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Rare Stamps Gallery

Welcome to our Rare Stamps Gallery! View rare stamps featured in this Gallery and from here you can also browse and buy rare and valuable stamps in our weekly stamp auctions. Please note that none of the items featured in this Gallery are for sale on our site, the rare stamps illustrated on these pages are intended as a resource only.

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Stamps for sale

If you are interested in buying stamps, we hold stamp auctions in which thousands of lots are offered for sale. Great Britain stamps, Commonwealth stamps - in fact, every country of the world from Aden to Zululand! With lot prices ranging from £20 to £20,000 there really is something for everyone in our stamp auctions! Don't forget, you can bid in complete confidence as all the lots we sell are covered by our 100% satisfaction guarantee!

Our Rare Stamps Gallery is presented by country, simply browse for your country below, or click a letter to jump straight in!

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Z

A
Aden States
Afghanistan
Albania
Andorra
Antigua
Argentina
Australia
Australia States
Austria
Austrian States
Azores


B
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangkok
Barbados
Basutoland
Batum
Bavaria
Bechuanaland
Belgian Colonies
Belgian Offices in China
Belgium
Bermuda
Bolivia
British Bechuanaland
British Central Africa
British Columbia
British East Africa
British Guiana
British Honduras
British Levant
British Virgin Islands
Brazil
British POs in Siam
Brunei
Bulgaria
Bushire

C
Cameroon
Cameroon Post Offices
Canada
Cape of Good Hope
Cayman Islands
Ceylon
Chile
China
Chinese Post Offices
Chinese Treaty Ports
Colombia
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Cuba
Cyprus
Czechoslovakia

D
Danish Colonies
Danzig
Denmark
Dominica
Dutch Colonies

E
East Africa and Uganda
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador

F
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Finland
France
French Colonies
French Levant
French Post Offices in Zanzibar

G
Great Britain Islands
Gambia
German Colonies
German Post Offices in China
German States
Germany
Germany WWII
Gibraltar
Gold Coast
Great Britain
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Griqualand West
Guam
Guatemala

H
Hawaii
Heligoland
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary

I
Iceland
India
Indian States
Indonesia
Iran
Iranian States
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italian Colonies
Italian Offices in China
Italian States
Italy

J
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan

K
K.U.T.
Kenya and Uganda
Korea
Kuwait

L
Labuan
Lagos
Leeward Islands
Liberia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Lithuania - Russian Occupation
Lombardy-Venetia
Long Island
Luxembourg

 

M
Madagascar
Malawi (B.C.A.)
Malaya Japanese Occupation
Malayan States
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mexico
Monaco
Mongolia
Montserrat
Morocco
Morocco Agencies
Mosul

N
Natal
Nauru
Netherlands
Nevis
New Brunswick
New Caledonia
New Guinea
New Hebrides
New Zealand
Newfoundland
Nicaragua
Niger Coast
Nigeria
Niue
North Borneo
Northern Nigeria
Norway
Nova Scotia
Nyasaland

O
Orange Free State

P
Palestine
Papua
Paraguay
Penrhyn
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Polish Levant
Polish States
Portugal
Portuguese Colonies
Puerto Rico

R
Reunion
Rhodesia
Rumania
Russia
Russian Levant
Ryukyu Islands

S
Saar
Samoa
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somaliland
South Africa
South West Africa
Southern Rhodesia
Spain
St Christopher
St Helena
St Kitts and Nevis
St Lucia
St Vincent
Stellaland
Straits Settlements
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria

T
Tahiti
Tanganyika
Tasmania
Thailand
Tobago
Togo
Tonga
Transvaal
Trinidad
Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Turkey
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuscany

U
United States Offices in China
United States Possessions
Uganda
Ukraine
United States of America
Uruguay
U.S.S.R.

V
Vancouver Island
Vatican
Venezuela
Virgin Islands

W
Wurttemburg

Z
Zanzibar
Zululand


Current Stamp Auctions

Highlights


    We offer thousands of items for sale, here are just a few of our favourites...


Stamp Collections


    We have hundreds of great stamp collections for sale; here are just a few of our favourites!

  • FAROE ISLANDS - 1975-2002 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION A lovely all different collection in a good quality boxed Lighthouse album, includes 1975 first definitive set of 14, 1983 Fish set, 1983 Nordic House mini-sheet, 1985 Aircraft booklet, 1990 Whales set, 1993 Butterflies set, 1996-2000

    FAROE ISLANDS - 1975-2002 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION A lovely all different collection in a good quality boxed Lighthouse album, includes 1975 first definitive set of 14, 1983 Fish set, 1983 Nordic House mini-sheet, 1985 Aircraft booklet, 1990 Whales set, 1993 Butterflies set, 1996-2000" Islands" definitives, 1999 Ships set, 1999...

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  • AUSTRIA - 1850-1960 ATTRACTIVE MINT & USED COLLECTION in an album, inc some 19th Century issues, 1920

    AUSTRIA - 1850-1960 ATTRACTIVE MINT & USED COLLECTION in an album, inc some 19th Century issues, 1920 "Karnten" opts set NHM (4k used), 1922-24 set used, 1922 Musicians & Air sets mint, 1923 Landscapes set mint, 1924 Anti-TB set mint, 1925-30 Air set (ex 3s mint), 1928 Anniv set mint,...

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  • FRENCH COLONIES - SENEGAL 1892 - 1942 VERY FINE USED all different collection on printed leaves. Includes1892

    FRENCH COLONIES - SENEGAL 1892 - 1942 VERY FINE USED all different collection on printed leaves. Includes1892 "Tablet" complete set; 1903 surcharges set; 1906 pictorial set (less 2c with name in blue); virtually complete run of Postage and Air issues thereafter including 1939 revolution Anniversary set and 1941 National Defence...

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  • NICARAGUA - 1862-1949 IMPRESSIVE COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION on pages, mint and used (often both examples), inc 1862-1880 Volcanoes inc 1862 2c (x3, one used & two unused), 1882 set used (1c mint), good 1890-1899 Seebeck issues inc many 5p & 10p values used, 1900 Mt Momotombo set unused, extensive 1900's -...

    NICARAGUA - 1862-1949 IMPRESSIVE COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION on pages, mint and used (often both examples), inc 1862-1880 Volcanoes inc 1862 2c (x3, one used & two unused), 1882 set used (1c mint), good 1890-1899 Seebeck issues inc many 5p & 10p values used, 1900 Mt Momotombo set unused, extensive 1900's -...

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  • GREAT BRITAIN - 1855 - 1900 QV COLLECTION CAT £10000+ LL DIFFERENT used collection of generally lightly cancelled used stamps with plates and cancellation interest. Includes 1855-57 1s, 1862-64 (small corner letters) 4d and 1s, 1865-67 3d plate 4, 4d, 6d, and 1s plate 4, 1867-80 3d plate 6 and...

    GREAT BRITAIN - 1855 - 1900 QV COLLECTION CAT £10000+ LL DIFFERENT used collection of generally lightly cancelled used stamps with plates and cancellation interest. Includes 1855-57 1s, 1862-64 (small corner letters) 4d and 1s, 1865-67 3d plate 4, 4d, 6d, and 1s plate 4, 1867-80 3d plate 6 and...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Take Advantage of Christmas and get those kids collecting stamps! Take Advantage of Christmas and get those kids collecting stamps!

    My fellow philatelists, I have a story to tell about how I single- handedly got a bunch of young people to play around with stamps - and a couple of years later half of them are still ‘at it’!

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