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Current Catalogues

Great Britain - Featuring the Eric Lewis Birmingham & Advertising Circles Tuesday 17 September, 2019 at 11.00am at Dowgate Hill House, London
Worldwide - Featuring the Richard Beith Czechoslovakia WW2 & Ted Bishop Papua & New Guinea WW2 Wed. 25 & Thurs. 26 September, 2019 at 1.00pm at Cavendish House, Derby


Next Cavendish Auctions

There are over 2000 lots of specialised material to view.

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

These auctions will be held at the following times and places:

London, Tuesday 17 September at 11.00am

Great Britain Stamps & Postal History

Featuring the Eric Lewis collection of Birmingham postal history, and also QV Advertising Rings & Mulready stationery.


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Derby, Wed. 25 & Thur. 26 September at 1pm

Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Featuring the Richard Beith FRPSL collection of Czechoslovak forces in exile during WW2, the Ted Bishop collection of Papua & New Guinea censor marks & WW2 military postal history (part 1), and the Bryan Wood philatelic library.


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Viewing arrangements are as follows:

ALL LOTS - Public Viewing at Cavendish House in Derby

  • Monday 2 to Friday 6 September - 9.30am - 4.30pm
SELECTED LOTS - Public Viewing at Autumn Stampex 2019
The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 OQH
See us at Stand 95
PLEASE NOTE: Bulky items such as boxes & albums will not be available at Stampex.
(However, ALL the lots from the Eric Lewis, Richard Beith & Ted Bishop collections will be available.)

  • Wednesday 11 September - 11.00am - 7.00pm
  • Thursday 12 September - 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Friday 13 September - 10.00am - 6.00pm
  • Saturday 14 September - 10.00am - 5.00pm
WORLDWIDE LOTS ONLY - Public Viewing at Cavendish House in Derby

  • Monday 16 to Friday 20 September - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 September - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 September (auction days) - 9.00am - 11.30am
For viewing outside these dates and times please contact us.


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


December 2019 Auctions
Properties can be accepted until 9 October, but please contact us as soon as possible to ensure that we have sufficient space and describing time.
These auctions will feature:

  • the Alan Wood FRPSL, FSPH collections of the postal history of the Napoleonic Wars (1791-1818) and French postal history (1490-1900),
  • part 2 of the Ted Bishop collection of Papua & New Guinea censor marks & WW2 military postal history,
  • the Alan Williams collection of Jamaica postal history,
  • the Donald Grasham collection of the stamps of Malta,
  • the Paul Schumacher collection of the stamps & postal history of Sudan,
  • an extensive collection of illustrated hotel advertising covers, and
  • fine Worldwide, G.B. & Commonwealth stamps & postal history.


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