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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...

  • BOLIVIA - 1930 Air Post ordinary ink set complete to 50c, each with SURCHARGE INVERTED, printing figures 300, 100, 250, 100 & 50 respectively, variously expertized Kessler, Sanabria etc on reverse, all mint. Very scarce group

    BOLIVIA - 1930 Air Post ordinary ink set complete to 50c, each with SURCHARGE INVERTED, printing figures 300, 100, 250, 100 & 50 respectively, variously expertized Kessler, Sanabria etc on reverse, all mint. Very scarce group

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  • GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - OFFICIALS ADMIRALTY. 1903 opt'd complete set, SG O101/106, fine used (6 stamps)

    GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - OFFICIALS ADMIRALTY. 1903 opt'd complete set, SG O101/106, fine used (6 stamps)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • ST HELENA - 1856-94 MINT & USED COLLECTION SG 1 used, 1861 rough perf x4 used, 1863 1d imperfs, types A & B mint, 4d imperf used, 1864-80 Perf.12½ 1d types A, B & C identified - various mint & used, 2d yellow type B used, type C mint, 3d...

    ST HELENA - 1856-94 MINT & USED COLLECTION SG 1 used, 1861 rough perf x4 used, 1863 1d imperfs, types A & B mint, 4d imperf used, 1864-80 Perf.12½ 1d types A, B & C identified - various mint & used, 2d yellow type B used, type C mint, 3d...

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  • CANADA - 1868-90 LARGE QUEENS COLLECTION, CAT £12,500+ A most attractive range with 1868 Ottawa printings on thin paper ½c, 1c (3) and 2c unused or part o.g., 1c (7, one fine 1868 cds), 2c (2), 3c (4), 6c (3), 12½c (2) and 15c mainly good to fine used, 1868-71...

    CANADA - 1868-90 LARGE QUEENS COLLECTION, CAT £12,500+ A most attractive range with 1868 Ottawa printings on thin paper ½c, 1c (3) and 2c unused or part o.g., 1c (7, one fine 1868 cds), 2c (2), 3c (4), 6c (3), 12½c (2) and 15c mainly good to fine used, 1868-71...

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  • MALAYA STATES - 1884-1949 MALAYA STATES COLLECTION A mint and used collection on old album pages, with sections of Johore incl 1904-10 $2 mint, $4, $5, and $100 used, 1918-20 to $10 used, 1922-41 to $5 used, Kedah incl 1912 to 30c used, 1921-24 to 50c both mint and used,...

    MALAYA STATES - 1884-1949 MALAYA STATES COLLECTION A mint and used collection on old album pages, with sections of Johore incl 1904-10 $2 mint, $4, $5, and $100 used, 1918-20 to $10 used, 1922-41 to $5 used, Kedah incl 1912 to 30c used, 1921-24 to 50c both mint and used,...

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  • FINLAND - COVERS & POSTAL HISTORY - BETTER ASSORTMENT IN A SHOEBOX - WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FROM A SPECIALISTS ESTATE a very strong lot of 19th century to 1990's covers & cards,  with no FDC's or Philatelic material, note many straight line town cancels, cds's, numeral types,some super looking earlier material...

    FINLAND - COVERS & POSTAL HISTORY - BETTER ASSORTMENT IN A SHOEBOX - WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FROM A SPECIALISTS ESTATE a very strong lot of 19th century to 1990's covers & cards, with no FDC's or Philatelic material, note many straight line town cancels, cds's, numeral types,some super looking earlier material...

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  • 1935 SILVER JUBILEE OMNIBUS COLLECTION An attractive all different fine mint collection in an album with most of the British Commonwealth omnibus sets and issues present, only missing the Ascension and Mauritius sets, Morocco Agencies British Currency set, and the Egypt British Forces issue, but with all others from Antigua...

    1935 SILVER JUBILEE OMNIBUS COLLECTION An attractive all different fine mint collection in an album with most of the British Commonwealth omnibus sets and issues present, only missing the Ascension and Mauritius sets, Morocco Agencies British Currency set, and the Egypt British Forces issue, but with all others from Antigua...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Transvaal  – A Very Interesting Philatelic Place! Transvaal – A Very Interesting Philatelic Place!

    The Voortrekkers were in large part Calvinist farmers, simple rugged God- fearing & poorly educated folk who considered themselves far removed from any Dutch or British administration based in Cape Town which did not understand them and their problems.

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