Sandafayre holds online stamp auctions every week. In addition, we hold public auctions of stamps and 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 hold "Cheshire Stamp Auctions" every few months in Knutsford, this is shown on this site a few weeks before sale day. You can give your bids to our auctioneer via this site up to 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 at 1pm. 
It is being held at the Cottons Hotel & Spa, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0SU

The Lots are available to view from 9.00am, unless otherwise stated. 
Please check our website by entering the Lot for full details.

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


CSA - Public Stamp Auction
CSA - Public Stamp Auction

Saturday, 14th December 2019 13:00

Highlights from our 8030 auction include:

  • Bermuda: A group of excellent items and collections.
  • Bhutan: A holding of proofs, trials, revenues and errors from this fascinating Kingdom.
  • Great Britain, very fine used: A beautiful array of choice used individual Queen Victoria & King Edward VII stamps and groups.
  • India and States Vast Estate: Where to begin? 100's of albums and items of literature, boxes of stamps, collections of covers including the Indian airmails, post cards, revenues etc. One of the largest holdings of this facinating area in the country, all being sold to the highest bidder!
  • Ireland: Some fabulous collections and accumulations including an amazing collection of early Great Britain 'used in'.

Sandafayre #5302
Sandafayre #5302

Tuesday, 17th December 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 5302 auction include:

  • More Tremendous Lots From The Fabulous "Imperial" Collection: Includes spectacular offerings of Lagos (Lot 6726 Est £2500), Mafia Island (Lot 7783), Natal (Lot 7757 - 7570), Sierra Leone( Lots 7473 - 7484), Straits Settlements (Lots 6767 - 6778), Togo (Lots7799 - 7802), Zanzibar (Lot7917 - 7923), Zululand (Lot 7598).
  • New South Wales -  "Sydney Views": Super collection of classic NSW imperfs with a fine range of Sydney Views offered as indivifdual lots.
  • Great Britain 1840 1D Blacks: Lovely group of 1d blacks , very fine to superb used, offered as individual lots.
  • Italian Colonies - Eritrea: Extensive collection broken down and offered as individual sets and better items including perforation vaieties and balance collections with much never hinged mint.

 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.

Express #6302
Express #6302

Monday, 23rd December 2019 16:30

Highlights from our 6302 auction include:

  • GB 1840 Penny Blacks: Attractive group of very fine examples offered as individual lots.
  • Natal: Extensive mint and used collection with many scarce and rare overprint and surcharge types, Ed VII high values and collection balances.
  • New Guinea: Lovely collection of NWPI through Airs to Officials including many scarce £1 values, complete sets and high value airmails offered as individual lots.
  • Russia: Interesting collection featuring 1921/25 issues with strength in VARIETIES, offered as individual lots.

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.