A fine stamp collection belonging to one owner sold for nearly £13,000 at Unique Auctions Antiques & Collectors auction on the 23rd and 24th January. Stamp collectors travelled from all over the UK and from France to view and bid on the stamp collection which included 10 Penny Blacks.
Lots in the collection included:
An album of 19th and 20th century British stamps including 11 Victorian penny blacks, in excess of 30 tupenny blues and several pages of penny reds etc
3 albums of 19th and 20th century British dominion stamps including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa etc
An album of 19th and 20th century envelopes affixed with stamps including British penny reds, British Empire, Europe etc together with half an album of British and Empire stamps including penny reds etc
4 albums of 19th and 20th century stamps including France, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium and other European countries
3 albums of 19th and 20th century world stamps including Austria, Russia, Brazil, USA etc
4 albums of 19th and 20th century British Empire stamps including Heligoland, Africa, Egypt etc
An album of British India stamps and 4 albums of Britain and Empire stamps including penny reds, Dominions, Africa etc
4 albums of 19th and 20th century world stamps including Romania, Afghanistan, Chile, Argentina etc
There was frenzied bidding on all lots especially for the Penny Blacks and for the 19th and 20th European stamps which realised £3,000 by themselves.
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We are now accepting British Stamps, European Stamps, Commonwealth Stamps, World Stamps, Victorian Stamps, Penny Blacks, Penny Blues, Penny Reds, USA Stamps etc for all future auctions. We also value British Stamps, European Stamps, Commonwealth Stamps, World Stamps, Victorian Stamps, Penny Blacks, Penny Blues, Penny Reds, USA Stamps for Auction etc.