17.06.2014 – Spink
Rhodesia Featuring Arms and Admiral Issues from the Vestey Collection
17th June, 2014
The Vestey collection of Rhodesia Arms and Admiral issues is the first in a series of ten auctions to be conducted by Spink over the next eighteen months. This auction commences with wonderful examples of the 1892 Large Arms issue, the 1896 on Cape unique 4d. pair with “COMPANY” omitted, 1898-1908 Large Arms issue high value blocks and the 1905 Victoria Falls 1/- strip of three imperforate between. The main section of the sale is devoted to the Admiral issue with two unique essays, 2½d. and 6d. colour trials and a wonderful array of the issued stamps with a wonderful group of blocks and an outstanding selection of imperforate between varieties, most of which have not been seen since the Gibbs sale of 1988. We are assured of an extremely competitive day for these popular stamps.
Catalogue: Auction catalogue