July 2020

Highlighted lots from our upcoming auctions


We are pleased to announce that our auctions department has made two sales live for the month of July.

The Stamps and Postal History of the World sale and the Uttama Series of Indian States: Part II sale will be taking bids online.

Viewing by appointment

Due to the current need to maintain a social distance we are unable to hold public viewing for these sales. However, we are running private viewing on weekdays until 24th July by appointment only.

Spaces are limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

Call: +44(0)207 557 4458

Email: auctions@stanleygibbons.com

Uttama Series of Indian States: Part II sale

This sale completes the run through the Indian Feudatory States ending with Wadhwan. It brings to the market many items which have not been available for a long time and presents Postal Historians with the opportunity to obtain some fascinating and interesting covers.

A major IFS classic rarity

Poonch to Choya Saidan Shah- 1877(?) ½a red, the small die


View lot 2499

Essays for the original Conch shell design

Travancore - 1879 (c.)


View lot 2718

A fine example

Charkhari - 1894 '1 ANNAS' dull green on faintly toned paper


View lot 2138

The first example we've handled

Orchha - 1939-42 25r claret, used with light fiscal manuscript cancel


View lot 2491


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Stamps and Postal History of the World sale

This sale, offered in two parts, features an exciting array of items to cater to all possible collecting interests ranging from classic rarities, errors and varieties, postal history through to single country and mixed collections.

A unique positional piece with only twelve stamps which exist

Australia 1924-37 1d green upper right corner block of four showing variety “Imperforate at top.”


View lot 19

An excellent example of this rarity

Newfoundland 1919 3c. brown otpd "FIRST TRANS-ATLANTIC AIR POST"


View lot 140

A beautiful and rare stamp indeed

Dominion of Canada 1852-57 6d reddish purple


View lot 152

Beautiful stamp with fresh vibrant colours

Nyasaland 1903-04 £10 grey and blue


View lot 619

A scarce item with good embossing

Great Britain 1840 Charles Whiting embossed essay


View lot 834


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