Single Owner Collections Come to Charterhouse
There are 220 lots of medals from one collector and 300 lots of stamps from another collector being sold in the huge Charterhouse three day collectors sale on the 28th, 29th February and 1st March.
“The stamp collector is having a large sort out of his collection and the medals collector has decided to let other buyers enjoy them.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Overall, the stamps are estimated to sell for £30,000 and the medals £40,000, with interest expected from around the world.”
The owner of the medals, who lives near Dorchester, started collecting in the early 1950’s where he paid pennies for some of them. Medals in the collection date from the mid-19th century to the Korean War and include gallantry to coronation medals. Top lot in the collection is a group of medals awarded to an officer in the RAF which includes a rare Air Force Cross estimated at £2,000-3,000.
The stamp collector, who lives near Bridport, has also been collecting for decades. He has chosen to thin out and auction mint and used stamps also dating from the mid-19th century onwards, and feature GB, Commonwealth and world stamps. The star stamp in the collection is a rare Queen Victoria £5 orange stamp estimated at £1,200-1,400
Charterhouse are now accepting further entries for their specialist auctions of coins, medals & stamps on 29th February, classic motorbikes on 14th March, classic cars on 27th March and automobilia on 3rd April
Richard Bromell and the Charterhouse Team can be contacted for advice and valuations at The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne, 01935 812277 or via email@example.com
Drawers full of medals in the collection
Rare RAF Air Force Cross medal group £2,000-3,000
Queen Victoria £5 Orange stamp, used, £1,200-1,400