We hope that you are keeping well during these difficult & challenging times.

We have prepared a rather exceptional sale for you featuring material that has not been on the open market in many years. The quality is exceptional throughout. We hope you enjoy what is here.

If we can be of any assistance whatsoever please contact us.

Highlights for the December 2020 Sale include:


POSTAL HISTORY of Great Britain with a fine offering of early letters, ship mails & scarce postal markings.

RHODESIA – A most extensive stamp section with good early postage stamps, double heads including £1 mint. A fine selection of mint Admirals with values to £1 and later issues with varieties.

NEW ZEALAND – An exceptional lot of early health issues including 1931 Smiling Boys set as blocks of four unmounted mint, a proof block of this iconic issue & numerous varieties.

GREAT BRITAIN POSTAGE STAMPS with superb line engraved from Penny Blacks (30+ lots). A fine example of the rare 1840 VR Penny Black, handpicked Penny Reds superb used including plated examples, Edward VII high values & selected lower values unmounted mint.

INDIA USED IN MALAYA with several very fine items also Malaya with high values & key stamps.

Wishing you all the best.

Simon Carson & the Philangles team.



Dates for your diary, our office will close for Christmas at lunchtime on Thursday 24th December & will reopen for business Monday 4th January 2021 at 9am.