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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 Auction

Highlights


    We offer thousands of items for sale, here are just a few of our favourites...

  • GABON - 1984 Masks 250f

    GABON - 1984 Masks 250f "Kota du Sud" (Yvert 568C, Scott 572D, Michel D920) - superb never hinged mint BLOCK OF FOUR. Rare!

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  • SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1914 - 23 Geo V set to £1 complete, wmk MCA, SG 22/38, very fine and fresh mint. (14 stamps)

    SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1914 - 23 Geo V set to £1 complete, wmk MCA, SG 22/38, very fine and fresh mint. (14 stamps)

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Stamp Collections


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

  • GABON - 1960-2000 NEVER HINGED MINT BLOCKS OF FOUR all different collection of perforated blocks of four, mostly corner date blocks - Postage, Air Post and Official - including many complete sets. Some useful earlier and later issues, but great strength from 1985 to 1995 with a high degree of...

    GABON - 1960-2000 NEVER HINGED MINT BLOCKS OF FOUR all different collection of perforated blocks of four, mostly corner date blocks - Postage, Air Post and Official - including many complete sets. Some useful earlier and later issues, but great strength from 1985 to 1995 with a high degree of...

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  • GENERAL SECTION - 1849-1936 LARGE WORLD COLLECTION in two well-filled 1936 Stanley Gibbons 'New Ideal' foreign countries albums (volumes 1 & 2), mint & used (often both examples) stamps, almost every country & colony represented from Abyssinia through to Zambezia, inc early classics, German & Italian States, European countries &...

    GENERAL SECTION - 1849-1936 LARGE WORLD COLLECTION in two well-filled 1936 Stanley Gibbons 'New Ideal' foreign countries albums (volumes 1 & 2), mint & used (often both examples) stamps, almost every country & colony represented from Abyssinia through to Zambezia, inc early classics, German & Italian States, European countries &...

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  • NORTH BORNEO - 1886-1949 FINE MINT COLLECTION. A valuable, ALL DIFFERENT range presented on a pair of stock pages. Includes 1886-87 2c, 1888-92 ½c & 8c, 1894 1c, 2c & 8c, 1895 4c on $1, 1897-1902 a complete basic set plus additional perforation variants including 1c perf 14½ - 15,...

    NORTH BORNEO - 1886-1949 FINE MINT COLLECTION. A valuable, ALL DIFFERENT range presented on a pair of stock pages. Includes 1886-87 2c, 1888-92 ½c & 8c, 1894 1c, 2c & 8c, 1895 4c on $1, 1897-1902 a complete basic set plus additional perforation variants including 1c perf 14½ - 15,...

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  • CHINA - PROVINCE & OCCUPATION OVERPRINTS / SURCHARGES. A carton of large black stock pages displaying mint & used chiefly overprinted issues from Manchuria province, North - Eastern Provinces, Sinkiang, Szechwan & Yunnan with values to $5, etc; similar large ranges of the 1941 Japanese Occupation overprints & issues for...

    CHINA - PROVINCE & OCCUPATION OVERPRINTS / SURCHARGES. A carton of large black stock pages displaying mint & used chiefly overprinted issues from Manchuria province, North - Eastern Provinces, Sinkiang, Szechwan & Yunnan with values to $5, etc; similar large ranges of the 1941 Japanese Occupation overprints & issues for...

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  • NEW ZEALAND - 1898 Pictorial no wmk, perf 12 to 16 issue mint collection includes the complete basic set plus additional listed shades of the ½d (2), 1d, 2½d (includes both types with the extra shade of the

    NEW ZEALAND - 1898 Pictorial no wmk, perf 12 to 16 issue mint collection includes the complete basic set plus additional listed shades of the ½d (2), 1d, 2½d (includes both types with the extra shade of the "Wakitipu"), 4d (2), 5d, 6d grass- green & 8d, mainly fine mint....

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Orange Free State Orange Free State

    The Stamps and Philatelic History of the Orange Free State between 1854 -1902, a brief overview. Rarely can such a relatively small African Colonial Republic provide such a varied array of philatelic material. Yet, as we shall see, whilst Orange Free State stamp production was dominated for a period of...

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