Achievements at Auction

Achievements at Auction

Stamps

A World Record for China's Most Iconic Stamp... 17th January 2016 Sold for HK$6,240.000
A World Record For an Essay of Any Country... 17th January 2016 Sold for HK$4,800,000
A World Record For a Die Proof of Any Country... 17th January 2016 Sold for HK$2,040,000

Coins & Banknotes

A World Record For a Set of Egyptian Banknotes... 30th September 2015 Sold for £104,400
A World Record For a Pattern £5... 14th May 2015 Sold for £360,000
A World Record For a Platinum Commemorative Medal... 15th July 2015 Sold for £104,400

Wine & Spirits

Bonds & Shares

A World Record For a King William III of England.... 16th December 2015 Sold for SFr14,000
A World Record For An 1835 Swiss Confederation Sh... 16th December 2015 Sold for SFr26,000
World Record for Chinese Issue Foreign Bond... 7 June 2013 Sold for £48,000

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DateDepartmentLot TitleSold For
30th September 2015Coins and BanknotesWorld Banknotes£104,400
16th December 2015Bonds & SharesBonds and Share Certificates of the World - SW1017SFr14,000
16th December 2015Bonds & SharesBonds and Share Certificates of the World - SW1017SFr26,000
17th January 2016Stamps16012 - Meiso Mizuhara, The Exhibition Collections...HK$6,240.000
17th January 2016Stamps16012 - Meiso Mizuhara, The Exhibition Collections...HK$4,800,000
17th January 2016Stamps16012 - Meiso Mizuhara, The Exhibition Collections...HK$2,040,000
18 August 2015StampsAuction: 15041 - The "Sentosa" Collection of Strai...S$168,000
18 August 2015StampsAuction: 15041 - The "Sentosa" Collection of Strai...S$264,000
18 August 2015StampsAuction: 15041 - The "Sentosa" Collection of Strai...S$180,000
19 May 2015StampsA World Record For An Item Of Western Australia£122,400
14th May 2015 Coins and BanknotesThe Slaney Collection of English Coins - Part 2, l...£360,000
15th July 2015Coins and BanknotesAncient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorati...£104,400
18 January 2015StampsA World Record For An Item Of Postal History From ...HK$2,160,000
18 December 2014Coins and BanknotesLot 540£372,000
16 October 2014StampsA World Record for a Single Australian Item£240,000
10 October 2014StampsWorld Record for an Item of Muscat Postal HistoryHK$420,000
10 October 2014StampsWorld Record for an Item of Guadur Postal HistoryHK$360,000
10 October 2014StampsWorld Record for an Item of Kuwait Postal HistoryHK$228,000
10 October 2014StampsWorld Record for an Item of Sharjah Postal HistoryHK$60,000
10 October 2014StampsWorld Record for an Item of Dubai Postal HistoryHK$72,000
10 October 2014StampsWorld Record for an Item of Bahrain Postal HistoryH$84,000
19 September 2014Wine & SpiritsLOUIS XIII BLACK PEARL ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS$20,740
19 April 2014Wine & SpiritsMacallan 1989 CaskHK$793,000
19 April 2014Wine & SpiritsMacallan 1976, 27 year old, bottled by renowned in...HK$34,160
15 April 2014Coins and BanknotesWorld Record for an Egyptian Banknote£49,200
29 January 2014StampsWorld Record for an Item of Malta£42,000
7 June 2013Bonds & SharesWorld Record for Chinese Issue Foreign Bond£48,000
4 October 2013Coins and BanknotesWorld Record for a Bermuda Banknote£45,600
2 October 2013Coins and BanknotesWorld Record for an Iraqi Banknote£45,600
2013Coins and BanknotesWorld Record for a Genoese Coin£150,000
2013Coins and BanknotesWorld Record for a Chinese Issue Foreign Bond£48,000
2013MedalsWorld Record for a Naval General Service Medal at ...£138,000
2013MedalsWorld Record for a Chinese MedalHK$8,640,000
2013StampsWorld Record for an Inverted Head Variety£58,000
2013StampsWorld Record for a Republic Period CoverHK$4,800,000
2012Coins and BanknotesCharity Auction of Bank of England Notes £71,865
2012Coins and BanknotesThe George Kanaan Collection of Middle Eastern Ban...£554,472
2012MedalsFirst V.C. of the Great War£276,000
2012Coins and BanknotesThe David Kirch Collection of Bank of England Note...£904,410
2012Coins and BanknotesThe David Kirch Collection of English Provincial B...£173,796
2012Coins and BanknotesThe David Kirch Collection of English Provincial B...£129,742
2012Stamps1840 Die Proof in Black with Void Corners ...£156,000
2012Stamps1840 One Penny Black Imprimatur £102,000
2012StampsReconstructed Mint Block of Twelve of Two Pence Bl...£420,000
2012StampsMint Block of Twelve of the Famous “Penny Black” £336,000
2012StampsThe “Franschhoek” Collection of Cape of Good Hope£766,296
2012StampsThe Alan Uria Collection of Rhodesia Double Heads£478,256
2012StampsBooth and Byl Collections of Cayman Islands£375,530
2012Coins and BanknotesHong Kong, Victoria, pattern Tael, 1867HK$1,800,000
2012Coins and BanknotesHong Kong, Victoria, pattern Dollar and 20-CentsHK$1,560,000
2012Coins and BanknotesElizabeth I, silver Eight Testerns (1600-01)£40,000
2012Coins and BanknotesElizabeth I, Crown, mint mark 2£38,400
2012MedalsThe Unique ‘Defence of South Georgia’ D.S.M. Group...£150,000
2012Coins and BanknotesThe Magnus Collection of English and Scottish Coin...£964,200
2011Stamps1847 2d. deep blue “POST OFFICE” Mauritius£1,053,090
2011Coins and BanknotesItalian Coins and Medals (held in Milan)€2,367,475
2011Coins and BanknotesElizabeth I, gold Sovereign of Thirty Shillings £67,200
2011Coins and BanknotesHannover, Ernst Augustus, Taler, 1840£25,300
2011Coins and BanknotesMary, gold Ryal (1553)£162,000
2011Coins and BanknotesChina, Kuang-hsu, gold pattern Tael, 1906£62,400
2011Coins and BanknotesFrank Brady Collection of English Hammered Groats£410,000
2011Coins and BanknotesRussia, Alexander II, 25-Roubles, 1876£156,000
2011StampsThe Finest and Most Attractive One Penny Black on ...£339,390
2011StampsThe “Fordwater” Collection of Australian Commonwea...£446,880
2011StampsPearls of Arabia Sales €1,771,700
2011StampsThe Agathon Collection €1,237,425
2011Coins and BanknotesThe Peter Griffiths Collection of World Banknotes £336,704
2011Coins and BanknotesThe Laurence Pope Collection of World Banknotes £328,038
2010StampsThe “Stoltz” Collection (Singapore)S$1,454,757
2010Stamps1854 Four Annas, variety head inverted£105,390
2010Stamps1854 Two Annas Green, sheet of eighty, inverted wa...£53,910
2010StampsThe Alexander Reid Collection £438,486
2010StampsThe “Wilkin” Collection and Vestey Collection of B...£911,499
2010MedalsThe Important Second War D.S.O., ‘Battle of Britai...£222,000
2010Coins and BanknotesPortraits of a Prince, Coins, Medals and Banknotes...£130,000
2010Coins and BanknotesMoghul Gold Coins, the Property of an Indian Princ...£358,000
2010Coins and BanknotesJalal ud-din Muhammed Akbar, 5-Mohur, AH971£150,000
2010Coins and BanknotesHenry VII, gold Sovereign£180,000
2010Coins and BanknotesCharles I, gold Triple Unite, Oxford, 1644168,000
2010Coins and BanknotesGaius (Caligula) Aureus of Lugdunum£50,400
2010Coins and BanknotesThe Marischal Collection of Scottish Banknotes £229,395
2010Coins and BanknotesThe Tom Warburton Collection of Banknotes £533,889
2009MedalsWe superseded our own record in 2009 with a record...£348,000
2009StampsThe VT Nathan Collection of Straits Settlements£833,735
2009StampsThe John Sacher Collection – West Africa Postal Hi...£492,735
2009Coins and BanknotesThe John Marshall Collection of Ancient Greek Coin...£270,000
2009Coins and BanknotesA Charity Auction of key notes from the Clydesdale...£114,170
2008Coins and BanknotesAn Important Collection of Renaissance Medals and ...£537,500
2008Coins and BanknotesProfessor Colin Rochester Collection of English Ha...£140,000
2008StampsThe “Monarch” Collection Part II£1,318,294
2008StampsThe “Monarch” Collection£2,279,755
2008Coins and BanknotesBanknotes of South East Asia S$2,712,254
2007Coins and BanknotesJerry Remick Collection of British Commonwealth Co...£316,800
2007Coins and BanknotesCharity Auction of Bank of England Notes £36,880
2007Coins and BanknotesCharity Auction of Scottish Banknotes £96,715
2007Coins and BanknotesDr Riccardo Ferrari Collection of English Crowns£150,000
2007Coins and BanknotesThe Glenister Collection of English Coins£330,000
2007Coins and BanknotesCharles II, Petition Crown, 1663, by Thomas Simon£207,100
2007Coins and BanknotesHong Kong, Victoria, proof set, 1868£103,600
2007Coins and BanknotesGenoa, gold 10-Doppia, 1641£89,800
2007Coins and BanknotesAustralia, New South Wales, silver 15-Pence, 1813£17,350
2007Coins and BanknotesRussia, gold medal of the Moscow Triumphal Arch, 1...£73,700
2007Coins and BanknotesRussia, gold medal of Alexander II, 1881£78,300
2007Coins and BanknotesThe Kenneth MacKenzie Collection of Ottoman Coins ...£122,800
2007Stamps1848 1d. “POST PAID” Mauritius block of four£345,100
2007StampsHalf Lengths of Victoria - The Gary Diffen Collect...£685,809
2007StampsGreat Britain – The “Victoriana” Collection£1,326,786
2006Coins and BanknotesNew world record for a British Coin Edward III Dou...£460,000
2006Coins and BanknotesJerry Remick Collection of British Commonwealth Co...£370,800
2006Coins and BanknotesJerry Remick Collection of British Commonwealth Co...£1,333,500
2005StampsImportant Great Britain and British Empire£3,896,674
2006StampsStamps of the World and The DJ Norris Collection o...£875,597
2006Coins and BanknotesEdward III, Double Leopard or Double Florin£460,000
2006Coins and BanknotesCharles I, Gold Pistole 1646£77,625
2006Coins and BanknotesThe Lucien LaRiviere Collection of Scottish Coins£486,090
2006Coins and BanknotesThe Lucien LaRiviere Collection of Irish Coins and...£366,120
2005Coins and BanknotesThe Colin Adams Collection of Halfcrowns£660,715
2005Coins and BanknotesThe Adil Karouni Collection of English Banknotes p...£239,480
2005MedalsThe Great War ‘Lancashire Landing’ Victoria Cross ...£126,500
2005Coins and BanknotesThe Samuel King Collection of English Gold Coins£1,417,595
2005Coins and BanknotesThe Adil Karouni Collection of English banknotes p...£330,905
2005Coins and BanknotesNew auction record for a Queen Anne Vigo Five Guin...£149,500
2004Coins and BanknotesThe Adil Karouni Collection of English Banknotes p...£379,895
2004MedalsThe Second War Victoria Cross Group of Nine to Nai...£132,250
2004MedalsThe Second War Bomber Command Victoria Cross Group...£230,000
2004Coins and BanknotesThe Marshall Collection of British and World Coins£719,359
2004Coins and BanknotesWorld record for a British coin - Coenwulf gold pe...£230,000
2004Stamps1861 Cape of Good Hope, “Woodblock” 1d. pale milky...£80,500
2004StampsNew South Wales, Laureated Issue, 3d. block of fif...£119,600
2003MedalsThe Great War Victoria Cross, D.S.O., M.C. and bar...£178,250
2003StampsThe "La Fayette" Collection€5,047,750
2003Coins and BanknotesItalian coins and medals£947,337
2003Coins and BanknotesThe Pringle Collection of Scottish Banknotes£280,000
2003Coins and BanknotesThe Slaney Collection of English Coins£1,067,000
2003StampsRare Stamps of Great Britain and the British Empir...£655,000
2003StampsHong Kong: The RCK Chan Collection£338,500
2003Coins and Banknotes'Special Number' Bank of England notes (at the Ban...£33,100
2003MedalsRecord for a Portuguese Commander’s War Cross£20,700
2003MedalsAuction record for a Peninsular War group£176,525
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for an Edward VI halfcrown£7,800
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for Elizabethan copper£9,430
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for a Triple Unite£25,300
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for a Victoria Crown£27,600
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for a James II 5 Guineas£35,650
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for a Charles II halfcrown£40,250
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for an Edward VI crown £41,400
2003Coins and BanknotesAuction record for an English silver coin - £138,0...£138,000
2003StampsAuction record for a French Philatelic item sold a...€924,000
2003MedalsAuction record for a DSM Group at auction£59,800
2003StampsAuction record for individual Hong Kong stamp at a...£70,000
2003StampsAuction record for individual Australian stamp at ...£82,800
2002StampsEast Africa: The 'Kilimanjaro' Collection£279,500
2002StampsWorld: The 'Ambassador' Collection£1,089,000
2002StampsGreat Britain: The Sayeed Collection£309,800
2002Coins and BanknotesMary and Henry Darnley, Ryal£97,750
2002Coins and BanknotesAuction record for Scottish silver coin at auction...£97,750
2001Coins and BanknotesThe 'Gadeside'Collection of BanknotesHK$3,586,500
2001Coins and BanknotesThe Edward Van Roekel Collection£464,400
2001StampsGreat Britain: The H O Fraser Collection£929,100
2001StampsChina: The ‘Autumn’ Collection of the Liberated Ar...HK$5,144,500
2001StampsTrinidad: The Sir John Marriott Collection£768,900
2001StampsGreat Britain: The 'Cawardine' Collection£455,800
2001StampsStamps & Covers from the Royal Philatelic Collecti...£763,900
2001Coins and BanknotesThe Roger Shuttlewood Collection of Tudor Coins£508,300
2001MedalsAuction record for an English campaign medal group£241,500
2000StampsEssays & Proofs from the De La Rue Archive£399,700
2000StampsGreat Britain: The 'Peak' Collection£442,700
2000Coins and BanknotesThe Clive of India Treasure£405,530
2000Coins and BanknotesThe Dr Anton Dreesmann Collection of Ancient Coins...£427,900
2000StampsStraits Settlements 1624-1867: The Pichai Collecti...S$2,019,500
2000Coins and BanknotesThe Karl Gustav Collection£314,300
2000Coins and BanknotesThe Dr Anton Dreesmann Collection of Ancient Coins...£1,225,100
2000MedalsA Great War (Mesopotamia) VC Group to Sergeant J R...£46,000
2000StampsNew Zealand: The Henry Dumas Collection£531,600
1999MedalsThe Boer War VC Group to Sergeant J J Clements, Bo...£74,750
1999Coins and BanknotesThe Martin Hughes Collection of English Coins£246,200
1999Coins and BanknotesThe Keith Austin Collection of Scottish Banknotes£240,400
1999StampsBermuda: The Morris Ludington Collection£1,101,100
1999Coins and BanknotesThe Turath Collection of Islamic Coins£664,600
1999StampsCape of Good Hope: The Indhusophon Collection£1,146,400
1999StampsNew Brunswick & NovaScotia: The Koh CollectionUS$1,144,600
1999StampsBahamas: The 'Staircase'Collection£550,000
1999Coins and BanknotesThe Herman Selig Collection of Coins of George III£887,800
1999Coins and BanknotesAuction record for an English gold coin, George II...£170,500
1998Coins and BanknotesThe Paul Karon Collection of English Crowns£343,200
1998MedalsThe Boer War VC, CSI, DSO and Bar Group of Eleven ...£89,700
1998MedalsThe Second World War VC, DFC Group of Seven to Fly...£138,000
1998StampsGreat Britain Mulready: The Grunin Collection£539,900
1998Coins and BanknotesAuction record for an Islamic coin£308,000
1998Coins and BanknotesAuction record for a Byzantine seal£35,200
1997Coins and BanknotesThe Lucien LaRiviere & Myron Kaufman Collections£660,600
1997Coins and BanknotesBruno Mantegazza Collection of Crowns£664,400
1997MedalsThe Second World War VC, DCM Group of Six to Capta...£80,500
1997MedalsThe Great War VC, MC Group of Five to Captain J A ...£97,750
1997MedalsThe Second World War VC, DFC Group of Nine to Flig...£126,500
1996Coins and BanknotesAuction record for an English hammered gold coin, ...£159,500
1997Coins and BanknotesAuction record for a Scottish gold coin£77,000
1996Coins and BanknotesThe Douro Cargo Collection£1,546,600
1993Coins and BanknotesAuction record for an English banknote, 1797 £1 no...£57,200