Tag Archive: barbados

Aug 24

August 24th, 2013

There are many new and exciting additions to our inventory to report.  We have given particular attention to some popular areas within Canadian philately, including the Jubilees of which we have added some choice mint examples, Official plate blocks and Admiral pre-cancels.  Venturing out to the greater Commonwealth we may report pleasing additions to our …

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Aug 06

Victoria Vermilion — Weekly Feature #450

1873 6d. corner block of 12 with deep, fresh colour, a few natural paper inclusions and trivial creasing in the selvedge.  The stamps are unused no gum extremely Fine.  These stamps bear the large star watermark and this large marginal block also shows the outer edge of the whole watermark being a border of four …

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May 14

Britannia Block – Weekly Feature #445

First issue of 1852 featuring Seated Britannia in a non-denominated 1/2d. block of six.  Fresh mint with three stamps hinged, three stamps never hinged and deep colour, Very Fine.  The gum has hinge remnants on the upper three stamps and some unevenness associated with the gum’s having been hand applied, there is also a backstamp.  …

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May 04

May 4th, 2013

We begin this month with some additions to inventory which are not seen very frequently.  For the collector of British Empire we may report some interesting additions to Australian States as well as the British Caribbean area, with Barbados leading the charge.  We continue adding diligently to our inventory of French Southern and Antarctic Territories.  …

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Jun 07

June 7th, 2011

Let us just say that it has been a busy week.  With over 300 new and often unusual items, there should be something for everyone.  To start we have added a significant amount of early Canada, much of it mint, including Small Queens, Jubilees, Admirals and the Pence issues.  Plenty of Commonwealth has been added …

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