Collectors Flock to Charterhouse Auction

The two day Charterhouse December auction of collectors’ items has some real gems amongst its lots. “The collectors market is particularly buoyant at present, especially in the coins, stamps and medal sections. ” Commented Richard Bromell. “I have had a lifelong interest in these specialist collecting fields although it is such a wide collecting field that you can never know it all! “Highlights already entered into this specialist auction, is a fine collection of stamps being the property of a Gentleman from London. With high value single stamps such as a George V £1 Seahorse stamp estimated at £400-600, a Queen Victoria brown £1 stamp £250-350 with its matching green £1 stamp £200-300 and several iconic penny blacks from £100 there is plenty of choice for collectors.In the coin section, there is a large collection of early English hammered coins from the 16th and 17th centuries from a Bournemouth client. For the modern coin collector there are two gold £5 coins estimated at £800-1200 each and for the banknote collector there are two consecutive white £100 banknotes from 1935 for £1000-1500.However, one of the star lots of the medals is a First World War Distinguished Service Order (DSO) medal group. Having been bought at a car boot sale for just a few pounds, this bargain hunter will be rewarded when the medals go under the hammer estimated at £800-1200!Charterhouse is now accepting further entries for their busy programme of auctions including coins, medals, stamps, model toys and collectors items on 13th and 14th December followed by an auction of pictures, prints and books in January and then classic cars in February.To arrange a free home visit or for more information regarding these auctions please contact Richard Bromell, Director at Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne 01935 812277 or via email on enquiry@charterhouse-auction.comSome of the collectors items being sold by Charterhouse in their December 13/14th auctionThe WWI DSO medal group £800-1200The George V £1 Seahorse stamp £400-600A modern gold £5 coin £800-1200One of the two 1935 £100 banknotes £1000-1500Quick Links For further information regarding this article, please contact Richard Bromell, Director