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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...

  • SWITZERLAND - BASEL 1845 2½r carmine, black and blue (Zum 8, SG B1, Mi 1a, Sc 3L1), used, damaged and repaired at lower left, otherwise an attractive genuine example of this iconic stamp. With certificate.

    SWITZERLAND - BASEL 1845 2½r carmine, black and blue (Zum 8, SG B1, Mi 1a, Sc 3L1), used, damaged and repaired at lower left, otherwise an attractive genuine example of this iconic stamp. With certificate.

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  • CYPRUS - 1886

    CYPRUS - 1886 "½" on ½pi emerald-green, watermark Crown CA, SG 27, fine mint.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • RHODESIA - 1913-24 ADMIRALS - MINT ACCUMULATION begins with range of shades of perf.14  ½d to 2½d, perf.15 ½d, 1d & 2½d with nice 1d brown-red block of 4, Die I perf.14 values to 5d plus 3d, 5d & 2s ovptd

    RHODESIA - 1913-24 ADMIRALS - MINT ACCUMULATION begins with range of shades of perf.14 ½d to 2½d, perf.15 ½d, 1d & 2½d with nice 1d brown-red block of 4, Die I perf.14 values to 5d plus 3d, 5d & 2s ovptd "SPECIMEN" (these poor and counted in cat. value), perf.15...

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  • GUATEMALA - 1870-1960 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION in an album, inc 1881 surchs to 20c on 2r (x2) mint, 1881 Quetzal set mint, 1886 Emblem to 200c mint, 1897 Exposition set mint, 1898 black opts on Emblem set (ex 1c on 25c) mint, 1898 black (x2) & red opts on revenues sets...

    GUATEMALA - 1870-1960 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION in an album, inc 1881 surchs to 20c on 2r (x2) mint, 1881 Quetzal set mint, 1886 Emblem to 200c mint, 1897 Exposition set mint, 1898 black opts on Emblem set (ex 1c on 25c) mint, 1898 black (x2) & red opts on revenues sets...

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  • WORLD WAR TWO MAIL OF MALTA 1939-45 assembly of censored covers, cards, and other items from Malta attractively written up on album pages, includes both stamped and unstamped items, with these displaying a big range of censor marks, re-seal labels, and many with

    WORLD WAR TWO MAIL OF MALTA 1939-45 assembly of censored covers, cards, and other items from Malta attractively written up on album pages, includes both stamped and unstamped items, with these displaying a big range of censor marks, re-seal labels, and many with "Malta is grateful to the RAF and...

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  • GENERAL SECTION - LOCAL STAMPS 19th Century to 1940's interesting world mint & used collection/accumulation of various local stamps, private & semi-official issues, bogus, phantom & fantasy issues, inc Martinique 1891 bogus opts on Dues, Switzerland Hotel Posts (x11, faults), 1871 'Gratis' Internes en Suisse (thin), Morocco locals, Sheriff's post,...

    GENERAL SECTION - LOCAL STAMPS 19th Century to 1940's interesting world mint & used collection/accumulation of various local stamps, private & semi-official issues, bogus, phantom & fantasy issues, inc Martinique 1891 bogus opts on Dues, Switzerland Hotel Posts (x11, faults), 1871 'Gratis' Internes en Suisse (thin), Morocco locals, Sheriff's post,...

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  • AUSTRALIAN STATES - TASMANIA 1853-1905 POWERFUL OLDE TYME MINT & USED COLLECTION. An old m & u collection on several pages containing many nice surprises, particularly in the mint stamps, we note (amongst much else, used unless stated otherwise) the 1853 1d blue SG 2, 1853 4d orange SG 8,...

    AUSTRALIAN STATES - TASMANIA 1853-1905 POWERFUL OLDE TYME MINT & USED COLLECTION. An old m & u collection on several pages containing many nice surprises, particularly in the mint stamps, we note (amongst much else, used unless stated otherwise) the 1853 1d blue SG 2, 1853 4d orange SG 8,...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Stamp Heaven – an hour in London Stamp Heaven – An hour in London

    It is surprising how few stamp collectors know this, but perhaps the most easily accessible display amongst the firmament of wonders available to the general public in the UK’s capital, are the Philatelic Collections of the British Library.

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