Tag Archive: george VI

Jan 31

January 31st, 2013

Winding up a busy month we have many interesting additions to our inventory.  Along with our diligent addition to better used and mint Canada we may report the a storm of complete sets, the bulk of which are from the British Commonwealth, from countries including: Australia, Falkland Islands, Montserrat and many others.  The sets are …

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Jan 24

Interesting Imperium — Weekly Feature #420

George VI 2d. Imperium Type in a Plate number pair.  Mint never hinged Very Fine.  Stanley Gibbons cat. £2,80 for normal stamps.  The Imperium series was generally printed in two entries; the first was for the Duty Plate: the country and the value, the second was the Head Plate: the frame, portrait and ornamentation.  This …

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Oct 18

October 17th, 2011

We have been rather busy since our last update.  There are two areas of particular interest; Japan and the British Commonwealth.  In terms of Japan look for some of those difficult to assemble definitive sets in mint never hinged as well as a smattering of material from early all the way up to modern, including …

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Oct 15

Magnificent Malaya – Weekly Feature #410

The first set in the reign of George VI for the Malayan State of Kedah was this magnificent group of nine bicolours featuring engraved images of the Sultan of Kedah, Sir Abdul Hamid Halim Shah.  For the popular area of Malaya this set is one of the stand-outs.  Offered here is a fresh mint never …

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Jul 18

July 18, 2011

Since our last update we have added some exciting new material to our Canada inventory, including items from toward the end of the reign of George VI and into the early part of the reign of Elizabeth II, such as mint coils and booklet panes.  Some high quality used Newfoundland singles have also been added.  …

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