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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 Auction

Highlights


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

  • NEW GUINEA - 1935 £5 emerald-green Air

    NEW GUINEA - 1935 £5 emerald-green Air "Bulolo Goldfields", SG 205, very fine lightly hinged mint with Brun photo certificate. A beauty.

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  • BIRDS - BIRDS OF PREY A magnificent chiefly never hinged mint thematic collection neatly written up and displayed in five well filled volumes with sections of Vultures, Buzzards, Kites, Fish Eagles, Hawks, Harriers, Eagles, and Falcons (and also Secretary Birds), and arranged in accordance with the Stanley Gibbons

    BIRDS - BIRDS OF PREY A magnificent chiefly never hinged mint thematic collection neatly written up and displayed in five well filled volumes with sections of Vultures, Buzzards, Kites, Fish Eagles, Hawks, Harriers, Eagles, and Falcons (and also Secretary Birds), and arranged in accordance with the Stanley Gibbons "Collect Birds on Stamps" catalogue - the stamps include Liechtenstein 1934-36 set of 5 VFM, Afars & Issas 1967 500f Tawny Eagle NHM, Jordan 1964 Hawk Eagle NHM, Austria 1953 5s Buzzard fine mint, USA Bald Eagle Air issues NHM e.g. 1983 $9.35, 1985 $10.75, 1988 $8.75, 1991 $14, New Caledonia 1966 100f Kites NHM, Bahrain 1980 Falconry set NHM, Kuwait 1965 and 1990 Saker Falcon sets NHM, United Arab Emirates 1990-2004 Saker Falcon defin set of 21 NHM plus later printings, Qatar 1993 Falcons mini-sheet NHM, plus much more. A fabulous assembly. (over 1650 stamps plus over 240 mini-sheets)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • UNITED STATES - POSTAL STATIONERY 1853-1930's mint & used collection on leaves, inc CUT-OUTS 1860-61 6c (x2) & 10c (x4) reprints, 1861 10c unused, 1864-65 3c brown used, 1870-71 to 6c unused, 1876 various 3c (x9, two unused), 1886 2c Grant complete letter sheet mint, War Department 1873 3c dark...

    UNITED STATES - POSTAL STATIONERY 1853-1930's mint & used collection on leaves, inc CUT-OUTS 1860-61 6c (x2) & 10c (x4) reprints, 1861 10c unused, 1864-65 3c brown used, 1870-71 to 6c unused, 1876 various 3c (x9, two unused), 1886 2c Grant complete letter sheet mint, War Department 1873 3c dark...

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  • GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - 1911-13 KEVII SHADE REFERENCE COLLECTION of the SOMERSET HOUSE printings. An attractive, fine used assembly of identified shades, many with attractive dated cds's, with 1½d (x7), 2d (x4), 5d (x4), 6d (x10, incl. two shades of Dickinson

    GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - 1911-13 KEVII SHADE REFERENCE COLLECTION of the SOMERSET HOUSE printings. An attractive, fine used assembly of identified shades, many with attractive dated cds's, with 1½d (x7), 2d (x4), 5d (x4), 6d (x10, incl. two shades of Dickinson "coated" paper), 7d (x3, one deep), 9d (x5),...

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  • NIGERIA - 1921-32 ½d green VERTICAL GUTTER PAIR - DIE I & DIE II, SG 15c, fine mint, fresh & very scarce. (2 stamps)

    NIGERIA - 1921-32 ½d green VERTICAL GUTTER PAIR - DIE I & DIE II, SG 15c, fine mint, fresh & very scarce. (2 stamps)

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  • COLOMBIA - 1862 - 1883 FABULOUS OLDS TIME COLLECTION WITH MANY SCARCE AND RARE ITEMS Extensive and valuable collection with 1862 United States of Colombia wavy lined background 10c blue, 20c red, 50c green (2 shades), 1p red lilac, all used, 1863 plain background set used, with blued paper 10c...

    COLOMBIA - 1862 - 1883 FABULOUS OLDS TIME COLLECTION WITH MANY SCARCE AND RARE ITEMS Extensive and valuable collection with 1862 United States of Colombia wavy lined background 10c blue, 20c red, 50c green (2 shades), 1p red lilac, all used, 1863 plain background set used, with blued paper 10c...

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  • HONG KONG -

    HONG KONG - "SPECIMENS" SELECTION QV to Geo V selection with Ed VII vals to $2, Geo V perforated vals to 12c. (16 stamps)

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Orange Free State Orange Free State

    The Stamps and Philatelic History of the Orange Free State between 1854 -1902, a brief overview. Rarely can such a relatively small African Colonial Republic provide such a varied array of philatelic material. Yet, as we shall see, whilst Orange Free State stamp production was dominated for a period of...

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