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CSGB May/June Auction – Now Accepting Bids

So the Convention is over for another year. I hope that all who attended had as good a time as me, I spent too much, but picked up some great cards and met up with a few people I don’t see that often. It was also good to put a few faces to names of members who bid in the auction when they came to view the auction lots. It has now been decided that we will show estimates on the auction list. This is in response to some members who are unsure how much to bid. The lower estimate will be sligh

CSGB Mar/Apr Convention Auction Open (Now Also Accepting Bids from Non-Members!)

So the 2016 Convention is only a few weeks away, time flies as they say! Following on from last year, there will be no live auction at the convention, but the auction lots will available to view on Saturday from 1:30 until 3:30, and on Sunday from 12:00 until 1:00. Bids can also be left after viewing and of course will still be accepted in the usual manner by email or post. The auction will close one week after the convention, on Saturday May 7th. The undoubted star lot of this auction is an ex

The Cigarette Card Issues of Ogden’s Ltd.

'The Cigarette Card Issues of Ogden's Ltd.' is a new softcover edition of reference book 115 and includes the very latest additions to the very complex card issues made by Ogden's. This new volume is a reprint of the now out of print hardcover edition that was printed 10 years ago but includes the updates that have been made since. The format of this work remains pretty faithful to that originally adopted in the 1949 and 1959 editions. In the first section, listing Ogden's non-Guinea Gold issues

Hants & Surrey January Auction Now Accepting Bids!

First, my thanks to all of you who liked the ‘Prices Realised’ list. Only two were not sure, and one of those was only thinking of the extra time for me (thank you!). A total of 23 of you replied to me on this. Again, a good number of collectors attended the Fair, and over 20 bidders were successful in the room, outbidding in a few instances some very good postal bids. A few surprises again, as usual, with Lot 31, Ogdens Army Crests and Mottoes not attracting any bid. In this auction, ‘

CSGB November/December Card Auction – Now Accepting Bids

Chris has assembled the lots ready for the last auction of 2015 (how time flies!) and the November/December Card Auction is now accepting bids! It's a good mix of types and sets with some unrecorded cards and a few silks including a few sets of Kensitas Silk Flowers. To summarise some of the cards available by theme then; for military collectors there are several Gloag 'Home & Colonial Regiments' in VG condition, 2 Wills Scissors 'Drum Horses' in VG condition as well as a nice Typhoo 'Our