Perhaps surprisingly, this is the first major public auction in this country devoted to the stamps of South Australia. Michael Blake’s exceptional exhibit of the Perkins Bacon issues only was awarded a Large Gold Medal at Melbourne 2013, and was a candidate for the Grand Prix National.
In the relevant period South Australia issued more denominations than any... Read More
Our first general sale for 2014 is another well-balanced offering of fine stamps, proofs, covers, postal stationery etc.
British Empire collections are a strength of the miscellaneous section. An attractive range of photographs is followed by a strong offering of picture postcards, notably a collection of World War I humour cards offered by the album.
Australia features several... Read More
Prestige Philately is proud to present their first public auction devoted to the fascinating world of postal stationery. Offerings include the outstanding collections of Australian Postal Cards and Wrappers formed by Melbourne collectors John Sinfield and Mark Diserio respectively.
John Sinfield, probably the Number One collector of Australian postal stationery and one of Australia's... Read More
This auction contains a large number of attractive options for clients looking for new interest, from well-developed collections, through to remaindered lots and other offerings that could form the nucleus for a new passion.
The auction includes beautiful single stamps, world-class rarities, exceptional postal history, and so on.
This sale concludes with an extensive not-to-... Read More
At 5pm we are proud to present the exceptional collection of this underrated material formed by Sybrand Bakker from the Netherlands.
This is certainly one of the finest and most extensive such collections ever formed and is sure to re-define the market.
Highlights include major pieces from the proof sheets and trial sheets; probably the largest surviving blocks of the 2... Read More
At 1pm, our General Auction gets underway. The Kangaroos feature very scarce used multiples, 1d monogram blocks, & a large-part sheet of the Third Wmk 1/- perf ‘OS’. Highlights of the KGV Heads are a Perkins Bacon die proof & only the second example recorded of the Single Wmk 2d brown with the Watermark Inverted. Other new discoveries are the Vic Centenary 2d with Double... Read More
This sale commences with a range of mixed lots, followed by the Cycling collection formed by stamp designer Graham Wade. Then we have a fascinating group of documents and ephemera including photographs and masonic paraphernalia. Next up are more than 3000 picture postcards, mostly from the extensive Australian holdings of the late Kevin Crotty from England.
Commonwealth of Australia... Read More
We are pleased to have been invited to prepare the collections formed by John Bell of Goulburn (NSW) for auction. John was a private man who had no interest whatsoever in exhibiting. His passion was research, and that caused him to acquire large quantities of the stamps in which he was most interested. His Diadems include the best array of major retouches we have seen. The Middle Period and... Read More
Based on recent auction results around the world, it is quite clear that stamps and covers of the Australian Colonies are experiencing something of a Renaissance. A steady flow of outstanding material has resulted in greater buyer interest, and fine results for vendors.
We are very pleased with how this sale has come together. Note that there are only very minor areas of overlap between... Read More
Prestige Philately is starting 2013 with a BANG!! On Friday 22nd February, we are conducting not one but TWO public auctions.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Apparently nobody in the Western Australia Study Group has previously heard of Trevor Hiscock. Our catalogue has really put the cat among the pigeons. Superb Classics, strong Middle Period, rare Specimens, and... Read More