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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...

  • GIBRALTAR - 1903 King Edward VII complete definitive set, watermark Crown CA, SG 46/55, fine mint, the £1 is superb. (10 stamps)

    GIBRALTAR - 1903 King Edward VII complete definitive set, watermark Crown CA, SG 46/55, fine mint, the £1 is superb. (10 stamps)

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  • ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - 1882 2½d red-brown Wmk Crown CA, with the LARGE

    ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - 1882 2½d red-brown Wmk Crown CA, with the LARGE "2" IN "2½" WITH SLANTING FOOT, SG 22b, used with the variety clear, full perfs & fresh appearance. A lovely example of this scarce plate flaw.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • BELGIAN COLONIES - RUANDA URUNDI 1915

    BELGIAN COLONIES - RUANDA URUNDI 1915 "URUNDI" OVERPRINTED SELECTION of mint & used (chiefly cancelled- by- favour) stamps from the 3rd issue printed at Le Havre in 1916, includes a complete set mint, a complete set used "on piece" & varieties inc 5c mint double opt, 25c mint pair one...

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  • DOMINICA - 1879-1966 FINE MINT COLLECTION good looking lot, housed on stock pages, we note 1882-3 ½(d) on half 1d in a pair, 1903-7 all values to 1s, also see values to 2s6d ovptd

    DOMINICA - 1879-1966 FINE MINT COLLECTION good looking lot, housed on stock pages, we note 1882-3 ½(d) on half 1d in a pair, 1903-7 all values to 1s, also see values to 2s6d ovptd "SPECIMEN," 1908-20 values to 1s with shades or watermarks, 1923-33 wmk Script to 1s, 5s wmk...

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  • BRITISH HONDURAS - 1872-1953 INTERESTING MINT & USED COLLECTION on pages, includes 1872-79 1d unused and 3d & 4d used, 1882-87 1d rose (x2, one mint), 1888-91 surcharges set to 20c on 6d used, 1891 surcharges set incl 15c on 6c on 3d (x2, one used), 1891-1901 set to 25c mint,...

    BRITISH HONDURAS - 1872-1953 INTERESTING MINT & USED COLLECTION on pages, includes 1872-79 1d unused and 3d & 4d used, 1882-87 1d rose (x2, one mint), 1888-91 surcharges set to 20c on 6d used, 1891 surcharges set incl 15c on 6c on 3d (x2, one used), 1891-1901 set to 25c mint,...

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  • SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - TRANSVAAL 1870's-1909 an interesting specialists accumulation on Hagner pages and album leaves, displaying mint and used issues incl. classic Eagle types with genuine to 1s, and range of forgeries/reprints, later types incl. surcharges incl. varieties, £5 values assumed reprints/forgeries, others to 10s blocks...

    SOUTH AFRICA - COLONIES & REPUBLICS - TRANSVAAL 1870's-1909 an interesting specialists accumulation on Hagner pages and album leaves, displaying mint and used issues incl. classic Eagle types with genuine to 1s, and range of forgeries/reprints, later types incl. surcharges incl. varieties, £5 values assumed reprints/forgeries, others to 10s blocks...

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  • MALAYA STATES - SELANGOR 1885-1962 ALL DIFFERENT USED collection. With 1885-91 overprinted 2c (4); 1891-95 Tiger set plus 1894 surcharge; 1895 -99 set to $1; 1900 surcharges set; then a COMPLETE BASIC RUN 1935-1962 (SG 68/135) including 1957-61 perf variants. A few faults earlier but mainly fine condition. (91 stamps)

    MALAYA STATES - SELANGOR 1885-1962 ALL DIFFERENT USED collection. With 1885-91 overprinted 2c (4); 1891-95 Tiger set plus 1894 surcharge; 1895 -99 set to $1; 1900 surcharges set; then a COMPLETE BASIC RUN 1935-1962 (SG 68/135) including 1957-61 perf variants. A few faults earlier but mainly fine condition. (91 stamps)

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Stamp-Cam!

  • How I Learned to Look at Stamps How I Learned to Look at Stamps

    As a child I would spend several weeks during the Summer holidays in Bournemouth, a large and reasonably well- heeled seaside town on the south coast of England. My grandparents lived there so as a holiday destination it fulfilled several family requirements at once, but it was also, alongside the...

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