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Rare Stamps Gallery

Welcome to our Rare Stamps Gallery! Here you will find some of the most rare and valuable stamps from around the world. 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...

  • LEBANON - 1924-25

    LEBANON - 1924-25 "Grand Liban" surcharges on stamps of France complete set, SG 26/53, fine mint. (28 stamps)

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  • BRITISH LEVANT - SALONICA BRITISH FIELD OFFICE. 1916 complete set of

    BRITISH LEVANT - SALONICA BRITISH FIELD OFFICE. 1916 complete set of "Levant" overprints, SG S1/8, very fine mint. Fresh & lovely, very scarce. BPA certificate (8 stamps)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • GREAT BRITAIN - CYLINDER NUMBER BLOCKS - 18P TO 29P 1979-1997 collection of Machin Gravure cylinder number blocks of six. Strongly represented for the period with some better items (e.g. 24p violet Cyl. 2 Dot/No dot); plus the occasional minor variety (e.g. extra extension hole) and a few right margin...

    GREAT BRITAIN - CYLINDER NUMBER BLOCKS - 18P TO 29P 1979-1997 collection of Machin Gravure cylinder number blocks of six. Strongly represented for the period with some better items (e.g. 24p violet Cyl. 2 Dot/No dot); plus the occasional minor variety (e.g. extra extension hole) and a few right margin...

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  • BERMUDA - 1865-1953 MOSTLY MINT COLLECTION fairly comprehensive collection with a good range of complete sets plus the high values. We see 1865-1903 perf.14 1d both shades mint, 1s green used, perf.14x12½ mint set, 1874  3d on 1s green used and 1875

    BERMUDA - 1865-1953 MOSTLY MINT COLLECTION fairly comprehensive collection with a good range of complete sets plus the high values. We see 1865-1903 perf.14 1d both shades mint, 1s green used, perf.14x12½ mint set, 1874 3d on 1s green used and 1875 "One Penny" surcharges on all three values (these...

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  • GERMANY -

    GERMANY - "POL" - POLICE PERFINS COVER COLLECTION. 1926-1939 fascinating collection of official police printed/cacheted covers or postcards bearing various stamps with "POL" Police perfins, housed in a small cover album, inc various town types, multiple frankings, mixed frankings with Official stamps, registered items, various police cachets, several scarcer types...

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  • FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1904-1938 MINT COLLECTION with identified shades on stock pages, inc 1904-12 set inc 2d (x3), two top values with poor gum, 1912-20 set to 5s (x2) inc scarce 2d deep reddish purple perf 14 (line), 2½d showing some doubling, 2½d (x3) perf 14 line & 1s (x3),...

    FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1904-1938 MINT COLLECTION with identified shades on stock pages, inc 1904-12 set inc 2d (x3), two top values with poor gum, 1912-20 set to 5s (x2) inc scarce 2d deep reddish purple perf 14 (line), 2½d showing some doubling, 2½d (x3) perf 14 line & 1s (x3),...

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  • TANZANIA - 1965-1992 COMPREHENSIVE SUPERB NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION in two hingeless albums, ALL DIFFERENT, highly complete from late 1970's onwards, inc 1965 set, 1985 Development set & m/s, 1986 Minerals set & m/s, 1986

    TANZANIA - 1965-1992 COMPREHENSIVE SUPERB NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION in two hingeless albums, ALL DIFFERENT, highly complete from late 1970's onwards, inc 1965 set, 1985 Development set & m/s, 1986 Minerals set & m/s, 1986 "Royal Visit" opts on the Queen Mother set & m/s's, 1988 opts sets & m/s's,...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Birds on Stamps | Bird Stamps Birds on Stamps

    BIRDS ON STAMPS A UNIQUELY COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF COLLECTIONS. Topical collecting can be rewarding, it’s certainly a feat to locate stamps bearing the same particular ‘thematic’ designs from SEVERAL HUNDRED different countries & colonies than to attempt, in the usual fashion, to hunt down stamps from just one place!

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