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Current Catalogues

Great Britain Stamps & Postal History Monday 17 September, 2018 at 10.00am
at Dowgate Hill House, LONDON
The Bernard Lucas Collection of Persia (Part 2) Tuesday 18 September, 2018 at 10.00am
at Dowgate Hill House, LONDON
Worldwide & G.B. Cartons & Albums Wednesday 26 September, 2018 at 12.00pm
at Cavendish House, DERBY


Next Cavendish Auctions
Monday 17 September & Tuesday 18 September(LONDON), and Wednesday 26 September (DERBY) 2018

The catalogues for the next Cavendish Philatelic Auctions are now on-line.

You can view and search the catalogues by following this link, and bid on-line using our Bid Form.

There are over 2000 lots of specialised material to view. The auctions will be held at the following times and places:

LONDON, Monday 17 September at 10am


Great Britain Stamps & Postal History
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A specialised catalogue including an extensive range of QV Mulready stationery, propaganda & caricatures, and line engraved, surface printed & embossed stamps; also stamps and postal history from KEVII to QEII, and a wide range of G.B. regions.
Featuring the BRIAN CROPP FSPH collections of transatlantic mails (1839-1900) & Channel Islands (including WWII occupation mails, 1940-45), and the MAJOR HOOD collection of Crimean War postal history.

LONDON,Tuesday 18 September at 10am


The BERNARD LUCAS FRPSL, FSPH collection of Persia (Part 2). Including the 1902 Type-Set Issue with Multiples on Cover, 1911-13 Issue Covers, 1917 Kermanshah issue with a remarkable range of positional multiples, 1918-19 Famine Relief Issue Studies & Covers, the 1924-25 Issue (with mint & used, including Colour Trials & Proofs & the 2kr Inverted Centre), a further selection of specialised Postal History lots (119 in all), this time featuring several sections that were not included in the first Lucas auction, namely; the 1881 Litho/Recess issue covers, the 1902 Typeset 1st Issue covers, rare 1909 Lar Rebellion provisional covers, specialised studies of WWI and WWII censorship (Norperforce, Dunsterforce, A-S-P censors, etc.), the various Famine Relief issues (inc. Recht & Tabriz types) plus the Yahgoobi Parcel stamps on covers/receipts, and a superb collection of used Postal Stationery to 1920 (46 lots inc. very early envelopes, a rare registered wrapper, and a comprehensive range of the pictorial Enschede postcards).

Derby, Wednesday 26 September at 12pm


Worldwide and G.B. Cartons & Albums
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Including Great Britain cartons & albums. Featuring the David Kindley collection of early 20th century Afghanistan postal history & the Derek Diamond collection of the New Zealand first pictorial issues (part 1).

Viewing will be held on the following dates and venues:

ALL LOTS - Public Viewing at Cavendish House in Derby.

  • Monday 3 to Thursday 6 September - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Friday 7 September - NO VIEWING

ALL AUCTIONS - Public Viewing at Autumn Stampex in London
(The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 OQH - see us at Stand 95).

PLEASE NOTE: No boxes or albums will be available for viewing at Stampex.

  • Wednesday 12 September - 11.00am - 7.00pm
  • Thursday 13 September - 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Friday 14 September - 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Saturday 15 September - 10.00am - 5.00pm

WORLDWIDE LOTS ONLY - Public Viewing at Cavendish House in Derby.

  • Monday 24 September - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 25 September - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 26 September - 8.30am - 11.00am

For viewing outside these dates and times please contact us.


December Auctions
Consignments end on
Wednesday 10 October 2018.
These auctions will feature:

  • The Derek Diamond collection of the New Zealand first pictorial issues (part 2).
  • A major collection of Stamps of the British Empire.
  • Significant Postal History collections of Bristol, Colchester, and East Sussex.
  • Superb G.B. and foreign stamps, including exceptional British Commonwealth.
  • Fine 19th & 20th century postal history.


Cavendish Philatelic Auctions on Philasearch

The next catalogue of Cavendish Philatelic Auctions is now listed on Philasearch, a popular website offering sophisticated search facilities to help you find elusive items for your collections. Please see Cavendish Philatelic Auctions at Philaserach

You can send advance bids to us directly through Philasearch up to the day of the sale. We continue to offer the option of advance bidding on our own website also.


Live Internet Bidding Available for
Cavendish Philatelic Auctions

Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. are able to offer live internet bidding in our upcoming auctions in conjunction with easyLiveAuction.com, a reliable, proven and popular platform providing easy-to-use live bidding. They also offer a £3 flat fee bidding option with no further internet fees. If you haven’t tried bidding online we strongly encourage you to try easyLiveAuction.com

Details of the sale and how to bid live online are available at Cavendish Philatelic Auctions at easyLiveAuction


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