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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
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Basutoland
Batum
Bavaria
Bechuanaland
Belgian Colonies
Belgian Offices in China
Belgium
Bermuda
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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...

  • ITALY - POLISH FORCES IN ITALY 1946 55g violet white paper COLOUR ERROR, Sassone 6A/I, unhinged unused lower left corner example with part of the imprint, centered to lower left, fresh & scarce.

    ITALY - POLISH FORCES IN ITALY 1946 55g violet white paper COLOUR ERROR, Sassone 6A/I, unhinged unused lower left corner example with part of the imprint, centered to lower left, fresh & scarce.

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  • ITALY - POLISH FORCES IN ITALY 1946 25L + 100L

    ITALY - POLISH FORCES IN ITALY 1946 25L + 100L "Poczta Lotnicza" Aircraft Air overprint IMPERF, Sassone 3, very fine never hinged mint marginal example, fresh.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • BARBADOS - 1861-1903 ALL DIFFERENT MINT COLLECTION including many better stamps. With 1861-70

    BARBADOS - 1861-1903 ALL DIFFERENT MINT COLLECTION including many better stamps. With 1861-70 "Britannia" (no wmk) ½d, 1d and 4d (2 different shades); 1870 (Large Star) ½d and 1s; 1872 ½d perf 11 to 13 x 14½ to 15½ (SG 56); 1873 6d orange-vermilion imperf; 1874-75 ½d and 1d; 1875-80...

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  • ITALIAN COLONIES - CIRENAICA 1923 - 1934 highly complete mint collection for the period, chiefly complete sets, with 1924 Manzoni, National Defence sets, Zeppelin and Royal Visit air sets etc. Cat €2400 (£1900)  (130+ stamps)

    ITALIAN COLONIES - CIRENAICA 1923 - 1934 highly complete mint collection for the period, chiefly complete sets, with 1924 Manzoni, National Defence sets, Zeppelin and Royal Visit air sets etc. Cat €2400 (£1900) (130+ stamps)

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  • SPANISH COLONIES - ELOBEY & FERNANDO POO 1879-1929 small mostly fine mint collection on leaves, inc ELOBEY 1909 10c on 2.50p opt on fiscal mint, a few

    SPANISH COLONIES - ELOBEY & FERNANDO POO 1879-1929 small mostly fine mint collection on leaves, inc ELOBEY 1909 10c on 2.50p opt on fiscal mint, a few "Guinea Continental" opts, FERNANDO POO 1884-94 50c on 2c mint & 50c on 5c used, 1893-98 50c handstamp on piece used, 1896-1900 5c...

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  • ITALIAN COLONIES - ERITREA 1893 - 1936 high;y complete mint or used collection on printed album pages, mostly in complete sets including 1893 set to 5L complete, 1903 set, 1922 surch set, 1923 Fascist set, 1922 and 1924 surch sets, 1907 - 26 Express issues, 1924 and 1928 Floreale sets,...

    ITALIAN COLONIES - ERITREA 1893 - 1936 high;y complete mint or used collection on printed album pages, mostly in complete sets including 1893 set to 5L complete, 1903 set, 1922 surch set, 1923 Fascist set, 1922 and 1924 surch sets, 1907 - 26 Express issues, 1924 and 1928 Floreale sets,...

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  • FRENCH COLONIES - DIEGO-SUAREZ 1890-4 MINT & USED COLLECTION - good lot, neatly laid out on pages, we see 1890 handstamped surcharges, complete set used, note 15 on 5c is particularly nice, very fine used on piece, 1890 set used (faults, 15c with thin & small hole), 1891 5c grey...

    FRENCH COLONIES - DIEGO-SUAREZ 1890-4 MINT & USED COLLECTION - good lot, neatly laid out on pages, we see 1890 handstamped surcharges, complete set used, note 15 on 5c is particularly nice, very fine used on piece, 1890 set used (faults, 15c with thin & small hole), 1891 5c grey...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Polish Forces in Italy during World War Two Polish Forces in Italy during World War Two

    Polish Forces in Italy during World War Two Bravery on stamps. It is quite remarkable and unexpected just how revealing and historically important a relatively small group of postage stamps can be. Sometimes, as we shall see, philately can be used as a means of providing morale-boosting support and also to celebrate...

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