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Cheshire Stamp Auctions (Sandafayre’s Public Auction) : Saturday 11th June 2022 11.00am.

All lots can be viewed at our offices before the auction - PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT (along with a list of lot numbers before your visit).
Viewing times for 11 June 2022 auction:
Monday 30th May to Wednesday 1st June, 9am - 4.30pm
Closed Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June for Bank Holidays
Monday 6th June to Friday 10 June, 9am - 4.30pm
Saturday 11 June - 8am - 10.30pm sharp (sale begins 11.00am)

We typically sell over 90% of the lots in these public auctions so it's an exciting event for buyers & sellers alike! If you have stamps, coins, postcards and currency to sell please get in touch - we are determined to make the selling experience as easy and rewarding as possible.

Buyers premium 20% with no other fees or VAT. Auction agent usually in attendance

Contact Sandafayre for more details.01565 653214

Trafford Books : Auction 409 - 18th May 2022

Trafford Books latest Catalogue now On-Line !

Our Catalogue for the 18th May auction is now available for inspection at where clients will be able to browse through 221 Lots of Books, Prints, Ephemera, Autographs, Photographs, Postcards, Stamps and Postal History. The auction commences with 90 lots of Antiquarian & later Books, Ephemera, Prints & Photos including many illustrated works especially topography from early 19th Century, early 20th Century Fashion, Victorian Scrap Albums, Botanical hand-coloured prints by James Andrews, Children's Books including Louis Wain, historical autographs and Transport ephemera from 18th Century. These are followed by 22 lots of Cigarette Cards & Postcards, and a selection of silver ingot replica stamps. The balance of the sale features 105 lots of Stamps and Postal History with many mixed lots and country collections including very good Germany with a rare British Propoganda Forgeries booklet, and Poland with a collection of WW2 POW Camp posts. Should any client require additional images or information please contact us by telephone on 0161-877 8818 (or e-mail to prior to submitting their bids.

Bids may be submitted by using our on-line bidding facility, in writing to our address, or by telephone on 0161-877 8818. Our telephone system enables us to accept calls on a number of devices all via the same phone number. When calling you may be placed in a brief "queue". Please hold and we will connect you. All bids must be received by 12 Noon (BST) on Wednesday 18th May. Lots are available for viewing by appointment.

Clients wishing to submit material for our next auction should contact us by phone or e-mail in the first instance.  

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George Wewiora, Trafford Books