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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...

  • FRANCE - 1863-70 4c grey perf 14x13½, SG 109 (Yvert 27B), very fine mint signed Roumet, Brun. Lovely.

    FRANCE - 1863-70 4c grey perf 14x13½, SG 109 (Yvert 27B), very fine mint signed Roumet, Brun. Lovely.

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  • CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1932 ¼d brown, Centenary, variety

    CAYMAN ISLANDS - 1932 ¼d brown, Centenary, variety "A" of "CA" missing from watermark", SG 84a, clearly showing towards base of the stamp, very fine mint. Rare and elusive error.

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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 - VALUABLE INVESTMENT HOARD 2 slim line stock-books housing a wide range of British Commonwealth and Foreign

    GENERAL SECTION - VALUABLE INVESTMENT HOARD 2 slim line stock-books housing a wide range of British Commonwealth and Foreign "Better Items", complete sets and few miniature sheets. Everything looks very fine and fresh with nothing in the way of high cat "clunkers" noted, just page after page of very fine...

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  • YEMEN - REPUBLIC 1991-2005 NEVER HINGED MINT mostly in complete sets from 1991 Fungi to 2005 Unification (includes only one of 1993 surcharges), we see a range of better sets, many topicals, note 1996 Olympic Games set, seldom seen, possibly the first lot of this we have offered! Complete scans...

    YEMEN - REPUBLIC 1991-2005 NEVER HINGED MINT mostly in complete sets from 1991 Fungi to 2005 Unification (includes only one of 1993 surcharges), we see a range of better sets, many topicals, note 1996 Olympic Games set, seldom seen, possibly the first lot of this we have offered! Complete scans...

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  • MOROCCO - LOCAL POSTS STAMPS 1891-1900 ATTRACTIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, all different, inc FEZ A MEKNES 1897 perf 11½ set and perf 14 5c, 10c, 20c, 25c & 50c, Postage Dues 1897 set, FEZ A SEFROU 1894 set inc 5c perf 11½ and 10c & 25c perf...

    MOROCCO - LOCAL POSTS STAMPS 1891-1900 ATTRACTIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, all different, inc FEZ A MEKNES 1897 perf 11½ set and perf 14 5c, 10c, 20c, 25c & 50c, Postage Dues 1897 set, FEZ A SEFROU 1894 set inc 5c perf 11½ and 10c & 25c perf...

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  • ITALIAN COLONIES - COLLECTION WITH MANY BETTER ITEMS. A fresh, chiefly mint collection in an album with many good runs and better sets / items seen throughout. We note, amongst much else, such things as the GENERAL ISSUES with 1932 opt'd complete set mint, 1933 (Oct-Dec) Air set complete mint...

    ITALIAN COLONIES - COLLECTION WITH MANY BETTER ITEMS. A fresh, chiefly mint collection in an album with many good runs and better sets / items seen throughout. We note, amongst much else, such things as the GENERAL ISSUES with 1932 opt'd complete set mint, 1933 (Oct-Dec) Air set complete mint...

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  • IRAQ - 1957-2002 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION we note 1973 10f & 25f Officials with SG type O218a ovpt (O1088/9), 1976 Oil Nationalization & 1979 Year of the Child miniature sheets, 1994 surcharges - most values in pairs, 1995 58th Birthday miniature sheet, main strength in 1980s/90s sets with a...

    IRAQ - 1957-2002 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION we note 1973 10f & 25f Officials with SG type O218a ovpt (O1088/9), 1976 Oil Nationalization & 1979 Year of the Child miniature sheets, 1994 surcharges - most values in pairs, 1995 58th Birthday miniature sheet, main strength in 1980s/90s sets with a...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Foxcatcher…and other collectors I’d wish I’d met Foxcatcher…and other collectors I’d wish I’d met

    You’ve probably seen the hype surrounding a new film called “Foxcatcher” telling the story of John Du Pont, heir to the Du Pont Chemical fortune and his ultimately doomed involvement with Olympic wrestling. I remember the arrest, he had been negotiating with Police from inside his mansion when they turned...

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