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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...

  • FRENCH COLONIES - INDO CHINA 1919

    FRENCH COLONIES - INDO CHINA 1919 "Orphans" set overprinted, Yv 90/95, very fine and fresh mint. (6 stamps)

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  • GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - OFFICIALS 1902 2½d ultramarine, Ed VII,

    GREAT BRITAIN (EDWARD VII) - OFFICIALS 1902 2½d ultramarine, Ed VII, "I.R. OFFICIAL", SG O22, fresh mint but light horizontal crease at top. Signed. Rare stamp, cat £1000.

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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 (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1841 THE

    GREAT BRITAIN (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1841 THE "ARCHER" PLATES. 1841 1d red- brown imperfs (SG 8) from plates 92 to 101, the so-called "Archers" because they were used by Henry Archer for his perforating experiments, all attractively displayed on 11 exhibition pages with 9 examples of each plate with plating...

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  • ITALIAN COLONIES - ITALIAN EAST AFRICA - FINE MINT AIR POST STAMPS 1938-41 issues complete on specialist printed album pages, includes 1938 set complete with Express stamps (Sass set S. 11), 1941 1L blue-grey both issued and unissued with value in centre (this signed) types, etc. (21 stamps)

    ITALIAN COLONIES - ITALIAN EAST AFRICA - FINE MINT AIR POST STAMPS 1938-41 issues complete on specialist printed album pages, includes 1938 set complete with Express stamps (Sass set S. 11), 1941 1L blue-grey both issued and unissued with value in centre (this signed) types, etc. (21 stamps)

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  • COLOMBIA - SCADTA 1920-30 FINE MINT AIR POST STAMPS COLLECTION on printed album pages, includes 1920-21

    COLOMBIA - SCADTA 1920-30 FINE MINT AIR POST STAMPS COLLECTION on printed album pages, includes 1920-21 "Seaplane over Magdalena River" complete set, 1921 complete set of 11, 1923-28 complete set, 1923 both 30c surcharges, 1928 20c and 30c "Mendez" overprints, 1929 complete set of 13, 1929 (International Airmail) complete set...

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  • SWITZERLAND - LEAGUE OF NATIONS 1922-1944 COMPLETE FINE USED COLLECTION on stock pages with a few paper types, all different, inc 1922-44 set, 1924-37 set, plus grilled set (ex 30c), 1927-33 set, 1932 Peace set, 1934-35 Landscapes set, 1937 3f, 1938 Buildings both sets, 1939 Symbolic set, 1944 set etc....

    SWITZERLAND - LEAGUE OF NATIONS 1922-1944 COMPLETE FINE USED COLLECTION on stock pages with a few paper types, all different, inc 1922-44 set, 1924-37 set, plus grilled set (ex 30c), 1927-33 set, 1932 Peace set, 1934-35 Landscapes set, 1937 3f, 1938 Buildings both sets, 1939 Symbolic set, 1944 set etc....

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  • FRANCE - 1927-47 FINE MINT AIR POST STAMPS COLLECTION A fabulous all different collection on printed album pages with map illustration, includes 1927 2fr and 5fr Aeroplane overprints, 1930 1fr 50 carmine and 1fr 50 ultramarine, plus 1fr 50 ultramarine with

    FRANCE - 1927-47 FINE MINT AIR POST STAMPS COLLECTION A fabulous all different collection on printed album pages with map illustration, includes 1927 2fr and 5fr Aeroplane overprints, 1930 1fr 50 carmine and 1fr 50 ultramarine, plus 1fr 50 ultramarine with "EIPA30" perfin, 1934 2fr 25 Bleriot, 1936 75c Rozier,...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • The early stamps of Brunei The early stamps of Brunei

    ‘The Abode of Peace’ The American author Harlan Hogan wrote “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. Brunei’s first stamps are known as the “Star and Crescent Locals” and were issued on 22 July 1895. They did indeed have a second chance to impress when in...

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