Queen Victoria Commonwealth issues up 73% on estimate

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Queen Victoria Commonwealth issues up 73% on estimate

A superb collection of British Commonwealth Queen Victoria issues has starred in the UK

Paul Fraser Collectibles,Friday 14December 2012

A superb collection of British Commonwealth Queen Victoria issues has soldat a Britishpostage stamp sale for 72.5% more than its presale valuation.

Warwick & Warwick stamp auction A Trinidadian stamp from a substantial collection of British Commonwealth Queen Victoria issues

Comprising nine Linder albums, the lot made 8,625 ($13,919) against a 5,000 ($8,068) estimate, further confirmation of the upwardly mobile nature of the British Commonwealth stamps sector - view our remarkable example for sale today.

It proved to be an exciting and varied auction for British Commonwealth collectors.

Warick and Warick stamp auction A one penny Cape of Good Hope stamp, also from the impressive collection that sold for $13,919

The South African provinces performed well, witha collection of Cape triangulars sellingfor 2,070 ($3,369),just abovetheir 2,000 ($3,224) pre-auction estimate.

Other notable individual lots at the December 5 sale included a 1942 Bermuda corner pair, showing the "broken top right scroll" and "broken lower right scroll" varieties, which achieved 448 ($713), whilea rare Gibraltar 1906-1911 4/ bearing a reversed watermark realised 776 ($1,252).

For more information on the sector, please visit our investing in rare postage stamps page.

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