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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...

  • HONG KONG - 1935 Silver Jubilee complete set, SG 133/136, as never hinged mint corner BLOCKS OF TEN, the lower right of the 5c stamps with a tiny pin hole but also showing the SHORT EXTRA FLAGSTAFF variety (SG 134b) at Row 2/1, magnificent presentation items. (4 blocks, 40 stamps)

    HONG KONG - 1935 Silver Jubilee complete set, SG 133/136, as never hinged mint corner BLOCKS OF TEN, the lower right of the 5c stamps with a tiny pin hole but also showing the SHORT EXTRA FLAGSTAFF variety (SG 134b) at Row 2/1, magnificent presentation items. (4 blocks, 40 stamps)

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  • ITALY - WWII - OCCUPATION OF LUBIANA 1941

    ITALY - WWII - OCCUPATION OF LUBIANA 1941 "Co. Ci." overprint set complete, Sass S1, superb NHM. Signed Oliva etc, Cat €1375 (£1170) (17 stamps)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • SPANISH COLONIES - GUINEA 1902-09 ALL DIFFERENT MINT COLLECTION on a stock page. Includes 1902 set from 25c to 5 pesetas, 1903 range with most values including 2p, 3p & 5p values (these with

    SPANISH COLONIES - GUINEA 1902-09 ALL DIFFERENT MINT COLLECTION on a stock page. Includes 1902 set from 25c to 5 pesetas, 1903 range with most values including 2p, 3p & 5p values (these with "000,000" Specimen control figures), 1905 range with most values to 5p & 10p, 1907 range with...

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  • SHIPS SEA RESCUE SERVICES 1920's-2000's impressive thematic collection of stamps (mostly never hinged), special covers, FDC's, signed items, postcards, maxi-cards and other items beautifully written up in hingeless mounts on special printed pages in six albums, all featuring Sea Rescue Services themes. Includes Sweden 1957 Life-Saving Service booklet, New Caledonia...

    SHIPS SEA RESCUE SERVICES 1920's-2000's impressive thematic collection of stamps (mostly never hinged), special covers, FDC's, signed items, postcards, maxi-cards and other items beautifully written up in hingeless mounts on special printed pages in six albums, all featuring Sea Rescue Services themes. Includes Sweden 1957 Life-Saving Service booklet, New Caledonia...

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  • BECHUANALAND - 1888-1966 FINE MINT COLLECTION on hingeless printed leaves, we see 1888 Cape overprinted ½d; 1897 Cape ovptd ½d (13½mm & 10½mm (spacings); 1897-1902 complete set; 1904-13 KEVII complete set incl. both 1s; 1913-24 set to 1s incl. 2d die II & 2½d blue shade; 1925-27 all values to...

    BECHUANALAND - 1888-1966 FINE MINT COLLECTION on hingeless printed leaves, we see 1888 Cape overprinted ½d; 1897 Cape ovptd ½d (13½mm & 10½mm (spacings); 1897-1902 complete set; 1904-13 KEVII complete set incl. both 1s; 1913-24 set to 1s incl. 2d die II & 2½d blue shade; 1925-27 all values to...

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  • MEDICINE A substantial worldwide collection/accumulation in two large stockbooks, mint and used (chiefly mint including much never hinged), plus some miniature sheets/ Epreuves de Luxe/ Booklets etc., all MEDICAL related with much of interest throughout. Note Belgium 1928 & 1931 Anti-TB sets; China PRC including 1974

    MEDICINE A substantial worldwide collection/accumulation in two large stockbooks, mint and used (chiefly mint including much never hinged), plus some miniature sheets/ Epreuves de Luxe/ Booklets etc., all MEDICAL related with much of interest throughout. Note Belgium 1928 & 1931 Anti-TB sets; China PRC including 1974 "Country Doctors" set; France...

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  • SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - NATAL 1869

    SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - NATAL 1869 "Postage." overprints, SG type 7c with overprints 13¾mm long, a valuable fine used group with 1d both shades, SG 38/39, 3d blue intermediate perf 14-16, SG 40a, 3d blue rough perf 14-16, SG 40b, plus 6d both shades, SG 41/42, a...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Who was Governor-General Félix Éboué? Who was Governor-General Félix Éboué?

    Whilst perusing our latest sale I spotted a pair of Epreuves de luxe proofs for the 1945 French Oceania Felix Eboue issue (part of a thirteen- colony omnibus issue in his honour). I’m familiar with the design but the unusual occurrence of a specifically named black man in uniform appearing...

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