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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...

  • INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES - ORCHHA 1939 Maharaja Vir Singh II set to 10r turquoise complete, SG 31/45, very fine and fresh mint. Rare and elusive set. (15 stamps)

    INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES - ORCHHA 1939 Maharaja Vir Singh II set to 10r turquoise complete, SG 31/45, very fine and fresh mint. Rare and elusive set. (15 stamps)

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  • ARGENTINA - 1875 MIXED FRANKING OF ARGENTINA AND FRANCE. 1875 (26 July) wrapper with modified flaps & partially repaired address line, sent to France, bearing Argentina 1867-68 10c green Belgrano tied by

    ARGENTINA - 1875 MIXED FRANKING OF ARGENTINA AND FRANCE. 1875 (26 July) wrapper with modified flaps & partially repaired address line, sent to France, bearing Argentina 1867-68 10c green Belgrano tied by "Buenos Aires" cds and France 25c blue Ceres (x4, two pairs) tied by Anchor in lozenge postmarks, plus octagonal French maritime "Buenos Ayres Paq. Fr. J No 5" cds alongside and arrival mark on reverse. Impressive.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • JAPAN - 1870-2000s EXTENSIVE HOARD A most interesting mint / nhm & used accumulation in a large box. We see ranges in albums, stock books, on album & stock pages and in glassine envelopes. Includes a chiefly used range in several albums & on a pile of album pages with...

    JAPAN - 1870-2000s EXTENSIVE HOARD A most interesting mint / nhm & used accumulation in a large box. We see ranges in albums, stock books, on album & stock pages and in glassine envelopes. Includes a chiefly used range in several albums & on a pile of album pages with...

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  • GREAT BRITAIN - BEHEMOTH STERLING SORTER A fabulous estate clearance crammed into a large carton, the majority is never hinged mint in 15 stock books & is partially specialized. A QEII specialists dream with enough stock to make several extensive collections plus several hundred nhm booklet panes (both Wilding &...

    GREAT BRITAIN - BEHEMOTH STERLING SORTER A fabulous estate clearance crammed into a large carton, the majority is never hinged mint in 15 stock books & is partially specialized. A QEII specialists dream with enough stock to make several extensive collections plus several hundred nhm booklet panes (both Wilding &...

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  • POLAND - 1919-89 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION IN FIVE VOLUMES A mostly fine to very fine used collection which starts with two pages of central Lithuania issues (mint) then continues with Poland issues from 1919 onwards (fine used unless otherwise stated) including 1925 Air set, 1927 Education and Medical sets, 1934 Katiwice...

    POLAND - 1919-89 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION IN FIVE VOLUMES A mostly fine to very fine used collection which starts with two pages of central Lithuania issues (mint) then continues with Poland issues from 1919 onwards (fine used unless otherwise stated) including 1925 Air set, 1927 Education and Medical sets, 1934 Katiwice...

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  • NORWAY - 1914-1960 COMPREHENSIVE VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION on pages, all different, inc 1914 Centenary set, 1917-22 Posthorn to 40 ore blue, 1922-24 Lion set to 25o, 1925 Air & Svalbard sets, 1926-34 Lion set, 1927-28 surchs set, 1928 Ibsen set, 1929 opts set, 1930 Olaf & North Cape sets,...

    NORWAY - 1914-1960 COMPREHENSIVE VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION on pages, all different, inc 1914 Centenary set, 1917-22 Posthorn to 40 ore blue, 1922-24 Lion set to 25o, 1925 Air & Svalbard sets, 1926-34 Lion set, 1927-28 surchs set, 1928 Ibsen set, 1929 opts set, 1930 Olaf & North Cape sets,...

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  • AUSTRALIAN STATES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1860 TO 1912 MINT COLLECTION on several album pages from the 1860 4d orange- vermilion imperf (SG 25), 1861 2d blue clean- cut perf & 1d rose- carmine very rough perf (SG 41 & 44), 1864-79 6d lilac (SG 59), much else with lovely ranges...

    AUSTRALIAN STATES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1860 TO 1912 MINT COLLECTION on several album pages from the 1860 4d orange- vermilion imperf (SG 25), 1861 2d blue clean- cut perf & 1d rose- carmine very rough perf (SG 41 & 44), 1864-79 6d lilac (SG 59), much else with lovely ranges...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Over 60 “Red Cross” Topical Lots! Over 60 “Red Cross” Topical Lots!

    Our forthcoming Hunters sale (number 7264) offers the contents of a large, wide-ranging collection of Red Cross related stamps, covers, proofs and ephemera. Please take a look in the “Topicals” section of our printed catalogue, and also under the Belgian Colonies, North Borneo & USA. Alternatively go to our website...

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