County Philatelic Auctions

County Auctions, Oakley Lane,
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Hants RG23 7JZ
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Auction of Great Britain and World Stamps in 3100 Lots from £5 to £5000+

No Buyer's Premium
3052 items listed
Basingstoke RG23 7JZ
Pre-Bid Auction
County Philatelic Auctions Sale #265. Pre-bidding closes 13th February 2020. 3100 Lots from £5 to over £5000 including scarce and unusual material. This is a Mail Bid Sale - Bid from Anywhere. NO BUYERS PREMIUM. Double Dagger lots. Any lots marked with '‡' are open to reasonable offers below reserve. For these, please email your offers direct to us using Thank you. . Abbreviations Used in our Catalog um - unmounted mint, same as NH, never hinged - any faults are described. vf mint -lightly mounted mint - any faults are described:- for example, 'vf mint, 1x short perf' means the stamp has 1 short (not pulled) perf otherwise it is very fine mint. f mint - reasonable mount for the period, any faults are described. fresh mint - mint not quite 'fine' but still very good, mm - mounted mint, hmm - heavily mounted mint. vfu - very fine used - a light cancel for the period, fresh and without faults:- on modern issues this means a neat circular steel cancela on early issues it means a light or crisp cancel of the period - numeral, duplex, Maltese Cross, etc. cds - circular or counter date stamp. gu - good used, very collectable but not quite fine, g-f good to fine. FFC - first flight cover, FDC- first day cover, fdi - first day of issue circular cancel, Sp h/s - special handstamp. Mi - Michel catalogue, Yv - Yvert, Sc -- Scott. c£50 - catalogued by Stanley Gibbons at £50 (using the SG catalogue current at the time of describing). c320€ - catalogued by Michel or Yvert at 320 Euros blk 8 - block of 8; cvr - cover; reg env - registered envelope; ~50 - approximately 50; M/sh, MS - miniature sheet. LM RM - booklets with left margin, right margin. 2B, CB, LB, RB phosphor bands - 2 band, centre band, left band, right band. pl12 plate 12. MX - Maltese Cross. r5/2 variety on the second stamp in row 5. Full list at
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Auctions Results

Jan 28
Mail Bid Sale - Auction of World Stamps
Jan 14
Mini Auction 1909
Jan 08
Mini Auction 1909A
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Jan 08
Auction of all World Stamps - Sale 263A
Jan 15
County Philatelic Auctions Sale 263 - Mail Bid Sale - NO BUYER PREMIUM
Jan 07
Auction of Great Britain Stamps
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Jan 07
Auction of all World Stamps (except GB - these are in a separate auction)
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County is a well established Stamp Auction house and has been holding mail bid sales for over 25 years. Our quality, accurate descriptions, efficient service and wide range of lots at realistic prices from just £5 to rare stamps over £5,000 make stamp collecting through our postal auctions ideal for almost all stamp collectors. You can buy valuable stamps in our auctions at reasonable prices. We offer a safe, simple and economic way to enhance your stamp collection. Join our 5000+ satisfied band of ordinary collectors, stamp dealers, stamp club and specialist philatelic society members. Customer satisfaction is important. We want you to bid again and again. For a fair deal, try us, you have nothing to lose. County is backed by over 40 years of integrity and fair dealing. We run stamp auctions, selling all world postage stamps, with Great Britain stamps, from Queen Victoria stamps to Machins, British Commonwealth stamps and Foreign stamps. We also sell Accessories, Airmails, Booklets, Cinderella, First Day Covers, Philatelic books, Postal History and Thematics (Topicals).
£6,150 Approx. US$8,177
1524 GB 1952 Tudor wmk ½d - 1/6d set of 17 um marginal imprimaturs with NPM backstamp cat £34000 {f}
Year of sale: 2018
GB 1952 Tudor wmk ½d - 1/6d set of 17 um marginal imprimaturs with NPM backstamp cat £34000
£5,500 Approx. US$7,313
1528 GB 1935 Silver Jubilee 2½d Prussian blue vf mint, minor imperfection, tiny mark on perf at base sg35
Year of sale: 2017
GB 1935 Silver Jubilee 2½d Prussian blue vf mint, minor imperfection, tiny mark on perf at base sg356a c£13500