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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!

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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...

  • IRELAND - 1922-23 10s dull grey blue Seahorse, SG 66, upper left corner example showing Row 1/1 MAJOR RE-ENTRY, Hib. T61a, very fine mint, the stamp superb never hinged mint.

    IRELAND - 1922-23 10s dull grey blue Seahorse, SG 66, upper left corner example showing Row 1/1 MAJOR RE-ENTRY, Hib. T61a, very fine mint, the stamp superb never hinged mint.

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  • SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - MAFEKING SIEGE STAMPS 1900 (6-10 Apr) 3d deep blue/blue

    SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - MAFEKING SIEGE STAMPS 1900 (6-10 Apr) 3d deep blue/blue "Baden-Powell", SG 20, tied on piece by fine fully dated (April 30) cds.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • GAMBIA - 1869 - 1893 CLASSICS SELECTION Superb unused and used classics range carefully selected over a long period of collecting with 1869 no wmk 4d brown unused with huge margins, 4d pale brown with large margins and neat red cds cancel, 6d deep blue with red cds cancel, 1880...

    GAMBIA - 1869 - 1893 CLASSICS SELECTION Superb unused and used classics range carefully selected over a long period of collecting with 1869 no wmk 4d brown unused with huge margins, 4d pale brown with large margins and neat red cds cancel, 6d deep blue with red cds cancel, 1880...

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  • MAURITIUS - 1858 - 1859 SUPERB CLASSICS COLLECTION Extensive selection of mint and used four margined imperfs assembled over many years of collecting and including 1858 no value expressed 4d green (7 used, 1mint and 1 on piece), 6d vermilion (7 mint, 2 used), 9d dull magenta used with paid...

    MAURITIUS - 1858 - 1859 SUPERB CLASSICS COLLECTION Extensive selection of mint and used four margined imperfs assembled over many years of collecting and including 1858 no value expressed 4d green (7 used, 1mint and 1 on piece), 6d vermilion (7 mint, 2 used), 9d dull magenta used with paid...

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  • NIGERIA - 1921-32 WMK MULTI SCRIPT CA DEFINITIVES - THE

    NIGERIA - 1921-32 WMK MULTI SCRIPT CA DEFINITIVES - THE "BOB ALLEN" MINT COLLECTION. A magnificent collection of mint (includes much never hinged) stamps replete with blocks, plate number items / blocks, multiples & singles, sheet numbers, die I + die II pairs, booklet panes, high values plus much else....

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  • GERMAN COLONIES - GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA An attractive

    GERMAN COLONIES - GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA An attractive "on piece" postmark collection on a stock page. Includes a small group of forerunners with 20pf on piece with complete boxed "Aus Westafrika" cancel & 50pf on piece with "Omaruru" cancel, 1897-1899 3pf & 20pf, 1898-99 range to 20pf, 1901 25pf...

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  • TRINIDAD - TRINIDAD 1851 - 1859 Superb imperf classics selection formed over many years collecting including 1851 blued paper (1d) purple brown mint (6 incl pair) and 3 used, (1d) blue mint (4 incl pair) and 3 used, deep blue used (2), (1d) grey sued (2), (1d) brownish red (2...

    TRINIDAD - TRINIDAD 1851 - 1859 Superb imperf classics selection formed over many years collecting including 1851 blued paper (1d) purple brown mint (6 incl pair) and 3 used, (1d) blue mint (4 incl pair) and 3 used, deep blue used (2), (1d) grey sued (2), (1d) brownish red (2...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Forgeries Forgeries

    Forgeries The Stamps We Love To Hate! Here at Sandafayre we have several shelves of literature devoted to the detection of forged & faked stamps. Amongst the works (some of them very old) we have a complete run of “Fakes Forgeries Experts” published by the Association of International Philatelic Experts (A.I.E.P.) which...

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