November 2019 stamp auction

21st November 2019

British Commonwealth

In the British Commonwealth section of the auction a collection of New South Wales including a mint example of the 1897 Consumptives 2/6d sold for over twice the auction estimate at £1,080. A Falkland Is mint collection including the better values included reached £2,400. A Bermuda 1938-53 10/- with variety ‘broken top right scroll’ achieved £288.



In the Foreign section China People’s Republic again took centre stage. A 1962 Mei Lan-fang set imperforate sold for £3,120, a set of the 1967-8 Poems went for £2,100 and a 1968 Directives strip reached for £2640.


An ‘extensive & valuable’ collection of Poland in 28 volumes achieved £3,720, almost twice the auction estimate.


Great Britain

In the GB section a collection of 1d blacks with plate numbers to plate 11 sold for £1,980, an 1840 2d blue strip of 4 for £552, a superb example of an 1880-3 1/- orange-brown plate 13 sold for £204, over 5 times the estimate of £40.


A King Edward VII specialised collection achieved £1560.


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