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Current Catalogues

Worldwide & Great Britain Wed. 4 & Thurs. 5 December, 2019 at 12.00pm at Cavendish House, Derby


Next Cavendish Auctions

There are nearly 2000 lots of specialised material to view.

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

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

Derby, Wed. 4 December at 12pm (lots 1-972)

Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Featuring the postal history of the Napoleonic Wars (1791-1818), Burma (1824-1933), France (1490-1900), the Alan Williams collection of Jamaica (1764-1968), the Ted Bishop collection of WWII New Guinea & Papua (part 2), and the Donald Grasham collection of the stamps of Malta.


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Derby, Thur. 5 December at 12pm (lots 973-1950)

Worldwide and Great Britain Stamps & Postal History

Featuring the Paul de Vall collection of Crimean War postal history, the Paul Schumacher collection of Sudan stamps & postal history, significant United States, and fine Great Britain stamps and postal history.


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Viewing arrangements are as follows:

SELECTED LOTS - Viewing by appointment at our LONDON office

PLEASE NOTE: Bulky items such as boxes & albums will not be available in London.


  • Tuesday 26 November - 1.00pm - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 27 November - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Thursday 28 November - 9.30am - 12.30pm
ALL LOTS - Public Viewing at our DERBY office

  • Monday 2 December - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 3 December - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 4 December (AUCTION DAY) - 9.00am - 11.00am
  • Thursday 5 December (AUCTION DAY) - 9.00am - 11.00am
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 Philasearch

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. easyLiveAuction 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


March 2020 Auction

Properties can be accepted until 15 January 2020, but please contact us as soon as possible to ensure that we have sufficient space and describing time.
These auctions will feature:

  • The Neil Jones collection of New Zealand stamps, proofs, and essays.
  • fine Worldwide, G.B. & Commonwealth stamps & postal history.


May / June 2020 Auctions

Properties can be accepted until 11 March 2020, but please contact us as soon as possible to ensure that we have sufficient space and describing time.
These auctions will feature:

  • The Russell Muir collection of Hong Kong postal history.
  • The Peter Ball collection of Hong Kong stamps.
  • The John Sussex RDP collection of East Sussex postal history.
  • Superb G.B. and foreign stamps, including exceptional British Commonwealth.
  • Fine 19th & 20th century postal history.
  • Public viewing at London 2020 (see us at Stand 104).


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