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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
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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...

  • CHINA - 1967 8f

    CHINA - 1967 8f "Yellow Crane Pavilion", Poems of Mao Tse-yung, SG 2377, very fine NHM.

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  • FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 1923 2p50 on 50c red brown Postage Due error, Yv 20a, never hinged mint marginal block of four, usual gum toning. (4 stamps)

    FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 1923 2p50 on 50c red brown Postage Due error, Yv 20a, never hinged mint marginal block of four, usual gum toning. (4 stamps)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - NATAL 1869

    SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - NATAL 1869 "Postage." overprints, SG type 7b with overprints 12¾mm long, a fine used group of all values with 1d rose SG 32, 1d bright red SG 33, 3d blue perf 14 SG 34, 3d blue intermediate perf 14-16 SG 34a, 3d blue...

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  • HONG KONG - 1903 - 1911  FRESH MINT ED VII COLLECTION Fine mint only collection including some shades and paper types with 1903 wmk CA 1c (3), 2c, 4c (3), 5c (3), 8c (2), 10c (2), 12c (3), 20c (2), 30c 50c 2, 1904 wmk MCA 2c (2), 4c (3),...

    HONG KONG - 1903 - 1911 FRESH MINT ED VII COLLECTION Fine mint only collection including some shades and paper types with 1903 wmk CA 1c (3), 2c, 4c (3), 5c (3), 8c (2), 10c (2), 12c (3), 20c (2), 30c 50c 2, 1904 wmk MCA 2c (2), 4c (3),...

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  • GREECE - 1922 SPECIMEN OVERPRINTS Revolutionary overprints on stamps of Crete and Greece complete issue including Postage Dues, overprinted

    GREECE - 1922 SPECIMEN OVERPRINTS Revolutionary overprints on stamps of Crete and Greece complete issue including Postage Dues, overprinted "Specimen" in violet, Vlastos 354/411, very fine mint. Scarce group. (58 stamps)

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  • ASCENSION - 1937-93 SUPERB MINT COLLECTION WITH ADDITIONAL DEFINITIVE SHADES AND PERFS A beautifully written up collection on pages, displayed in an album, and which includes 1938-53 defins with all shades and perfs complete to both 10s, 1948 RSW set, 1956 defin set, 1963 Birds defin set, Fish and Naval...

    ASCENSION - 1937-93 SUPERB MINT COLLECTION WITH ADDITIONAL DEFINITIVE SHADES AND PERFS A beautifully written up collection on pages, displayed in an album, and which includes 1938-53 defins with all shades and perfs complete to both 10s, 1948 RSW set, 1956 defin set, 1963 Birds defin set, Fish and Naval...

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  • FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1937-93 SUPERB MINT COLLECTION WITH MANY ADDITIONAL DEFINITIVE SHADES A beautifully written up collection on pages, displayed in an album, and which includes 1938-50 complete defin set with additional 1d (both), 2d, 3d, and 1s shades, 1948 RSW set, 1952 complete defin set, 1955-57 set, 1960-66 Birds...

    FALKLAND ISLANDS - 1937-93 SUPERB MINT COLLECTION WITH MANY ADDITIONAL DEFINITIVE SHADES A beautifully written up collection on pages, displayed in an album, and which includes 1938-50 complete defin set with additional 1d (both), 2d, 3d, and 1s shades, 1948 RSW set, 1952 complete defin set, 1955-57 set, 1960-66 Birds...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • 1938 “WIR SIND FREI” overprints of Czechoslovakia 1938 “WIR SIND FREI” overprints of Czechoslovakia

    The swift invasion by German forces of the Czech Sudetenland on the 1st Oct 1938 led to the local issuing of regular and commemorative stamps overprinted “Wir Sind Frei”, We are Free. Issues are listed by Michel for the towns of Asch, Karlsbad, Konstantinsbad, Maffersdorf, Niklasdorf, Reichenberg and Rumberg.

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