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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...

  • GREAT BRITAIN (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1841 NUMBERS IN MALTESE CROSS SET. 1841 1d red- brown imperfs each with a very fine strike of the Maltese Cross with central number from 1 to 12 complete (SG 8m), mostly 4 margins. An attractive set, cat £3045 (12 stamps)

    GREAT BRITAIN (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1841 NUMBERS IN MALTESE CROSS SET. 1841 1d red- brown imperfs each with a very fine strike of the Maltese Cross with central number from 1 to 12 complete (SG 8m), mostly 4 margins. An attractive set, cat £3045 (12 stamps)

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  • SWITZERLAND - CANTON GENEVA 1845 5c black on yellow green, Small Eagle, SG G3, very fine used on small piece good margins to 3 sides , just shaved to frame line at right.

    SWITZERLAND - CANTON GENEVA 1845 5c black on yellow green, Small Eagle, SG G3, very fine used on small piece good margins to 3 sides , just shaved to frame line at right.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • AUSTRALIA - POSTAGE DUE STAMPS ON COVERS & CARDS COLLECTION 1903-60's an attractive and interesting collection of commercial covers, largely from within Australia, plus a few from overseas, displaying a wide range of values and cancels, incl. 1903-05 (3), 1914-39 (29), some nice multi stamp frankings etc, the  basis for...

    AUSTRALIA - POSTAGE DUE STAMPS ON COVERS & CARDS COLLECTION 1903-60's an attractive and interesting collection of commercial covers, largely from within Australia, plus a few from overseas, displaying a wide range of values and cancels, incl. 1903-05 (3), 1914-39 (29), some nice multi stamp frankings etc, the basis for...

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  • 1935 SILVER JUBILEE OMNIBUS COLLECTION An attractive all different fine mint collection in an album with most of the British Commonwealth omnibus sets and issues present, only missing the Ascension and Mauritius sets, Morocco Agencies British Currency set, and the Egypt British Forces issue, but with all others from Antigua...

    1935 SILVER JUBILEE OMNIBUS COLLECTION An attractive all different fine mint collection in an album with most of the British Commonwealth omnibus sets and issues present, only missing the Ascension and Mauritius sets, Morocco Agencies British Currency set, and the Egypt British Forces issue, but with all others from Antigua...

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  • MALTA - POSTAL HISTORY 1893-1959 group of item, highlights incl. 1893 1d+1d Post & Reply postcard to Constantinople with unused reply portion attached, 1896 commercial env. to Italy, 1907 postcard to France at ¼d rate, 1915 O.A.S. stampless postcard, 1942 O.A.S. cover to Ireland, censored twice, 1944 & 1948 stampless...

    MALTA - POSTAL HISTORY 1893-1959 group of item, highlights incl. 1893 1d+1d Post & Reply postcard to Constantinople with unused reply portion attached, 1896 commercial env. to Italy, 1907 postcard to France at ¼d rate, 1915 O.A.S. stampless postcard, 1942 O.A.S. cover to Ireland, censored twice, 1944 & 1948 stampless...

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  • SWITZERLAND - 1854-1980's STOCK BOOK WITH MAGIC! A neatly arranged (yet crammed!) mint (much never hinged) and used collection with duplication begins with around 80 imperf Seated Helvetia classics (

    SWITZERLAND - 1854-1980's STOCK BOOK WITH MAGIC! A neatly arranged (yet crammed!) mint (much never hinged) and used collection with duplication begins with around 80 imperf Seated Helvetia classics ("Strubels") from 2r to 40r used; then hundreds of later 19th century including 1862-81 Sitting Helvetia to 1fr mint and used,...

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  • NEW ZEALAND - 1960-1966 FABULOUS COMPLETE COUNTER COILS COLLECTION A COMPLETE NEVER HINGED MINT collection of the red coil number issues presented in sleeved pages, Campbell Paterson (Group 2) OC3b/OC15c, SG 783/786, 788, 789, 791/95. A Seldom seen collection with all issued denominations with complete sets of coil numbers, gutter...

    NEW ZEALAND - 1960-1966 FABULOUS COMPLETE COUNTER COILS COLLECTION A COMPLETE NEVER HINGED MINT collection of the red coil number issues presented in sleeved pages, Campbell Paterson (Group 2) OC3b/OC15c, SG 783/786, 788, 789, 791/95. A Seldom seen collection with all issued denominations with complete sets of coil numbers, gutter...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Transvaal  – A Very Interesting Philatelic Place! Transvaal – A Very Interesting Philatelic Place!

    The Voortrekkers were in large part Calvinist farmers, simple rugged God- fearing & poorly educated folk who considered themselves far removed from any Dutch or British administration based in Cape Town which did not understand them and their problems.

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