Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

15 Jun 2004, starting at 13:00 BST .

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1847-54 Embossed: 1/- green, fine used with "685" numeral of Wilton.

1847-54 Embossed: 1/- pair and single, 10d. and 6d. used, mixed condition.

1847-54 Embossed: 1/- green used on 1854 envelope to Nova Scotia with additional 1841 2d., few imperfections, also 1855-57 4d. used with two 1854-57 1d's on 1860 E. to Canada.

1855-57: 4d. rose wmk. Medium Garter on white paper, fine used on 1857 E. from Sunderland to France.

1867-80: 6d. mauve plate 9 RG-RH pair both optd. "SPECIMEN" type 8, fine with gum.

1867-80: 2/- brown OL, used, minor imperfections, otherwise fine.

1880-83: 3d. on 3d. plate 21, AK-BL fine mint block, scarce.

1880-81: 2d. rose block of nine, all optd. "SPECIMEN" type 9, fresh with gum, some slight creasing, otherwise fine.

1883-84 lilac and green: set used, all with c.d.s's, fair to good.

1884 wmk. Crowns: £1 brown-lilac IA used, few small imperfections, otherwise fine.

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £10,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £450,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

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Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

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