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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 Auction

Highlights


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

  • ST LUCIA - 1883-86 Die I, Crown CA Watermark, Perf 14 complete set, SG 31/6, some tiny imperfections, 6d with BPA Cert, fine mint (6 stamps)

    ST LUCIA - 1883-86 Die I, Crown CA Watermark, Perf 14 complete set, SG 31/6, some tiny imperfections, 6d with BPA Cert, fine mint (6 stamps)

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  • GERMAN STATES - WURTTEMBERG 1869 14k dull yellow, roulette, Mi 41b, SG 81, good to fine mint.

    GERMAN STATES - WURTTEMBERG 1869 14k dull yellow, roulette, Mi 41b, SG 81, good to fine mint.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • NIGERIA - BIAFRA - SPECIALISED COLLECTION. A substantial collection nicely arranged in a large SG

    NIGERIA - BIAFRA - SPECIALISED COLLECTION. A substantial collection nicely arranged in a large SG "Philatelic" album with never hinged mint and fine used stamps (plus some miniature sheets and proofs) including many blocks and positional multiples. Begins with the 1968 issue with many blocks, 1968 (1 Apr) "BIAFRA" overprints...

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  • BRITISH LEVANT - BPO'S IN TURKISH EMPIRE - CONSTANTINOPLE 1857-92. A valuable, chiefly ALL DIFFERENT Collection of GB Queen Victoria stamps bearing

    BRITISH LEVANT - BPO'S IN TURKISH EMPIRE - CONSTANTINOPLE 1857-92. A valuable, chiefly ALL DIFFERENT Collection of GB Queen Victoria stamps bearing "C" postmarks, neatly presented on a stockpage. Chiefly surface-printed issues including 2½d rosy mauve plates (11, including a blued paper plate 1), 2½d blue plates (x6 different), 1857...

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  • NORTH BORNEO - 1916 RED CROSS MINT SELECTION on a stock page. Includes a fine mint collection of Red Cross overprints, with Vermilion Crosses set to 10c including 2c both perfs, and carmine Crosses range to 24c. Useful range. (17 stamps)

    NORTH BORNEO - 1916 RED CROSS MINT SELECTION on a stock page. Includes a fine mint collection of Red Cross overprints, with Vermilion Crosses set to 10c including 2c both perfs, and carmine Crosses range to 24c. Useful range. (17 stamps)

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  • SPANISH COLONIES - FERNANDO POO 1879 TO 1903 OLD TYME COLLECTION of chiefly fine used stamps, begins with the 1879 complete set, 1882-89 complete set, 1884-89 blue 50c on 2c & 5c values, 1894-97 issue with most values to 25c, 1897-99 range of

    SPANISH COLONIES - FERNANDO POO 1879 TO 1903 OLD TYME COLLECTION of chiefly fine used stamps, begins with the 1879 complete set, 1882-89 complete set, 1884-89 blue 50c on 2c & 5c values, 1894-97 issue with most values to 25c, 1897-99 range of "5" handstamps on values to 12½c, 20c...

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  • ITALY - 1945 TO 1976

    ITALY - 1945 TO 1976 "BACK OF THE BOOK" VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION. A fresh and attractive collection of postage dues, express, pneumatic post, concessional letter post, concessional parcel post and parcel post issues displayed on a set of album pages. Many complete sets or high value individual stamps seen...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • The Stamps that started the American War of Independence! The Stamps that started the American War of Independence!

    I recently discovered something that I can’t recall ever being taught at school. We know that philately is full of fascinating surprises. What I had never realised, was that seventy five years before the appearance of the first Penny Black postage stamp in 1840, another type of printed embossed revenue...

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