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Tearfund to Benefit from Stanley Gibbons First 2012 Public Auction

"Tearfund" operates in more than fifty countries worldwide. According to Stanley Gibbons Iit's a "Christian international aid and development agency working globally to end poverty and injustice, and to restore dignity and hope in some of the world's poorest communities".

The sale comprises of around 1300 lots including stamps and covers from Great Britain plus a wide variety of British Commonwealth countries and Foreign nations. The range of lots from China is smaller than in recent sales but they do include the 1962 Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang min sheet and an extremely fine used example of the rare 1968 The Whole Country is Red 8f withdrawn from sale very quickly after release because Taiwan was in white.

Catalogues will be available from early March. New clients can request a copy by calling Stanley Gibbons Auctions on 020 7836 8444, alternatively the catalogues will be available to view or download from our website at

Public viewing for the auction will be available at 399 Strand from Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st March. Private viewing is available prior to public viewing by appointment only. Live online bidding will also be available through; Europe’s leading portal for art and antiques auctions. Before the auction you can use the system to browse the online catalogue and place commission bids; during the auction lots appear on your screen as they are offered in the room and you can hear your bids being acknowledged by the auctioneer via our live audio feed. You can register for free at

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