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Stamp Sale Highlights

1st November 2018.

A superb Queen Victoria £5 Orange was one of the highlights of Tennants Auctioneers’ Stamps, Postcards & Postal History Sale on 31st October. A well centred, fine used example, with Manchester cancellation mark for 12 June 1893, the stamp sold for £1,500 (plus buyer’s premium).

The top lot of the sale, however, went to a collection of Queen Victoria to King George VI stamps on stockcards, which included 1d blacks, an 1884 £1 SG 185, and an 1887 £1 and sold for £1,600 (plus buyer’s premium). The sale also included a good section of Commonwealth collections, and an exceptional collection of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Colonies, including many scarce sets, which sold for £1,500 (plus buyer’s premium).  

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Entries are now invited for the next sale of Stamps, Postcards & Postal History on 30th January.

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