies
30th March 2017

Would you like to work for Warwick and Warwick as a valuer? We currently have vacancies for two trainees. Click here for further details....

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Breath-taking France unlike any I have seen before.
27th March 2017

In the course of every month, we provide valuations on a wide range of collections, both general and specialised and some of these contain sections of France. We are regularly telling clients that simply identifying a stamp in Stanley Gibbons catalogue is not enough and an understanding of condition is key. Class...

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Worth looking out for in the April stamp auction
17th March 2017

We are pleased to be able to offer one of the great rarities of Hong Kong philately, the 1880 10c on 12c doubled surch error. The stamp comes with a recent BPA certificate and is described as ‘a fine & fresh example’. ...

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Hidden China stamp collection re-discovered
9th March 2017

A treasure trove China stamp collection that has been kept in the same family but lain untouched for decades is being offered by Warwick & Warwick in their May stamp auction. The family have had connections in China since 1860 and it is thought that the collection was assembled by a member of the family livin...

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1st March Stamp Sale
7th February 2017

Lots that maybe of interest in our March sale include 4 lots of Airmails, one being a collection of semi officials.   Var...

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Brian Girling Collection
6th February 2017

The collection and trading stock of the late Brian Girling must be one of the best postcard collections ever formed in this country in recent years. Brian was a well-known and respected dealer with a fine knowledge of postcards, especially those of London and the Home Counties. His obituary appeared in the August 2016 ed...

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11th January 2017 Stamp Sale
19th December 2016

In our January stamp sale we again have strong British Commonwealth King George V ranges, including a fine and rare selection of varieties. Lot 298 is the scarce Malta 1960 3d “blank corner” UM. ...

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Are you a gold coin collector? Then take a look at what’s on offer in our 14th December 2016 auction!
2nd December 2016

Gold coins are always particularly popular in our sales and we have a particular good selection on offer in our final coin auction of this year. Here’s a rundown of the highlights for you… Lot 433 - 1680 guinea, fourth bust, elephant and castle below, fine, in box and with certificate by Lond...

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December stamp auction
23rd November 2016

Warwick and Warwick are concluding the 2016 series of stamp auctions with a true Christmas cracker. Buyers of high quality Great Britain classics will be particularly pleased with the stamps on offer. The auction catalogue includes numerous 1840 1d blacks incl various plate ranges, better cancels, multiples, on c...

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Five Star Quality GB
14th November 2016

In our December stamps sale as part of our GB section we have some top quality QV-KGV, Officials, Telegraphs, the likes of which are seldom offered. Even if you do not collect GB it is worth looking at the photographs to see these high quality items. ...

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Just what are the new plastic £5 banknotes really worth?
11th November 2016

On 13th September 2016 history was made when the Bank of England issued the first British plastic banknote. Since then there have been a plethora of newspaper articles, blogs and online chatter as to the actual worth of these notes. Our banknote department has been receiving numerous telephone calls, on a dail...

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Found an unusual coin in your pocket change?
11th November 2016

Over the past few months we have been receiving a large number of calls from members of the public who have been finding unusual coins in their pocket change. A range of coins has been mentioned from the 2011 £2 King James Bible to the 2013 50p Benjamin Britten.   As an example, a member of the pu...

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1912 Olympic Double Gold Medal Winner’s WW1 Gallantry Medals in 14th December Medal Auction
11th November 2016

WW1 Air Force Cross and 1917 Sea Gallantry Medal to George Ritchie Hodgson is offered for sale in our 14th December medal and militaria auction with an estimate of £2,000. ...

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Superb kit built model railway collection in our 16th November 2016 auction
1st November 2016

A superb private owner kit built model railway collection is to be offered in our 16th November 2016 auction. They are all professionally constructed and painted to an extremely high standard, mainly by Graham Varley. They include kits by Badger Coaches, Brassmasters, DJH, Alan Gibson and Keyster. ...

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An interesting Golfing postcard.
31st October 2016

Golf is one of the best collected areas when it comes to sports postcards and our November 16 auction contains a card, offered as a single item, which is bound to attract a lot of attention. T...

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Picturegoer Postcards in 16 November Auction
28th October 2016

The 16 November postcard auction contains a comprehensive collection of real photographic cinema star postcards published in the famous series by Picturegoer. Over 6,500 postcards were produced by thi...

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Magnificent Manchester
28th October 2016

Collectors of Manchesterand suburbs are spoiled for choice in our next postcard auction on 16 November. The sale contains no less than 69 lots of Manchester and Greater Manchester, the greatest concentration we have ever featured. There are collections of inner city suburbs, such as Ardwick, Levenshulme, Longsight, Moss ...

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New Watermark errors like are like buses – two at a time.
21st October 2016

You may recall back in Feb 2013 we reported a new discovery, 60 years after it was issued, of a reversed watermark error on a Malta 10/-. Now listed as SG 105x, it is always a thrill to find an error nobody has ever seen before. Well this month I have to report not one, but two similar “new discoveries&rdqu...

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Highlights from our November Stamp Auction
14th October 2016

In our November stamp sale we have a particular strong section of British Africa with many complete sets and scarce high values, including Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, Sierra Leone, Zanzibar.  ...

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An eagle-eyed find and a delighted customer
11th October 2016

It looked like a routine valuation, when a customer recently consigned a modern British mint stamp collection to auction with us. The stamp valuation team receive similar collections every day and the customer was expecting it to sell for a typical price. ...

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Looking into 5th Octobers stamp sale.
19th September 2016

Looking though our next stamp sale for interesting lots brought me to Zanzibar lot 318. Ranges like this do not appear very often and lots with postmark interest are usually popular. ...

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Scarce static Bassett-Lowke made LMS ‘Coronation’ locomotive and tender to be offered in 21st September 2016 Model Railway Auction.
12th September 2016

Offered as Lot 623 in our 21st September 2016 model railway auction, this scarce Bassett-Lowke made LMS streamlined ‘Princess Coronation’ Class, LMS 6220 ‘Coronation’ static locomotive and tender was most likely made in 1939 to promote the actual locomotive's visit to the New York Worl...

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2010 Royal Marine Gallantry in Afghanistan in 19th October Medal Auction
6th September 2016

Marine Lewis Lockwood’s 2010 Afghanistan Military Cross group is offered for sale in our 19th October medal and militaria auction with an estimate of £12,000. ...

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Railway Cards on Offer in September 21 Auction.
25th August 2016

If you collect railways then our September 21 sale is a must for you. As well as general collections of railway cards, there are also several individual British stations on offer and collections of railway official cards, many offered as single company collections. Foreign railway collectors are also well catered for, wi...

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Rare Baghdad lots in our 7th September Stamp Sale.
19th August 2016

In our September sale we have four lots of Baghdad on offer (lots 235 to 238), all from the Saatchi collection and seldom seen on the market. ...

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Popular Chinese stamp in our 7th September Stamp Sale.
19th August 2016

As we all know some Chinese stamps in unmounted condition realise very high prices. The 1980 Year of the Monkey 8f usually realises hundreds of pounds. What will a mounted mint example realise? Lot 375 has an estimate of £100.   ...

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Zeppelin mail, more than a flight of fancy
19th August 2016

Zeppelins have always been of much interest, particularly in the ‘golden age’ of flights from the late 1920s, when large crowds would gather to watch the airships arrive and depart. Luckily for philatelists, a large quantity of Zeppelin related postal material has survived from that time, though not often of ...

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Excellent range of Siege of Mafeking banknotes offered in our 17th August 2016 auction.
15th August 2016

Lots 286 to 289 in our 17th August 2016 auction are a range of South African Siege of Mafeking banknotes. Arguably the best known action of the Second Boer War the Siege of Mafeking took place from October 1899 to May 1900. Due to the cutting off of supplies and the introduction of rationing Col. Baden...

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Warwick & Warwick Customers raise money for Children’s Charity
22nd July 2016

  We are excited to announce that the customers and vendors of Warwick & Warwick have raised £150 for Claire House Children’s Hospice, in our June coins, medals and militaria sale. The lot included collections of modest value properties, combined together, to form a saleable lot for char...

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Excellent range of Britains Model Soldiers in our 20th July 2016 auction
7th July 2016

One of the oldest hollowcast model soldier manufacturing companies in the world William Britain began production in 1893. He perfected a new form of hollowcasting which reduced the metal content of the model and thus reduced the cost. This enabled Britains to compete and even outperform the German manufacturers who had l...

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Fantastic collection of USA Colonial and Revolutionary banknotes offered in our 15th June 2016 auction.
10th June 2016

A fantastic collection of American Colonial and Revolutionary banknotes dating from the 18th century are to be offered in our 15th June 2016 auction. Assembled by a single collector, lots 261 to 288 are from various states.  Originally the ‘colonies’ used either British or Spanish/ Por...

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Positive feedback from our auctions is always appreciated!
10th June 2016

It’s always gratifying when we receive appreciative feedback so we thought we would share a couple of the emails that we have received in the past few days… “I would like to place on record my appreciation and thanks to all those responsible for the packaging and shipping of my three recent par...

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Warwick and Warwick customers' charity donation.
7th March 2016

We are pleased to announce that thanks to the generous support of Warwick and Warwick’s vendors and bidders, we have been able to send a cheque for £370 to the Shakespeare Hospice in Stratford-upon-Avon. Lot 114, from our February stamp sale was an accumulation of donated material from many different vendors,...

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