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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...

  • LATVIA - GERMAN OCCUPATION 1941 10k deep blue, IMPERFORATE TO RIGHT MARGIN VARIETY, Mi 2 Ur, never hinged mint.

    LATVIA - GERMAN OCCUPATION 1941 10k deep blue, IMPERFORATE TO RIGHT MARGIN VARIETY, Mi 2 Ur, never hinged mint.

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  • SWITZERLAND - 1850 5c black & red 'Poste Locale' GENEVA Transitional Period (Michel 2, SG L2), good used, small thin, four good margins, cat £2,000.

    SWITZERLAND - 1850 5c black & red 'Poste Locale' GENEVA Transitional Period (Michel 2, SG L2), good used, small thin, four good margins, cat £2,000.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • JAPAN - 1941-1951 ATTRACTIVE COMPREHENSIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on pages, all different, inc 1941 National Park both sets, 1942-45 set, 1946-47 imperf basic set to 50y & 100y, 1946 Postal Service set, 1947-50 Athletics sets, 1948 5y Beauty & Red Cross set, 1948-51 set to 10y wmk'd, 1948-52 wmk'd most...

    JAPAN - 1941-1951 ATTRACTIVE COMPREHENSIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on pages, all different, inc 1941 National Park both sets, 1942-45 set, 1946-47 imperf basic set to 50y & 100y, 1946 Postal Service set, 1947-50 Athletics sets, 1948 5y Beauty & Red Cross set, 1948-51 set to 10y wmk'd, 1948-52 wmk'd most...

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  • ISRAEL - 1948-87 FANTASTIC NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION wonderful collection housed in three hingeless albums, we see 1948

    ISRAEL - 1948-87 FANTASTIC NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION wonderful collection housed in three hingeless albums, we see 1948 "Doar Ivri" low values set to 50m with tabs, then almost complete TABBED ISSUES from 1948 New Year set to 1987 Pinhas Rosen, also includes miniature sheets from 1949 Exhibition onwards, again...

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  • AUSTRALIA - 1924 HEADS - FINE MINT STUDY COLLECTION with 1d (12, incl. pair with double perfs between, dot before

    AUSTRALIA - 1924 HEADS - FINE MINT STUDY COLLECTION with 1d (12, incl. pair with double perfs between, dot before "1", "RA" joined within block of four, an inverted watermark), 1½d (44, incl. thin paper, inverted watermark, Halepence x2, thin RAL x2, curved "1", Harrison, no imprint x2 and Mullett...

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  • IRELAND - 1952 - 2001 ENORMOUS ALL EMBRACING COLLECTION Huge Schaubek album packed full with both mint and used examples of each stamp, virtually complete but with a mass of additional material including paper types, coil & booklet stamps, self-adhesive issues, se-tenants, booklet panes, booklets, mini-sheets, sheetlets noting 1953 Festival...

    IRELAND - 1952 - 2001 ENORMOUS ALL EMBRACING COLLECTION Huge Schaubek album packed full with both mint and used examples of each stamp, virtually complete but with a mass of additional material including paper types, coil & booklet stamps, self-adhesive issues, se-tenants, booklet panes, booklets, mini-sheets, sheetlets noting 1953 Festival...

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  • KUWAIT - 1952-76 EXTENSIVE ALL DIFFERENT COLLECTION OF SETS. An attractive mint & never hinged mint collection of complete sets presented on album pages. Includes a highly complete run of commemorative sets of the period inc the 1973 Birds & Hunting equipment set in se-tenant blocks nhm, definitives include a...

    KUWAIT - 1952-76 EXTENSIVE ALL DIFFERENT COLLECTION OF SETS. An attractive mint & never hinged mint collection of complete sets presented on album pages. Includes a highly complete run of commemorative sets of the period inc the 1973 Birds & Hunting equipment set in se-tenant blocks nhm, definitives include a...

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Stamp-Cam!

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    The nightmare goes something like this. I’m sat on a chair as part of a circle, on the other chairs are chaps just like me. There is someone in charge, he has a clipboard and catches my eye and I rise slowly to my feet and clear my throat. “My name...

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