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Worldwide & Great Britain Stamps & Postal History Tue. 5, Wed. 6 & Thu. 7 March 2024 at 11.00am in Derby
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Next Cavendish Auctions

Tue. 5, Wed. 6 & Thu. 7 March 2024
at 11.00am in Derby

Worldwide & Great Britain Stamps & Postal History

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and bid on-line using our Bid Form


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  • The Denis Vandervelde collections of Avis de Reception, Worldwide Forwarding Agents, and Lloyd Austriaco mail;
  • The John Wilson WWII Pan Am Transatlantic Airmails collection;
  • The John Lea FRPSL collections of Crash & Wreck Mail;
  • The Malcolm Montgomery Collection of Anglo-Canadian Transatlantic Mails, 1859-1900;
  • The Jeff Pattman collection of Lombardy & Venice early postal history;
  • The Don Hilditch collection of the postal history of Elgin;
  • The Ken Norris Scottish & thematic collections;
  • A superb collection of Aden stamps & postal history;
  • Great Britain stamps with over 100 lots of Penny Blacks, and;
  • a specialised collection of KGV Downey Head proofs.

Monday 26 Feb. to Friday 1 March-9.30am - 4.30pm
Monday 4 March-9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 March


  • BIDDING IN THE ROOM - Places are limited so please contact us as soon as possible to book;
  • You can place absentee bids via our website;
  • You can place absentee bids via Philasearch.com;
  • You can bid live using EasyLiveAuction.com (see below);
  • You can place absentee bids using Stamp Auction Network;
  • You can bid using Auction Agents (details in catalogue);
  • Telephone bidding will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis;

Please watch the website www.cavendish-auctions.com for updates.

Live Internet Bidding Available

Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. are able to offer live internet bidding in this auction in conjunction with easyLiveAuction.com. If you REGISTER TO BID for this auction, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions will pay the £3 + VAT registration fee. Details of the sales and how to bid live online are available at Cavendish Philatelic Auctions at easyLiveAuction

Consignments are now being accepted
for future auctions

Properties for the June 2024 auction may be accepted until 10 April 2024. Please contact us to ensure that we have sufficient space and describing time.

Future auctions will feature:

  • The Dave Tarry collections of Mauritius stamps & postal history, and Shropshire postal history;
  • The Ashley Lawrence collections of France & the Siege of Paris;
  • The John Lea FRPSL collections of the Falkland Islands, and Egypt & Sudan;
  • The Gavin Fryer RDP, FRPSL collections of Blind Man's mail, Printed Papers, KGVI High Values, WWII, and Thematics;
  • The Colin Faers collections of Latin America Airmails, Hong Kong, Olympic Games, and South West Africa Stamps & Covers;
  • The David Horry research collection of West Indies Postmarks;
  • The Ray Hull collection of Falmouth & Transatlantic Packets, etc.;
  • Superb Great Britain & foreign stamps, including exceptional British Commonwealth; and
  • Fine 19th & 20th century postal history.


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