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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...

  • ITALY - 1944 R.S.I. Wartime Propaganda complete set with lilac- carmine Firenze overprints, Sassone S.1607, never hinged mint. Each pencil signed Caffaz, also with Fiecchi photo certificate. Superb and rare, cat €6500 (12 stamps)

    ITALY - 1944 R.S.I. Wartime Propaganda complete set with lilac- carmine Firenze overprints, Sassone S.1607, never hinged mint. Each pencil signed Caffaz, also with Fiecchi photo certificate. Superb and rare, cat €6500 (12 stamps)

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  • SOUTH AFRICA - 1911 FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN AERIAL POST SECOND RETURN FLIGHT - Muizenberg to Kenilworth with Interprovincial franking of Natal KEVII 1d tied by Kalk Bay c.d.s.,

    SOUTH AFRICA - 1911 FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN AERIAL POST SECOND RETURN FLIGHT - Muizenberg to Kenilworth with Interprovincial franking of Natal KEVII 1d tied by Kalk Bay c.d.s., "MUIZENBERG Dec-30-11" cachet alongside with similar KENILWORTH cachet at top left (these cachets have incorrect dates, as this flight actually took place on January 3rd), placement of Muizenberg cachet next to stamp indicates which leg of the journey the postcard made. Some very light age marks, this leg is the rarest with just 179 cards carried.

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Stamp Collections


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

  • GREAT BRITAIN (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1841 IMPERF PENNY REDS. An interesting used collection/accumulation on leaves, includes many with Maltese Cross cancels incl for with numbers

    GREAT BRITAIN (QUEEN VICTORIA) - 1841 IMPERF PENNY REDS. An interesting used collection/accumulation on leaves, includes many with Maltese Cross cancels incl for with numbers "5", "7", "8" & "11", several jumbo size 4-margined stamps, Ivory Heads, one stamp with blue cancel, a pair, various varieties & re-entries, "S" inverted...

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  • MALAYA STATES - FEDERATED STATES 1900 - 1922 Mint range of values to $1 with 1900 wmk CA set to 50c, 1904 MCA vals to $1 including 1c grey brown and green, 1c green Die I, 3c grey brown and brown, 3c scarlet, 4c grey brown and scarlet, black and...

    MALAYA STATES - FEDERATED STATES 1900 - 1922 Mint range of values to $1 with 1900 wmk CA set to 50c, 1904 MCA vals to $1 including 1c grey brown and green, 1c green Die I, 3c grey brown and brown, 3c scarlet, 4c grey brown and scarlet, black and...

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  • K.U.T. - 1935 - 60 COMPLETE MINT ONLY COLLECTION Lovely fresh collection on pages with every set complete including 1935 Geo V set to £1, 1938 Geo VI set to £1, 1954 and 1960 QEII sets. (90 stamps)

    K.U.T. - 1935 - 60 COMPLETE MINT ONLY COLLECTION Lovely fresh collection on pages with every set complete including 1935 Geo V set to £1, 1938 Geo VI set to £1, 1954 and 1960 QEII sets. (90 stamps)

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  • MALAYA STATES - KEDAH 1912 - 1957 Superb mint only collection, mainly complete sets and including 1912 Council Chamber set to $1 and $3, 1919 set complete, 1919 surcharge pair, 1921 Script set complete incl shades of $2 and $5, 1922 Malaya - Borneo Exhibition set, 1922 New Colours set,...

    MALAYA STATES - KEDAH 1912 - 1957 Superb mint only collection, mainly complete sets and including 1912 Council Chamber set to $1 and $3, 1919 set complete, 1919 surcharge pair, 1921 Script set complete incl shades of $2 and $5, 1922 Malaya - Borneo Exhibition set, 1922 New Colours set,...

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  • BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY - 1963-2003 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION neatly arranged on stock pages, we see 1963-9 defins set, 1966 Churchill set, 1971 Decimal Currency surcharged defins set, 1971 Treaty set, 1977 Whale Conservation, continues with a good range of complete definitive & commemorative sets to 2003 Research Bases and...

    BRITISH ANTARCTIC TERRITORY - 1963-2003 NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION neatly arranged on stock pages, we see 1963-9 defins set, 1966 Churchill set, 1971 Decimal Currency surcharged defins set, 1971 Treaty set, 1977 Whale Conservation, continues with a good range of complete definitive & commemorative sets to 2003 Research Bases and...

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Stamp-Cam!

  • Two Fivers From North Of The River Two Fivers From North Of The River

    Win a 2019 Stanley Gibbons Part One catalogue for Commonwealth & British Empire stamps 1840-1970. Retail £89.95! I’ve been looking at the 37 lots which we are currently featuring on our homepage (with 25 per screen you’ll have to click on the arrow at the bottom to see everything…) and marvelled...

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