About Stanley Gibbons:
Founded in 1856, Stanley Gibbons is established as the most well-known, respected and trusted name in philately and collectibles. With over 3 million stamps in stock, the business has grown to become the largest name in stamp collecting serving both collectors and investors alike. Stanley Gibbons is also Europe%u2019s largest dealer in autographed material, memorabilia and rare historical signatures through its division, Frasers Autographs.
As the 172nd anniversary of the world's first stamp, the Penny Black, approaches, rare stamp and prestige collectibles dealer, Stanley Gibbons is pleased to offer for sale one of only 5 known examples of the Master Die Proof.
Rare stamp and prestige collectibles merchant, The Stanley Gibbons Group plc (LSE: SGI) adds to its holding of investment assets and rare collectibles with a Crimean War 'Double Action' Victoria Cross- the first to be issued to a member of the British Army.
Rare stamp and collectibles dealer, The Stanley Gibbons Group plc (LSE: SGI) was welcomed to Hong Kong by the UKTI's Deputy Trade Commissioner John Woodruffe during a reception to mark the official opening of Stanley Gibbons (Asia) Ltd held at the British Consulate General.
As part of its strategic e-commerce development, AIM listed Stanley Gibbons Group plc, has re-launched its website with significantly improved functionality and back office integration, as a truer reflection of its proud British heritage.
Stanley Gibbons latest public auction shows the strength of the China market with a 1968 Chinese stamp more than doubling its pre auction estimate despite being described as having been repaired, re-gummed and having tone spots.
Following a complete sell out of Penny Blacks at Beijing's International Stamp and Coin Expo in November and a resultant trade order for 10,000 of the world's first postage stamp, the Great British Stamp Dealer announced today that it will be accelerating its plans to enter the Asian market with an ambitious advertising campaign launching next week.
Stanley Gibbons public auction, taking place on Wednesday 15th December, offers several items which experts have never seen before as well as a selection of Lots being sold on behalf of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.
After selling Britain's rarest stamp to a private buyer from SE Asia earlier this year, the trend for Britain's precious documents going overseas seems set to continue with Stanley Gibbons preparing to market three priceless pieces to buyers in Hong Kong and Asia.
Following the donation of a Falkland Islands 1928 2½d Provisional in September, Stanley Gibbons is to complete the National Collection for the Falkland Islands Museum with a further donation of a Falkland Islands 1933 £1 Centenary.