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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...

  • MALAYA JAPAN OCC. - MALACCA 1942 $1 black and red on blue, Straits Settlements, with part

    MALAYA JAPAN OCC. - MALACCA 1942 $1 black and red on blue, Straits Settlements, with part "Malacca Chop" overprint, SG J55, superb used. Rare stamp only 100 issued.

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  • MALAYA STATES - NEGRI SEMBILAN 1941

    MALAYA STATES - NEGRI SEMBILAN 1941 "Arms" set of 15 (less the 1941 issues) perforated "Specimen", SG between 21-39, very fine mint. (15 stamps)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • GERMAN ALLIED ZONES - 1945-1952 COVERS & CARDS. An interesting collection of mostly commercial mail on stock pages & leaves, includes General issues, Bizone incl posthorn opts, Russian Zone incl opts and Berlin-Brandenburg issues, censored covers incl various

    GERMAN ALLIED ZONES - 1945-1952 COVERS & CARDS. An interesting collection of mostly commercial mail on stock pages & leaves, includes General issues, Bizone incl posthorn opts, Russian Zone incl opts and Berlin-Brandenburg issues, censored covers incl various "U.S. Civil Censorship" & "Military Censorship Civil Mails" cachets, covers with multiple...

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  • NEW GUINEA - N.W. PACIFIC ISLANDS 1915-22 FINE MINT COLLECTION presented on a stock page with a good selection of watermarks, issues & values to 10s & £1. Includes 1915-16 KGV Heads with set from 1d to 5d (SG 67/72) with vertical strips of 1d shades bearing all three opt...

    NEW GUINEA - N.W. PACIFIC ISLANDS 1915-22 FINE MINT COLLECTION presented on a stock page with a good selection of watermarks, issues & values to 10s & £1. Includes 1915-16 KGV Heads with set from 1d to 5d (SG 67/72) with vertical strips of 1d shades bearing all three opt...

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  • GREAT BRITAIN (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1858-79 TWO PENCE BLUE - COMPLETE SHEET RECONSTRUCTION. A delightful, collector's one frame display on nine album pages of the 2d blue, plate 9, including technical write up about the stamp, a complete SHEET RECONSTRUCTION of 240 stamps - all good to fine used examples,...

    GREAT BRITAIN (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1858-79 TWO PENCE BLUE - COMPLETE SHEET RECONSTRUCTION. A delightful, collector's one frame display on nine album pages of the 2d blue, plate 9, including technical write up about the stamp, a complete SHEET RECONSTRUCTION of 240 stamps - all good to fine used examples,...

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  • BELIZE - 1973-88 INTERESTING MINT / NHM COLLECTION. An attractive & interesting mint collection, never hinged mint from the mid 1970s & containing an extensive selection of complete sets, often as singles, gutter pairs, blocks of 4 or a combination, plus miniature sheets & postage dues. Includes 1973

    BELIZE - 1973-88 INTERESTING MINT / NHM COLLECTION. An attractive & interesting mint collection, never hinged mint from the mid 1970s & containing an extensive selection of complete sets, often as singles, gutter pairs, blocks of 4 or a combination, plus miniature sheets & postage dues. Includes 1973 "Belize" opt'd...

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  • ITALIAN COLONIES - ERITREA 1893-1939 IMPRESSIVE COMPREHENSIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on hingeless pages, almost complete for the entire period, many stamps are never hinged. Includes 1893 set (25c signed A. Diena and 5L signed A. Diena & G. Oliva), 1895-99 set mostly NHM, 1903 set (25c, 40c & 50c signed...

    ITALIAN COLONIES - ERITREA 1893-1939 IMPRESSIVE COMPREHENSIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on hingeless pages, almost complete for the entire period, many stamps are never hinged. Includes 1893 set (25c signed A. Diena and 5L signed A. Diena & G. Oliva), 1895-99 set mostly NHM, 1903 set (25c, 40c & 50c signed...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Collect Russian Stamps! Collect Russian Stamps!

    It goes without saying that there are few countries that exerted more influence over the last Century or so than Russia. As a child I proudly owned many of those cancelled– to– order stamps depicting gymnasts, soldiers, rockets & cosmonauts, playwrights & Lenin, happily mounting them in my album without...

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