Sale #74


Closed Auction
Jul 09, 2019 Europe/London

Universal Philatelic Auctions Sale #74

Tuesday Jul 09, 2019 17:00 Europe/London
Last date for bids: 

It’s so easy to test UPA - if you are a New Bidder you may qualify for UPA's Introductory Offer - £55 GBP OFF your first invoice if you spend £75 GBP or more**

Continuing 19 years tradition of their Unique Reducing Estimate Auctions PLUS No Buyer’s Premium Universal Philatelic Auctions (UPA) presents one of their most valuable ever mail-bid sales closing at 5pm (UK Time) Tuesday 9th July 2019. In keeping with previous auctions ALL lots estimated at £1,000+ GBP ($1,364+ USD) will be offered LIVE online at 5pm (UK time) Wednesday 10th July 2019. Live bidders for £1,000+ GBP estimate lots now benefit by no charge for bidding live online.

The auction offers 21,241 lots to the value of £2,001,837 GBP comprising worldwide Collections, Sets, Singles, Covers, Proofs, High Values, Rarities, Topicals, FEO etc ... from the broadest range of regions including high quality classic Great Britain, British Empire, British Africa, British North America, India, Europe, British Asia, Asia with China, US and much more. Highlights once again include remarkable particularly strong in GB with High Values, British Empire plus exceptional Europe and overseas, with very good USA and many other countries too numerous to mention.

In addition, UPA is also pleased to offer 255 Bradbury Wilkinson lots that comprise exhibition quality material formed by a discerning British Collector. These lots include rare and often unique archive and proof material, much of which has not been on the market for over 25 years since the dispersal of the printers archive auctions. There is a tremendous array of material represented here, hopefully catering for all budgets, from all stages of stamp production, with artist’s hand painted essays, die proofs, Specimen overprints and perfins, printers' sample stamps, and so much else. The Commonwealth nations are the jewel in the crown, with some beautiful offerings from Falkland Islands, Rhodesia, Queensland, Tasmania, Transvaal, New Zealand to name a few, not only postage but also some terrific Revenue issues to amazingly high denominations. Great Britain is a treat covering some of the most beautiful designs produced by the company, from the classic Seahorse design, 1924 Wembley issue, and the iconic 1929 £1 PUC. As well as postage stamp production, there is also a splendid range of publicity, advertising, dummy stamps, banknote and cheque security printing. The items from this collection with estimates of £200+ GBP are will also be included in the LIVE online bidding at 5pm (UK time) Wednesday 10th July 2019.

There are No Buyer’s Premiums plus all lots are covered by their 28 day Total Guarantee. UPA prides itself on offering unique material that Collectors may not be able to source elsewhere and all with their unique reducing estimate system. With No Buyer’s Premium 2,000+ regular bidders stay with UPA saving up to 27% OFF – which is why UPA can offer new winning bidders an amazing Introductory Offer - £55 GBP OFF your first invoice if you spend £75 GBP.

(** Offer subject to status, restricted to one offer per household)

Bidding stops at 5pm (UK time) Tuesday 9th July 2019

Please Note : Bids below 80% of the estimate will be respectfully declined. Bidders wishing to purchase such lots for less may have the opportunity to do so in subsequent auction(s).

LIVE auction of 301 lots on Wednesday 10th July 2019, 5pm (UK time) via Bidders wishing to participate in the LIVE auction must register with by 2pm (UK time) Wednesday 10th July 2019.


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