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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...

  • YEMEN - ROYALIST 1962 6b + 4b blue on light blue Air Letter Sheet with stamp overprinted bilingually

    YEMEN - ROYALIST 1962 6b + 4b blue on light blue Air Letter Sheet with stamp overprinted bilingually "FREE YEMEN FIGHTS FOR GOD, IMAM & COUNTRY" (SG Type R4) in red, with further red overprint above and below stamp including "+4B/ AEROGRAM". Very fine used (October 1963) to the USA, various cachets including "Delayed in Transit Through Enemy Lines". Scarce!

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  • ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - 1935 Silver Jubilee complete perfin SPECIMEN set, SG 91s/4s, very fine mint (4).

    ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - 1935 Silver Jubilee complete perfin SPECIMEN set, SG 91s/4s, very fine mint (4).

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Stamp Collections


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

  • COOK ISLANDS - 1893 - 1936 SUPERB OLD TIME COLLECTION Mint and used collection on ledger pages with much superb used on piece including Aitutaki with 1917 set to 1s on piece, 1920 pictorial set vf used on piece, Niue 1920 pictorials to 1s on piece, 1931 2s 6d and...

    COOK ISLANDS - 1893 - 1936 SUPERB OLD TIME COLLECTION Mint and used collection on ledger pages with much superb used on piece including Aitutaki with 1917 set to 1s on piece, 1920 pictorial set vf used on piece, Niue 1920 pictorials to 1s on piece, 1931 2s 6d and...

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  • GENERAL SECTION - FABULOUS 1912

    GENERAL SECTION - FABULOUS 1912 "INTERNATIONAL" ALBUM FOR ISSUES TO 1900 Published by Scott in New York but bound in leather in France and entitled "Le XIX Siecle". Generally well filled for most areas with used stamps, the odd glaring forgery but many country collections with well above average ranges...

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  • GREAT BRITAIN - 2007-2012 MINIATURE SHEETS all different collection, between 2007 Beatles and 2012 Memories of London 2012, superb never hinged mint. (32 min sheets)

    GREAT BRITAIN - 2007-2012 MINIATURE SHEETS all different collection, between 2007 Beatles and 2012 Memories of London 2012, superb never hinged mint. (32 min sheets)

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  • GENERAL SECTION - GLASSINES GALORE! An enormous all period mint and used world accumulation sorted by country (sometimes by issue) in a huge number of glassine envelopes (some on dealer's display cards). Only briefly browsed - a thorough examination will take ages - but can see many decent country packets...

    GENERAL SECTION - GLASSINES GALORE! An enormous all period mint and used world accumulation sorted by country (sometimes by issue) in a huge number of glassine envelopes (some on dealer's display cards). Only briefly browsed - a thorough examination will take ages - but can see many decent country packets...

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  • GENERAL SECTION - COMMONWEALTH IN THREE BINDERS. A collection neatly arranged on double- sided black stock pages in three black Lighthouse binders with matching slipcases. Contains a wide- ranging early to modern collection from A to Z of mint, never hinged mint and fine used stamps incl many noteworthy stamps,...

    GENERAL SECTION - COMMONWEALTH IN THREE BINDERS. A collection neatly arranged on double- sided black stock pages in three black Lighthouse binders with matching slipcases. Contains a wide- ranging early to modern collection from A to Z of mint, never hinged mint and fine used stamps incl many noteworthy stamps,...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • New Zealands 1898 Pictorials New Zealands 1898 Pictorials

    The Lewis Essays. Before New Zealand’s 1898 Pictorial issue only a handful of the British colonies had embarked on anything similar, perhaps most notably Newfoundland and North Borneo, and certainly not stuffy old Britain!

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