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Worldwide & Great Britain Stamps & Postal History Tue. 5, Wed. 6 & Thu. 7 December 2023 at 11.00am in Derby
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Next Cavendish Auctions

Tue. 5, Wed. 6 & Thu. 7 December 2023
at 11.00am in Derby

Worldwide & Great Britain Stamps & Postal History

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and bid on-line using our Bid Form


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  • The Denis Vandervelde collection of Great Britain railway & T.P.O mail;
  • The Denis Vandervelde collection of worldwide seapost (part 2);
  • The Denis Vandervelde collection of worldwide accountancy markings;
  • The John Parmenter research collection of French colonial airmail covers, etc.;
  • The Sheila Deeks collection of Suffolk postal history;
  • Fine collections of Ascension Islands, Railway Mail, 1890 Stamp Jubilee Exhibition;
  • Rare 19th & 20th century postal history;
  • Worldwide, maritime, and military postal history;
  • Superb Great Britain including an excellent collection of 1d Blacks;
  • Countries from Albania to Zanzibar.

Monday 27 Nov. to Friday 1 December-9.30am - 4.30pm
Monday 4 December-9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 5 to Thursday 7 December


  • BIDDING IN THE ROOM - Places are limited so please contact us as soon as possible to book;
  • You can place absentee bids via our website;
  • You can place absentee bids via Philasearch.com;
  • You can bid live using EasyLiveAuction.com (see below);
  • You can place absentee bids using Stamp Auction Network;
  • You can bid using Auction Agents (details in catalogue);
  • Telephone bidding will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis;

Please watch the website www.cavendish-auctions.com for updates.

Live Internet Bidding Available

Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd. are able to offer live internet bidding in this auction in conjunction with easyLiveAuction.com. If you REGISTER TO BID for this auction, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions will pay the £3 + VAT registration fee. Details of the sales and how to bid live online are available at Cavendish Philatelic Auctions at easyLiveAuction

Consignments are now being accepted
for future auctions

Properties for the March 2024 auction may be accepted until 10 January 2024. Please contact us to ensure that we have sufficient space and describing time.

Future auctions will feature:

  • The Denis Vandervelde collections of Avis de R√©ception, Russian maritime mail, Russian & Worldwide Forwarding Agents, and Lloyd Austriaco mail;
  • The Dave Tarry collections of Mauritius stamps & postal history, and Shropshire postal history;
  • The John Lea FRPSL collections of Wreck Mail, the Falkland Islands, and Egypt & Sudan;
  • The Gavin Fryer FRPSL Thematic collections;
  • The Colin Faers collections of Latin America Airmails, Hong Kong, Olympic Games, and South West Africa Stamps & Covers;
  • The Don Hilditch collection of the postal history of Elgin;
  • The Ken Norris Scottish & thematic collections;
  • The David Horry research collection of West Indies Postmarks;
  • The Jeff Pattman collection of Lombardy & Venice early postal history;
  • The Ray Hull collection of Falmouth & Transatlantic Packets, etc.; and
  • Great Britain stamps with over 100 lots of Penny Blacks, and a specialised collection of KGV Downey Head proofs.


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