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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...

  • SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1861 1d brick red Wood-block SG 13b, a highly attractive used example, with three margins and light cancel leaving much of the design clear. Exceptionally well repaired and quite stunning appearance. Cat £4500.

    SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1861 1d brick red Wood-block SG 13b, a highly attractive used example, with three margins and light cancel leaving much of the design clear. Exceptionally well repaired and quite stunning appearance. Cat £4500.

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  • NEPAL - 1917 ½a red-orange imperf, SG 35, very fine used with usual telegraph cancel & 4 close to large margins. Cat SG £350

    NEPAL - 1917 ½a red-orange imperf, SG 35, very fine used with usual telegraph cancel & 4 close to large margins. Cat SG £350

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Stamp Collections


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

  • GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH 1910's - 1940's VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION on leaves, all different, the strength is in 1930's - 1940's Definitive sets, inc Ascension 1934 set, 1938-53 set inc 5s perf 13½ & both 10s, 1948 Wedding set, EAF 1943-46 opt set, MEF 1943-47 opt set, Burma...

    GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH 1910's - 1940's VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION on leaves, all different, the strength is in 1930's - 1940's Definitive sets, inc Ascension 1934 set, 1938-53 set inc 5s perf 13½ & both 10s, 1948 Wedding set, EAF 1943-46 opt set, MEF 1943-47 opt set, Burma...

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  • NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE - COLLECTORS STOCK - BOOK ACCUMULATION Fascinating mix of mint and used stamps (some still on original purchase sheets) including cancellation ranges , blocks of 4, mint ranges to 10s etc.  Note Niger Coast 1894 vals to 1s, 1897 mint vals to 2s 6d, 1892 Oil Rivers...

    NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE - COLLECTORS STOCK - BOOK ACCUMULATION Fascinating mix of mint and used stamps (some still on original purchase sheets) including cancellation ranges , blocks of 4, mint ranges to 10s etc. Note Niger Coast 1894 vals to 1s, 1897 mint vals to 2s 6d, 1892 Oil Rivers...

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  • AUSTRALIA - POSTAGE DUES 1902-1958 VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION on hingeless pages, all different, some are never hinged, inc 1902 set to 6d, 1902-04 basic set to 2s, 1909-10 set to 2s (this NHM) & 10s (signed Oliva), 1922-30 set (ex 4d perf 14), 1931-36 perf 11 set (1s is...

    AUSTRALIA - POSTAGE DUES 1902-1958 VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION on hingeless pages, all different, some are never hinged, inc 1902 set to 6d, 1902-04 basic set to 2s, 1909-10 set to 2s (this NHM) & 10s (signed Oliva), 1922-30 set (ex 4d perf 14), 1931-36 perf 11 set (1s is...

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  • SAUDI ARABIA - 1967-74 definitives with Gas Plant 1p, 2p and 4p values, SG 755/758, Dam 2p and 3p values, SG 779/780, plus Aircraft 1p, 2p and 3p values, SG 806/808, very fine never hinged mint. Cat £300 (8 stamps)

    SAUDI ARABIA - 1967-74 definitives with Gas Plant 1p, 2p and 4p values, SG 755/758, Dam 2p and 3p values, SG 779/780, plus Aircraft 1p, 2p and 3p values, SG 806/808, very fine never hinged mint. Cat £300 (8 stamps)

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  • GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - 1902-13 MINT COLLECTION includes 1902 De La Rue ordinary paper values to 1s, chalky paper values to 1s, 1911 Harrison printings perf.14 1d, 2½d & 4d, plus P.15x14 set, Somerset House 5d, 6d, 7d and a cleaned 5s. Also incl. a few Officials, note Army...

    GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - 1902-13 MINT COLLECTION includes 1902 De La Rue ordinary paper values to 1s, chalky paper values to 1s, 1911 Harrison printings perf.14 1d, 2½d & 4d, plus P.15x14 set, Somerset House 5d, 6d, 7d and a cleaned 5s. Also incl. a few Officials, note Army...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Niger Coast Protectorate and the Old Calabar Provisionals Niger Coast Protectorate and the Old Calabar Provisionals

    Niger Coast Protectorate and the Old Calabar Provisionals We are privileged to offer a significant group of Niger Coast Protectorate stamps that include a collection of "Old Calabar Provisionals". It is no exaggeration to say that they are quintessential examples of postage stamps from the Victorian West African Colonial period, demonstrating...

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