Specialised Australia, South America and Worldwide Auctions Results
Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 June 2016
The prices realised for the June auctions are now on-line. Spectacular results were obtained in all of the auctions over the two day period with many items achieving very high realisations.
The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of Australia/New Zealand - British Maritime Mail
Western Australia - Earliest letter written in the colony; 30 Jan. 1830 EL. of exceptional historical and social significance.
A major exhibition item. Realisation £42,000.
The Peter Brack Collection of Central and South America
Venezuela 1900 1b grey-black with overprint omitted. Fresh mounted mint and a great rarity. Realisation £1300.Download the Prices Realised for the Peter Brack catalogue.
Worldwide and Fine G.B. Stamps and Postal History (including The "Longtail" Collection of Bermuda P.H. 1795-1952)
An exceptional example of the red Hayle Maltese Cross cancelling a fine 1d red plate 11 on cover to Wadebridge. Realisation £8000.Download the Prices Realised for the Worldwide catalogue.
The September sale is building up to be just as interesting and includes the following collections:
- The Tony Eastgate Collections of Cyprus, Gilbert & Ellice Islands, and Tahiti
- The Denis Firth Collection of British Africa, and
- Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
Consignments for the September sales end on Monday 27 June.