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 21st March 2020 at 1pm.  
It is being held at the Cottons Hotel & Spa, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0SU

The lots are available to view 11.00am–5pm on Friday 20th March, and from 9.00am Saturday 21st March, unless otherwise stated.  
Please check our website by entering the Lot for full details.

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

Hunters #7304
Hunters #7304

Tuesday, 25th February 2020 16:30

Highlights from our 7304 auction include:

  • Argentina - Extensive Accumulation: Offered as a range of sustantial collections with seldom offered highly complete mint modern issues, individual better items including classics and back of the book issues.
  • Ascension - Comprehensive Collection: Mint and used issues with most of the listed varieties offered as individual lots.
  • Falkland Islands - Semi Specialised Collection: Exceptional range including many blocks and varieties, paper varieties, everything from "Paid" frank to a powerful "Stockbook sorter".
  • Hungary - Scarce And Unusual Issues: Range of limited edition imperfs and UPU Archive "Specimen" ovpts offered as individual lots, wonderful additions to any serious collection.
  • Leeward Islands - Extensive Accumulation: Extensive holding of collections, better single items with a wealth of seldom seen varieties, plenty for the specialist/advanced collector.
  • Nauru - Fine Range of Scarce And Rare Stamps: Seldom offered collection with many specialised items offered as individual lots including Specimens, Blocks, varieties, positional studies and more.

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.

Kwik-Bid #4305
Kwik-Bid #4305

Tuesday, 3rd March 2020 16:30

Highlights from our 4305 auction include:

  • China - Nationalist Government And Provincial Issyes: Fine range of complete sets and better stamps from this elusive period offered as individual lots.
  • South Korea -  Extensive Mint Collection: From US Military Govt issues through to modern Republic with many better sets and year range collections offered as individual lots
  • Topical Collections - Birds: An amazing flock scattered throughout the catalogue under the individual country sections with several British Commonwealth general collections including covers and cards
  • Topicals - Mushrooms And Funghi:  Springing up mysteriosly in the darker, danker Topicals section a fine showing of mushrooms and funghi collections for your delight and delectation.(beware the red caps!)

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 #5305
Sandafayre #5305

Tuesday, 10th March 2020 16:30

Highlights from our 5305 auction include:

  • Ascension - Fabulous collection with all the better varieties: 1922 - 2007 Extensive collection offered as a range of better individual lots and collections with many of the scarce 1944 listed varieties including 2s 6d "Cut mast and railings", 10s "Boulder Flaw"
  • South Korea - Extensive never hinged mint collection with rare miniature sheets: 1947 - 1970 Superb never hinged mint collection with many elusive miniature sheets offered as individual lots including 1952 Presidents Second Term (Mi Bl 51), 1955 Rotary set of 3 sheets, 1958 Postal Week.
  • Nauru - Beautiful collection with elusive varieties: 1916 - 1937 Superb mint collection with a fine range of seldom seen varieties offered as individual lots including "NAUP.U" varieties, inverted and reversed wmks, and high value "Seahorses".
  • Niue - Rare and elusive issues from this tiny Island: 1902 - 1944 Fabulous collection offering many seldom seen items as individual lots including inverted ad double surcharges (including SG 3b, SG 9a) and high value Postal Fiscal issues.

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.