Grosvenor Auctions - 159th Auction - British Empire - Postage Stamps and Postal History
June 5th - 6th, 2024

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Auction Date: June 5th - 6th, 2024

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A buyer’s premium of 24% on the hammer price, inclusive of an amount in lieu of VAT , is payable by the buyer on all lots.

A buyer’s premium of 24% on the hammer price, inclusive of an amount in lieu of VAT , is payable by the buyer on all lots.

Lot 664 Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. deep blue-green and 21/2d. very pale chalky ultramarine, May 1891 printing, from the single Bradbury Wilkinson archive sheets of sixty, matching upper marginal blocks of four unused with some traces of gum, fine. Heijtz certificate (2000) SH 6a, 8a. The archive sheets of each value were the only survivors from the first printing, the stamps issued to the islands being ruined as a result of the collision of the “Neko” with British steamer “Stancliff” in fog north of Ushant on July 21 1891. Photo

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6000.00 GBP
(app. 7020 EUR)

End date of bidding:

Wednesday June 5th, 2024, 12:00 BST

Current Auction Time (MET): Sunday 23rd 2024 June 2024 - 08:25