Last Updated on 9/14/2004 by bidz

A rare stamp collection:

Lots Of Stamps
What’s Hot Now – 2004/09/14
by Susan Adams

“It was like walking into Aladdin’s cave,’ recalls Sotheby’s stamp specialist Richard Ashton, of the first time he saw the collection of rare stamps owned by the late Sir Gawaine Baillie. For forty years, Baillie, who led a colorful and privileged life before dying in 2003 at the age of 69, amassed what many experts believe is one of the greatest collections of stamps of the former British Empire, all unused and in perfect condition.”

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