International Stamp Treasures!

The word ‘Serendipity’ was coined by Horace Walpole in ‘The three Princes of Serendip’ and means, amongst other things, stumbling upon interesting discoveries in a casual manner. Now, when looking through the estate of a deceased person one never knows what will be found and such was the case recently when a 150 volume stamp…

AUCTIONEERS TOP PICK: MARCH SALE – YABU MEIZAN TEA CADDY

Jeremy Thornton’s top pick of the March sale goes to a beautiful Japanese Meiji period satsuma tea caddy by craftsmen Yabu Meizan. In each of Biddle and Webb’s auctions there are always stand out pieces which get the team and buyers excited. This month’s special item realised an incredible £18,000. Auctioneer Jeremy Thornton spotted the…