January 2019 Stamp Auction Report

11th January 2019

Lot 1 in the auction was a World foreign collection in a pair of well-filled Ideal albums. This included an excellent range of China issues to the 1930’s which attracted considerable interest. The albums achieved a final price of £9,000.


Elsewhere in the auction covers were very popular.

An envelope posted from British Honduras cover addressed to Hove in 1870 sold for £2,220.


An envelope from Victoria Land in 1913 and with a British Antarctic Expedition cancel sold for £312.


An 1842 printed ‘Post Magazine’ to Norfolk achieved an impressive £840.


In the British Commonwealth section a range of King George V Rhodesia double heads reached good prices, the 5/- sold for £250 and the 10/- sold for £300. A Sierra Leone £5 sold for £780.


In the Great Britain section, a Waterlow 1913 Seahorse 2/6d deep sepia-brown block 6 reached £1,320 and a £1 sold for £430.


A collection of 26 plated 1d blacks on entires reached £5,880, which is over £160 per cover.


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