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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 - NEW CALEDONIA 1892 (December) 10c on 1f olive 'Sage' imperf (Yvert 35, Maury 29, SG 44), very fine cds used with 4 good to large margins. Signed Calves. A scarce stamp in excellent condition.

    FRENCH COLONIES - NEW CALEDONIA 1892 (December) 10c on 1f olive 'Sage' imperf (Yvert 35, Maury 29, SG 44), very fine cds used with 4 good to large margins. Signed Calves. A scarce stamp in excellent condition.

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  • HONG KONG - 1973 THE RARE

    HONG KONG - 1973 THE RARE "PINK OMITTED" VARIETY 1973-74 $5 pink and royal blue definitive with PINK OMITTED variety, SG 294b, superb never hinged mint, with normal stamp for comparison. A classic Queen Elizabeth variety. (2 stamps)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • POLAND - LOCAL POSTS 1915 TO 1918 OUTSTANDING COLLECTION. A beautiful, comprehensive collection with genuines and forgeries correctly identified with the different perfs, papers & shades. Includes (amongst others) such items as the PRZEDBORZ 1917 (Dec) issue spectacular group incl several perf & imperf mint sets, a proof pair of...

    POLAND - LOCAL POSTS 1915 TO 1918 OUTSTANDING COLLECTION. A beautiful, comprehensive collection with genuines and forgeries correctly identified with the different perfs, papers & shades. Includes (amongst others) such items as the PRZEDBORZ 1917 (Dec) issue spectacular group incl several perf & imperf mint sets, a proof pair of...

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  • GENERAL SECTION - PRE WWI WORLD COLLECTION IN MATCHING ALBUMS. A seldom seen set of 1908 Arthur Maury printed albums with red covers & leather corner protectors. A world collection split into ISLANDS, ASIA, AFRICA, LATIN / NORTH AMERICA & EUROPE, each album with gold inlay on spine

    GENERAL SECTION - PRE WWI WORLD COLLECTION IN MATCHING ALBUMS. A seldom seen set of 1908 Arthur Maury printed albums with red covers & leather corner protectors. A world collection split into ISLANDS, ASIA, AFRICA, LATIN / NORTH AMERICA & EUROPE, each album with gold inlay on spine "Album Universel...

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  • JAPAN - 1946-65 EXTENSIVE MINT / NHM COLLECTION presented in mounts on printed pages. An attractive & valuable collection with much being never hinged that includes strong commemorative ranges of the period, 1947-52 definitive set of all values, 1948

    JAPAN - 1946-65 EXTENSIVE MINT / NHM COLLECTION presented in mounts on printed pages. An attractive & valuable collection with much being never hinged that includes strong commemorative ranges of the period, 1947-52 definitive set of all values, 1948 "Sampans" miniature sheet set, Athletic Meeting se-tenant block, 1948-52 definitive range...

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  • HONDURAS - 1878-2000 EXTENSIVE - INTERESTING COLLECTION A large collection with extensive mint, nhm & used ranges inc many complete sets mint and again used, large multiples (mostly nhm), covers & cards, all neatly presented in sleeved pages. Includes 1878-79 Morazan set mint as singles and again in marginal blocks...

    HONDURAS - 1878-2000 EXTENSIVE - INTERESTING COLLECTION A large collection with extensive mint, nhm & used ranges inc many complete sets mint and again used, large multiples (mostly nhm), covers & cards, all neatly presented in sleeved pages. Includes 1878-79 Morazan set mint as singles and again in marginal blocks...

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  • HONG KONG - 1938 -1952 GEO VI FRESH MINT SELECTION Very fine mint (mostly lightly hinged) selection on show cards with values to $10. Includes shades, printings and perfs incl several interpannau blocks and the scarce $5 yellowish green and violet and the elusive $10 green and violet both very...

    HONG KONG - 1938 -1952 GEO VI FRESH MINT SELECTION Very fine mint (mostly lightly hinged) selection on show cards with values to $10. Includes shades, printings and perfs incl several interpannau blocks and the scarce $5 yellowish green and violet and the elusive $10 green and violet both very...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • The Fascinating World of Perforation Errors The Fascinating World of Perforation Errors

    Aside from collecting regularly issued stamps many collectors are keen to enhance and expand their collections with errors and varieties, either from the printing or perforating process...

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