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Worldwide & Great Britain Stamps & Postal History Tue. 4 & Wed. 5 June 2024 at 11.00am in Derby
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Next Cavendish Auctions

Tue. 4 & Wed. 5 June 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 Bob Spencer collection of South & Central America;
  • The Ray Hull collection of Falmouth Packet & Transatlantic mails;
  • The Denis Vandervelde collection of Worldwide Seapost (part 3);
  • The Ashley Lawrence FRPSL Siege of Paris Ballon Monté collection;
  • The John Lea FRPSL collection of military postal history; and
  • A superb collection of Abyssinia Field Force postal history;
  • Fine Great Britain stamps & postal history;
  • A superb collection of Morocco Agencies stamps & postal history;
  • Also foreign, commonwealth, Maritime, Military, Railway & Air mail collections, and countries Aden to Zanzibar.

Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 May-9.30am - 4.30pm
Monday 3 June-9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 June


  • 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 September 2024 auction may be accepted until 10 July 2024. Please contact us to ensure that we have sufficient space and describing time.

Future auctions will feature:

  • The Ashley Lawrence collection of Palestine Mandate;
  • The John Lea FRPSL collection of Egypt Military mail;
  • 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, and South West Africa Stamps & Covers;
  • The David Horry research collection of West Indies Postmarks;
  • The Bryn Williams Worldwide Postage Dues collection;
  • Offerings from the RPSL Library and other philatelic literature;
  • The EuroPhilEx Birmingham 2025 Specialist Auction;
  • Superb Great Britain & foreign stamps, including exceptional British Commonwealth; and
  • Fine 19th & 20th century postal history.


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