Sandafayre holds online stamp auctionsevery week. In addition, we hold public auctions of stampsand stamp collections. Sandafayre are highly respected as the leading expert in the field of stamps. Likewise, the global authority on rarehighly collectable stamps, postal history, collections and entire estates of collectables. We have stamps for sale in our auctions from Great BritainThe Commonwealth and countries worldwide. Similarly, Sandafayre buys stamp collections and are philatelic auctioneers. Subsequently, we sell stamps to philatelists and stamp dealers from all over the world. 

If are buying stamps for your collection or philatelic investment portfolio then we offer thousands of different stamps and philately related items every week. Most importantly, each one of the lots in our weekly stamp auctions come with a ‘NO QUIBBLE’ satisfaction guarantee. In addition, you can search for your favourite worldwide stamps by country or topic. For example, from Abu Dhabi to Zululand, from Butterflies on stamps to Zeppelin mail. 


Mail Bid and Online Stamp Auctions. We have 2 of our MAIL BID AND ONLINE STAMP SALES open for bidding at any time. In each there are thousands of lots. Moreover, every one of them is covered by our 100% satisfaction guarantee. Read our 'How Our Mail Bid and Online Sales Work' page for more information about how to bid on our stamps and collections. 


Public Stamp Auctions. We also hold "Cheshire Stamp Auctions" every few months in Knutsford. In addition, this is shown on this site a few weeks before sale day. You can give your bids to our auctioneer via this site upto 30 minutes before the auction begins. Likewise, you can participate in real time during the stamp auction. For instance, by using our online platform. Also, you can see and hear the auctioneer and join the bidding action. This live online platform becomes available at least 30 minutes before the auction begins. Read our ‘How Our Public ‘Room’ Auctions Work’ page for more information.

Our next public auction is Saturday 14th December 2019 – 1pm

Can’t make it? Watch online – Bid live!


Kwik-Bid #4301
Kwik-Bid #4301

Tuesday, 12th November 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 4301 auction include:

  • Exceptional group of scarce stamps with the Turkish crescent overprinted by hand.
  • Superb range of used issues, mostly scarce bi-sects, with many used on piece with full cancellations.
  • Extensive mint collection with many scarce 1882 to 1904 "Standing Helvetia" issues offered as individual lots with later never hinged material including collections.

Plus thousands of smaller singles/sets (great for buyers seeking to fill gaps in their collections or find that elusive single stamp!). Hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots etc.

Sandafayre #5301
Sandafayre #5301

Tuesday, 19th November 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 5301 auction include:

  • From The Fabulous "Imperial" Collection: Tremendous collection of British East Africa, to 1897 with Queen Victoria values to 50r.
  • From The Fabulous "Imperial" Collection: Tremendous collection of Somaliland Protectorate to 1921 with just 1 empty space.
  • From The Fabulous "Imperial" Collection: Tremendous group of K.U.T. high values offered as individual lots.
  • From The Fabulous "Imperial" Collection: Tremendous group of rare Niger Coast surcharges offered as individual lots.
  • South African Republics - Boer War Issues for Mafeking & Vryburg: Superb collection of these elusive local issues offered as individual lots.
  • Australian States - New South Wales And Western Australia: Superb collection of both these States with many scarce and elusive stamps offered as individual items.
  • GB 1840 1d Blacks: Lovely range of these evergreen favourites with many very fine copies and varieties offered as separate lots.
  • Iraq - Extensive Early to Modern Accumulation: Exciting accumulation offered as better individual stamps and more modern varieties with a number of later issues in complete mint sheets.

 Plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some great sorter lots and collections.