Viewing for our 15th and 16th June
Auctions will be attending the New York World Stamp Show, and we would very
much like to meet you. We will have with us selected rarities from our
upcoming June auctions to view. These catalogues will include a wonderful
array of material featuring:
The Peter Brack Collection of
Central & South America Stamps
outstanding collection of South and Central America is dominated by his
extremely impressive holding of Venezuela, which includes some real
treasures, but contains a good number of scarce items from almost all of
the countries in the region including Argentina, Brazil (strong in
Bullseyes), Columbia, Mexico, and Uruguay.
The "Longtail" Collection of Bermuda
The Cavendish June 2016 auction week will feature
this comprehensive collection of Bermuda (1795-1945) with strength in the
Prestamp period (Fleurons, Crowned Circles, etc.), QV cancellation covers,
unusual Destinations, Postal Stationery, Airmails, KGV/KGVI Key-Type
covers, WWII transit Censor Labels and much more.
The "De Meza" Collection of US/GB
Transatlantic Mails (1800-1908, both in and out; mainly stamped); including
superb 1850s Ocean Penny Postage Propaganda covers (one to Norway & one
from Australia), Retaliatory/Restored Rate covers, Late Fees, Prussian
Mails, a US cover to China, some rare Canada Map Stamp covers (inc. FDC
etc.), and much more.
The "Grayburn" Collection of
US Classics, US Express Mail &
Civil War Patriotic Covers
The range of material includes early 18th
century mail from the Colonies to GB, pre-stamp 19th century
U.S. Transatlantic mail with U.S. mail carried on GB ships & French
mail carried by U.S. ships, later mail to U.S. from; Austria, Italy, India,
Belgium, France & Switzerland with attractive frankings. Also U.S.
Private letter carriers mail including Adam’s Express Co., American Letter
Co., Wells Fargo (1864-1898) & (1861-65) U.S. Civil War patriotics.
Plus stamp rarities including a Post Masters provisional ‘ACM’ & Scott
1, 2 on/off cover, with later U.S. classics featuring an array of fancy
The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection
of Australia/New Zealand-British Ship Letters
The Captain T.G.S. Ward Collection of 19th
century Ship Letters between Great Britain and Australia & New Zealand
(in both directions) contains some extraordinary examples of postal history
including the earliest example of mail from Western Australia (1830), New
Zealand Goldfields mail, the earliest example of a South Australia wreck
cover (1838), an 1839 ‘Free’ letter from London to Western Australia, 1843
1d Pink envelope to New South Wales uprated strip of three 1840 2d Blue +
1d Red, numerous examples of registered, redirected mail and unusual
frankings and other rare handstruck instructional markings. Much of the
collection has been off the market for many decades some of which was
acquired privately in the 1950’s and ‘60’s.
The Professor Paul Phillips
Exhibition Collection of 1840-56 British International Mails Reform
The 8-frame award-winning Exhibition Collection
showing the development of international postal agreements between Great
Britain and the whole of the rest of the world, during the first 16 years
after the start of Uniform Penny Postage, with the emphasis on postal
rates. Including Transatlantic New York Postmasters Provisional and US 1847
Issue 5c covers, a study of Prussian Mails, a stunning corner marginal GB
1/- Embossed on cover to New Zealand, Surface Printed gems, and mails to
and from all 5 Continents.
The "Gate" Collection of Classic G.B.
With extensive line-engraved, embossed, and surface printed issues.
As well as rare Indian Campaign covers with 1st
Afghan War, Indian Mutiny etc., and the fine & unusual stamps and postal
history that Cavendish is renowned for.
If you would like to view
items from our June auctions, or sell single significant items, part or all
of your collection, here is the ideal opportunity to meet with us and discuss
your plans. We will be attending the show from Saturday May 28th to
Saturday June 4th at:
Jacob K Javits Convention
655 West 34th Street (at
on Level 3 (Ground level)
Further information and
directions can be found here at www.ny2016.org
Other times may be
available if these dates are not convenient. We will also be holding viewings
at the Cavendish Gallery in London from 23rd to 25th
May, and at Cavendish House in Derby 13th to 15th June.
We look forward to being
of service to you.
Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd.
153-157 London Road
Derby, DE1 2SY UK
Tel: (0) 208 785 7750
Mob: (0) 773 268 5616