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World Record prices already at Spink’s ‘greatest stamp sale of our generation’…

Greg described this sale as  “a momentous event in the hobby/business of philately – the sort that only happens once in a lifetime” in his post below. And he’s certainly not wrong.

As Spink’s incredible and much-anticipated auctioning of the Chartwell Collection of stamps ends its first day (it’s running in London between June 28-29) World Record prices have already emerged…

We’ve been regularly updating our main website,, and our Twitter feed with updates as Paul Fraser sends them to us from the sale room floor.

spink sale chartwell

Spink’s London experts preside over the incredible Chartwell Collection sale – the philatelic auction of a lifetime

Our World Record priced highlights from the sale so far include…

It’s a Chartwell World Record price for this $229,700 Missing Virgin stamp… The most valuable British Virgin Islands stamp ever auctioned has emerged at today’s Chartwell sale

Chartwell sale scores $1.7m record price for ‘world’s most famous stamp’… A collector has joined the likes of Thomas Tapling in buying this legendary Mauritius stamp

And among the other big sale highlights…

Leading light of ‘this generation’s greatest stamp sale’ brings $181,900 at Spink… Dated to 1853, this incredibly rare and iconic Bermuda stamp has smashed its estimate in London

Perot’s two-of-a-kind cover delivers $210,630 at Spink’s ‘stamp sale of century’… Of the auction’s many important philatelic lots, here’s another from Bermuda’s famous postmaster…

With tomorrow’s sale expected to be as impressive as today’s, we’ll be bringing you all the updates as soon as they happen.

Check our main website and our Twitter feed for more news on the Chartwell Collection sale.

By Alex


Photos courtesy of Spink


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