British rare stamp and collectibles merchant, The Stanley Gibbons Group plc, which trades in stamps, historical documents and rare signatures for collectors and investors, has successfully completed its acquisition of Noble Investments (UK) PLC, bringing together four heritage brands which, when combined, sees the group become a leading global collectibles auction brand.
Noble Investments, comprising: Baldwin's- the globally respected brand in coins, established in 1872; Dreweatts- an auctioneer of antiques and collectibles such as watches, fine wine and jewellery, established in 1759 and Bloomsbury- a leading UK auctioneer of books, manuscripts and art, join The Stanley Gibbons Group plc.
Established in 1856, The Stanley Gibbons Group plc is the world's leading rare stamp and prestige collectibles merchant.
Holders of the Royal Warrant as philatelists since 1914 and AIM-listed in London, the Group is debt-free and has shown consistent double-digit EBIT growth through the recent economic downturn in the UK and Europe.
With over 250 staff and offices in the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, US and the Channel Islands, the company aims to deliver a truly global service by bringing the world's collecting community into one place.
For more information please visit: www.investment.stanleygibbons.com.