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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...


Stamp Collections


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

  • LAGOS - 1874 TO 1902 THE

    LAGOS - 1874 TO 1902 THE "R. P. ALLEN" COLLECTION OF USED STAMPS. A collection, well annotated and displayed on album leaves, of stamps including multiples, pmk interest & forgeries. We see (amongst much else) the 1874 wmk Crown CC perf 12½ issue including many attractive examples to the 1s...

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  • BRITISH OCCUPIED ITALIAN COLONIES - 1948-1951 COMPREHENSIVE VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION in hingeless mounts on leaves, all different, inc ERITREA 1948-49 & 1950 sets, 1951 2s50c, 5s & 10s, Postage Dues 1948 set (ex 30c), 1950 set, SOMALIA 1943-46, 1948 & 1950 sets, TRIPOLITANIA 1948 & 1951 sets, Postage Dues...

    BRITISH OCCUPIED ITALIAN COLONIES - 1948-1951 COMPREHENSIVE VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION in hingeless mounts on leaves, all different, inc ERITREA 1948-49 & 1950 sets, 1951 2s50c, 5s & 10s, Postage Dues 1948 set (ex 30c), 1950 set, SOMALIA 1943-46, 1948 & 1950 sets, TRIPOLITANIA 1948 & 1951 sets, Postage Dues...

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  • GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH ASIA/INDIAN OCEAN A powerful chiefly pre-1960 mint and used collection in an album. Mainly fine condition, including numerous better values and sets. With Aden including 1937

    GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH ASIA/INDIAN OCEAN A powerful chiefly pre-1960 mint and used collection in an album. Mainly fine condition, including numerous better values and sets. With Aden including 1937 "Dhow" set to 1R mint; Brunei including 1907-10 range to 30c & 50c mint, 1908-22 range to 30c & 50c...

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  • NEW ZEALAND - 1855-1938 USED COLLECTION WITH STRENGTH IN CHALONS A used collection in a good quality Lighthouse printed album displaying a lovely range of over sixty early imperf and perf Chalons, includes 1855-58 no wmk 1d and 2d, 1857-63 1d, 2d and 1s, 1862-64 imperf 1d, 2d x2 shades,...

    NEW ZEALAND - 1855-1938 USED COLLECTION WITH STRENGTH IN CHALONS A used collection in a good quality Lighthouse printed album displaying a lovely range of over sixty early imperf and perf Chalons, includes 1855-58 no wmk 1d and 2d, 1857-63 1d, 2d and 1s, 1862-64 imperf 1d, 2d x2 shades,...

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  • GERMANY - DANZIG - 1920-1939 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, ALL DIFFERENT, inc 1920 opt to 3m, 1920 surchs grey burelage upward to 10m on 7½pf and downward 3m on 7½pf & 10m on 7½pf, lilac burelage upward 2m on 35pf and downward to 1½m on 3pf &...

    GERMANY - DANZIG - 1920-1939 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, ALL DIFFERENT, inc 1920 opt to 3m, 1920 surchs grey burelage upward to 10m on 7½pf and downward 3m on 7½pf & 10m on 7½pf, lilac burelage upward 2m on 35pf and downward to 1½m on 3pf &...

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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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