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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...

  • POLAR EXPEDITIONS 1932 2nd Polar Year, Polar Expedition card to Norwich franked Russia 50k carmine tied by illustrated Franz-Joseph Land cds with Archangel and Berlin transits. Fine and attractive item

    POLAR EXPEDITIONS 1932 2nd Polar Year, Polar Expedition card to Norwich franked Russia 50k carmine tied by illustrated Franz-Joseph Land cds with Archangel and Berlin transits. Fine and attractive item

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  • SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1859 1s deep dark green, SG 8b, superb marginal mint og. A gem.

    SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1859 1s deep dark green, SG 8b, superb marginal mint og. A gem.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • BAHRAIN - 1934-60 CLEAN ALL DIFFERENT COLLECTION Includes 1938-41 mint range to 5r plus 1r and 2r used, 1942-45 complete set mint, 1948 Royal Silver Wedding set mint, 1950-55 complete set mint, 1953 Coronation set mint, etc. (70 stamps)

    BAHRAIN - 1934-60 CLEAN ALL DIFFERENT COLLECTION Includes 1938-41 mint range to 5r plus 1r and 2r used, 1942-45 complete set mint, 1948 Royal Silver Wedding set mint, 1950-55 complete set mint, 1953 Coronation set mint, etc. (70 stamps)

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  • ROYALTY 1970s & 1980s. A mammoth unknown mass, at a glance - a chiefly never hinged mint EX DEALERS stock of Commonwealth issues (mostly 1981 Wedding), a plethora of complete sets inc Officials, gutter pairs & Specimen overprints, sheetlets, Presentation Packs, Booklets & miniature sheets of many celebrated Commonwealth Royal...

    ROYALTY 1970s & 1980s. A mammoth unknown mass, at a glance - a chiefly never hinged mint EX DEALERS stock of Commonwealth issues (mostly 1981 Wedding), a plethora of complete sets inc Officials, gutter pairs & Specimen overprints, sheetlets, Presentation Packs, Booklets & miniature sheets of many celebrated Commonwealth Royal...

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  • CEYLON - 1857-1952 VALUABLE MINT COLLECTION with light duplication on stock pages, inc 1857-64 ½d imperf (4 margins, corner repair) unused, 1863-66 ½d (x4 shades) unused, 1872-80 2c (x2) unused, 1885 surchs wmk CC 10c on 64c unused & 30c on 36c and wmk CA 10c on 24c & 15c...

    CEYLON - 1857-1952 VALUABLE MINT COLLECTION with light duplication on stock pages, inc 1857-64 ½d imperf (4 margins, corner repair) unused, 1863-66 ½d (x4 shades) unused, 1872-80 2c (x2) unused, 1885 surchs wmk CC 10c on 64c unused & 30c on 36c and wmk CA 10c on 24c & 15c...

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  • FOOTBALL - 1982 WORLD CUP AFRICAN COUNTRIES superb all different never hinged mint collection of limited printing imperf sets, imperf miniature sheets, and Epreuves de luxe, includes items from Central African Republic, Maldives, Djibouti, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Ghana, Liberia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Gabon, Niger, Mauritania, Togo, Mozambique, Congo, Benin, Libya,...

    FOOTBALL - 1982 WORLD CUP AFRICAN COUNTRIES superb all different never hinged mint collection of limited printing imperf sets, imperf miniature sheets, and Epreuves de luxe, includes items from Central African Republic, Maldives, Djibouti, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Ghana, Liberia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Gabon, Niger, Mauritania, Togo, Mozambique, Congo, Benin, Libya,...

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  • MALAYA STATES - NEGRI SEMBILAN 1891-1955 all different fresh mint and fine used collection. Note 1891 2c QV mint & used; 1891-94 Tiger set mint; 1895-99 Tiger set to 10c mint, plus range to 20c, 25c & 50c used, plus 20c

    MALAYA STATES - NEGRI SEMBILAN 1891-1955 all different fresh mint and fine used collection. Note 1891 2c QV mint & used; 1891-94 Tiger set mint; 1895-99 Tiger set to 10c mint, plus range to 20c, 25c & 50c used, plus 20c "SPECIMEN" mint; 1898-1900 surcharges including 1c on 15c mint;...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • The Rarest Mauritius Cover The Rarest Mauritius Cover

    Recently the press has been reporting on the €1,300,000 sale of the Mauritius 1847 1d & 2d “Post Office” printing plate, in the same auction a cover bearing two of the 1d stamps sold for €2,500,000! So how about buying something equally rare from Mauritius but for a tiny fraction of...

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