All great philatelic collections of Ceylon are represented by catalogues and are listed here in a chronological order. Content pages are available for provenance research, please contact us via the form below. 

Phillips, Lea & Davies

Sale 7, London,  December 1889

Tapling Collection

British Museum, 1891

Avery Collection

1909

Sir David Parkes Masson Collection

Glendinning, 6 March 1917

Duveen Collection

1919

Ferrari Collection

Sale 1, Gilbert, Paris, 19 June 1921

Ferrari Collection

Sale 2, Gilbert, Paris, 11th to 15th October 1921

Ferrari Collection

Sale 11, Gilbert, Paris, 19 to 21 November 1924

The Mayfair Find

H. R. Harmer, London, 9th November 1925

Colonel Praportchetovitch Collection

Sale 1, Plumridge, London, 23 to 24 February 1933

H. P. Manus Collection

Plumridge, London, 3rd May 1933

The Mayfair Find

H. R. Harmer, London, 9th November 1925

Sir Norman Macleod of Cobham Collection

Harmer Rooke, London 9 March 1934

Arthur Hind Collection (Cancelled Sale)

Scott, New York, 10 April 1934

Arthur Hind Collection

Third Sale, H. R. Harmer, London, 28-30th May 1934

Stephens Collection

Sale 3, H. R. Harmer, London, 25 October 1937

Insley Blair Collection

Harmer Rooke, London, 18th November 1937

Baron de Worms Collection

H. R. Harmer, London, 20 to 23rd June 1938

William H. Crocker Collection

Harmer Rooke, London, 26 May 1938

Stuart Anderson Collection

H. R. Harmer, London, 23rd December 1940

 

Percy de Worms Collection

H. R. Harmer, New York, 7th to 8th October 1941

A. C. Dibble Collection

H. R. Harmer, New York, 17th November 1941

Robert Yardley Collection

Sale 7, H. R. Harmer, London, 22nd January 1945

Ernest Lye Collection

Robson Lowe, 8th May 1946